On the other side of a bomb attack

Wearing a light blue shalwar-kameez with a matching shawl, Khadija, 13, is lying on an adjustable hospital bed at Peshawar’s Paraplegic Centre.

Her elder sister Sakeena, in her late teens, stands close to the bed that is placed in the shadow of a tree on a sunny February day in the backyard of the centre’s . . . → Read More: On the other side of a bomb attack

18 die in bomb attack on a Chehlum procession

Eighteen people died and more than 30 others were injured when an explosion ripped through a Chehlum procession in Khanpur, 46km from here, on Sunday.

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THE IGNORED REALITY

If there is democracy and people are the most important factor in a democracy then there is something seriously wrong.

There is a news story in Pakistan Today (11.1.12) about the travails of an ex soldier. This unfortunate man made the mistake of helping the police in thwarting a bomb attack on a shrine. In . . . → Read More: THE IGNORED REALITY