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Axact Saga

May 24, 2015

The fallout from the Axact fake degree scams continues as Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan vowed on Saturday that the probe into the Axact scandal would be transparent. He reiterated that a complete investigation will be carried out on the allegations of New York Times reporter Declan Walsh. Nisar...

Guarded by hundrerds of heavily armed policemen, the Gaddafi stadium welcomed international cricket after a long and excruciating gap of six years. The crowd was asked to come to the stadium hours before the game as they had to pass through numerous security checks in the extreme heat of Lahore, as the mercury hit 43. But the fans didn’t disappoint and there were...

Cricket returns

May 21, 2015

In 2009 the bus carrying players of Sri Lankan Cricket Team was attacked in Lahore, since then no test playing nation has visited Pakistan. This is the...

The New York Times in a report published on May 17 did a thorough postmortem of the business activities of the self proclaimed ‘World’s Largest Information Technology Company’ Axact, the Pakistan based company behind the upcoming news channel BOL. Detailing the illegal activities of the software house which has its headquarter in Karachi the report said that the...

Transparency is the first and foremost responsibility of the Government when it comes to privatizing institutes. Privatization has always been a hotly debated topic in Pakistan. Privatization of institutes has often been followed by wide spread allegations of corruption and favoritism. Moreover there have been very few privatized institutes that turned around for the better...

Stance on CPEC

May 18, 2015

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been announced and being termed a huge success by the incumbent government but an alleged change in its route has stirred an unwanted controversy. Leaders of various political leaders have demanded to the government to take in confidence to all the political parties on the issue. Former president Asif Ali Zardari called...

Six children of a family died in a fire near in Lahore’s Kot Khwaja Saeed area late Saturday, when flames erupted in a building due to a short circuit. Fire and rescue teams reached the spot and extinguished the fire, but it was too late to save the children trapped inside. Sadly six siblings, aged between one and 12, were asleep in a room where the fire broke out....

Initial investigation and intelligence reports regarding the Safoora Goth bus attack carrying members of Ismaili community have hinted at the involvement of India’s intelligence agency RAW in the brutal attack. The attack left at least 45 people dead with more than a dozen injured. According to reports the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has been told...

After the gory incident of terrorism in Karachi in which some 50 innocents were murdered in broad day light, state pledged once again to eliminate terrorism from country at all any cost. Prior to any investigation Chief Minister came up with the information that foreign militants were involved in the infamous incident. It is a dilemma that politicians say whatever they...

The Zimbabwe Cricket Union has postponed its tour of Pakistan, Zimbabwe were due to arrive in Pakistan on May 19 to play three one day internationals and...

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