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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 [...]



Congo Virus in Pakistan Reported

By Tazeen • Aug 18th, 2014 • Category: Misc

4 to 5 cases of dreaded Congo Virus has been reported in patients in the Zoob area of Balochistan. This is extremely dangerous development, and its very alarming. The health departments of provinces are now scrambling to their feet.
Two people have already died in the Balochistan in 2014 and more causalities are expected. This is [...]



Happy Raksha Bandhan to Pakistani Hindus

By Tazeen • Aug 10th, 2014 • Category: Features

Pakistani Hindu community is vibrant, productive, very intelligent and patriotic. They are son of this soil and love Pakistan as much as anybody else. Their colorful festivals are an integral part of Pakistani cultural horizon. Raksha Bandhan is one that beautiful and dazzling festival which is adorning the Pakistan for decades year after year.
Raksha Bandhan [...]



McDonald’s Pakistan Meat Scandal Rages

By Tazeen • Aug 7th, 2014 • Category: Features

McDonald’s Pakistan has been present in Pakistan for some years with it’s chains present in big cities like Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, and Lahore. For many, it’s status symbol to eat at this fast food joint and then it’s common sight to see people posting their selfies or pictures with the burgers on social media websites. [...]



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 [...]