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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 [...]

Comparison of Ali Azmat and Simon Cowell

By Tazeen • Dec 28th, 2013 • Category: Features

I am religiously following the Pakistan Idol competition on the GEO TV, and I really like the show, but I cannot fathom the rationale behind the fact that GEO has chosen Ali Azmat, the Junoon guy, as the judge of the Pakistan Idol. I never liked his singing, or songs, or anything associated with him, [...]

Say No To Religious Processions in Public; Liberate Our Roads and Lives

By Tazeen • Dec 24th, 2013 • Category: Politics

Just three hours ago, my brother broke his arm as he slipped on the bathroom floor. He was profusely bleeding, and apparently dislocated his arm or might have broken his bone. He was in so much pain that he was almost unconscious. We called Edhi ambulance but they said that all their vehicles were out [...] Business Plan for Youth Business Loan by Prime Minister

By Tazeen • Dec 8th, 2013 • Category: Politics

I was talking to one of my cousin who voted for PTI in the May elections and still is an ardent supporter of Imran Khan though has grown disillusioned with the PTI polices, and he was all praises for the newly launched youth loan scheme by the PMLN government and he told me that it [...]

What You Did for Pakistan in Your Life?

By Tazeen • Dec 2nd, 2013 • Category: Lead Story

Can you name one thing which you purely, intentionally and purposefully did solely for the Pakistan? Not for yourself, not for your family, not for your future, not for your friends, but just one thing for the Pakistan exclusively. Can you think hard and let us know in the comments section as what is that [...]

Emad Khalid, GEO, ARY - Haqeeqat

By Tazeen • Nov 21st, 2013 • Category: Politics

It was a good show put up by a person named Emad Khalid yesterday during a long press conference telecast in full live by the GEO television network. The choreography and direction was bad, content was explosive and Emad tried to evoke religious, political, ethnic and all kinds of emotions among public, military, politicians, and [...]

Why Pakistani Officials Are So Fond of Overseas Travel?

By Tazeen • Oct 30th, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

After United States Nawaz Sharif is now in United Kingdom, Shahbaz Sharif is in Turkey after China, Altaf Hussain is in London, Ishrat ul Ebad is in Dubai, Chaudhry Nisar is in Dubai, General Kayani is in China, Chief Justice is also somewhere abroad, advisor to PM Sartaj Aziz is in London, Ishaq Dar is [...]