An obituary, Ali Akbar Kumaili

The night he was shot, I sat in the morgue next to him for hours.

Looking at him as he lay there motionless, wrapped in his kafan, was perhaps the saddest thing I have ever seen. The strongest man in our family, the man whom I saw lift a Corolla off the ground all by . . . → Read More: An obituary, Ali Akbar Kumaili

PMLN MNA’s sons accused of sexually assaulting a girl, blackmail her into silence

The girl sexually assaulted by the three sons of a PMLN MNA and five other suspects in Faisalabad has decided to drop the case. The victim changed her original statement on Friday from being raped, to exchanging ‘harsh words’ with the accused. The sudden retraction blatantly points to manipulation on part of the sons of . . . → Read More: PMLN MNA’s sons accused of sexually assaulting a girl, blackmail her into silence

President Bush’s 2007 predictions about Iraq’s current crisis

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A prophetic warning from then-President George W. Bush before he left office about what would happen if the U.S. withdrew troops from Iraq too soon is getting new attention in light of the Islamic State’s gains, as each of his predictions appears to be coming true.

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US plans to spy on international businesses – Snowden

A 2009 intelligence document provided to journalists by former government contractor Edward Snowden suggests the United States weighed someday conducting espionage to prevent losing its economic prowess to other countries.

The document, published first by The Intercept on Friday this week, outlines tactics the American intelligence community may implement in the future in the . . . → Read More: US plans to spy on international businesses – Snowden

Model Town massacre Inquiry judge becomes PM Nawaz Sharif’s victim

M Nawaz Sharif has decided to penalize Justice Ali Baqir Najfi for his incriminating report against the Punjab government on the Model Town massacre. According to sources, PMLN govt has prepared a reference that will be lodged against Justice Najfi. PMLN has taken cue from a banned terrorist outfit’s propaganda against Justice Najfi.

It may . . . → Read More: Model Town massacre Inquiry judge becomes PM Nawaz Sharif’s victim

Military has a role to play in saving Pakistan

I vividly recall, in the autumn of ’99, a few days after Gen. Musharraf’s military coup of October 12th, driving through the Islamabad-Rawalpindi Highway that it was a pleasant and serene early evening and a steady calm prevailed in the atmosphere as if the Almighty had bestowed peace on this land of the . . . → Read More: Military has a role to play in saving Pakistan

Past, present and future: nothing is black and white

The past politics of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PMLN) have been far from ethical or principled. We grew up with images of Mian Nawaz Sharif as the trusted man of a dictator who was later exposed to be working with “individuals from the ISI” to forge an election alliance of almost all political forces just . . . → Read More: Past, present and future: nothing is black and white

Imran Khan – The legend has won

I sent this open letter to Chairman Imran Khan

Salam Imran Khan

You are a son of Pakistan in whose achievements the nation takes pride. You have raised the head high for the nation not only by winning a world cup but also establishing one of the best cancer . . . → Read More: Imran Khan – The legend has won

IK is definitely a leader

By Mansoor Hamid – LUMS

No matter what happens from here on in, I would always believe that IK is arguably one of the greatest living Pakistanis for what he has done in sports, social work and then politics. His talent charisma, perseverance, integrity and accomplishments outshine all of his peers and . . . → Read More: IK is definitely a leader

Lawyers protest over police brutality against media people

The Punjab Bar Council (PBC) issued a strike call on Sunday when police subjected journalists and protesters to violence on the orders of the government.

Lahore Bar Association (LBA) and Faisalabad Bar Association (FBA) officials said on Sunday that lawyers would observe a strike on Monday against police violence on journalists.

Advocate Asif Chattha said . . . → Read More: Lawyers protest over police brutality against media people