The Inadequacies of Pakistan’s Liberal Media

From a tool for state propaganda to playing whistle blower in high profile scandals, the media of a country yields incredible potential by holding the reigns to the sway of public opinion. The interminable manifestation of violence in the country fuelled by religious extremism has by design or default blackened more pages than any other . . . → Read More: The Inadequacies of Pakistan’s Liberal Media

Kisan Board Pakistan to prepare White Paper on corruption incidents at Provincial Level

Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has started preparing a ‘white paper’ on corruption and irregularities being done by the officials of the provincial departments involved in the on-going wheat procurement drive. This was disclosed at an emergent meeting of the ‘wheat committee’ of the Board with KBP Central President Sardar Zafar Hussein Khan in the chair, . . . → Read More: Kisan Board Pakistan to prepare White Paper on corruption incidents at Provincial Level

Targeted: SP CID killed in Quetta

Superintendent of Police Crime Investigation Department (CID) Shahnawaz Khan succumbed to bullet wounds sustained in a targeted attack by unidentified men on Tuesday in the Satellite Town area of Quetta, Express News reported.

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Politicians Assets net worth rocketed sky high according to ECP report

By Irfan Ghauri

The annual declaration of assets and liabilities to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) shows that the net worth of assets belonging to both Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani have increased.

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Pakistan crushes Sri Lanka by 14-0 in Junior Hockey World Cup

Pakistan on Monday made the cut for next year’s Junior Hockey World Cup by reaching the semifinals of the Junior Asia Cup following a 14-0 triumph over minnows Sri Lanka in a group match in the Malaysian city of Malacca.

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Pakistani forces locate Weinstein’s kidnappers

By: Asad Kharal

Police investigators told a visiting team of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday that they have tracked down the al Qaeda ring involved in the kidnapping of a septuagenarian US aid worker.

Warren Weinstein, 71, was abducted from his residence in the upscale Model Town neighbourhood of Lahore . . . → Read More: Pakistani forces locate Weinstein’s kidnappers

A never-ending war

By Fareed Zakaria

Whatever you thought of President Obama’s recent speech on Afghanistan, it is now increasingly clear that the United States is winding down its massive military commitments to the two wars of the last decade.

We are out of Iraq and we will soon be largely out of Afghanistan. Osama bin Laden is dead, . . . → Read More: A never-ending war

Parents can use tracking apps to find missing children

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. Their child doesn’t come home one evening and is missing for several days.

When a 14-year-old boy from Atlanta, Georgia disappeared earlier this year, his mother turned to her smartphone for clues using an app called Family Tracker that helped track his location.

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