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SITES MOST Sons and Ghouls FRE­QUENTED BY Brit­ney Spears might be a With hys­te­ria dou­bling as pol­icy, the world com­munINitTyERiNsEtTiUrSinERgSof Packel-eIb­n­rit­dy­bi­aut sfo­qr­suonas­bSe­balnes and Jay­den, she’s ma­te­rial for a pre-Hal­loween prank. Over A sense of déjà vu. It’s like a brawl Pak­istan in­ter­na­tion­ally” for al­legedlya mil­lion viewed be­ing thea ‘ter­ror­ist’video be­tween school­child­ren, ex­cept that state. Ob­vi­ously these words car­ryof Sean lit­tle scar­ing weight mama other by than the play­ers are pol­i­cy­mak­ers. Bang in the po­lit­i­cal gains the In­dian prime scream­ing min­is­teras she be­lievesen­ters he the mid­dle of this brawl, the Kash­mir may make on the home front. their Mean­while,room the Rus­sians up­ris­ing con­tin­ues, only to be quelled by came OtothPearks is­tan for a first­ever joint mil­i­tary ex­er­cise. lethal pFeall­ceetb­so­tohkat have blinded teenagHys­te­ria is a poor form of pol­icy and the world com­muers. Many In­di­ans too are crit­i­cal of it. nity has gen­er­ally stopped re­act­ing to com­plaints that ema

It all started with the un­for­tu­nate Uri nate from the two sides of the Pak­istan­India border. The at­tack that left 18 In­dian sol­diers dead. two gov­ern­ments will have to talk to re­solve bi­lat­eral is­sues The lat­est from the In­dian prime min­isof trade, trade routes, Sir Creek, Baluchis­tan, Pathankot, ter is, “Blood and wa­ter can­not flow toSamjhauta, the Mum­bai at­tacks, wa­ter prob­lems, cli­mate gether”. This was fol­lowed by news of change etc. On Kash­mir, how­ever, the in­ter­na­tional comIn­dia’s de­ci­sion to re­view the In­dus Basin Wa­ter Treaty of mu­nity is in­ter­mit­tently forced to re­act. 1960 and dis­cus­sions on lim­it­ing trSaoudrcee.: oo, While the K word clearly lies at the core of our en­dur­ing there are calls to ban In­dian planes from Pak­istani airspace ad­ver­sity, the litany of mu­tual griev­ances is a long one: and to fur­ther limit the pas­sage of In­dian trade goods via India’s ac­tive role in the breakup of Pak­istan, Pak­istan’s role Pak­istan. Tvhire­alpvri­id­meeo min­is­ter of Pak­isA­tanHhaaisr-oRp­taei­d­stiongstaTyale

in pro­mot­ing the Khal­is­tan move­ment, India’s pre­emp­tive clear of is­su­ing threats to India. In­stead, he has re­mained oc­cu­pa­tion of Si­achen and Pak­istan’s blun­der­ing into the sin­gu­larly fo­cused on the Kash­mir is­sue, specif­i­cally the Drass­KargiCl hee­taign­hBthsa, gparto, xy wars, in­tel op­er­a­tions, light­ing hu­man rights vi­o­la­tions. In fact, by not men­tion­ing India’s up the LoC, bthee­haeu­at­d­hoinr g sol­diers, ban­ning flights and lim­it­ing ag­gres­sive po­lit­i­cal in­ter­ven­tion on Baluchis­tan or the In­dor stalling tr­wah­doeh.aNppeeinthser na­tion has gained any­thing beyian spy mas­ter Kulb­hushan Ya­dav, Nawaz has earned some ond propag­taonbdeaf­avfroour­mitethe brawl­and­scream pol­icy that crit­i­cism at home. Nev­er­the­less, he re­mains a man look­ing has shad­owtead­rgte­htepir­racdtic­se­mal his­tory. for peace with India and a so­lu­tion on Kash­mir. So let’s stfo­er­pTw­baeec­tk­ertso, look at what is pos­si­ble be­tween our A preI-En­mdima’ysal­wisatrodsf pdeiprflor­man­tice‘favours’ to Pak­istan, re­called coun­tries. Wi­sein­mthues­nt­ed­wos so be­causDe iwsep­nirei­et­din—gand above all rb­eyctehnet­clyhi­bldyaIc­n­to­drisaon­fS­fo­traenign­er­min­is­ter Sushma Swaraj at the our re­spec­ti­avgeailne.aHdis­el­rastehsitps need—Rtoow­bleil­niegve that an­i­mos­ity UTNh,in­ingsclaum­dues­dedanovien­r­vait­maitliloion to Pak­istan’s PM to Modi’s in­auand ad­ver­sit­py­roims on­toiot­noaul r des­tiny.

