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PTI Karachi Lockdown: Strike, Shut Down or a festive protest?

Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf did a symbolic strike in Karachi in its second leg of lockdowns, dubbed as Plan C. The strike in Karachi, called Karachi Lockdown by PTI was a success on social media where it was trended as #KarachiLockDown. On ground, the response was lukewarm. The on-going PTI campaign is against poll rigging and [...]

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Ebola in Pakistan: How to find and deal with deadly Ebola Virus

As Ebola virus spreads through the world, Pakistan is also at high risk of getting affected by this deadly virus that has no cure, till date. Ebola hemorrhagic fever has caused more than 7,000 deaths so far and the count is rising by every passing day. What is Ebola virus and is Pakistan ready to [...]

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60 killed in Lahore Wagah Border Blast. Intelligence Failure or Administrative negligence?

Muharram, the first month of Islamic calendar year, usually brings misery to Pakistan. The apprehension of sectarian violence and terrorist attacks on Shia processions keeps everyone on the edge. The intelligence agencies provide their forecasts and reports to federal and provincial governments on possible threats during sensitive events. However, the government usually play dumb till [...]

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The Indispensable Need For Homogeneity In Order To End Sectarian Violence During Muharram

I am feeling queasy. The procession of Ashura is just around the corner. The hate that is propelled by a few around this time of the year not only tarnishes the image of Muslims at large, but also affects the core of the Muslim community. The hate is anti-Islam. The whole Shia-Sunni scenario is intricate [...]

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Abdu Sattar Edhi Robbed in Karachi

Edhi Center Robbery: A Crime That Shocked Pakistan

Just few days before inaugurating SIUT transplant complex named after him and soon after the outrage on social media that why a person of such great humanitarian services was not being awarded the esteemed Nobel Prize, Abdul Sattar Edhi was mugged at gunpoint. Yes, Even the charity boss of Pakistan is not spared by robbers. [...]

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s Political Debut in Karachi

The share of dynastic politics stands at around 67% in Pakistan and to endorse its survival, the heir of Bhutto political clan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari claimed his ownership of Pakistan people’s party as chairman yesterday in Karachi. Supporters of PPP from all over the country, especially from rural Sindh, gathered at the Bagh-e-Jinnah to witness [...]

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Marketing Of Brand ‘Malala’ By U.S. For Personal Gain

It seems as though the media can’t give us enough of Malala Yousufzai, whose fight against illiteracy and speeches on the importance of education take the limelight. I cannot fathom that Malala Yousufzai does not realize the level of her exploitation, and what baffles me are the number of fans she has gained in a [...]

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Government of Pakistan to split and sell PIA

In a drive to sell national assets to payback IMF loans, PML-N led government of Pakistan is eager to sell Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the flagship national carrier, to a joint consortium of Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. According to Reuters, Pakistan Minister of State for Privatization Mohammad Zubair (who is brother of [...]

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Rehman Malik offloaded from PIA plane on public protest

So, “Senator” Rehman Malik, the ex-Interior Minister and PPP stalwart who is unable to recite Surah Ikhlas, has been offloaded (literally thrown out by public) from Islamabad bound PIA flight in Karachi. The flight was delayed for more than 2 hours as Rehman Malik was unable to reach the airport on time. However, the good [...]

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U.S. Has Cost Pakistan $102.5 Billion In The War On Terror

Since the twin tower attacks on 9/11 in 2001, the U.S. launched a spurious war on terror, costing Pakistan a total of $102.5 billion in a course of 13 years (Source). An imperialistic and racist apartheid state like the U.S. has not only terrorized and killed innocent civilians in Pakistan, but also financially hampered them. [...]

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