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Haji Pervez Khan Has Failed 3 Times in F.A With Flying Insults

By Rohail Butt • May 2nd, 2009 • Category: Politics

MNA of PML(N) Haji Pervez Khan is in the hot waters, very hot waters and as he is almost found guilty as hell many revelations are coming forth. His nephew was attempting paper in place of him in the examination hall of Gordon College Rawalpindi and guess what was the subject?
It was Pakistan Studies. The [...]



No or NRO

By M Mirza • Feb 27th, 2009 • Category: Politics (Urdu)


No Petrol, No Gas, No Power, No Jobs, No Business, No Security

By Dr. Hassan Isfahani • Jan 1st, 2009 • Category: Politics

Throughout Pakistan after the protests of traders, laborers, farmers, government employees, hundreds of protesters including women and children are staging sit-ins and marches in big cities and towns. As usual, when the masses stage peaceful protests, the thuggish police start applying baton-charge and tear gas upon them.
This time when the protestors in Rawalpindi staged a [...]



Ghakhar plaza Rawalpindi Fire : Conspiracy or Short Circuit ??

By Sumaira Bajwa • Dec 20th, 2008 • Category: Misc

The owner of Ghakhar plaza, Rawalpindi, Raja Shahid Zafar has said that the fire in his plaza may be due to the conspiracy against the booming business of the plaza and it could be an act of arson because of jealousy. It could be due to short circuit and it could be due to some [...]



Fire in Gakkhar Plaza Rawalpindi

By Sumaira Bajwa • Dec 20th, 2008 • Category: Misc

The city of Rawalpindi has been in the grip of terrorist attacks like bomb blasts, suicide attacks and the target killings for a long period now, but the vitality and the ability to go on with the life of Rawalpindiites hasn’t dampened. Though there are very few options available for the citizens of Rawalpindi to [...]



Khadim-e-Ala, Don’t Come to Murree Please

By Ali Yar Khan • Nov 26th, 2008 • Category: Politics

Whenever Khadim-e-Ala Punjab, Mian Shahbaz Sharif get tired of ruling Lahore, he pays a mandatory visit to the hill station of Murree, and the people of the Murree and adjoining areas suffer. When Shahbaz Sharif comes, he comes with a huge contingent of provincial ministers and member of parliaments, secretaries and the whole of district [...]



UN Reluctant to Probe Benazir Assassination

By Ali Yar Khan • Nov 5th, 2008 • Category: Politics

Just after more than one month, one year will get completed since the two-time prime minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in the city where her father was sent to gallows by a dictator. When the Benazir got slain all the fingers pointed towards the then dictator General Musharraf, and Asif Ali Zardari also [...]



Pervaiz Elahi, Hamid Gul, Ejaz Shah Really Tried to Kill Benazir?

By Salman Mugsi • Oct 18th, 2008 • Category: Politics

Former ISI chief Lt Gen (retd) Hameed Gul, Former chief of the Intelligence Bureau (IB), Brigadier (R) Syed Ejaz Shah, and former chief minister of Punjab Chaudhary Pervez Ellahi were named by Benazir Bhutto behind the Karsaz Blasts in Karachi in which she escaped barely. At that time the name of former chief minister [...]



Zardari may be Assassinated . . . . !

By Farid Masood • Oct 9th, 2008 • Category: Politics, Worth A Second Look

Yes, he may be assassinated like late Benazir Bhutto. President Asif Ali Zardari has himself time and again stated that the forces involved in Ms Bhutto’s Assassination may take his life also. He, in his one of the statements said that he is not afraid of dying but he does not want to die too [...]



Shrine Board Triggers Kashmir’s Independence

By Ali Yar Khan • Sep 30th, 2008 • Category: Politics

The recent trouble was triggered by a Jammu state government plan announced in June to donate land to a Hindu shrine trust in the Kashmir valley. That has angered the Muslims throughout the valley and in order to punish the Muslims, a total economic blockage of the valley is in progress, and though India is [...]