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Karachi crumbles as the rain pours

It sucks when it rains in Karachi. Due to the mismanagement and inefficiency of civic authorities and the utility service providers, the largest city of Pakistan crumbles with few millimeters of downpour. In spite of tall claims and media campaigns of “we’re ready this time”, Karachites worry about water clogging, traffic jams and electricity outages […]

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A year after Army Public School Peshawar Massacre

Pakistan “celebrated” first anniversary of Army Public School massacre that left more than 170 people dead, including 140 children. As in the case of other national disasters, we have not learned any lessons from one of the largest acts of terrorism on Pakistani soil. In fact, when a nation refuse to learn any lesson from […]

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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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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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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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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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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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