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When will we apologize to our minorities?

By: | Abdul Moiz Malik |   When Dr Atif Mian was appointed to the Economic Advisory Council, I knew that it was just a matter of time before his faith causes pandemonium in our society. I was apprehensive that the government will succumb to the uproar and will have to recant its decision. But, when information minister Fawad Chaudhry...

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When will we apologize to our minorities?

By: | Abdul Moiz Malik |   When Dr Atif Mian was appointed to the Economic Advisory Council, I knew that it was just a matter of time before his faith causes pandemonium in our society. I was apprehensive that the government will succumb to the uproar and will have to recant its decision. But, when information minister Fawad Chaudhry...

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Minorities who defended Pakistan with their blood and sweat

By: | Fahad Nabeel |   Since the independence of Pakistan, non-Muslim Pakistanis with their Muslim countrymen, have shouldered responsibilities in the building of the country. Like Muslim Pakistanis, the non-Muslim countrymen also excelled in the fields of education, arts and literature, social services etc. According to the figures available on the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics’ website, non-Muslim Pakistanis constitute nearly 4%...

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Refuting 6th September narrative by few skeptical ‘pseudo’ intellectuals

By: Muhammad Tabish Sarfaraz (Masters in International Relations) The day of 6th September had always been a memorable day for me growing up. Special programs were telecast on the state televisions, commemorating the historic war that was fight with arch rival India in 1965. Over time, it came to include all stories about defence of the motherland. There were dramas...

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Chohan, back at it again with his potty-mouth

LAHORE: The bold, brazen and often emotional Punjab’s Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan left the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters red-faced as a video of him unleashing his infamous 'tongue tornadoes' at a public gathering in Lahore surfaced on social media. The PTI’s provincial minister issued irresponsible comments in his usual carefree style while advocating for a ban...

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Music Ace Xulfi traces Bayaan’s Inception and Discovery

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Veteran Musician and guitar wizard Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan a.k.a Xulfi, a true representative of the golden age of music in Pakistan who has now taken a backseat and is more involved in the music production side of things typed an somewhat emotional post about the much talked about musical reality TV show competition of...

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Beyond controversy, fake degree, secret marriage and hate preaching Aamir Liaquat stands nowhere

By: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|   The self-professed controversial religious scholar and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member is in hot water once again, seems like he loves walking on thin ice. PTI’s disgruntled MNA Hussain had criticised PM Khan for “not listening to anyone”, as he vented out his anger at being given a cold shoulder by the party’s Karachi chapter as well as...

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Ganjay Returns, Naeem Abbas Rufi shoots to thrill

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Stand back, Sanju Baawa... Your hair transplant or graft whatever you call it, those cat shavings on your head are downright blasphemous. Sanjay, stand back there is a Ganjay coming through, and he's taking over, kicking ass and taking names. No holding back, on the attack, No if's but's and maybe's... get ready...

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Graveyard of Morality: Untold stories

How much insensitivity is this when we move forward after watching appalling news of child rape on local channels and start focusing other political issues. Imaging the pain of parents whose little princess was brutally raped and murdered is tantamount of getting hit by knife in the heart.  Ironically, such heinous crimes are taking place on frequent basis is not...

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MPA Imran Ali Shah has gotten a meek apology and thinks all is well

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Pakistan Tehreek E Insaaf Member of Provincial Assembly Sindh, Syed Imran Ali Shah, Son of the late Muhammad Ali Shah one of Pakistan's most revered Orthopedic surgeons and member of the Pakistan Cricket Board governing board. He was the Provincial Sports Minister of Sindh. He was also the Chief de Mission for Pakistani athletes in the Commonwealth Games...

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Is Najam Sethi quitting as PCB chief?

| By: Waqas Jawaid |   The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) which has emerged as the winning party in general elections 2018 and likely to make government in centre with Imran Khan to become possible prime minister of Pakistan, it seems like Najam Sethi has finally decided to resign as PCB chief. The veteran journalist and PCB chief while giving reply...

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Election Review 2018: In Rebuttals and endorsements

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| A youngster and my colleague from Karachi, having vast experience in the field of media,  Muhammad Anas Rehman has come up with his review over the 2018 elections and massive allegations of rigging in the wake of All Parties Conference, seeking probe over the 'Rigging Fiasco', In a video of around 12 minutes uploaded on his...

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Independent candidates continue to flock in PTI camp, makes for meme-worthy content

Web Desk | (Muhammad Ali Azlan): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) senior leader Jahangir Khan Tareen has exhausted all options and left no stone unturned for Imran Khan to reach and meet a designated quota of seats required to form a centeral government with majority. His efforts to grab independents gained momentum as he transported at least four MPAs from South Punjab to...

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Fake videos spread all over social media, as no one bothers to challenge rigging allegations

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Ever since the elections 2018 are held, the same old mantra of 'rigged polls' have surfaced over the media. In just 2 days, there are various videos over the social media indicating the election regardless of whichever  party has won were massively rigged. As a voter, what I observed in my polling station, while I went...

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Imran the incumbent PM?

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Has Imran's time finally come? The 2018 election with all predictions of deferment, 'technocratic set up' put aside, is hardly a day away, as we are going to witness a continuous transition of democratic power third time in a row. Two parties, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) which have ruled Pakistan faces...

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Massive tree cutting drives underway in Karachi again

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   In an already boiling suburb of Karachi, a new wave of tree slaughter has begun. There was this tree near the office, I photographed it many a times and named it 'the tree of woe' it stood for the 12 years I have lived in the vicinity but by the looks of it,...

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GHQ not behind Nawaz’s ouster as narrative more thrives on status quo mentality not knowing anything apart from it

By: | Muhammad Tabish Sarfaraz |(Masters in International Relations from University of Karachi) We all grow up idolizing our elders; parents, siblings, extended families and in few instances even those who are not our blood relatives. For a very long time, they are the ones who shape us; dressing, education and outlook on life even the things that are arbitrary such...

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