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Jawad S Khawaja - Looming Pain for PMLN

By Ali Yar Khan • Feb 28th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

If anyone is there to replace former chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and mimic what he did to Pakistan People’s Party during his ultra-active judicial spree, it is Justice Jawad S Khawaja. He is one of the closet aide of the former CJP and has shown his allegiance to him on several occasions.
CJP Iftikhar Muhammad [...]



PTI and PMLN Join Hands for Senate

By Maria • Feb 27th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

While PPP sticks to it’s corrupt ways and insist on secret voting for Senate elections, PTI and PML-N have turned the table in a rare show of solidarity as both say No to the corruption and rigging in the upcoming senate elections in early March this year.
Since the last two weeks, there is lots of [...]



Nabil Gabol Already Joined PTI

By Bilal Kayani • Feb 26th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

During sit-in of PTI in Islamabad last year, Nabil Gabol was all set to join PTI but Tahir ul Qadri suddenly left the scene and cunning Nabil held his horses back to gauge the new situation. He has been in touch with PTI leadership since then and also has met with Imran Khan multiple times.
Very [...]



Mona Lisa of Pakistan

By Tazeen • Feb 25th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Mona Lisa of Afghan war has applied to become Mona Lisa of Pakistan as she came to the NADRA office to acquire a national identity card for herself and her two sons. Surprisingly, the sleepy NADRA official recognized her and then the whole media jumped at the news.
In 1985, when the Afghan war was in [...]



Model Abeera and Tooba Scandal in Lahore

By Sharafat • Feb 24th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Punjab university girls scandals which emerge after they blindly go about making a name and money in the modeling profession generates many tragic stories. Model Abeera and Tooba scandal in Lahore is just one example of such stories which are scattered all over the place.
Abeera Iqbal was a rookie model who was studying in Punjab [...]



Pakistanis Mourn Martyrdom of Iconic Cardiologist Dr. Shahid Nawaz Malik

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 23rd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Noted Cardiac Surgeon and head of Cardiology department at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Prof Dr. Shahid Nawaz Malik breathed his last on Friday at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Rawalpindi- Pakistan. Malik was shot and critically injured on February 14 by two unknown assailants.
Malik was targeted when he came out of the private [...]



We Still Have Musharraf

By Gul Raiz • Feb 22nd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

There is no need to be disappointed or getting frustrated with the future of Pakistan, because we still have got a chance. The people of Pakistan were fooled by the agents of anarchy in 2008 who ousted General Pervaiz Musharraf, the former president of Pakistan.
The conspirators led by former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, various [...]



Rats in Peshawar

By Dr. Hassan Isfahani • Feb 21st, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

I literally mean the rodents which have made the lives of Peshawaris miserable. Thousands upon thousands of rats are infesting every place in the city and its suburbs. You can spot a rat while walking alongside any street or suburb and the numbers are rising rapidly in alarming fashion.
Peshawar is certainly not like Indian city [...]



Dream Team: Raheel and Nawaz

By Ali Yar Khan • Feb 20th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Quite unexpectedly, the country is witnessing some of the rarest scenes on the national horizon for the one year as General Raheel Sharif took charge of the affairs as chief of army staff. He and Nawaz Sharif have struck a perfect working relationship after give and take policy.
Nawaz Sharif very wisely has let go of [...]



Promoting Culture and Soft Image of Pakistan is our Duty

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 19th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Pak Ambassador Manzoor Ul Haq impressed upon the Pakistani communities in Saudi Arabia to bring discipline to their lives and to work for bettering the soft image of Pakistan. “I as the Ambassador would focus on projecting our culture and soft image. Our culture is rich and diverse and we all must endeavor to introduce [...]