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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Sunday surprised many by taking off a flight to Karachi with only two passengers aboard, thus causing huge loss to the airline. PIA’s special flight PK-7313 arrived at the Karachi airport from Jeddah, with only two passengers on-board, despite a capacity of 220 passengers. Although...

Parliamentary Boards of major political parties after conducting interviews of the intending candidates have finalized the list of candidates to contest the Senate election. Different political parties are also contacting other parties for seat adjustments. Heads of various political parties accused each other of horse-trading as members of few political parties vote to...

Pakistan takes on West Indies in the early hours of Saturday Morning against perhaps the only team in greater disorder than ours. Both teams are under massive pressure after losing their opening matches. A win in this game will prove to be a huge morale boost to the winning side. However, the losing team will find itself even further down in the deep, dark trench, with...

A mobile phone manufacturing company’s newly launched cell phone advertisement on media, particularly on electronic media is highly objectionable. In the said advertisement a girl says’ the sexiest and slimmest phone in the world’. According to the Code of Conduct by PEMRA, any advertisement aired shall be designed in such a manner that it conforms to the laws of...

These are the trying times was fully evident when Prime Minister, COAS and DG ISI met in Karachi on Monday and highlighted the importance of peaceful Karachi to combat terrorism. Prime Minister Nawaz Shareef met the COAS, Director General Inter-Services Intelligence Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar, and Corps Commander Lieutenant General Navid Mukthar, to deliberate upon...

Pakistan extended its losing record to India in World Cup to a pitiful 0-6. India are the reigning champions and proved to be a superior team on Sunday.  Few critical blunders were made in the selection of the final eleven, Younis Khan opened the innings just for the third time in his entire career. We dropped the genuine wicket keeper Sarfraz Ahmed for the makeshift...

Media code of conduct

February 15, 2015

On Saturday Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attended a meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), the Prime Minister while addressing the CPNE expressed his grievances with the media. He said that the media needs to be responsible and forget about ratings, sensationalism and business for at least two years and support the Government in implementing the National...

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 favorites. This World Cup is however a rarity in a sense...

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...

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