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The End of ‘Muk Muka’

Mr Asif Ali Zardari has been in the news for the last three days in a big big way. He issued a statement that promptly made headlines in the media. Even though the statement was worded in such a manner that it seemed to convey that in Mr Zardari’s view, …

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Why?

When the Pakistan Super League began early this month, Islamabad United led by Misbahul Haque looked confirmed and ‘emphatic’ underdogs. The hype created around the Karachi Tigers infact made all other teams look dismally hopeless. But soon Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi began to steal all limelight. Till Islamabad United …

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Will the Washington-New Dehli agenda be allowed to prevail?

I am getting more and more convinced that Americans have a well-thought-out plan and an appropriate road-map to bring about a ‘Peace Accord’ between Pakistan and India. This Peace Accord is unlikely to border around the resolution of the core issue between the two countries—i.e Kashmir. The U.S objective behind …

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MNS ON WARPATH

Why is Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on war path? And against whom? This week he has made two statements that have stunned the Nation. The first statement was made on Wednesday in which he accepted that the former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpaee was justified in believing that …

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Acting like a General !

General Sanaullah Rana, exercising special powers granted to him by either Pakistan’s prime minister or the chief minister of Punjab has stated that the NAB won’t be allowed to act in Punjab to please anyone. He has stressed that any NAB activity should be based on solid and tangible evidence. …

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Has MNS plans to take sting out of the NAB?

Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has threatened to clip the wings of the NAB if the said Bureau does not stop harassing the ‘innocent’ government functionaries (on account of corrupt practices) and the public representatives (for doing what they are doing) . This threat has come in the wake of reports …

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Who will pull us out from under the mountain of debt?

A report by Bloomberg regarding Pakistan’s debt figures is so alarming that it sent shudders running down my spine. As per this report bets are rising that Pakistan will default on its debt just as it starts to revive investors’ interest with a reduction in terrorist attacks. About 42 percent …

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