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True Face of PTI Young Ministers in KPK - VIDEO!!!!

By Tazeen • Jul 13th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Words beat me to describe the boorishness and callousness shown by the PTI health minister Shaharam Tarakai during his visit to Khalifa Gul Nawaz hospital in Bannu to check the plight of sick internally displaced people. Attired in crisp expensive white suit, sparkling footwear, and latest model mobile phone in hand, the minister stepped over [...]

Gullu Butt and Aamir Liaqat

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

Floor crossing in media is common. Where anchors see more shine and sheen of notes, they swirl to that direction. Changing of channels is not as simple and straight forward as changing of jobs. Journalism is not merely a job. Every newspaper and TV channel is based on some philosophical theory and ideology, and people [...]

Meaning of Azb

By Tazeen • Jun 16th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Zarb e Azb is the name of operation of being done in the North Waziristan agency of FATA, Pakistan against the terrorists. The military of Pakistan has started this operation after the approval from the government and the whole Pakistani nation stands behind our military in this operation, and we will support them all the [...]

GCIP Pakistan Cleantech Ideas Applications Competition

By Tazeen • Jun 8th, 2014 • Category: Technology

Pakistani entrepreneurs can share their clean technology ideas in the competition and can win huge rewards for that. Energy efficiency, renewable energy, water efficiency, waste to energy are four entry categories in GCIP Pakistan cleantech ideas competition. You can apply online at the website of GCIP Pakistan.
You can take part in this clean initiative in [...]

Graves Shortage in Rawalpindi Karachi Lahore Pakistan

By Tazeen • May 29th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Residents of Pakistani cities and towns are fast running out of space to bury their loved ones. Especially in the sprawling and congested cities like Karachi, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Faisalabad and Multan; the problem is monumental and growing. The final patch of place for the Muslims and Christians is very hard to come by.
These [...]

5 Things Pakistanis Need To Know About Narendra Modi

By Tazeen • May 23rd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Narendra Modi in Pakistan is known for is involvement in Gujarat massacre of Muslims and his links to the RSS. Pakistanis don’t have that much interest in Indian leaders and their politics if you compare it to, say, in US politics. Modi’s image is not good in Pakistan, but there are few more points to [...]

Would We Allow Indian Flags by Pakistanis in Our Grounds?

By Tazeen • Mar 27th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

I have seen Paksitani expats, who have even become citizens of Australia, England and other countries waving Pakistani flags in their newly acquired home countries. I have seen Pakistan-born Australians waving Pakistani flags, when Pakistan was playing against Australia in Sydney and Brisbane. I have seen Pakistan born English waving Pakistani flags in Lords and [...]

Small Pakistan Routed Big India

By Tazeen • Mar 3rd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Big 3 might be big in revenue from the cricket, but not really in the game of cricket itself. The Big 3 might have their way to become masters of ICC on the basis of the wealth and clout they have, but they are not the masters of this beautiful game of Cricket. Behind closed [...]

Conspiracy Behind Sindh Festival

By Tazeen • Feb 12th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

I visited Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim Park in Clifton to see what the Sindh Festival was all about, and boy I wasn’t disappointed. More than Sindhis, I saw people from all ethnicities from all corners of Pakistan along with many foreigner guests. The festival seemed like a big vibrant melting pot of different cultures and the vibe [...]

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Not Paying Air Blue Compensation to Victims

By Tazeen • Jan 29th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Air crashes are rare part of the aviation. Sometimes they happen due to the technical faults, extreme weathers, pilot errors, and sometimes due to insurance claims. Amidst a very heavy rainfall with zero visibility, the flight ED202 of private Pakistani airline Air Blue crashed into the Margalla hills and 152 passengers including the crew died [...]