After his distasteful outburst, Zardari needs to beg for forgiveness

IT is now dawning upon the PPP that its leader Asif Ali Zardari erred and erred badly by pointing his guns towards Pakistan Army but the party seems to be not ready to acknowledge this publicly. Instead of confessing the guilt, it is resorting to finding refuge behind lame excuses, which nobody is willing to . . . → Read More: After his distasteful outburst, Zardari needs to beg for forgiveness

India should give peace a chance

The escalation A few months back India and Pakistan seemed ready for dialogue. Today they are sabre-rattling. Diplomatic engagements are badly affected. Both countries have become stingy in granting visas. PM Narendra Modi raked up the 1971 war; Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has threatened to attack Pakistan. Pakistan Army and government have responded in the . . . → Read More: India should give peace a chance

Pakistan’s four C-130 planes land in Nepal for relief operations

Four Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft carrying rescue and relief assistance, including a 30-bed mobile hospital, for Nepal left for the earthquake-devastated country Nepal on Sunday.

Two C-130 aircrafts have landed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and two more are expected to reach Kathmandu on April 27.

In line with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s four C-130 planes land in Nepal for relief operations

The paranoia of military takeover

There is an increased hysteria among certain ‘experts’ pertaining to a military takeover in Pakistan. This frenzy can be attributed to their conflicting preconceived notions about the institution and its rising public support. In a recent article, one particular analyst known for her anti-military slant stressed how the failure of civilian government is actually a . . . → Read More: The paranoia of military takeover

Lawmakers to discuss constitutional amendment today

Lawmakers are set to meet at the National Assembly on Monday to discuss and vote for proposed constitutional amendment seeking speedy trial of terrorists in the wake of Peshawar school attack, Radio Pakistan reported.

The 21st Amendment Bill 2015 and the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015 were tabled in the assembly on January 3 in . . . → Read More: Lawmakers to discuss constitutional amendment today

No mercy for militants – Pakistan Army

After pledging for years to crack down on violent Islamists, Pakistani authorities are now taking exceptional steps to do so, with a major military operation against the militants and a vow to rein in radical propaganda.

The government’s campaign has intensified in the wake of a massacre at an elite army-run school in Peshawar this . . . → Read More: No mercy for militants – Pakistan Army

Army starts retaliatory operations against terrorists

Initial reports reveal Peshawar attack was planned in first week of Dec by Mullah Fazlullah

Pakistan Army struck back at Islamist terrorists on Wednesday evening by killing at least 57 militants in Khyber Agency’s Tirah Valley in airstrikes, as police investigators revealed that the attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar had been planned . . . → Read More: Army starts retaliatory operations against terrorists

ISI – India’s worst nightmare

By Vinod Sharma

One has got to admire Pakistan. Is there any other example in history where a small nation has simultaneously taken on two much bigger countries, one a super power and the other deluding itself into believing that it is going to become one along its present trajectory, for such a . . . → Read More: ISI – India’s worst nightmare

Pakistan takes Ebola threat very seriously, prepared

Despite the low risk of Ebola outbreak in Pakistan, the federal government has chalked out a comprehensive plan in coordination with the provinces, UN agencies and the Pakistan Army to tackle the disease if any case emerges in the country.

“Although not a single case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been reported in Pakistan, . . . → Read More: Pakistan takes Ebola threat very seriously, prepared

Raheel Sharif – A leader with a clear vision

Aboard a private bus heading to the funeral of a Pakistani army instructor, Raheel Sharif fumed as a small television set showed provocative dancers. Finally he took matters into his own hands.

“He stood, smashed the screen with some object and shouted ‘Don’t you guys have any decency? Families are sitting here and you screened . . . → Read More: Raheel Sharif – A leader with a clear vision