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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 [...]

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 [...]