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Forming another committee

December 25, 2014

Another committee has been formed after the Peshawar carnage to deal with the growing threat of terrorism. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan to formulize anti-terror plan. Prime Minister called all parties conference to bring all the political parties on same page...

After the Peshawar carnage Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif rushed to Afghanistan and exchanged the intelligence with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who reiterated to launch unprecedented offensive against the Talibans. The Afghan army’s offensive against the Taliban hiding in Kunar started few days before but it is intensified after Peshawar massacre. According...

After the Peshawar carnage our security forces and political leadership and entire nation are united to curb the menace of terrorism. Before the Peshawar massacre few political parties like Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaaf, Jamat-e-Islami and Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (F) were lenient to take military action against the Talibans and they were of the view that issues should be resolved...

The wake of the horror in Peshawar left behind a serene moment of clarity for the nation. All over Pakistan, on anonymous street corners and busy thoroughfares, there were oases of burning cadles. A much fragmented society was for once united behind a similar objective: eradication of extremism. It was this exact moment that was chosen by the top cleric of Lal Masjid in...

The whole country is in mourning after the tragic and brutal events in Peshawar as the terrorist targeted a school which caused the 141 deaths of the innocent children and staff members of the school. It is the largest terrorist attack in the history of the country which has left everyone in shock. The government in turn has announced three days of official mourning. Everyone...

Gunmen stormed an army-run school in a heavily-guarded area of Peshawar, killing 132 schoolchildren, nine staff member and injuring 122 more, according to DG ISPR. Security forces arrived at the Army Public School, located on busy Warsak Road near cantonment, and kicked off rescue operation. Medics in the hospitals said the dead also include a security officer and a female...

As many as three people died on Monday as they could not reach to the nearby hospitals due to the road blockades because of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) shut down of Lahore to demonstrate a protest against the government. According to the Punjab Health Department, a 17-day-old newborn was being transported to a hospital when she died on way because the ambulance could...

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced that it will shut down 18 points of the Punjab’s provincial capital Lahore as part of its strike scheduled for Monday. Announcing its plan for Lahore’s strike, PTI leader Aleem Khan said traffic will be blocked on all major thoroughfare including Liberty, Chairnake Cross and Motorway from 7 AM in the morning. Meanwhile,...

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced slashing of electricity tariff by Rs. 2.32 per unit, adding that he hopes to reduce fuel prices further in the coming month. He said his government aims to give relief to the people of Pakistan. He said that provision of cheaper electricity to the general public is top priority of the government. He said the work on Pakistan-Iran...

MQM and Karachi

December 12, 2014

Leaders and Chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) often call their party a secular political party and believer of democratic dispensation. But some times they give such statements it becomes hard to believe that they are secular party. This is what has happened once again when MQM district Vice President Bao Muhammad Anwar was killed in Sialkot on couple of days before...

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