Pakistan’s Oil, Gas prices may go up 32 percent

With the petroleum ministry’s support, three state-run oil and gas companies have sought a cumulative 32.3 per cent increase in the price of regasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) to improve their profits even on system losses without fresh investments.

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority may reconsider on Monday the . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Oil, Gas prices may go up 32 percent

APS Peshawar attack… One year later

Before the horror of December 16, we associated the day with shame: when the borders of Bangladesh were carved in blood, and the state acted in ways amoral and unforgivable.

But the shame of 16/12 gave way to shock 43 years later: horror in another time, another city, another country. Faced . . . → Read More: APS Peshawar attack… One year later

The continuing discrimination against Pakistan

(By Zamir Akram) Part – II. The latest phase in the American pattern of discrimination against Pakistan is to demand a cap on Pakistan’s nuclear weapons production and missile delivery capabilities without any matching requirement on India.

These proposals have been obediently parroted by American think tanks such as Carnegie Endowment and The Stimson Center . . . → Read More: The continuing discrimination against Pakistan

Lets stop apologizing

(By Khaled Almaeena) The Paris attacks that killed 130 people and injured hundreds of others are still capturing headlines. They also occupy the top spot in social media the world over.

The attack came days after suicide bombers blew up about 40 people in a Beirut suburb and before that a Russian plane was blown . . . → Read More: Lets stop apologizing

Sharifs lack the political vision

By DR NIAZ MURTAZA

BY winning the recent Punjab LG polls, the Sharifs have re-demonstrated their political hold in the province and by extension in Pakistan. Counting tenures as chief executives federally or provincially, the Sharifs have ruled Pakistan longer than any dictator or political family (party-wise, the PPP is still . . . → Read More: Sharifs lack the political vision

Malik Siraj Akbar – Terrorist Poodle

Of late a Mr. Malik Siraj Akbar is proving to be quite the jack in the box; popping up right on time with an eager-to-influence-the-narrative blog post when PAK-US relations experience an upward trend.

His recent blog post for the Huffington Post can only be described as pure . . . → Read More: Malik Siraj Akbar – Terrorist Poodle

Modi stands between Pakistan – India peace: Mani Shankar

Barely had the row over his remarks on Paris attacks faded that senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar once again courted controversy on Tuesday by asking for the removal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to solve the Kashmir dispute.

“Hamein le aaiye, inhein hataiye (Bring in the Congress, remove him),” Aiyar reportedly told a Pakistani . . . → Read More: Modi stands between Pakistan – India peace: Mani Shankar

Those we kill and forget

(By Laura Gottesdiener) Here’s a little thought experiment: imagine that we’re in Kansas (without Toto) and a bridal party in three rented limos is heading down a highway toward a church where a wedding is about to take place. Suddenly, a small out-of-control plane plummets into those limos killing the bride, the mother of the . . . → Read More: Those we kill and forget

Historical church next target of Punjab Government

The DCO Gujrat have vandalized a historic Church with building car parking around it on orders of Punjab government rulers of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Group PML (N) who have already grabbed valuable land of churches and Christian graveyards in different cities of province through their land mafia organs.

The land mafia agents in Pakistan . . . → Read More: Historical church next target of Punjab Government

In less than 2 decades 100 million people may be forced into poverty

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New World Bank report highlights the acute threat of climate change to poor people. This threat can be contained through rapid and inclusive development that takes into account climate change, targeted adaptation measures, and emissions reductions efforts that protect the poor. Without such action, it warns climate change could push more than . . . → Read More: In less than 2 decades 100 million people may be forced into poverty