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Why Qadri Ended Dharna? Inside Story

By Maria • Oct 22nd, 2014 • Category: Politics

Qadri and Imran have developed some serious differences lately. Qadri and his aides believe that they were being used by Imran to oust Nawaz Sharif and afterwards Imran wanted to grab all the juicy slots. TuQ complained to the mutual umpire, who also didn’t come out clear on this.
It was evident from the day one [...]



Purpose of Teaching and Responsibility of Teachers

By Shanzeh Iqbal • Oct 21st, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Teaching is a very sacred profession. But unfortunately in the present realm it has acquired mercenary proportions in our country. The curriculum development needs a drastic revamp. In foreign books there are around 80 to 85 percent numericals. We are still limited to the definitions, statements and explanations only.
There is a less emphasis on making [...]



The Hypocrite Leaders

By Rizwan Nasar • Oct 20th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

I was just listening to the leadership of the PPP… What Hypocrites!  You were in power for five longs years recently. Where were your think tanks!  Who gave Pakistan “memo gate,” “hajj scandal,” “power scandal,” “sugar scandal,” “medical scandal,” and many more scandals?
You have the galls to come out and say that you have the [...]



The Best Route Out of Poverty

By Qundeel Aymen • Oct 19th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Poverty is a scarcity of possessions in general term. If we read between the lines, poverty is actually absolute poverty. It is an open violation of basic human needs. It is a cyclic process that is engulfing fundamental rights and subsequent generations are also suffering. Many developing countries are facing the music of poverty.
It is [...]



Bilawal’s Political Baptism Today

By Maria • Oct 18th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Political shows in Pakistan are always big. In the country of more than 200 million people, gathering 50K+ people in one big city is not a big deal anymore. With joblessness very high, chances of entertainment nil, many people find it a source of fun to join the music-studded public gathering these days.
Along with music, [...]



Afsheen Butt Gullu Butt Pomi Butt DJ Butt

By Dr. Hassan Isfahani • Oct 17th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Butt fraternity of Pakistan is very ‘in’ these days in Pakistani politics. Almost all of them belong to Pakistan Muslim League N, though other parties also have their fair share. But these days, mostly Butt sahibs and sahibas are associated with the Sharif family which is also Kashmiri like Butt fraternity.
The air is still hot [...]



New Pakistan Speaks in Multan

By Faiza Iqbal • Oct 17th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

The liability politician Javed Hashmi has been sent home forever and for good by the new Pakistan representatives in Multan. Hashmi is the man who threw spanner in the works in Islamabad saving his boss Nawaz Sharif, but Multani public gave the verdict loud and clear by defeating Hashmi with a huge margin.
Javed Hashmi secured [...]



No Visa to Australia for Pakistanis If They Go Illegally

By Ghazala Khan • Oct 16th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Make it very clear. If you don’t have visa to Australia and if you try to enter Australia through boat or any other means illegally, you will not be settled in Australia. So if some somebody or any people smuggler is promising you that in exchange of money, they will get you to Australia then [...]



Multan Showdown

By Sameer Shaharyar • Oct 16th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Media hype plus the presence of the evergreen renegade Javed Hashmi in NA-149 Multan has made the by-elections of today a special event. Media talkshows are solely focusing on the Multan politics, slicing and dicing every angle, and analysts of every breed are coming up with all kinds of predictions and forecasts.
There are many candidates [...]



Endemic challenge of energy crisis in Pakistan

By Shanzeh Iqbal • Oct 15th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Due to non provision of electricity, the system of whole country is paralyzed. The lives of the common people are getting affected badly. It has hindered the socio-political growth. The challenge has assumed widespread proportions. Normally the demand of electricity in peak season is 20000 mega watts, but the generation is that of 15,000 mega [...]