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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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Revival of district magistracy

The Chief Secretary KPK has written to all the administrative secretaries under his jurisdiction to ensure that the line departments under them do cooperate with the deputy commissioners as heads of these departments don’t even attend to the telephone calls of the DCs. What a pity that the District Magistrate …

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Important institution on the decline

There are some institutions in this country which had reached their zenith in late 1960s like PIA, GTS, Railways and Radio Pakistan, to mention a few. All of them have now touched their nadir. Take for example, Radio. Till 1964 it was the major source of communication of government with …

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Drawbacks of narrow mindedness

Woe betide people that do not give ear to the directives of the government aimed at protecting them from a certain death at the hands of any pandemic. The way some of the people have been flouting the instructions of the government regarding adoption of precautionary measures for safeguarding themselves …

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