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A strategy for peace

Hamid Nawaz Khan “In a dark room it’s hard to catch a black cat, especially, if it is not there”.– Confucius. Last year witnessed an upsurge of terrorism and suicide attacks throughout the country. There are no signs of any letup even this year so …

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The Ojhri Camp disaster

COMMODORE PN (RETD)TARIQ MAJEED On the morning of April 10, 1988, a dreadful blast ripped through the big ammunition and missile depot of the Ojhri Camp, located midway between Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Live armament and ammunition, missiles, rockets, shells, bullets shot up skyward and rained …

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Why Bhutto Continues to Rule from his Grave

Wajid Shamsul Hasan Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was executed in the dark of the night and rushed for burial to Garhi Khuda Bux in a C-130 as much secretly as professional thieves shroud their prize catch while transporting it to safety. The killers headed …

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A real way to remember Bhutto

The poignant memories of a unique Bhutto courage, charisma his magic to move the masses and sacrifice for the supremacy of the constitution and sovereignty of the people would be once again reverberating across the streets of Pakistan. Though the passion and enthusiasm of Bhutto …

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Redrawn map makes Pakistan uneasy

A redrawn map of South Asia has been making the rounds among Pakistani elites. It shows their country truncated, reduced to an elongated sliver of land with the big bulk of India to the east, and an enlarged Afghanistan to the west. That the map …

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Al Qaeda\’s focus is Pakistan: U.S. General

Al Qaeda’s focus is Pakistan: U.S. General WASHINGTON, Nov26: Pakistan has replaced Iraq as al Qaeda’s main focus, and the terror group has stepped up its efforts to destabilize the nuclear-armed South Asian nation, according to a senior U.S. military commander.

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New real estate policy requirement in Pakistan

BY JAVED IQBAL With the introduction of unsuitable financial policies (dropping interest rates on deposits considerably) and implemented during the Military Regime of General Pervaiz Musharraf from the year 1999 to 2008. The properties which were available for purchase @ Rs 20 Lac during Nawaz …

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Obama’s Kashmir initiative

Obama’s Kashmir initiative BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Obama’s  appointment of former President Bill Clinton as his special emissaryto help resolve the Kashmir dispute has, as expected. gone down the veins of Indian political edifice as a shockwave.

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India : mockery of democracy

BY PROF MI KHAN India which claims to be the biggest democracy in the world  today stands exposed as the non-tolerant society with scant regard to the minorities’ rights including even the right to live.  Besides the biggest Muslim minority, the Christians and the Dalits, …

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Election 2008 and Kashmir issue

Sixty years ago the newly sovereign state of Pakistan made a covenant with the people of Jammu and Kashmir that it would champion their right to determine their own destiny. The twin pillars of this commitment were the sacred principles driving the great decolonisation project …

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