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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, [...]



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 [...]



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 [...]



Financial Aspects of Converting Divisions into Provinces

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

Once again the question of converting the ‘Divisions’ into ‘Provinces’ has been raised. In his public meeting at Faisalabad on 12 October 2014, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul Qadri stated that the Pakistan Awami Tehreek wanted to convert existing Divisions, numbering 27, into Provinces of the country. He further said that the taxes paid by the [...]



Self-Esteem is not a Trap

By Qundeel Aymen • Oct 13th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Self-esteem can be defined as the way we feel about ourselves. In other words, it can be our self-concept that is reinforced by others evaluation about us. Our mind keeps on thinking all the time. A collision of ideas, thoughts and things occurs sometimes consciously as well as unconsciously.
All the time, we convey unconscious self-appraisals [...]



Pakistan Will Not Die

By Rizwan Nasar • Oct 12th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Beware if you think that Pakistan is dead.  Pakistan will never die!  Pakistanis are up from their slumber, and they want a change. They want a new educated Pakistan.  A nation can only progress when their youngsters have access to education. None of the previous leaders since Zufiqar Ali Bhutto, have done nothing for education [...]



India, Pakistan Bullets Cannot Bring Peace

By Maryam Nazir • Oct 11th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

A new round of firing at LoC started just recently when Pakistanis were celebrating the festivity of Eid. In last four days, almost 13 people were killed and local household is damaged. The tyranny reached to a level when nearly 20, 000 people fled from their places due to continued aggression. This exceeding aggression raises [...]



Tahir Malik Murder and Abdul Qadri Gilani

By Ali Yar Khan • Oct 10th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Tahir Malik of Lahore left the world amidst the tears and cries of his sisters, brothers, and parents. He became the victim of feudal mentality of Pakistan. It seems that instead of the real culprits, once again, some poor will be made fodder of the cannon and the things will move on.
Tahir Malik was simply [...]