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Ishtiaq Ahmed at KIBF 2015

Ishtiaq Ahmed, author of 800 books of children fiction, passed away in Karachi

Ishtiaq Ahmed, author of more than 800 books for children, passed away in Karachi. He was 74 years old. Ishtiaq Ahmed was in Karachi to attend Karachi International Book Fair (#Kibf). He was at Karachi airport waiting for flight to Lahore when he experienced heart attack, which proved to be fatal. Isthiaq Ahmed was the […]

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police batton charging driving license applicants karachi

Chaos at Driving License Branches in Karachi as People Flock For Licenses and Traffic Police Fails to Deliver

The drivers of Karachi, who drive bikes and vehicles of all sorts without possessing a valid driving license, started the day in fear after a last moment announcement by Traffic Police authorities that driving without a valid license will result in arrest and jail. On Friday, October 30th, it was announced that anyone driving without […]

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Google Doodle Pakistan Independence Day

Thoughts on the Independence Day of Pakistan

14th August 2015, another independence day of Pakistan. We are all Pakistani today. Although the fun fare and excitement has more to do with consumerism and commercialism than patriotism. رمضان میں ہم مسلمان ہوتے ہیں، چودہ اگست کو پاکستانی. — Kashif Aziz (@kashaziz) August 13, 2015 The Independence Day is a good time for self […]

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Largest Child Abuse Case in Pakistan

The largest child abuse / child rape case in the history of Pakistan has came into main stream media after villagers from and other villages clashed with Punjab Police, accusing them of not taking action against the child rapists. The Nation did a detailed report on it which I don’t want to reproduce here due […]

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Yemen Crisis Report: Updates on Operation Decisive Storm as United Arab Military pound the Houthis

The civil war in Yemen has escalated into a full fledged regional war. The uprising of Zaidi Shia Houthi rebels against Sunni president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who took reigns as a transient president after the ouster of the dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh, has pushed the country to the brink. As the ground situation turned […]

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PTI Karachi Lockdown: Strike, Shut Down or a festive protest?

Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf did a symbolic strike in Karachi in its second leg of lockdowns, dubbed as Plan C. The strike in Karachi, called Karachi Lockdown by PTI was a success on social media where it was trended as #KarachiLockDown. On ground, the response was lukewarm. The on-going PTI campaign is against poll rigging and […]

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Suicide bomber sketch in lahore

60 killed in Lahore Wagah Border Blast. Intelligence Failure or Administrative negligence?

Muharram, the first month of Islamic calendar year, usually brings misery to Pakistan. The apprehension of sectarian violence and terrorist attacks on Shia processions keeps everyone on the edge. The intelligence agencies provide their forecasts and reports to federal and provincial governments on possible threats during sensitive events. However, the government usually play dumb till […]

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PIA going down

Government of Pakistan to split and sell PIA

In a drive to sell national assets to payback IMF loans, PML-N led government of Pakistan is eager to sell Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the flagship national carrier, to a joint consortium of Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. According to Reuters, Pakistan Minister of State for Privatization Mohammad Zubair (who is brother of […]

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Rehman Malik thrown out of PIA plane

Rehman Malik offloaded from PIA plane on public protest

So, “Senator” Rehman Malik, the ex-Interior Minister and PPP stalwart who is unable to recite Surah Ikhlas, has been offloaded (literally thrown out by public) from Islamabad bound PIA flight in Karachi. The flight was delayed for more than 2 hours as Rehman Malik was unable to reach the airport on time. However, the good […]

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Imran vs Nawaz

US Department of State shows support for Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan

US Department of State in its daily briefing stated that they believe Nawaz Sharif is elected Prime Minister of Pakistan and there is an elected government in place. Answering a question that Imran Khan and his followers are not happy with the current government, Imran Khan is claiming the elections were fake and fraud and […]

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