POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jul 29, 2015 AT 15:47 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 29, 2015 15:47 IST

According to a report in USA Today, an alleged Islamic State recruitement document was found in Pakistan's tribal areas which gives a sneak peek into the Islamic State's ambitious plans of building a grand terrorist army in Pakistan and Afghanistan and triggering a war in India.

The 32-page document which is in Urdu was translated by Harvard researcher and translator Mustafa Samdani.

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jul 29, 2015 AT 15:47 IST, Edited At: Jul 29, 2015 15:47 IST
POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jul 03, 2015 AT 22:43 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 03, 2015 22:43 IST

Tarek Fatah, the renowned Pakistan-born Canadian writer and liberal activist, was on a four-month long trip to India. Upon his return, he gave a rather interesting interview to Tahir Gora where he spoke of his experiences in India.

Fatah believes that India is such a large and diverse country that even a lifetime is not enough to experience the nation. However, the most startling observation he makes is about Indian women. And this is what he had to say:

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jul 03, 2015 AT 22:43 IST, Edited At: Jul 03, 2015 22:43 IST
POSTED BY Freya Dasgupta ON Jun 29, 2015 AT 23:48 IST ,  Edited At: Jun 29, 2015 23:48 IST

It perhaps is just a coincidence but countries — where at one point in ancient history, successful, prosperous civilisations flourished — seem to be in the doldrums. Some are in the grips of major financial crises while others are zones for major conflicts. 

One needs only a brief glance to realise that these major civilisations aren't quite living it up in the 21st century. 

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POSTED BY Freya Dasgupta ON Jun 29, 2015 AT 23:48 IST, Edited At: Jun 29, 2015 23:48 IST
POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Apr 23, 2015 AT 23:12 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 23, 2015 23:12 IST

On April 22, the Dawn, a newspaper published from Pakistan, ran a lovely piece called the 'A Pakistani-Burmese love affair from World War II'.

It is about a Muzafar Khan, now 92, who hails from the district of Chakwal in present day Pakistan and Ayesha Bibi, the woman he fell in love with when he was 20, in a world torn with war and strife. 

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Apr 23, 2015 AT 23:12 IST, Edited At: Apr 23, 2015 23:12 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 18, 2014 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 18, 2014 23:59 IST

A Pakistani court has granted bail to LeT operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks,  just a day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said there is no 'good' and 'bad' Taliban. 

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 18, 2014 AT 23:59 IST, Edited At: Dec 18, 2014 23:59 IST
     
 
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