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Role of Youth in Promoting Peace in Pakistan

By Guest Blogger • Dec 22nd, 2014 • Category: Lead Story

The world is created for the peace and not for the destruction but the modern world has become full of violence, tension, hatred, unrest, injustices, disrespect for human rights and the situation of lawlessness within society. It is leading towards the creation of a less peaceful and unsafe environment for the present as well as [...]



PM to take intrepid decisions against terrorists

By Shanzeh Iqbal • Dec 20th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Noam Chomsky said that “Everyone is worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there is really an easy way, stop participating in it”. Due to recent attacks Pakistan is stabbed in the heart and it was a spiteful plan indeed. It was an appalling national tragedy. The terrorists have revealed that they are the enemies of whole [...]



Overpopulation in Pakistan

By Shanzeh Iqbal • Dec 19th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

While I am writing this article the news reports suggest that a poor lady in Sukkur tried to commit suicide with her five daughters due to scarcity of food and miserable financial conditions. This is a strong comment on society where the pets of a rich man eat food which a poor man is deprived [...]



Imran Runs Away with Tail Between his Legs

By Rohail Butt • Dec 18th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

In his Mega U-turn, the Niazi Khan of PTI has surrendered the arms along with his troops in Islamabad and ended the so-called sit-in or whatever was left of it. Peshawar attack this aftermath is ironically a silver lining in the sense that now at least KPK would get its government back, which was earlier [...]



Another Dark Day- Cries of the innocent

By Rizwan Nasar • Dec 17th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

I woke up feeling grateful and positive but the news of the terrorist attack on the School in Peshawar has left me gutted. I am speaking not just for myself but for any sane person when I condemn the killings of innocent school children in Peshawar in the strongest possible way.
The terrorists then had the [...]



East Pakistan Crisis 1971: Bhutto and Polish Resolution

By Mahboob Popatia • Dec 16th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Occasionally Pakistani TV channels telecast a footage which shows Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, tearing and throwing away some papers in rage and walking out of the session of the UN Security Council. Bhutto was then representing Pakistan in the Security Council as nominated Foreign Minister while India-Pakistan War was in progress. For benefit of young generation [...]



Count Down of Nawaz Sharif

By Maria • Dec 15th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Those who know in Islamabad are putting huge bets on the chance that Nawaz Sharif won’t be here for long now. The mistrust between Nawaz Sharif and the establishment never ceased to exist and they richly dislike the man and his policies and his party affiliates too. That is the reason why Imran Khan is [...]



Introducing World History as Compulsory Subject

By Mahboob Popatia • Dec 14th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Presently Pakistan Studies is taught as a compulsory subject in our educational institutions at secondary, higher secondary and degree levels. Unlike the Cambridge System in which Geography of Pakistan constitutes a very informative and useful component of the subject, the syllabus of Pakistan Studies as taught under national system is primarily focused on ideology and [...]



GEO Deserves PTI Attacks

By Ali Yar Khan • Dec 13th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Hamid Mir ( @hamidmirgeo  ) tried making Imran a fallen hero on the eve of elections last year by doing a program from hospital. The whole GEO administration, its anchors and all its resources were focused on promoting Imran Khan and his PTI for at least one year before the elections.
Imran Khan was star of [...]



Muslim, Pakistani, Pakhtoon girl, Malala Yousafzai

By Abida Rahmani • Dec 12th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Hate it or love it, Malala Yousafzai is the youngest recipient ever of Nobel peace Prize or Nobel Prize as a whole. At the tender age of 17, she shared this noble prize for peace with Kailash Sath yarthi of India. The Nobel committee described both laureates as “champions of peace”. We should be proud [...]