Sethi resigns this time

Ten days after he was restored as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairperson, Najam Sethi announced that he will resign from the post, Express Newsreported on Monday.

Sethi made this announcement during a hearing of a case related to the issue of chairmanship at the Supreme Court. A two-judge bench of the apex court – headed by . . . → Read More: Sethi resigns this time

Journalism: Mixing opinions with facts

The late Democratic senator and all-around sage Daniel Patrick Moynihan put it best: “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.”

There have been, are and always will be plenty of issues to argue about. What’s the best way to improve the economy? How do we solve the immigration crisis? . . . → Read More: Journalism: Mixing opinions with facts

Pakistan’s whining liberals

The perpetual finger-wagging whiner (aka Pakistani Liberal):

Before military operation against extremists:

 

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Satirical read – a nation of Amir Liaquats

Just shedding some light on the FACT that everyone is actually just Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain trapped in a different body.

 

You often secretly feel like a total boss.

 

More often than you should, actually. This is you after a presentation.

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China puts a ban on fasting in Ramazan

China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from taking part in Ramazan fasting, government websites said, prompting condemnation from an exile group on Wednesday.

China’s ruling Communist party is officially atheist, and for years has restricted fasting in Xinjiang, home to the mostly Muslim . . . → Read More: China puts a ban on fasting in Ramazan

“Iraq war a huge mistake” – Really Mr Kerry, the whole world knew this since beginning

US Secretary of State John Kerry admitted that the Iraq war was a serious mistake for which the sufferings continued even today, Geo News reported on Tuesday.

In an interview to Chinese news agency, US Secretary of State, John Kerry said he had termed this decision of former President George Bush . . . → Read More: “Iraq war a huge mistake” – Really Mr Kerry, the whole world knew this since beginning

Poor Ms Fatima Jinnah has to pay her water bill 47 years after her death

By Nazir Leghari

The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board has sent a bill on account of provision of water and services charges for sewerage to the sister of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and a great leader of Pakistan Movement, the late Fatima Jinnah, 47 years after her death.

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Pakistani social media reacts against whitening products

An advert for skin-whitening soap has sparked a debate in Pakistani society about what many are calling the country’s ‘obsession’ with attaining fairer skin.

Campaigners say that the idea of having fair skin is unfairly linked to personal and professional success in Pakistan.

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ISIL fighters are in love with kitties?

So this is happening.

In their effort to show that they do indeed have a softer side, supporters of ISIL — the terror group now taking over large swaths of Iraq — are supplementing their already impressive web presence with a Twitter stream that consists almost solely of purported jihadists with cats.

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Why are the Germans shifting to non-alcoholic beer

It’s one o’clock in the afternoon at Bei Schlawinchen and the beer is already flowing.

Famous for keeping the taps running 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the past 35 years, this quintessential “kneipe,” or “dive,” is the last place you’d expect to find alcohol-free beer. But even this haven . . . → Read More: Why are the Germans shifting to non-alcoholic beer