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Welcome home Malala

The youngest Nobel Laureate of world Malala Yousufzai’s long cherished dream of returning back to her home country–Pakistan has finally come true. The proud daughter of the nation who has been championing the cause of women’s right and girls’ education emerged as a powerful voice at international level after surviving …

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The use of suomotu

In many South Asian States it has been a common practice for the superior courts to use suomotu jurisdiction to establish rule of law besides protecting the fundamental rights of the citizens and interestingly Pakistan is no exception to this. Constitutionally, the supreme court of Pakistan is authorised having every …

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The ISIS hoax

In occupied Kashmir, some important developments have taken place during the recent couple of weeks. Interestingly, both the developments are correlated and interconnected. On the political front, a landmark development was witnessed when the towering resistance leader Syed Ali Geelani voluntarily stepped down as head of a political party and …

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Communal violence in Sri Lanka

Shocking incidents of communal violence taking place in Sri Lanka over the past several months have landed the country in hot water again after fighting decades’ long civil war against LTTE insurgents. The targeted violence against the Muslims by Buddhist community have sent shockwaves across the country as scores of …

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Privatisation of PIA & PSM

ncumbent government’s proposed plan to privatize Pakistan International Air Lines and Pakistan Steel has met with strong opposition as mainstream opposition parties and labour bodies have voiced serious concerns over a proposed plan of the government to privatize the state-owned entities despite the fact that perpetual neglect and mismanagement on …

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Media accountability

In an unprecedented move the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday imposed a three month ban on TV anchor Shahid Masood’s programme on a private news channel for airing a baseless report wherein the anchor had claimed that Imran Ali was a member of international child pornography gang having connections …

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Bullying tactics won’t work

Border skirmishes and sporadic incidents of cross LoC shelling on the line of control on one hand continue to soar the already fragile relationship between the two neighbouring nuclear states India and Pakistan while on the other hand Indian leaders’ uncouth and hawkish attitude towards Pakistan serve as the biggest …

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The budding bonhomie

National Security Advisor Lieutenant General (retired) Nasser Khan Janjua has assured Afghan officials of Pakistan’s full support to bring peace and stability in war torn country that has been reeling under vicious circle of violence and political instability over the past several decades. Jangua who arrived in Kabul on Saturday …

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PSL Final

The Pakistan Cricket Board is all set to hold Pakistan Super League (PSL) final match in the port city of Karachi on Sunday 25 March. All necessary arrangements in this regard have been finalized. Good news for cricket fans is that three important matches would be played on Pakistani soil …

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