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Hidden Truth : 1971 Bangladesh Fiasco

Qammer Abbass Anka   “The media’s job is to serve as society’s referee, throwing down truth flags when uninformed bigots are shouting their opinions into the wind.” (Allison Kilkenny Jamie Kilstein) Tragic episode of 1971 war would always remain great mortification for all Pakistanis. Whatever were the underlying reasons for …

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Pakistan: Government apathy to the fore

Gulf News Farhan Bokhari   Pakistan’s latest set of taxes — at a whopping Rs40 billion (Dh1.39 billion) just in the past week — to meet commitments for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says much about the increasingly questionable choices made by the country’s ruling structure. The …

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India’s Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

Sajjad Shaukat   Gross human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir have become a permanent feature of the Indian security forces. Since 1947, in order to maintain its illegal control, India has continued its repressive regime in the Occupied Kashmir through various machinations. In this regard, various forms of …

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Question mark over NAB’s performance

Nazia Nazar Analysts in TV talk shows and print media are critical of National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) performance. Supreme Court of Pakistan and at times the government functionaries express their dissatisfaction over NAB’s performance, which is based on the way NAB handles the cases against the corrupt or shows lackadaisicalness …

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BANGLADESH TRAGEDY

Ali Sukhanver   No East-Pakistan, No West-Pakistan; if India were not there between the two parts of Pakistan at the time of Partition; there would have been one Pakistan, very strong and very powerful. And certainly that strong Pakistan would have been a stronger challenge and threat to India and …

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APSACS Peshawar, Terrorism, and Promises

    APSACS Peshawar has become an emblem of unblemished love and innate sanctity of human life and our children. A threat to the peace of human existence, an innuendo intended to sabotage the morale of the armed forces fighting the beasts of terrorism, unshielded the weaponry  and brought into …

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Dharna 2014 still haunts politicians

Last week, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan had organized Consultation on the 2014 Dharna. Speakers talked about PTI’s and PAT marathon sit-in, which lasted 126 days, and believed it was part of a conspiracy and that the sit-ins were being orchestrated by other players. Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo said: …

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Malicious Indo-Bangladeshi propaganda

Nazia Nazar   Pakistan was vulnerable right from the day one due to distant wings and a hostile territory in between. Of course, there were some contradictions between East and the West Pakistan. For one, the declaration of one national language Urdu had sowed the seeds of discord. Secondly, no …

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Dismemberment of Pakistan: Awami League Conceals Facts

Sajjad Shaukat   Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid and her ruling party Awami League have continuously been pursuing Indian directions by conducting anti-Pakistan campaign. Therefore, after passing of 42 years to the events of 1971, which resulted into the separation of East Pakistan, Abdul Qadir was hanged because of …

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Wishful Thinking

Muhammad Saeed   During recent past landmark foreign visit of General Raheel Sharif, he also made a stop over in Washington enroute to Brazil where he received unadulterated approbation for his initiatives to root out terrorism and bring peace in Afghanistan. Both local and more importantly foreign media especially American …

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