Archives: September 2017

Fri Sep 29, 2017

How to end the current deadlock? - By: Shaheen Sehbai
The basic pillars of ​a​ new consensus have to be universally accepted norms of constitutional and democratic rule – based on rule of law and transparent and clean governance – and shunning of petty political, institutional and personal interests.
Posted on Sep 29, 17 | 12:58 am

Mujhe Kyon Nikala - By: Munir M Hasan, PhD
This phrase from the “Godfather” has become very famous in recent times. People are taking pleasure out of it and they are also using this phrase on many other occasions.
Posted on Sep 29, 17 | 12:56 am

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Lauds Yashwant Sinha For Talking 'Truth to Power' - Highlights BY: Balbir Singh Sooch
Tweaking the BJP’s original slogan Achhe din aanewale hain (Good days are going to be here), Mr. Chidambaram used another Hindi phrase that people have now started asking
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Thu Sep 28, 2017


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THE HIGHLIGHTS AND REPORTS’ DERA IMPACT MAY POSITIVELY PRODUCE RESULTS IN THE LARGER INTERST OF INDIA AND HUMANITY IN THE WORLD - Highlights By: Balbir Singh Sooch
The Bench of Justice Surya Kant, Justice Augustine George Masih and Justice Avneesh Jhingan had earlier made it clear that the entire process....
Posted on Sep 28, 17 | 12:59 am

INSPIRATION AROUND EVERY CORNER
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So much to see in Toronto at the 2018 Rotary Convention!

Posted on Sep 28, 17 | 12:20 am

Wed Sep 27, 2017


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Pakistan and National Security: the Constitution vs the State - BY: Saeed A. Malik
Bankruptcy is & the biggest national security crisis staring Pakistan in the face
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PRC calls to create Pak-Saudi strategic Commission Resolutions calls for solving issues of Kashmir, Rohingiya; stranded Pakistanis - By: Syed Mussarat Khalil
Pakistan Repatriation Council ( PRC ) last night held in VIP hall of Mehran Restaurant 87th anniversary of National day of Saudi Arabia.
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Tue Sep 26, 2017


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Mon Sep 25, 2017


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RANDOM THOUGHTS: The Rohingya Massacre - BY: Dr. A.Q. Khan
imageFor the last few weeks we have been seeing and hearing about the horrible persecution of Muslims in the Arakan district of Mayanmar (formerly Burma).
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Press Release: Female economic exclusion leading to underdevelopment
Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday said economic exclusion and inequality of women in leading to underdevelopment of the country.
Posted on Sep 25, 17 | 12:49 am

Press Release: Trade deals shouldn’t be finalized in haste
The government shouldn’t finalize trade deals with friendly countries in haste before learning lessons from Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) and Free Trade Agreements ...
Posted on Sep 25, 17 | 12:47 am

NA-120 and all that - BY: Ashraf Jehangir Qazi
ELECTORALLY, Nawaz Sharif has won and Imran Khan has lost again. NA-120 was Sharif’s own seat. In the last elections he won by around 40,000 votes.
Posted on Sep 25, 17 | 12:31 am

Sun Sep 24, 2017


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Imran Khan’s Speech in Hyderabad Sindh was Impressive - By: Saeed Qureshi
Imran Khan the mercurial yet inimitable chairman of the political party “Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf” (PTI) is emerging as front-line confident leader as borne out by his speech in Hyderabad city...
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The Rickety Ride to Information - BY: Naeem Sadiq
In Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the only province that has an operational Information Commission and where RTI requests are dealt with due respect.
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Prime Minister Abbasi’s Performance in New York was Excellent - By: Saeed Qureshi
imageFirst of all, prime minister Shahid Khanq Abbasi was dressed up in typical Pakistani national costumes. There was no ostentation, no show off and even without a necktie he looked graceful.
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Fri Sep 22, 2017


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Could we possibly wish each other,” Happy New Year” - By: Abida Rahmani
Wishing you all new Islamic Hijri year 1439.May this year brings, harmony , unity and lasting peace to the warring lands of Muslim Ummah and all the humanity.
Posted on Sep 22, 17 | 6:29 am

Wed Sep 20, 2017


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Pakistan Link Writer Wins Merit Award from New America Media - BY: Ras H. Siddiqui
Anaheim, CA: Pakistan Link’s writer Ras H. Siddiqui was recognized as a Merit Recipient in the Outstanding Cross-Cultural Coverage category for the 2017 NAM CA Ethnic Media Awards.
Posted on Sep 20, 17 | 6:33 am

Mon Sep 18, 2017


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Pakistan: the tale of an auction - By: Saeed A. Malik
When Asif Zardari [aka Mr 10 percent] became President of Pakistan in 2008, one needed no flight of imagination to predict that open season on Pakistan's slender coffers had been inaugurated.
Posted on Sep 18, 17 | 3:05 am

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Hazrat Umar - BY: Dr. A.Q. Khan
Here I would like to tell you about two exemplary events that occurred during the rule of Hazrat Umar (RA) as a Caliph, as Aminul Momineen. Hazrat Umar (RA) summoned his Governor of Homs...
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Global Politics is not about the Safeguard of Humanity and Peace but of Special Interest and Wars - BY: Mahboob A Khawaja, PhD.
imageWe the People of the Globe, We the conscientious Humanity are not the focal point of global political agenda for peace, security and future-making.
Posted on Sep 18, 17 | 12:39 am

Sat Sep 16, 2017

The duty of scholars toward stranded Pakistanis - BY: Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi
AT a community gathering held recently, I met a Pakistani Islamic scholar who came to the Kingdom to perform Haj. The scholar, who was the guest of honor at the...
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Fri Sep 15, 2017


