Pakistan’s food donation to WFP second largest

ISLAMABAD : Pakistan has emerged the second largest donor for the World Food Programme (WFP) with donation of 150,000 metric ton wheat in 2013.

The donation valued at Rs 5.5 billion ($52 million) demonstrated Pakistan’s continued commitment to help its people in need, said WFP  spokesman.He said the donation was provided . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s food donation to WFP second largest

As the government plays ostrich and dresses windows

By Ayaz Amir

This government – more a family limited company with each passing day – now looks like a patient in a hospital ward, paralysed from the waist downwards. The few doctors around are wearing gloomy and mournful expressions.

The last time Nawaz Sharif was prime minister it took him two and a half . . . → Read More: As the government plays ostrich and dresses windows

The bogeyman that never left

By Minahil K.

The circular debt is back again, and with a bang this time.  It is rumored to have accumulated to more than twice the amount that the government retired after coming to power making it obvious that the government, after five years in the province and one in the center, has been unable to . . . → Read More: The bogeyman that never left

Imaam of Kaaba asked to visit and help with fight against Polio

The Ministry of Health, Organisation of the Islamic Conference and Islamic Development Bank have invited Imam-e-Kaaba Abdul Rahman al Sudais to attend the International Ulema Conference on Polio Eradication.

To be held in Islamabad from June 15 to 16, the event is expected to draw at least 50-60 religious dignitaries and . . . → Read More: Imaam of Kaaba asked to visit and help with fight against Polio

Déjà vu

They say lightning never strikes the same place twice. But what we witnessed today was a re-run of the horrific terrorist attack on the Karachi Airport on Sunday. Airport Security Forces were targeted once again and the media, out of habit, showed live coverage. In the reckless pursuit of higher TRPs, national interests and common . . . → Read More: Déjà vu

The twist in history by the twisted historians!

I found this post on a website, the original article was so biased and one sided but the comment below the article was so well researched and befitting! You can read the article if you like (from the website link provided) but you must read the comment which I have copy pasted here (I hope this . . . → Read More: The twist in history by the twisted historians!

Pakistan destroys terrorist hideouts

Pakistan has carried out air raids in the Tirah Valley area of the northwestern Khyber tribal district, killing at least 15 people, according to a statement by the military.

The statement, released early on Tuesday, said “nine terrorist hideouts were destroyed” in the raids, which came a day after an armed assault at Karachi’s international airport killed . . . → Read More: Pakistan destroys terrorist hideouts

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Pakistan – where we were, where we are

Pakistan was carved out from the rest of India in August 1947. It was made up of the region’s Muslim-majority areas on the west and east sides of colonial India.

The creation of Pakistan had been the work of lawyer and politician, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, and his All India Muslim League. Jinnah and his party’s . . . → Read More: Pakistan – where we were, where we are

What the media doesn’t talk about when it talks about Pakistan

If Pakistan were a person, he (and it would have to be a he) would have to be completely humorless, paranoid, insecure, eager to take offense, and suffering from self-righteousness, self-pity, and self-hatred,” described Christopher Hitchens in Vanity Fair back in 2011.

Hitchens also called Pakistan “one of the vilest and most dangerous regions on . . . → Read More: What the media doesn’t talk about when it talks about Pakistan