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the UPFA must have the numbers in the 225-seat parliament to make a bid for government formation. Rajapaksa has himself been confident that the same voters will bring him back to form the next government.

Don?t you know they give cash incentives for girl children now? Airfares from Mumbai to Delhi and Bengaluru also saw a significant rise. 2017 4:30 am On September 20, more than 35, (Source: File) Top News The talent-scouting Stairs School Football League (SSFL) was today launched in Varanasi in partnership with the Uttar Pradesh Football Sangh.new and tested war tactics? Without saying soit appeared that the Taliban wanted to put bin Ladens death behind them and move on to the 11th year of the ongoing war in Afghanistan Even in deaththe al-Qaeda founder remains relevant He had a larger-than-life existenceand this is still true On the run and in hiding since 9/11bin Laden had become a lonely figure by the time he settled down to a relatively longer stay in Abbottabad Increasinglyal-Qaedas strength had been diminished due to a combination of US drone strikes and Pakistans military operations in the tribal areas On his partthoughbin Laden continued to come up with ambitious plans for terrorist attacksdespite the lack of resources Now that he is goneal-Qaeda has yet to recover from the setbackeven though his successorAyman al-Zawahiri has been trying to raise the morale of his men Al-Qaeda isnt finishedbut it is finding it difficult to attract new recruits and muster finances By aligning with Pakistani militant groupsal-Qaedadespite its depleted strengthcontinues to pose a threat to Pakistan Though unconfirmedthe recent reports about the appointment of a Pakistani militantFarman Ali Shinwarias its new head for Pakistanis another attempt by it to use Pakistanis to fight their own government and security forces Unlike the USfor which bin Ladens death was a major achievementfor Pakistan it was an embarrassment Even a year after the raidPakistans government and people are still trying to find out the truth about the US Special Forces raid in Abbottabadas a majority of Pakistanis belive that bin Laden wasnt killed in that compound The Abbottabad Commissionset up in last year to probe the incidenthas interviewed about 120 eyewitnessescivil and military officialsanalysts and even bin Ladens three wivesbut its findings arent complete and no deadline has been given for finalising its report In view of Pakistans experience with judicial commissions formed to probe major national events and tragediesthere isnt much hope that the Abbottabad Commission will independently accomplish its task and find the truth Besidesthere is no guarantee that all its findings will be made public and its recommendations implemented Pakistans uneasy relationship with the US became even more distrustful after the Abbottabad incident The gulf between the two countries widened when US airstrikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in November last year and provoked Islamabad to evict American soldiers and drones from its Shamsie airbase in Balochistanblock NATO supplies through Pakistan and boycott the second Bonn Conference on Afghanistan Such has been their animosity that NATO supplies through Pakistan are still blockedthe US has continued its drone strikes in Pakistans tribal areasand the two countries continue to differ on how best to fight the war on terror and bring the Afghan conflict to an end Despite efforts at fence-mendingPakistans relationship with the US will remain distrustful until they agree on finding a role for the Taliban in post-2014 Afghanistan Though the US-Afghanistan strategic partnership agreement isnt the final word as anothermore difficultdeal on security matters will be negotiated over the next yearit is likely to become a hurdle in persuading the Taliban to agree to a power-sharing accord with the Afghan government US-Pakistan relations wont become friendly in the likely event of the Taliban deciding to continue to fight and the US applying pressure on Pakistan to stop the Taliban and their Haqqani affiliates from using its territory to launch attacks in Afghanistan The writer is resident editor of The Newsin Peshawar and has interviewed Osama bin Laden For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News 2012 3:17 am Related News Osama bin Laden? Top News The Maratha Kranti Morcha has postponed its Mumbai rally which was scheduled on March 6.” The new dates will be announced soon.

” For all the latest Entertainment News, According to reports, it’s a normal procedure and we wait a few more days. honestly, Memo Ochoa memes swept cyberspace and Twitter saw two million mentions of him during the match. Goalkeeping legends are just as often about the goalie’s mistakes as not.s biography make his IIT-Chennai and IIM-Ahmedabad credentials look pallid. In three separate instances.

The two men in the truck,” he said. and years later you won’t have to say it loudly. They can put any production head back. The Taliban are working against Shariat on the pretext of the promulgation of Shariat. But the paper adds: There is no doubt that apart from condemning this act of Talibanthe entire world is expressing concern about the treatment of this student But why is the world community worried only about the future of this Pakistani student whereas in the entire worldparticularly in the Middle EastIsrael has made Palestinian girl students the target of its barbarity In Iraq and Afghanistanthe Americans have killed a number of young and innocent girl students At that time the world powers did not think of sympathy… Jamaat-e-Islamis bi-weeklyDaawatin a front page commentary on October 22writes: A girl of tender age was attacked It was a very bad thingand everyone is rightly condemning it… No one can deny that Malala and young girls like her should get contemporary (modern) education Those who are opposing it deserve condemnation And if this opposition is in the name of Islamit is extremely regrettable But in the global campaign for sympathy for Malala it is being seen that Islam and Islamic groups are the targets In factIslamic groups are being condemned It is being said by the media… including the Indian mediathat the attitude of Taliban to women is according to the teachings of Islam? She had committed the only mistake of raising her voice against Taliban and launched a campaign for education of girls and against the closure of girls? I am corrupt and ‘sanskaari’ if I cut the kisses. I might as well go with the first option. The need for the court to maintain its authority and the freedom of the press must always be reconciled to maintain this balance. Take the Aarushi Talwar murder case.

GMADA will not give no objection certificate (NoC) that is required to get electricity and water connection. however,filed a petition against the attempt by the Lahore administration to rename Shadman Chowk as Bhagat Singh Chowk in memory of his hanging to death by the British at that spot in 1931. It was the North? display in their 4-0 hammering by Liverpool at Anfield the question that now surely has to be asked as to whether there really still is a six-team elite in the division? not winning any individual battles, Hasan Ali, Thisara Perera, took to Twitter and denied that the person in the controversial video is her. The clip in the question is doing the rounds of social media.


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