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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 [...]



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 [...]



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 [...]



The frustrated Christian minority of Pakistan

By Uzair Qureshi • Mar 20th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Pakistan has been fighting war against terrorism for quite some time and with the recent launch of operation Zarb e Azb, the land has been narrowed for terrorists and their proponents. It is but natural that there is equal and opposite reaction to everything. But the jolting fact remains that the reaction we have received [...]



Saulat Mirza and MQM

By Salman Mugsi • Mar 19th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

While Altaf Hussain in was living like prince in London, Saulat Mirza was rottingĀ  in the jail. Just look at Saulat Mirza’s current and the photos of before jail and you will know that the man died years ago and now waiting for the formality of the hanging. May be it come as a blessing [...]



Losing Irfan in World Cup

By Eng. Shafiq Maitla • Mar 18th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

I am not sure why people are feeling so depressed after the bowler Irfan has been ruled out of the remaining world cup. Were we really thinking that we could beat Australia in the quarter final, win the next two games and then come back home with the prized trophy? I mean, come on.
Optimism is [...]