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2009 T20 World Cup Triumph

By Dawar Naqvi • Apr 13th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Pakistan won the T20 World Cup in 2009. It was a great victory under the astute leadership of Younis Khan. I am surprised to see newspapers comparing Pakistan’s triumph in World Cup 92 with the recent T20 performance of our team. They seem to completely ignore Pakistan’s victory in the 2009 [...]



T20 World Cup Comparison with ODI World Cup is Ridiculous

By Dawar Naqvi • Mar 26th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment, Lead Story, Worth A Second Look

There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. Pakistan Won T20 World Cup in 2009. It was a great victory by Pakistan under fantastic captainship of Younis Khan. Now this is a season of T20 world cup again. I am surprised to see newspapers are comparing Pakistan win in [...]



Police seemed to have become helpless, Chief Justice of Pakistan

By Dawar Naqvi • Mar 1st, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassuduq Hussain Jeelani said that terrorists and mafia have taken over Karachi while police seemed to have become helpless in stopping the killings in the city. Things are getting worse day by day and there is no respite. This hasn’t started yesterday. Years have passed in this status, and nobody knows [...]



Pakistan First, Democracy Second

By Dawar Naqvi • Feb 27th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Suicide bombings and ruthless killings of innocent individuals are on the rise in Pakistan, and that has been going on for many years now. For us, the country is more important than democracy. We should remain loyal to the country always. We should remain loyal to the democratic government when it deserves it. Without Peace [...]



Support Our Army

By Dawar Naqvi • Feb 24th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Think 100 times before you take a decision, but once that decision is taken, stand by it as one man. Quaid –e-Azam, Muhammad Ali Jinnah (RH). If we love our country, our motherland, then we should also love our Army and support their efforts against terrorism. Since 911 Pakistan is on continuous war, this is [...]



Islam – the religion of peace, of moderation, of tolerance

By Dawar Naqvi • Oct 2nd, 2013 • Category: Politics

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “Do good deeds properly, sincerely and moderately. Always adopt a middle, moderate, regular course, whereby you will reach your target (of paradise).” - Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 8, Hadith 470
Regardless of their religion or ethnic background, all Pakistanis are one nation, even if the schools of thought are [...]



Dialogue With Taliban is a Fraud

By Dawar Naqvi • Sep 28th, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Dialogue with Taliban is a fraud, a politics, a phantom, blackmail. Terrorism in Pakistan has become a major and highly destructive phenomenon in recent years. A record number of Pakistani civilians and security forces died in militant violence recent years as the country reeled from an onslaught of Taliban suicide bombings that propelled it into [...]



Call comprehensive investigation on custody

By Dawar Naqvi • Sep 19th, 2013 • Category: Politics

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you. Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and former Sindh lawmaker Nadeem Hashmi was arrested for his alleged involvement in the killing of two policemen. He was apprehended in a raid on his house and booked under the anti-terror law, killing of two policemen and [...]



South & Upper Sindh Provinces

By Dawar Naqvi • Sep 12th, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

A large majority of Pakistani expats seems to be in favour of the creation of more provinces and supports the resolution tabled in the National Assembly of previous government in this regard. More provinces are essential for the stability and prosperity of the country and will help solve many administrative problems. Almost all members of [...]



Defeat It or Be Defeated By It

By Dawar Naqvi • Aug 30th, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it.
The last three months remained the most tragic and deadliest for Karachi. The escalation in terrorism, targeting hundreds of innocent lives, victimization of people on the basis of having different faith, sectarianism, extremism, [...]