ZoneAsia-Pk: Why aren’t the Army Doctors complaining?

By Zoon Ahmad Khan

Punjab’s problems are not only escalating (vertically), but also very visibly expanding (horizontally). The unscheduled load shedding, Energy Crisis, and the Doctor’s strike. The perceived culprits in Punjab’s suffering vary from the federal government, the provincial, or corruption and the jealous peripheries, influenced for the most part by prior political . . . → Read More: ZoneAsia-Pk: Why aren’t the Army Doctors complaining?

Political disputes jeopardize Pakistan’s participation in Olympics

The head of the Pakistan national Olympic association has said that ill-planned policies of the government sports authorities could well lead to the isolation of the country from the international sports arena.

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SC hands DAG show-cause notice for going to India and polishing shoes

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Sunday issued a show-cause notice to Deputy Attorney General (DAG) of Pakistan Khurshid Khan at the Peshawar High Court for “defaming” the country during a recent visit to India. The SCBA has asked the DAG what made him to polish shoes at an Indian shrine and asked for . . . → Read More: SC hands DAG show-cause notice for going to India and polishing shoes

The sound of minarets crashing

Our silence condemns only us

Six minarets falling to the ground should generate some tremors and cause a lot of noise. Yet the demolition of a mosque run by the Ahmadi sect in Kharian generated barely a murmur in this country. It seems as if the dust rising from the debris obscured our vision and . . . → Read More: The sound of minarets crashing

Lahore meat complex stinks of corruption

Lahore Meat Complex (LMC) project worth Rs 1.5 billion at Shahpur Kanjran is in doldrums as its Chief Executive Dr Hamid Jalil had reportedly resigned ‘under protest’ over alleged intervention of a political family in the project’s affairs. According to documents available with the NNI, LMC, a state-of-the-art slaughterhouse was completed in a record period . . . → Read More: Lahore meat complex stinks of corruption

David Cameron and London’s mayor get ringing approval from Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, one of the world’s most wanted militant chiefs, has told Pakistani leaders they should aspire to be more like David Cameron and Boris Johnson, according to The Daily Telegraph.

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Afghan Refugees suffering from HIV

PESHAWAR - Eighty-eight Afghan refugees, including those from the Tribal Areas, have been found to be infected with AIDS, and also include 10 Afghan refugee women. Sources from the Health Department said Pakistan and Afghanistan’s authorities had been known to have evolved a joint strategy to detect and prevent AIDS among Afghan refugees.

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