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Who is Boss Now? Nawaz or Musharraf

By Rohail Butt • Apr 3rd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Gone are the days when military ruled the Pakistan. Now the civilians who got elected by the people are in charge of the things. Mandate of the people is speaking through it’s executive decisions, while judiciary has convicted a former military general first time in the history of Pakistan. This is the country where military [...]



Rawalpindi Islamabad Metro Bus - Thank you Shahbaz Sharif

By Rohail Butt • Mar 23rd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

After very successful building, implementation, and on going operations of Lahore Metro bus service, today, on the auspicious Pakistan Day, the great plan of Rawalpindi / Islamabad Metro bus service is being launched. Metro transport services are cornerstone for the development of any cosmopolitan, and this grand scheme will benefit the twin cities a lot.
I [...]



Jamshed Dasti - Always in for Cheap Fame

By Rohail Butt • Feb 28th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Cheap, and below the belt comments always get rating in the media in the country. If you want instant media limelight, all you need is to stage drama like what Sikandar did in Islamabad, or start some taboo debate in the media. When the country is mired by the every possible grave crisis possible, Dasti [...]



Friday Times Im the Dim Column - Imran Khan Vs Najam Sethi

By Rohail Butt • Feb 19th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Imran Khan has many qualities, but one of his biggest weakness is that he doesn’t tolerate criticism. No sir, he doesn’t tolerate it even if it comes from his own party workers like columnists Haroon Rasheed and Hassan Nisar or Rauf Klasara. That is why, his another worker Mubasher Lucman is his favorite, because Mubasher [...]



Aamir Sohail, the Stylish Selector

By Rohail Butt • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Imran Khan ruined the career of Aamir Sohail like he did with the careers of many other cricketers. Imran never liked Pakistan in his prime days as cricketers who was very popular due to his looks among the Western girls. That get to Imran head and he preferred country cricket over the domestic cricket in [...]



Nawaz Clean Bowled Imran Khan and Taliban With One Ball

By Rohail Butt • Jan 29th, 2014 • Category: Politics

PML-N built up the hype of operation through the statement of Rana Sana Ullah and other tier 2 readers, and even media anchors and their armchair samurais started believing that operation against the Taliban was imminent, and the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was coming to the parliament to announce operation and smashing thrashing of the [...]



PM Fee Reimbursement Program for MA MPhill PhD Students in Pakistan

By Rohail Butt • Jan 28th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Student fee reimbursement scheme by Prime Minister in Pakistan will prove another game changer in boosting the quality of the education system as it would act as a great incentive for the girls and boys of universities and colleges across the country to purse the higher studies in professional and technical subjects.
For the youth, PML-N [...]



PTI: Win, its Change - If Not, its Rigging

By Rohail Butt • Jan 24th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Ricky Ponting, MS Dhoni, and Ranatunga never demanded from their respective nations to make them Prime Minister of the country after winning the world cup. Ricky Ponting did it even multiple times, and he has much better looks than our Imran Khan, but he never even ordered his nation to even make him the counselor.
But [...]



Imran Khan is Toy of Sheikh Rasheed

By Rohail Butt • Dec 20th, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Allah Mujey Sheikh Rasheed Jaisa Kamyab Siastan Na Banay. (I pray from Allah to not to make me a successful politician like Sheikh Rasheed). This timeless statement was spoken by PTI chief Imran Khan Niazi, and recorded forever by the eyes of camera, when Sheikh Rasheed the chief of AML taunted him in live talk [...]



Problem with Tariq Malik, NADRA Chairman

By Rohail Butt • Dec 14th, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Bureaucrats are difficult, and when they are foreign qualified and foreign trained, they are complex. Present chairman NADRA is both difficult and complex. In order to add icing on the cake, he is the one of the leading political affiliate of the Pakistan People’s Party and enjoys personal support of head of PPP, Asif Ali [...]