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PTCL ILM website registration entry tests application

By Tazeen • Dec 9th, 2014 • Category: Misc

PTCL ILM with click2learn venture is aimed at enabling and empowering the deserving students across Pakistan and this is a ground breaking idea in a true sense. Not only it will usher a new era of online learning in Pakistan but it will also provide valuable resource for the students of matric, intermediate and entry [...]

Hafeez Dedicates Innings to Phil Hughes

By Tazeen • Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Features

Phil Hughes was a great player and even greater human being. Phil was a fighter cricketer and set a new standards in the game. His tragic and untimely demise has sent large sad shock waves throughout the Cricketing world and every player and cricket fan is sad and heart-wrenched.
Pakistani batsman Muhammad Hafeez almost made a [...]

Solar Storm in Pakistan and Darkness

By Tazeen • Nov 12th, 2014 • Category: Features

Everybody is discussing solar storm in Pakistan and darkness for the 6 days in upcoming December 2014. Pakistani social media is abuzz with the news and as usual everybody is coming up with his or her own theory, aftermath and the reasons behind it. Some are even quite comical and funny.
This is just a natural [...]

Justice for Shama BB and Her Husband

By Tazeen • Nov 5th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Are we barbarians or what? Where on Earth happens such gory things as they happen in Pakistan like what happened in Kot Radha Krishan Lahore with Shama BB and her husband? What sort of Islam is this? This is plain illiteracy, barbarism, and ignorance and ruthlessness.
According to media report, eyewitnesses have told that hundreds of [...]

Islamabad Airport is Worst Airport in World

By Tazeen • Oct 26th, 2014 • Category: Features

It’s official now. Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad is world’s worst airport in the World. Huffpo has carried the story from a travel site, which has polled some 18,000 passengers from around the world and then has released a report on the basis of comfort, conveniences, cleanliness and customer service.
The top ten worst airports in [...]

Mastermind of GEO Office Attack is Murad Saeed of PTI

By Tazeen • Sep 8th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Murad Saeed is in charge of all the 300 armed young men brought in from the KPK province. He is responsible for loaning these men to the PAT’s Umar Riaz Abbassi whenever the Angels order them to do so. On PAT’s side Umar Riaz Abbasi is in charge of 1200 strong armed men. Armed wings [...]

Ahmed Shehzad Religious Comments to Dilshan in Sri Lanka

By Tazeen • Sep 7th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Was it appropriate for Ahmed Shehzad to make religious comments to the Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan? A new heated debate has exploded nationally and internationally about the conduct of Pakistani cricketer in Sri Lanka after the match, which was won by Sri Lanka easily.
Dilshan’s father was Muslim and his mother was Buddhist. Earlier, Dilshan’s [...]

Hashmi Exposes Them All - Beautiful Day in Pakistan

By Tazeen • Sep 1st, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Now we know how coups happen in Pakistan. What Javed Hashmi has done is probably the best thing ever happened on political front in Pakistan. Pakistan has seen many coups since its inception, but we only came to know about them after they happened. And still we don’t know who was involved, who were characters, [...]

Democracy Begging For Mercy

By Tazeen • Sep 1st, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Desperate Imran Khan and Stake-less Tahir ul Qadri can go to any length in this situation as they have already lost the moral edge, which Qadri obtained after Model Town tragedy and Imran obtained through his electoral reforms demands. This is the time when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can chip in and directly access both [...]

Rashid Minhas and Matiur Rahman

By Tazeen • Aug 20th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Pakistan decorated pilot Rashid Minhas with highest gallantry award Nishan-e-Haider, whereas Bangladesh decorated pilot Matiur Rehman with highest gallantry award Bir Srestho. Both are considered hero in their respective countries.
To be fair, Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas is the real hero and Matiur Rahman was a traitor and a hijacker. The reason for it is because [...]