An artistic work of a Norwegian Pakistani Artist Anwar Ali Kazmi

Oslo (News Desk) An Apocalyptic depiction of the globally traversing multi-strained Covid-19, encompassing many of the societal impacts that can be viewed from the outer edges drawing the viewer in with politicians debating the balance between humaneness and economic destruction with throngs of people ‘virtually’ gathered hanging on their decisions. Conversely at the heart and soul of the picture emanating outwards the selfless care and heroism of our health care professionals on the frontline through to the grim reality and solemnity of funerals with loved ones interred by masked strangers…

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Special PIA’s Flights from Islamabad to Copenhagen-Oslo on 8 and 9 April

Oslo (News Desk) Special flights have been set up by Pakistan International Airlnes (PIA) from Islamabad to Copenhagen on April 8 and Oslo on April 9 respectively.  According to a statement appeared on website of Norwegian Embassy in Islamabad, this step is not for reopening of the regular flights but it is a special arrangement. The statement said, tickets can be ordered at https://www.piac.com.pk/ from April 4 at 18.00 (Pakistani time). The statement added, this is not a reopening of regular scheduled services and it is uncertain when the next…

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Italy battles surging coronavirus outbreak as cases rise over 100

Italy raced on Sunday to contain the biggest outbreak of coronavirus in Europe, sealing off the worst affected towns and banning public gatherings in much of the north as the number of those infected jumped above 100. Authorities in the wealthy regions of Lombardy and Veneto, which are the focal point of the flare-up, ordered schools and universities to close for at least a week, shut museums and cinemas and called off the last two days of the Venice Carnival. “As of this evening, there will be a ban on…

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Nikah has no legal standing in British law, UK court rules

LONDON: Islamic faith marriages are not valid under English law, the court of appeal has ruled, in a blow to thousands of Muslim women who have no rights when it comes to divorce, international media reported. The judgment, delivered on Friday, overturned an earlier high court ruling that an Islamic marriage, known as a Nikah, fell within the scope of English matrimonial law. The appeal court has confirmed that nikah marriages are legally “non-marriages”, meaning spouses have no redress to the courts for a division of matrimonial assets such as…

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Australia urges quarter of a million to flee as winds fan huge bushfires

Australia urged nearly a quarter of a million people to evacuate their homes on Friday and prepared military backup as authorities said the next few hours could be “very, very challenging” even as rain poured down in some parts. Defence personnel stood ready to move to bushfire grounds if conditions became extreme, Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters, as soaring temperatures and erratic winds create dangerous conditions. “Even with rain in Melbourne, even with forecast better conditions next week, there is a long way to go in what has been…

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Digital Pakistan and Sindh ICT Board can take benefit from Estonian technological advancement, Dr. Yar Muhammad Mughal

Dr. Yar Muhammad Mughal who is  currently working as Assistant Professor of Informatics at University of Tartu in Estonia- Europe (http://www.ut.ee/~muhammad). Dr Yar Muhammad is a pioneer and founding member of Pakistan Estonia Association (PEA). He extended all his help to develop Pakistan. Dr. Yar Muhammad Mughal highly appreciated efforts of the Federal Government of Pakistan and Provincial Government of Sindh initiative and kick off the Digital Pakistan and Sindh ICT Board respectively.  He said that Digital Pakistan could get benefits from Estonian technological advancement because Estonia is one of…

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Despite ‘wonderful’ meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful”. After the much anticipated meeting at the White House to address a crisis in relations, Trump said he was “a great fan” of the Turkish leader and that they had a “productive” encounter. But both leaders fell short of explaining in concrete terms how they would overcome the…

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A Norwegian Pakistani Artist presents an art work showing circumstances of an expected Nuclear war

A Norwegian Pakistani Artist Anwar Kazmi presented an art work showing circumstances of an expected Nuclear war (click on below video and read its related text as under) Oslo (Exclusive Report) A Norwegian Pakistani Artist Syed Anwar Ali Kazmi created a picture showing circumstances of an expected Nuclear war (possibility between two nuclear states of South Asia – India and Pakistan). He shows in this piece of art work how the people will face a long starvation and other miseries as after effects of the War. It is important to…

