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The dark side of capitalism

Capitalism is beneficial to the common man only if the element of competition is fostered and promoted in the economic system. The biggest danger in that system is that if there is no proper check and balance on the various trades, there is always a danger that monopolies and cartel …

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Coronavirus is spreading like wildfire

The coronavirus pandemic is getting most of the attention of American rulers and it has pushed the US-Taliban talks to the back burner. Wasn’t it Kabul which, in cahoots, with New Delhi has been trying since long to foment trouble in Pakistan aimed at dismembering it?Isn’t it natural justice that …

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Loss of confidence

Imran Khan says people in this country don’t pay government taxes though they are not so much parsimonious when it comes to giving charities privately. During the course of recent coronavirus pandemic , however, it has been noticed that they have been rather frugal in donating money as a charity …

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Coronavirus shouldn’t be politicised

The man in the street hasn’t liked the statements of Chaudhry brothers of Gujerat in which they had criticised the arrest of some members of Tableeghi jamaat for violating the instructions of government on coronavirus. No body should take a political mileage out of these crisis which the country is …

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Decline in some games

Squash and hockey were two such games in which once no country could hold candle to Pakistan. For years together, Pakistan had been producing squash and hockey players, the likes of whom were never seen by the world. Time was when the other hockey playing nations used to engage hockey …

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Reward and punishment

Ahsan Iqbal, General Secretary of Nawaz League has had a point there when he said that the fund of Rs 30 billion earmarked for MNAs by the government for spending in their political constituencies be given to those victims of coronavirus who don’t know where their next meal will come …

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Nimmi is no more

Nimmi was a top ranking film heroine of Bollywood who had millions of fans among the cinegoers in Pakistan too. She breathed her last in Mumbai at the ripe age of 87 the other day. Once she was introduced by Rajkapoor in his film Barsaat about 70 years back, she …

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Wasted opportunities

Had Bhutto been alive today he would have been 92 . Every year his partymen observe his death anniversary on 4th April, the day in 1979, on which he was hanged by Zia and this year too wasn’t an exception. He must be, however, turning in his grave over what …

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