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The government's frozen pension

The government’s frozen pension scheme is “discriminatory” says MP

By Reena Kumar The government's frozen pension scheme is “not only unjust, but clearly discriminatory,” Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland has claimed. The Leeds North West...
photography of Shabir Mian

Pakistani photographer captures international award

A Pakistani photographer recently recognised by the World Photography Organisation explained to Eastern Eye the concept behind his award-winning shot. Shabir Mian’s photograph of a...

Tributes to Sri Lankan doctor killed in Oxford Street collision

TRIBUTES have been paid to an accomplished Sri Lankan doctor who was killed at Oxford Street in central London following a collision with a...
Nawaz Sharif

Panama papers: Imran Khan leads protests against Nawaz Sharif

PAKISTANI opposition party lawmakers tore up the agenda and shouted in a parliament session toda (April 21) as they demanded that prime minister Nawaz...
Malala

Malala: Pakistanis themselves responsible for defaming their country and Islam

Anguished by the lynching of a Pakistani student for alleged blasphemy, Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai today said Pakistanis themselves are responsible for tarnishing the...
photography of Shabir Mian

Pakistani, British photographers on shooting the perfect picture

By Drew McLachlan A Pakistani photographer recently recognised by the World Photography Organisation explained to Eastern Eye the concept behind his award-winning shot. Shabir Mian’s photograph of a schoolboy from...
Islamic State

Indian pair jailed for recruiting and fundraising for Islamic State

Two men accused of fundraising and recruiting for the Islamic State group in India were sentenced to seven years in jail on Friday (21),...
polio vaccine

World Health Organisation urges polio vaccine dose cut amid global shortage

Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization has urged countries to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off outbreaks...
Press freedom activists in Bangladesh

Press freedom under threat across south Asia

By Drew McLachlan Journalists and other media workers in Bangladesh are enjoying “maximum freedom” to cover the news despite a recent international report finding otherwise,...

Pakistani court sentences accused Indian spy to death

A Pakistani military court on Monday sentenced an Indian accused of espionage to death, ratcheting up longstanding tensions between the nuclear-armed states. Pakistani authorities say...