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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Pakistan: A glorious past

By Nadeem F. Paracha

The Also Pakistan series was to conclude much earlier. But the kind of popular interest that it attracted from readers from within and outside Pakistan, prompted the making of a few more sequels of this photo feature.

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The four year run in the long run

By Nida Afaque

The political scenario in Pakistan is like a chameleon which rapidly changes color. We have highly contested credibility of politicians, a frail economy fueled by a dwindling supply of energy, international powers unhappy with the commitment Pakistanis show to their relationship and a public that is on the brink of losing . . . → Read More: The four year run in the long run

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

Lyari – Swat of Sindh

By Ghalib Sultan

To the oldest locality of Pakistan’s largest city, violence and illegal activities is not new. Lyari saw its first well known gangster back in 1960s. Gangs were typically involved in drug smuggling, bootlegging and other street crimes. The situation took a turn for the worse in the 1980s when weapons and . . . → Read More: Lyari – Swat of Sindh

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 our . . . → 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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