Pot­ter fans raring to try out the gu­ra­tion and Modi’s stopover in La­hore. Yet, Nawaz too That bris­nt­gun­stu­fosr thois the ques­tion of what has worked so

Pa­tronus quiz on Pot­ter­more re­peat­edly went the ex­tra mile—by at­tend­ingnew re­lease Modi’sOne In­dian in­auGirl an­nounced­far. The that Fe­bru­aryhe had ‘fig­ured 1999 La­hore sum­mit was a break

have been dis­ap­pointed with gu­ra­tion de­spite crit­i­cism at home, by out sign­ing women’ the by weak get­ting Ufa waxed. throughHis post re­ceived mo­menta tor­rentin Pak­istan­In­diaof re­la­tions. It put the two

their ‘an­i­mal guardian spir­its’. J.K. agree­ment with India and en­sur­ing an in­quiry be­muse­men­ton Pathankot.and sar­casm that coun­tries ex­plained on wax­ing the was path the to re­solv­ing out­stand­ing is­sues and

Rowl­ing then tweeted that even a Things be­gan to fall apart when Delhi in­sist­edleast of the that av­er­agethe postIn­dian woman’s in­deed prob­lems. Kash­mir as well. Then Pak­istan’s Kargil blun­der

sal­mon, vole or hyena has ad­mirable Ufa visit by Sar­taj Aziz could not ac­com­mo­date a meet­ing struck all this progress down. In an ironic twist, it was the traits and pow­ers with Kash­miri lead­ers. This was fol­lowed by the fence­mendKargil man, General Pervez Mushar­raf who opted to take Friends ac­tors tak­ing part in a ing Modi visit—and then came the Kash­miri up­ris­ing. But for­ward what the Sharif govern­ment had ini­ti­ated. The celebrity quiz about the show it was hard for India to blame four­point for­mula, which did in

amused over 2 mil­lion Pak­istan un­til the Uri at­tack. volve the Kash­miris without giv­ing

Three Cheers for Jen Has India’s fin­ger­point­ing up Pak­istan’s UN po­si­tion on Kash­helped Delhi? The is­sue of Kash­mir Whether Jen­nifer Anis­ton had­manir, was a good be­gin­ning. with Kash­miris as the pri­mary opin­ion on Brangelina headed De­spite the war cries, the In­dian party still needs a res­o­lu­tion and for splitsville was ir­rel­e­vant toPM now needs to set­tle down to an for both Pak­istan and India nor­ne­ti­zens who cel­e­brated on un­con­di­tional di­a­logue with Paki­mal­is­ing re­la­tions is im­per­a­tive. her be­half. #TeamJen has beesntan. The is­sues are well­known. OverN6amwial­li­zonShaavreiwf’sat­cohne­lyd tchoem­ment trend­ing since the di­vorce, witAhnd in Kash­mir, a new in­ter­net­emUoni tehAegUair­nisat tH­tatcekcwamap­sati­h­gan­tat­dhe in­cimemes to the ef­fect that Pitt pan­od­w­ered gCehn­er­nan­tioani Cisop­nasn­seioc­n­tately dbeynHt om­llyawyood­hast­vaers ob­neTer­numlpinked to Jolie got what they de­served and au­tonomous­lyA video of M.S. chart­ingDhoni rat­tlinga course In­dian re­pres­sion in Kash­mir. for its fu­ture.off a Ra­jinikanth Mean­while, di­a­logue the while key Pak­istan’s first re­sponse to the Uri ques­tion is: pro­mot­ing­will Nawazhis biopic Shar­ifin Chen­naifind a at­tack was to hold an in­de­pen­dent part­ner for was peace viewed in by India?more than 1.7 in­quir­wyhoantt’hse in­cCid­loeankte. dIn­ledti­say’sorue­sae­nd

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