During the last few days, the country has been through almost all kinds of man-made and natural disasters. As if target killing on the streets of Karachi in the name of ethnic, political or personal rivalries and the military operation in the northern areas to wipe off the militants form the land of pure was… Read More Pakistan – in the line of disaster
“A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is statistic.” Here are the statistics: Cost to Agriculture: US$1,000,000,000 (US$ 1 Billion in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa only) Pakistanis Affected: 2,500,000 (including incidents of disease and displacement and with rising threats of epidemics) Households needing help: 100,000 (Mostly in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa) People still waiting to… Read More Counting miseries..
Prime Minister announced to extend the tenure of COAS General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani till 2013.… Read More General Kayani to stay on till 2013
‘Lahore is under siege! We are under attack!’ read the text message on a certain person’s phone. The phone owner hurriedly switched on the television, clicked the remote a few times to find his favourite news channel and seated himself on a comfy couch all set to watch some distressing scenes taking place in his… Read More Living among the living..
Israeli attack on Freedom Flotilla has very well proved that Israel does not value human lives let alone international laws but the well-wishers of Israel are silent on this issue as Israel undertakes another act of barbarism and continues to show its real face to the world. Israel Navy troops opened fire on pro-Palestinian activists… Read More Another act of Israeli barbarism
Frustrated with Facebook’s lack of privacy and biased policies, few techies have launched Pakistan’s first social network, MillatFacebook. A group of six young IT professionals from Lahore, the cultural and entertainment capital of Pakistan, Launched http://www.millatfacebook.com on Tuesday for Muslims to interact online and protest against blasphemy. The private venture came after a Pakistani court… Read More MillatFacebook, Pakistan’s Answer to Facebook
The renaming and creation of a new province can trigger new debates in a country which is already struggling through difficult times. Therefore, our attention should be focused on real issues such as water, power and gas crisis.… Read More From NWFP to Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa
It is assumed that Pakistan army and Pakistan government are inter-related or as if army works as one of the government institutions. The main reason behind this assumption is that much of Pakistan’s history has been marked with dictatorship. From self-proclaimed Field Marshall, General Ayub Khan to the so called Chief Executive, General Pervez Musharaf,… Read More Role of Army in Pakistan government
‘Do you know why these suicide attacks are suddenly one the rise again?’ asked my friend. ‘No, but I guess you have a reason to justify them’ I replied in a cold manner, wondering when did the attacks actually slowed down. ‘Yes I know it is because of the Kerry Lugar bill. You know,… Read More K-L bill – yes or no?
They say.. ‘We cannot stop time but we can atleast turn it back when DST ends.’ Finally daylight saving time(DST) ends in Pakistan after long period of 5 months.Initially it was intriduced for aperiod of 3 months but later on exceded for 2 more months It is said ‘Saving time = saving energy’ but this… Read More Time to turn back your clocks!