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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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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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Our plummeting collective wisdom

By: | Abdul Moiz Malik |   You switch on your TV and you won’t get even a modicum of an idea that 2 days ago, Pakistan was hit with the with its biggest terrorist attack after the traumatic APS attack. What happened in Mastung was so gruesome and horrible that no words would be enough to express the condolences...

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Tough competition expected in 44 NA constituencies as political bigwigs contesting against each other

By: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|   Pakistan gears up to another general elections as only 10 days are remaining in the polls to elect new political party for five years to rule over country. A total of 342 seats up for grabs, out of which 272 are general seats while the remaining 70 are special seats reserved for women and ethnic minority...

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ANP undeterred still resisting militancy ahead of Elections

By: Hareem Fatima (Newsone Election cell: Blogging) The recent suicide attack on the Awami National Party's candidate Haroon Ahmed Bilour is not the first of its kind that the party  went through by the state enemies ahead of elections. 6 year back, 2012,  Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, father of the deceased Haroon Ahmed, was also in the hit list of the...

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The Panama Limbo, Saga nears it’s end?

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Just as the court judge  Muhammad Bashir  came into the courtroom, all the lawyers that linked with PML-N 's party entered the room and encircled the judge's bench, their argument was that the security forces that were outside the court,  stopped the lawyers from entering the room. The lawyers tried to disrupt the...

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The traits of Super heroes

By: |Sabeen Ajaz| ( Teacher at DA Public School O and A Levels Karachi) "Even in this century you say that Holy prophet (PBUH) is our role model? Times have changed mom! and this age is so advanced! We have our superh eroes!” As I heard this, a smile crossed my face and I asked my son to sit down and...

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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. Controversial TV anchor has been caught in another controversy after alleged marriage with a lady associated with media industry probably his second wife. Contesting from NA-245 Karachi on a PTI ticket,...

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Dr. Shahid Masood makes triumphant return to TV screens

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Shahid Masood started his journalistic pursuits 16 years ago with the advent of private media where he conducted some of the most sought after political programming bringing the audiences to enlightenment, making it visible and understandable to the masses what was once hidden behind a thousand veils. His political commentary is a blend of...

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