Taxation and Representation: The Unfortunate System in Pakistan

No country can stand up on its own proverbial feet – and actually consider itself independent and sovereign – unless it is able to muster up its own resources for the purposes of both running the state and developing the nation

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Introducing the Android game Angry Imran

As calm as he may look on the outside, an ‘angry’ Imran Khan has set out to kick out politicians from Pakistan. A newly launched Angry Birds-styled game for Android users shows the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief taking on politicians from different parties.

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The Real Reason for the Decline of the Muslim World

By Zaki Malik

The following figures are indicative of the fact that Muslims are the least educated people in the world and we are proud of it because our spiritual leaders (neem- Mullahs)have guaranteed that we are the only one who will go to heaven and all others are doomed and bound for . . . → Read More: The Real Reason for the Decline of the Muslim World

Younis Habib admits being coerced by Ghulam Ishaq and Aslam Beg to arrange Rs. 340 million

A frail-looking Younus Habib, who headed the now defunct Mehran Bank, spilled the beans in the Mehrangate-IJI case on Thursday when he revealed in his first-ever statement before the Supreme Court that he had been forced by former president late Ghulam Ishaq Khan and former army chief Aslam Beg to arrange Rs340 million in the . . . → Read More: Younis Habib admits being coerced by Ghulam Ishaq and Aslam Beg to arrange Rs. 340 million

Getting Facts Straight

Targeted killing of Hazara has continued for last 12 years. It has not only been ignored by successive governments and security officials but by the very ‘Ghairatmand’ and patriotic people of Pakistan who take to the streets in millions to protest against the killings of their fellow countrymen by a foreign citizen but never . . . → Read More: Getting Facts Straight

Are We a Nation in Denial?

Amidst chaos once more; this time the people are better prepared, but perhaps only mentally. It seems like the Pakistani Society (especially the youth) has acclimatized at a miraculous pace. Be it bomb blasts, suicide attacks, open fire on civilians, floods, earthquakes, dengue; we can know it all and still strut down the sidewalks with . . . → Read More: Are We a Nation in Denial?

MQM’s Letter To Tony Blair: “ISI Must Be Disbanded”

LONDON: A copy of the letter written by MQM’s chief Mr. Altaf Hussain to then Prime Minister of United Kingdom Mr. Tony Blair. MQM’s chief offers counter-terrorism support to United Kingdom.

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Nominating unknown people in FIRs drags cases, gives police chance to fleece people

Nominating unknown people in FIRs drags cases and gives police a chance to fleece the people

LAHORE – The nomination of unidentified people in first information reports (FIRs) has become a custom that is equally beneficial for police and complainants, as it provides police with a source to mint money from the accused party and . . . → Read More: Nominating unknown people in FIRs drags cases, gives police chance to fleece people

Message from Davis: Light ke baghair rehne walo

Light ke baghair rehne walo Dehshat gardi bardasht karne walo Aik mulk mein 2 eiden manane walo Strike mein ghar bethne walo Har cheez pe Extra tax dene walo

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Why do voters elect the same politicians?

Switch on any TV channel, open up a newspaper or log on to a social network and you will see our parliamentarians and their electorate continuously drawing ire of the urban-educated elite.

Participants engaging in intellectual discourse on talk shows raise questioning eyebrows over the wisdom possessed by the electorate, and criticise voters’ decision of . . . → Read More: Why do voters elect the same politicians?