The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) warned on Wednesday of closing casualty and emergency wards of all major hospitals if the government failed to recover kidnapped senior psychiatrist Dr Ghulam Rasool within 48 hours.
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Just like all the other crimes, this one is a part and parcel of life in Karachi. Hearing about a case of abduction did not really give me goose bumps before. However, all this changed the day one of my own kin got kidnapped.
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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
Some years ago a patriotic Parsi Pakistani was kidnapped from Quetta. He was a businessman, a taxpayer, former MPA and very well connected. The ransom demanded was Rupees One Billion. He was never recovered and died in captivity. Some months ago his wife was kidnapped and in spite of a heavy ransom having been . . . → Read More: The Pakistan Scene
The father-in-law of an Afghan teenager whose nose and ears were hacked off after she fled her husband’s abusive home is being questioned by police.
Haji Suleman, who was arrested in the Chora district of central Uruzgan province, told the BBC he was innocent.
Aisha was given a prosthetic nose after featuring on a controversial . . . → Read More: Aisha’s father-in-law maimed her and blamed the Taliban