Shooting in the dark

What do you do if you think you are being threatened? You have to be clear on the exact nature of the threat and how it has been delivered. Did you get a call? Was it given in a one on one meeting? Were there witnesses? Have you received something in writing or via email? Was . . . → Read More: Shooting in the dark

Hamid Mir shot, injured in Karachi

April 19, 2014 

KARACHI: Geo News senior anchorperson Hamid Mir was injured in a firing incident in Karachi on Saturday, Geo News reported.

According to reports, unknown armed men ambushed Mir’s vehicle at Natha Khan bridge. He received bullet injuries and was shifted to a private hospital.

Geo News reporter Afzal Nadeem Dogar said Mir . . . → Read More: Hamid Mir shot, injured in Karachi

Pakistani forces carry out aerial attack on militants

Gunship helicopters of the Pakistan Army pounded the hideouts of militants in the mountain ranges of Frontier Region Peshawar (FR Peshawar) on Tuesday.

An official of the political administration told The Express Tribune that cobra gunship helicopters targeted the heavily wooded mountain ranges of Shankrabi.  “These are highly wooded mountains where there is no human . . . → Read More: Pakistani forces carry out aerial attack on militants

Militants against Militants

Several are being reported killed in infighting between two distraught Tehreek-i-Taliban factions between whom fighting intensified on Friday in Waziristan.

The clash started between the two militant factions a few days ago and the cause of infighting was said to be over interference in matters inside one another’s domains.

. . . → Read More: Militants against Militants

Kaboom!! Tit for tat

At least 15 senior Taliban commanders were killed on Tuesday in Ghazni province by asuicide bomber reportedly attempting to keep them from carrying out plans to disrupt Saturday’s elections, according to Afghan officials.

. . . → Read More: Kaboom!! Tit for tat

Chris Alexander lacks basic knowledge on global security issues

Pakistan is lashing back at a senior Conservative cabinet minister who accused the country of sponsoring terrorism, warning he should not pursue a “personal and prejudiced agenda” on an issue of crucial importance to regional security.

In a statement to CBC News Network’s Power & Politics, the High Commission for Pakistan said Citizenship and Immigration Minister . . . → Read More: Chris Alexander lacks basic knowledge on global security issues

Law enforcers in Karachi are to be blamed for current violence

(by Talha Khan) An effective and efficient police is required to maintain order and provide security to the common man. Police is essentially a civilian establishment that is solely answerable to the civil authority for all its actions and functions within clearly defined legal parameters.

There can be no modern state without a civilian police organization. In . . . → Read More: Law enforcers in Karachi are to be blamed for current violence

TTP’s latest ruse: “we will not impose Sharia by force”

By Corrupt Keeray PAKISTANPAL’S BLOG

As expected the Taliban have shown their true colors and intentions. By refusing to free Shahbaz Taseer and Gilani they have tacitly admitted that they kidnap Pakistan citizens or have them kidnapped through their proxies. This implies that they are fully involved in the extortion and armed . . . → Read More: TTP’s latest ruse: “we will not impose Sharia by force”

Spreading thy tentacles

Saudi Arabia’s benevolence seems to have offended more than it has appeased the average Pakistani. Can $1.5 million really make it to the world records as the most expensive gift? Perhaps that is another world record the Punjabi Chief Minister must contemplate over submitting. Are we sugarcoating aid now? Perhaps yes we are. But Pakistan . . . → Read More: Spreading thy tentacles

Old but unstoppable Sattar Edhi comes out for peace

KARACHI: Philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi on Wednesday took out a rally in Karachi to “spread his message of peace,” Express News reported.

Accompanied by Edhi Foundation workers and school children, the social worker – in his wheelchair – started the procession from Bolton Market. Speaking to Express News, Edhi said he intends to go to Mazar-e-Quaid and then . . . → Read More: Old but unstoppable Sattar Edhi comes out for peace