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Thu Sep 14, 2017

“Let us pray for our Rohingya brethren”: Pope Francis
NEW DELHI: Pope Francis issued a stinging criticism on the Myanmar’s harsh treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority community, saying they had been tortured and...
Posted on Sep 14, 17 | 1:40 am

Wed Sep 13, 2017

Rohingya crisis: Sikh volunteers reach Bangladesh-Myanmar border to provide langar to refugees - By: Divya Goyal
A team of volunteers from Sikh organisation Khalsa Aid reached Bangladesh-Myanmar border Sunday night to provide relief to the lakhs of Rohingya Muslim families fleeing Myanmar.
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De​-​industrialisation​ of Pakistan​ - BY: Dr Farrukh Saleem
Red alert: Pakistan has sunk into ‘premature de​-​industrialisation’ whereby the Pakistani economy is fast becoming a service economy without reaching its peak industrialisation potential.
Posted on Sep 13, 17 | 12:57 am

Maligning the Honorables - By: Saad Rasool
Thousands of years of human history bears testament to the fact that when dynasties and empires are faced with imminent decline, they resort to taking extreme measures...
Posted on Sep 13, 17 | 12:56 am

Presence of Terrorists in the Universities - By: Munir M Hasan, PhD
Since the time some terrorists have been identified as students of the reputed universities of Karachi, a debate has started in the media on the responsibilities of the universities and...
Posted on Sep 13, 17 | 12:54 am

[Pak-Media] PR—Absence of economic direction biggest threat to the economy
The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Tuesday asked the government to take steps to improve the economic situation for...
Posted on Sep 13, 17 | 12:53 am

RANDOM THOUGHTS: North Korea, South Korea and America - BY: Dr. A.Q. Khan
imageThere has been a lot of sabre rattling after the North Korean hydrogen bomb test. The first with aggressive rhetoric was President Trump. The North Koreans are a poor ...
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Mon Sep 11, 2017


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Sun Sep 10, 2017


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Ideological clashes only dishonour what Gauri Lankesh stood for,- By: Barkha Dutt
Gauri Lankesh, a critic of Hindu extremism, who was shot dead at her house in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening. Her murder is an insurmountable loss to critical journalism in India.
Posted on Sep 10, 17 | 2:01 am

Grave Threat to the Survival of the Burmese Muslims - By: Saeed Qureshi
According to the International news agencies including the United Nations refugee agency that fleeing from the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, more than a quarter of a million (270000) Rohingya Muslim...
Posted on Sep 10, 17 | 1:58 am

Aung San Suu Kyi 'squandering' her political clout by failing to protect Rohingya minority - By: Tom Parry (with thanks to Nizami Khaled)
She has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is one of just six people to have received honorary Canadian citizenship.
Posted on Sep 10, 17 | 1:40 am

I know who is behind my death: Senior Journalist Gauri Lankesh - (with thanks to Balbir Singh Sooch)
image“The murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh shows India descending into violence: Hindu extremists go unpunished, leading to a culture in which lynching, mob violence and...
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Fri Sep 08, 2017


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Role of Judiciary in Pakistan - By: Munir M. Hasan, Ph.D.
In the last a few months some serious incidents have taken place in Pakistan. Most recently, Mr. “ten-percent” and later Mr. “cent-percent” has been acquitted of the charges of corruption by a court.
Posted on Sep 08, 17 | 12:21 am

Wed Sep 06, 2017

Gauri Lankesh: a firebrand journalist who never minced words (with thanks to B.S. Sooch)
In recent years, 55-year-old Gauri Lankesh was among the strongest critics of Hindutva politics in Karnataka.
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RANDOM THOUGHTS: Killer Arsenic - BY: Dr. A.Q. Khan
imageA few days ago a frightening and shocking front page news and an editorial appeared in the daily Dawn revealing how ground water all over Pakistan is contaminated with deadly...
Posted on Sep 06, 17 | 6:44 am

Human Rights Society of Pakistan condemns atrocities in Rohingya - BY: A. M. Shakoori
The Human Rights Society of Pakistan finds it unfortunate that the Noble laureate Aung Sun Suu Kyi of Myanmar in case of atrocities and crime against humanities inflicted on Rohingyan muslims...
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Tue Sep 05, 2017


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[Pak-Media] Press Release: Corporate tax discouraging investment, industrial expansion
The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Monday said the corporate tax is discouraging investment and industrial expansion, therefore, it should be reduced to match the global average.
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Pakistani Banks in the noose - (with thanks to Nizami Khaled)
Strategic deficiencies are going to make it increasingly difficult for Pakistani banks to interact with the outside world.
Posted on Sep 05, 17 | 1:46 am

How to Exterminate Muslims in India? - (with thanks to : Nizami Khaled)
Muslims ruled over Spain from 712 AD to 1492 AD for 780 years, yet today there are no Muslims in Spain though every aspect of Spanish life has a touch of Islam.
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Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh a Support to the Helpless Minorities: Why? - Highlights By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is providing the basic human needs to the poor and deprived people particularly to those belonging to the low-caste Hindus.
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Sat Sep 02, 2017


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Fri Sep 01, 2017


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S.M.Pasha from India reveals Kashmir Issue
On the 10th of October 1951, Baba Saheb Ambedkar, in a Statement of Resignation from the Union Cabinet, expressed in extremely strong terms, his dissatisfaction about the foreign policy of the then Government of India, ...
Posted on Sep 01, 17 | 7:56 am

Why Punjab must be divided into smaller provinces? - BY: Moeed Pirzada
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Obituary of The Boy killed at Police Station in Pakistan - By: Saeed Qureshi
A few days ago, while watching television, all of sudden a snapshot appeared on the screen. It was a clip of video showing a boy lying with face downwards on the ground.
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