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PM Imran Khan Your Last Chance!

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Prime Minister Imran Khan rose to power on July 25th, 2018 with lot of hopes, aspirations bestowed upon him by the people of Pakistan. He sworn in as the premier on 18th August, 2018 vowing to bring visible changes for Pakistan and its inhabitants. He based his government performance over the ground of upcoming 100 days,...

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The conundrum of vote

By: | Abdul Moiz Malik |   Its funny how we used to think in childhood that all your miseries will end once you enter adulthood and things will get sorted by themselves, you just need to grow up. But, only after you enter adulthood, you realize how grandiose a delusion that was. We grow up and our problems get...

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Free and Fair Elections that broke Pakistan

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   On 23 March 1956, Pakistan removed the status of a Dominion of the British Commonwealth and became an Islamic republic after framing its own constitution. Although the first general election were scheduled for early 1959, severe political instability led President Iskander Mirza to abrogate the constitution on 7 October 1958. Mirza imposed martial...

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Reham Khan’t

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Reham kicked off her career at the BBC after studying a postgraduate course ‘in Broadcast Journalism at North Lindsay College’, in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, according to her own official website. However, according to officials at North Lindsey, it has never offered such a course, but that is a whole other can of worms, for now we...

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Online Cab-Hailing, The big swindle

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   I have been pushed to write this article after detailed interviews with at least 8 cab hailing service 'captains' and listening to their grievances. The metropolis has been plagued with a dearth of public transport for a few decades now, one of the largest countries in the world and the biggest and most...

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Daughters Of Kashmir

 By | Umm-e-Tehniyat |   ASIFA BANO – a little nomad Muslim girl went to bring back grazing horses one evening, and never returned. Her parents were unaware that their missing 8 year old is facing physical torture and rape by the hands of Hindu zealots. They found her after three days lying in the jungle. The death of this innocent...

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Nawaz Sharif seeks justice for ‘Mumbai Attacks’

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Chaos and fear continues to haunt India as the poor continue to pay with their flesh and blood, for a senseless war that has been imposed on them by the followers of a violent ideology. With rampant news of continued atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir and the appalling state of affairs that the...

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Generational Warfare for dummies: Pakistan’s inefficiency to understand and tackle

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   The concept of four "generations" in the history of modern warfare was created by a team of United States analysts, including William S. Lind, for the purpose of an argument for "the changing face of war" entering into a "fourth generation". First-generation warfare refers to Ancient and Post-classical battles fought with massed manpower,...

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The Need for Acceptance of Love Marriage in Our Society

By: |Areesha Anwer| (Department of International Relations, University of Karachi) Doesn't it sound bizarre if one day a stranger comes to you and asks if you both could live together for the rest of your lives as partners? Well, astonishingly I am talking about one of the most common norms of our society prevailing since forever – arranged marriage. As children,...

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The Enigma of Dr. Abdus Salam

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Published on: Jan 29, 2017    “I was born in the country town of Jhang, then part of British India, now Pakistan, in 1926. My father was a teacher and educational official in the Department of Education and my mother was a housewife. I had 6 brothers and 1 sister. My family was by...

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The plight of ‘Hazara’ community persists amid two competing narratives

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| While penning down this brief article of mine,  I chose to display a picture from the Facebook history archive, January 2013, showing a child protesting against the targeted persecution against the Hazara community, calling upon the former  eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon from January 2007 to December 2016, to address the inhumanity committed continuously...

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ICC Champions trophy victory against India last year, just became sweeter

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan & Waqas Arain |   The 180 run mammoth victory by Pakistan over a much stronger India left 1.3 billion people stunned and shattered and on the other side of the border a nation of 200 million danced in ecstasy and were overjoyed on the occasion, Pakistan had defeated their arch nemesis India in a humiliating fashion...

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Fawad Alam robbed of comeback as PCB’s nepotism continue

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain | People say good things come to those who wait but this is neither accurate nor applicable in Fawad Alam’s case. He must wonder what he has done to be on the receiving end of such treatment from Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) selection committee. A sixteen member squad for Pakistan's tour of England and Ireland...

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Thar gets Airport instead of food, water

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain | Tharparkar district basically is one of the twenty nine districts of Sindh province in Pakistan. It is largest district of Sindh by land area. The region derives its names from Thar and Parkar. The name Thar is from Thul, the general term for sand region or sand ridges and Parkar literary means “to cross...

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Pashteen champions Pashtun Long March against oppressors

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   "I urge professional soldiers not to follow the command of the generals and brigadiers. Refuse to obey their orders because they (generals) can get you killed like they did with people of Waziristan and other parts of the country", shouted an impassioned slender young man in his address to a large gathering, The...

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#BringingPopBack Pakistani artists take initiative to revive the Goldern Era of ‘POP’

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   The years between 1987 till the early 2000’s constitute the golden age of Pakistani pop and rock music. In these 14 years more pop/rock artistes emerged, albums were recorded and released, and concerts were held than in any other period of the country’s embattled history. The young melodic powerhouse Abbas Ali Khan has...

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Everything to know about the controversial ‘Dabangg Khan’

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain | Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, son of celebrated screen writer Salim Khan, has been jailed for five years for shooting endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago. They came together to shoot – a film. They allegedly then went together to shoot - the blackbuck. But in the end, while Salman gets ready to spend a...

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