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Universality of Human Rights: Myth or Reality

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.” Article 5, Universal Declaration of Human Rights The statement of Mr. Ban Ki-moon – UN Secretary General deserves an appreciation who wants to console …

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SC should ask NAB,FIA,FBR should not probe common people for iIl-gotten wealth

People wonder why federal government has launched the scheme (2016) to whiten ill-gotten money invested in property business, when only a letter from a foreign friend is enough to justify the possession of wealth. Only fools would use the scheme and pay tax, while honorable …

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Pakistan to welcome Afghan suggestion: Use $500m aid for fencing border,education of refugees

President Ashraf Ghani’s at Heart of Asia Conference at Amritsar blamed Pakistan for all the ills in Afghanistan. In his pursuit to please his Indian masters he even mocked Pakistan’s pledge of $500 Million for reconstruction of Afghanistan. His remarks and gestures implied that Pakistan …

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The Simla Agreement: Help or Hindrance

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai The mass uprising of the people of Kashmir against Indian military occupation has evoked two reactions from the Government of India. One is extreme repression and the second is the threat of war. On September 24, 2016, Mr. Narendra Modi, …

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Amritsar declaration could and can be a ‘blessing in disguise’

While Indians are celebrating inclusion of Let and Jaish Muhammad as terrorist organization in the declaration of a conference held to discuss issues concerning Afghanistan, and terming it a another step to isolate Pakistan. However, in their obsession to down Pakistan they included a reference …

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Obama pushed Pakistan to Russian-China Axis; Is President-elect Trump intend winning back Pakistan?

The recent telephone call transcript between US President(elect) Mr Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister has surprised all and sundry. His appreciation for Pakistan and its people has amazed the nation who were used to nothing but criticism /bashing from USA under Obama Administration. He reiterated …

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Economic uncertainty in India needs an end with l“aw taking its own course

BY MASOOD PESHIMAM The rhetorical flourish over any unsavory incident or unhappy event by the concerned minister or the politician is that law would take its own course. However notwithstanding such sound demonstration of logic and credibility the nagging question remains whether the law is …

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Zardari has moral edge over PM Nawaz in corruption

This statement may cause anguish amongst most Pakistani for the reason that PPPs’ Asif Zardari and Corruption have become synonymous for following reasons; 1: Media Bias; 2: Their corruption is crude and falls in the category of Blue Collar Crime; 3: Simple and easy to …

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Did Gen Kiani and Gen Raheel prevent Pakistan from becoming a Social Welfare State?

BY R AHMAD This headline may surprise /astonish many Pakistanis, but this is what implied by the statement attributed to Chairman Senate Reza Rabbani by Geo TV and Daily Jang. Reportedly, Mr Rabbani while addressing a Seminar in Islamabad on ‘Democracies in Transition, and the …

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Does Nawaz Sharif has moral & legal authority for decisions which can influence his accountability?

Since the Panama Leaks in April/May, government has used every trick up his sleeve to prevent a probe against PM Nawaz Sharif and his family. Beside political manipulation, they even got the Registrar of Supreme Court to reject the petition for a probe in Panama …

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