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Kashmir issue is fast becoming dangerous for the New Delhi to the extent that it has been continuing blatant violation of LOC and that of the ceasefire accord of 2003. It has been forced to deploy almost 700,000 troops in the occupied Kashmir to offend the people who want to shed the yolk of Indian slavery....

A day after the government reached a written agreement with leaders of the nationwide sit-ins, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in an interview with the BBC said the agreement reached between the government and violent protesters who demonstrated against the acquittal of Asia Bibi was “firefighting” and not a permanent solution to the larger problem of extremism...

No country can keep its foreign and security policy fixed to the changing conditions in the regional or world politics. It always remains subject to evaluation and readjustment taking into account the political and strategic shifts occurring at regional or world stage. Asia is going through a discernible change prompting a tactical repositioning of states. Pakistan, sitting...

PM’s expectations

November 1, 2018

Prime Minister Imran Khan has introduced different programs at national level as per commitments, which have started bearing fruit. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s warning to members of the Punjab cabinet to show performance in two months or get ready to leave their offices is another sign of his passion to serve the people. While addressing the combined sessions of Punjab...

For over two decades, Imran Khan has fought against a sordid system of traditional politicians and sponsorship political networks. Yet this was the first time in the 2018 general elections that the PTI demonstrated a broad national appeal. Most remarkable was the PTI’s win in Karachi, a city of powerful street politics. The PTI snatched Punjab, the country’s...

Declining water storage capacity in Pakistan has become a very serious issue as country is already included in the list of water stressed states, having a capacity of storing water for barely 36 days since the intentional disregard for building storage dams by successive governments from mid 70s. Silting has reduced the storage capacity in the Tarbella dam reservoir from...

Let the government work

October 27, 2018

It appears the opponents of the PTI government think that Prime Minister Imran Khan has got a magic wand to solve the economic issues straight away. For goodness sake, show some wisdom and let PTI folks do their job. They are trying to wash the stains of the bad deeds of over 70 years. Remember that Rome was not built in a day. Uncalled-for criticism has become a habit...

Belling the Cat

October 26, 2018

It is pleasant news that Prime Minister Imran Khan is building public opinion for a clean and transparent rule and refuses to cooperate with the corrupt. The ongoing trial of politicians on charge of involvement in corruption lends hope that the system has not totally collapsed and has resilience. Now, at this stage we can only minimize corruption if the authorities selflessly,...

After all the PTI government seems to have settled down and is sending out optimistic messages which absolutely will assuage fears of the masses and also restore confidence for likely investment in the country. From this angle, the visit of Finance Minister Asad Umar to Pakistan Stock Exchange, Karachi was extremely important given the bearish trend being observed these...

India lacks conscience

October 23, 2018

Indian occupied troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism have martyred 17 people in Indian occupied Kashmir. The youth were killed during a siege and search operation in Largo Ramahama village in Kulgam Tehsil. Indian forces are using arms against unarmed protesters. Earlier, complete shutdown was observed in the valley to mourn the killing of PhD scholar Dr Manan...

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