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Transcript of Leaked Phone Tape of Arif Alvi and Imran Khan

By Rohail Butt • Mar 27th, 2015 • Category: Politics

Following is the complete transcript of leaked phone tape of Arif Alvi and Imran Khan. This phone tape is of the time when PTI and PAT workers were attacking the Pakistan Television Station and other installation on Constitution Avenue and its surroundings.
Imran: G Doctor Saab
Arif Alvi: Bhai sab, acha request yeah hai k PTV k [...]



Yemen War and Pakistan

By Brig. (r) Junaid Zaman • Mar 27th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Yemen war was imminent as Saudi Arabia cannot tolerate Iran-backed Shia Houthi rebels taking over Southern neighboring country of Kingdom. It’s not just an internal armed rift between ousted President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi who has fled to Riyadh and the former President Ali Abdullah Saleh who enjoys Houthi support. Its turning out to be [...]



PTI or MQM - Karachi Has to Decide

By Faiza Iqbal • Mar 26th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

The time has come for the final decision for everybody involved in Karachi from within and the outside. Karachi is slipping away and with this mighty ship sinking, rest of Pakistan will follow automatically in this downward slide. That is the reason why Pindi and Islamabad have arrived at same page to launch this ongoing [...]



Grand National Day Celebration at Pakistan Embassy in Riyadh

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Mar 25th, 2015 • Category: Politics

Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh wore a festive look in celebration of Pakistan’s 75th National Day in the evening of 23rd March. The celebration was led by Pak Ambassador Excellency Manzoor Ul Haq in the chancery hall of the Embassy of Pakistan in the diplomatic quarters. He was accompanied by his wife – Madam Nighat [...]



THE KARACHI CRISIS IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

By amicus • Mar 25th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

On the eve of emergence of Independent Pakistan in 1947, Karachi was a beautiful port city of about half a million souls that was predominantly Sindhi, Baloch, Kachchi, Okhai Memon, Ismaili, Bohri, Parsi, Ghanchi, Christian and Hindu, who migrated in large portion to India.
Mr Mohammed Ali Jinnah chose Karachi as the capital of the Dominion, [...]



National Flag of Pakistan

By Aftab Alam • Mar 24th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

It won’t be necessary to write about the importance of flag of a nation, for it’s known to all and sundry. However I have a suggestion or say a dream deep inside in my mind. Due to many reasons our nation has frequently been in turmoils, one after the other and sometime one bundle of [...]



I’ll Pay Wahab’s Fine ; Says Brian Lara

By Hamid Raza • Mar 23rd, 2015 • Category: Politics

International Cricket Council (ICC) has shown time and again that they are the biggest hurdle to bring some excitement and warmth in the otherwise long and boring game of Cricket. Due to restrictive policies of ICC, Cricket has never been able to gain any global popularity.
Now in a recent episode, the cricketing fans from all [...]



LOGICAL CONCLUSION — REALLY?

By Ch. Naeem Sidhu • Mar 23rd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Nawaz Sharif’s words of ‘taking the on-going operation to its logical conclusion’ are intriguing. Almost every enlightened person living in Pakistan understands that taking the operation to it logical conclusion means wiping out of entire ruling elite which is responsible for the plight of hapless countrymen during last 30-40 years.
Their endless lust for money, directionless-ness [...]



Ayyan Ali Hot Photos Scandals Emerge

By Sharafat • Mar 22nd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Ayyan Ali has become notorious overnight and has broken all records of fame. Not only her hot looks are captivating people, but Ayyan Ali scandals with politicians, bureaucrats and other influential people have also begun to circulate in the media. Her massive assets are also shocking the Pakistanis.
With private jet, beach-front properties in Dubai, flat [...]



Holy Alliance of PTI and PMLN

By Sameer Shaharyar • Mar 21st, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

PTI has rejoined GEO, rejoined senate elections, about to rejoin national assembly, and has started taking part again in the national political issues like any other party. I wonder about those youthias who sacrificed their everything last year when they thought PTI was any different.
Anyway those are the orders of the masters of PTI and [...]