By YAROSLAV TROFIMOV
LAHORE,Pakistan—It has been a tiring campaign ahead of Saturday’s Pakistani elections,with leading politicians crisscrossing the country to press the flesh. It has been particularly exhausting for Idris Ahmed Ali’s pets.
Mr. Ali,a businessman here in Pakistan’s second-largest city,owns six tigers and two pumas,in addition to goats,chicken,cows . . . →Read More:Mystery of the political tiger
Islamabad:A Pakistani court on Thursday declared that US drone strikes in the country’s lawless tribal belt were illegal and directed the Foreign Ministry to move a resolution against the attacks in the United Nations.
The Peshawar High Court issued the verdict against the strikes by CIA-operated spy planes in response to four petitions that . . . →Read More:Drone strikes illegal:PHC
The latest US-based PEW Research Center survey,released 11 days before Pakistan goes for elections,shows that 84% of Pakistani Muslims favour Islamic sharia as their official law.
While none of the leading political parties with the only exception of Imran Khan’s PTI promises to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state,the 30th April Pew . . . →Read More:84% of Pakistanis want Shariah according to the latest poll
By Enum Naseer
It is simple economics:resources are scarce and wants are unlimited. The problem of allocation gets more serious when population growth is unchecked- as is the case in Pakistan. It is confusing hence,that no one has taken the pains to voice the issue in the mainstream media;no political party mentioned it . . . →Read More:FP Analysis:The Population Bomb
By Enum Naseer
Feelings of doom and gloom continue to overshadow Pakistan’s success with democracy. With the country just days away from its moment of truth- the elections,enthusiastic political advertisements continue to consume much of the space on print,electronic and social media to promise peace and prosperity. Yet,the economy of Pakistan stands in . . . →Read More:Mirage Revisited
These are our national level politicians. Please watch the video then laugh and then cry! Do we want them to take control of Pakistan and decide the fate of 180 million Pakistanis? Think when you vote!
Celebrities and models exhibit collections by Nadya Mistry,Mifrah and Deepak Perwani.