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Seventy years down the road Pakistan seems to have reached a defining moment in history. In the year 2008 we had seen as a nation culmination of a long drawn struggle for democracy headed by martyred Benazir Bhutto. With the advent of a democratic government in the year it was taken for granted that the …

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Lahore: Flaws in the engineering of the city roads and highways around Pakistan are considered one of the major reasons behind high and continuously exacerbating cases of road traffic accidents; according to Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Lahore, Malik Liaqat and other experts serving in National Highway & Motorway Police (NH&MP). The fatality rate of accidents …

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Pakistan is in economic doldrums these days. Surging dollar, robust inflation, volatile stock market with a steep falling trend, high interest rates, is there any worse yet to come? God forbid! Only accountants may think of treating the looted money as a sunk cost, a majority thinks that somehow, someway the looted money will make …

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Pakistan, General Elections 2018 brings the third party in power that seems unusual as the last 70 years’ history of Pakistan clearly shows that government has been oscillating among three corridors namely; Pakistan People’s Party, Muslim League, and Army. However, in Elections2018, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf came in power as a third party. It was might be …

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Web Desk: (The news was originally published by The Daily Caller, USA) WASHINGTON: Broadsheet LLC, a firm hired by Pakistan in the past to investigate money laundering and corruption has assessed that the Imran Khan government is striking a deal to release Nawaz Sharif from prison in return for a turn-over of some one billion …

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The government is ready to blow away the cobwebs for a new lease of life and decides to reform the civil services of Pakistan. It is a good move on the part of the government to revamp the old colonial mindset and introducing indigenously evolved system. It would be beneficial if reforms also introduced in …

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As one plans celebration of Freedom of Press Day on May 3rd, latest victim of media strangulation is Najam Sethi’s TV show on a local channel. The PREMRA has acted most arbitrarily on telecasting of a programme by Sethi that outlined ‘A’ and ‘B’ scheme of things slowly unfolding what is being forecast by the …

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Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has emerged as a powerful voice against the government in recent days. From his election campaign in 2018 to his first speech in parliament, Mr Bhutto-Zardari has won accolades for being a voice of reason and sanity. From calling Prime Minister Khan ‘selected PM’ to being extremely vocal …

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London: In August Pakistan will complete 72 years of its independent and sovereign existence. Its creation was a unique phenomenon. The entire Pakistan Movement was an epitome of honesty in leadership, sincerity of purpose, dedication, determination and moral courage that made the idea of a separate Muslim state possible. Quaid’s biographer, late Professor Stanley Wolpert …

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Pakistan is a country that claimed to be created in the name of Islam. Islam’s whole edifice stands on two basic principles; social justice and ethics. In contemporary Pakistan, both canons of Islam seem missing. Thus, we may derive that Pakistan was an outcome of an international environment instead of any ideological underpinnings. When Prime …

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