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Cricket World Cup

February 15, 2015

The eagerly awaited Cricket World Cup is finally underway. The eleventh edition of the World Cup started off with joint hosts New Zealand taking on Sri Lanka. In the other game co hosts Australia played England. New Zealand and Australia both got off to winning starts and cemented their status as the tournaments...

The political administration on Wednesday started special weapons trainings for male and female teachers in the Mohmand tribal region. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to allow employees of all educational institutions, including teachers, to carry licensed arms on the premises to respond in case of a terrorist attack. The provincial cabinet has already decided...

Sanity must prevail

February 11, 2015

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain on Tuesday apologized to Shireen Mazari for his disrespectful statements about her; it should be enough to put a full stop to the latest tirade exchanged between the MQM and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI). Altaf Hussain also asked for forgiveness from all women participants of the PTI marathon sit-in in Islamabad. The...

Another day, another scam

February 10, 2015

Irregularities to the tune of millions have emerged in Oil and Gas Development Company Limited. According to details put forward in Public Accounts Committee meeting 325 vehicles were sold for just 19 million whereas the actual price of these vehicles was 190 million. Many vehicles were given at prices as low as just one thousand rupees. The harrowing case is yet another...

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced the schedule for elections of the Upper House of the Parliament that will be held on March 3 to fill 52 Senate seats which will become vacant on March 11. Elections will be held for seven general and four reserved seats from each province, including two each for women and technocrats, four seats from Fata, two from Islamabad...

At least four more children lost their lives due to dearth of food and water in Tharparkar on Sunday. Three-month old Geeta, eight-day old Subhagi, five-day old Babu and fifteen-day old Ahmed died falling prey to Thar famine at Civil Hospital Mithi. Moreover, the death toll has mounted to 361 in 130 days whereas on the other hand, Sindh government suspended the relief...

The PCB has picked seamer Rahat Ali as a replacement for the injured Junaid Khan in Pakistan’s World Cup squad but ICC’s technical committee will need to approve the switch. It is a good omen that a youngster is given the nod to participate in the Wimbledon of cricket ‘The World Cup’. But on the realistic ground, he has just played one international game...

Solidarity with Kashmir

February 6, 2015

Country-wide rallies organized on ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ to show solidarity with the people of Kashmir against the occupation of India and brutalities in Kashmir. With the passage of time this day has become an international event. Participants of rallies carried placards and banners inscribed slogans of right of self-determination for Kashmiris, appreciation for...

Kashmir solidarity day

February 5, 2015

To show solidarity with the people of Kashmir for their freedom struggle against the occupation of India, Pakistanis observe Kashmir Day on the 5th of February every year. Another objective is to pay homage to Kashmiri martyrs who lost their lives fighting for the freedom of Kashmir. Keeping in view the importance of the Kashmir issue, the federal government headed by...

Another incident of mobocracy has surfaced as people took the law into their own hands. Three dacoits have been burnt alive in Faisalabad by the mob. High ups of the police appreciated the mob for the gory incident. This was not the first time; we have witnessed numerous incidents when thieves and dacoits were killed by the mob. Despite all efforts, using military operations...

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