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KEA expressess grave concerns over continuous lockdown in J&K

Article 370 of the Indian constitution was supposed to encapsulate the terms under which the Maharaja of Kashmir was supposed to have acceded to India. By removing this article, India has eliminated the only legal argument it had itself advanced to justify its claim to Jammu & Kashmir. By its own legal yardstick, therefore, there now is naked occupation. Sardar Pervez Mehmood president of Kashmir European Alliance said in a statement issued from Norwegian capital Oslo on the occasion of Kashmir black day being observed by the people of Kashmiri origin…

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We admire Iraq’s embassy in Norway for swift visa on Arbain, Says Dr Syed Zawar Hussain

Hujjatul Islam va Muslimeen Dr Syed Zawar H. Shah Oslo (PR) Director religious affairs of Anjuman e Hussaini Norway, the oldest Shia religious organization in the country Hujatul Islam wal Muslimeen Dr Syed Zawar Hussain Shah said, we are thankful to the honourable Ambassador of Iraq and his respectable staff that pilgrims from Norway received visa for Arbain without any difficulty. He added that such cooperation and encouraging behavior of the embassy is highly appreciable and we hope that such inspiring collaboration will continue in the future. A group of…

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A Tajik’s opposition figure deported from Poland

Warsaw (News Desk) Poland deported an opposition political worker of Tajikistan to his homeland last week. According to media reports, Mustafo Hayotov, the activist of political movement “Group-24” was deported from Poland to Tajikistan after above one year of stay in deportation center in Poland as he was in the center since June 2018. It should be noted that it is for the first time an activist of Group-24 was deported from Poland to Tajikistan. Human rights activists expressed grave concerns on this Polish decision a saying the opposition political…

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Kashmiri Voice: Sleepless nights and stressful days

Kashmiri Voice: Sleepless nights and stressful days Kashmir blackout is not something new which we saw growing. Uprising, Curfew, agitations, killings goes side by side. The times has changed but the situation remained same since 1990. Back then people were gathered outside in a ground and kept hours for investigation. Crackdown remained in mind till teenage. With time things change and tactics changed as well. AFSPA, PSA took some time to understand as these tactics were legal now what was done in the past. Destiny and virtue being a Kashmiri…

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KC-EU to organize a three-day protest against revoking of special status of Kashmir by India: Ali Raza Syed

Chairman Kashmir Council Eu Ali Raza Syed

Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) will organize a three-day protest from Wednesday in different places in Brussels, the capital of Belgium against Indian decision for abolition article 370 and 35A in order to revoke special status of Jammu and Kashmir. According to a statement issued by Chairman Kashmir Council EU Mr Ali Raza Syed, the protest camps will be held from 10:30 (10:30 a.m.) to 17:30 (5 p.m.) at different places in the capita city, which is also EU’s headquarters. The statement explains, camp against Indian decision at Place de L’ Albertine…

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KC-EU for an immediate EU’s role for reduction tension in South Asia

Chairman Kashmir Council Eu Ali Raza Syed Brussels Belgium

Chairman of the Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU), Mr Ali Raza Syed sent letters to a number of EU higher authorities and members EU parliament asking them for their role for normalizing severe situation in South Asia. The letters were dispatched to President of the European Council  Donald Franciszek Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Mrs Federica Mogherini, members EU parliament, other EU officials and as well as ambassadors of different countries influential countries based in Belgium. “This…

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KC-EU for EU’s intervention to avert a war in South Asia

Brussels (PR) Kashmir Council EU (KC-EU for EU) has decided to launch a notable campaign calling the European Union to play its role for averting a war in the South Asian region. The decision was approved in a meeting of KC-EU headed by its Chairman Mr Ali Raza Syed at its central secretariat in Brussels. Condemning the recent Indian aggression on areas of Azad Kashmir along with the line of control of Kashmir and as well as Pakistan’s territories, the meeting underlined that Indian adventurous moves can escalate an atomic war…

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