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


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”

Today in 1992: Pakistan becomes world cricket champion

Today in History: 25th March 1992 World Cup Final Memories – What went through Ramiz Raja’s mind when he took the final catch off Imran Khan’s bowling.

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Taliban Khan: A lethally accurate label

PLENTY, if it happens to be ‘Taliban Khan’. The wit who bestowed the nickname on Imran Khan probably had no idea how lethally accurate this label would prove to be. He may have intended to be ironic, but turned out to be prescient.

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Misbah: The man with a plan

Cricket is perhaps the only sport in which a captain actually does more than just play the game or wear an armband.

Apart from having good, consistent cricketing abilities, he has to also exhibit a penchant for the kind of leadership found in a military general or in a political leader.

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Be a proud Pakistani

Even today, your kebab is Behari, your Biryani is Sindhi, your tea is Kashmiri, your naan is Afghani, your guard is Baloch, your transporter is Pashtun, your port is in Karachi, your industry is in Punjab, your music is Multani Sufi and the beauty of your country lies in Gilgit-Baltistan..

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PTI’s epidemic outbreak

After being beaten in the May 11, 2013 general elections in Punjab, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) came back to the heart of Lahore in their attempt to portray a ‘real opposition’. They carried out a protest rally on Mall Road against rising inflation in the country.

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AAP is not India’s PTI

Just a day before the Delhi assembly election results were declared and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) created history, Imran Khan was in New Delhi attending a conference. Speaking to Delhi’s elite in a five-star hotel, the former cricketer declared that the anti-corruption politician Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP was India’s answer to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)! While . . . → Read More: AAP is not India’s PTI


As the day of sacrifice approaches the numbers of bovine creatures become more and more visible. They await their fate helplessly as religious fervor increases by the day. Looking at these animals one wonders if the vast majority of those who live in this land are any different from them—except, of course, for the obvious . . . → Read More: SHEEPISH SHEEP

US Drones policy and war crimes

Without a doubt, Pakistan’s biggest problem is Terrorism. Imran Khan and PTI’s stance on the solution has been consistent for many years now.

Imran Khan will propose a four point agenda in the All Parties Conference (APC) on September 9, 2013.

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Peshawarites vote against the bat


PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf popularity bubble burst in Peshawar on Thursday as the local residents either stayed home or went to the polling stations to vote against the nominee of Imran Khan’s party for the by-election in the local NA-1 constituency.

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