Jammu and Kashmir Will Soon Go Tobaccoless

Jammu and Kashmir Will Soon Go Tobaccoless

The Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) will soon go tobaccoless. This is because cigarettes and beedis, which use the hazardous substance tobacco as their chief ingredient, will become a thing of the past and no longer exist in the state. The newly formed Mehbooba Mufti Syed government in has ordered a complete and an immediate ban […]

Chabahar Port Agreement Is Milestone Deal

Chabahar Port Agreement Is Milestone Deal

On Friday, May 27, 2016, just days after India and Iran signed an agreement to develop the Port of Chabahar, Tehran indicated that the deal is not meant to exclude other nations in the region from participating. Earlier in the week, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, visited Iran to announce his county’s intention to invest […]

India-Pakistan Violent Exchange

India-Pakistan Violent Exchange

Aug. 14, 2015, is Pakistan’s Independence Day, which marks the day in 1947 when they won their freedom from the British. However, amidst the holiday celebration, a violent Indian-Pakistani exchange of gunfire occurred, leaving a woman dead and her two daughters and husband injured. President Mamnoon Hussain, under heavy security, reaffirmed his intent to renew talks with […]