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A storm in a tea cup

Modi’s air-dash to Lahore from Kabul on his way home after his flying visit to Afghanistan last week was not more than a storm in a tea cup and that was that. High on his list of priorities these days is how to rehabilitate India’s image in the eyes of …

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Afghanistan is as uncontrollable today as it was after nine-eleven

Helmand province of Afghanistan which borders Pakistan is precariously placed in the hands of Afghan government of Ashraf Ghani with the Taliban zeroing in on it with full force and Kabul trying its best to ensure that it does not slip out of its hands. The Daesh has reportedly set …

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Bilawal needs a Bairam Khan.

In a few hours from now the 8th death anniversary of Benazir is being observed by the PPP. Exactly 8 years ago on this day she was cut down by an assassin’s bullet precisely at the same venue where in 1951 the first prime minister of Pakistan Liaqat Ali Khan …

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Don’t put a premium on corruption

No news is a good news,so goes an age-old adage.It is in the air that the government is once again introducing an Amnesty Scheme with effect from Ist January 2016 enabling the owners of black money to convert their ill-gotten money into white by paying only one percent tax on …

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Effective border management in FATA is the need of the hour

The defence secretary says Pakistan would like US assistance for effectively monitoring the Durand Line so that the terrorists who have fled to Afghanistan don’t get an opportunity to sneak back into Pakistan. In plain words there is a dire need now for an effective border management. There is a …

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Would Nawaz let Zardari off the hook?

Zardari is in a dilemma. He wants to attend death anniversary of his spouse Benazir scheduled for 27th of this month but is shit-scared of his possible arrest in fresh corruption cases on his landing at Karachi. He visited Saudi Arabia recently ostensibly for performing Umra but insiders say the …

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