Archives: August 2018

Wed Aug 15, 2018


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Shall we allow subversion of education, as was done in East Pakistan? - BY: Muhammad Abd al-Hameed
The 18th Amendment to the Constitution entrusted curriculum and syllabi, and preparation and publication of textbooks entirely to the Textbook Boards of the provinces.
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RANDOM THOUGHTS: Karachi of the Past - BY: Dr. A.Q. Khan
imageLast week I received a message from a dear friend about Karachi as it was in the olden days. After reading it a number of times, I sat back, closed my eyes and reminisced about that time.
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Tue Aug 14, 2018


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Mon Aug 13, 2018


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Diaspora: Elderly Sikh Man Brutally Assaulted; Kicked, Spit on by Two Men in United States - Highlights By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
'Embarrassed, Disgusted' Police Chief Helps Trace and Arrest Son in Attack on Sikh Man
Posted on Aug 13, 18 | 5:32 am

Navjot Singh Sidhu to Attend Swearing-in-Ceremony of Prime Minister Designate Imran Khan of Pakistan - BY: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
Prime Minister designate Imran Khan has called up his cricketing-days friend Navjot Singh Sidhu to attend the swearing-in-ceremony of Imran Khan, as Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 18, 2018.
Posted on Aug 13, 18 | 5:31 am

Sat Aug 11, 2018


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The Rebel-Dissent, Mutineer Leaders in the AAM AADMI PARTY (AAP): Why? - By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
1. “Candidates like Sukhpal Singh Khaira, who came from the Congress, were a misfit in the AAM AADMI PARTY (AAP) and AAP failed to check them before elevating
Posted on Aug 11, 18 | 6:59 am

British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie wins UK's most prestigious literary award for women - (with thanks to Muhammad Abd al-Hameed)
British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie wins the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction with her seventh novel, Home Fire.
Posted on Aug 11, 18 | 6:56 am

Imran Khan is Quaid-i-Insaf of ‘New Pakistan’, Zulqarnain - BY: Syed Mussarat Khalil
JEDDAH — Zulqarnain Ali Khan, chief organizer, Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI — Pakistan Movement for Justice), Middle East and president of Insaf Welfare Trust (IWT) Pakistan...
Posted on Aug 11, 18 | 6:52 am

Operation Blue Star 1984 - (with thanks to Muhammad Abd al-Hameed)
Operation Blue Star was an Indian military operation which took place 3--8 June 1984, ordered by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ...
Posted on Aug 11, 18 | 6:50 am

The Rise of the Muslim Woman Tech Entrepreneur - By: Saadia Zahidi
Ms. Zahidi is head of the Centre for the New Economy and Society at the World Economic Forum and author of “Fifty Million Rising.”
Posted on Aug 11, 18 | 6:46 am

Pakistan Ambassador calls on Saudi minister of haj and Umrah - By: Syed Mussarat Khalil
The Ambassador of Pakistan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Khan Hasham bin Saddique, called on Dr. Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten, the Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, at his office in Makkah.
Posted on Aug 11, 18 | 6:43 am

HUMANITRIAN CRISIS IN ASSAM DEHUMANISED - By: Adv. Masood Peshimam
Mr. Kiran Rijju, a Junior Minister said that the Rohingayas living in India don’t have the status of the ‘refugees’ but are illegal migrants who would be deported once their details have been prepared.
Posted on Aug 11, 18 | 6:42 am

LETTER TO EDITOR - If I Were Imran - BY: Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
IK has yet not taken over but a subtle scheme of affairs has already been started against him by his opponents to not let him succeed. In that a doubt is being created about his capabilities...
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Fri Aug 10, 2018


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Pakistan: a new beginning - BY: Dr Ata ur Rahman (with thanks to Nizami Khaled)
After a decade of loot and plunder by successive democratic governments, there is finally hope that Pakistan will embark on the road to progress.
Posted on Aug 10, 18 | 6:43 am

Kashmiri Diaspora has decided to challenge jurisdiction of the Indian Supreme Court - By: Arif Kisana
STOCKHOLM : Kashmiri Diaspora has decided to challenge jurisdiction of the Indian Supreme Court over article 35A, and affairs related to Jammu Kashmir including tinkering...
Posted on Aug 10, 18 | 6:41 am

THE LAW PROTECTOR BECOMES THE PREDATORS-KILLERS IN INDIA? - Highlights by: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
Indian banks lose Rs 70,000 crore due to frauds in last 3 financial years
Posted on Aug 10, 18 | 6:38 am

Wed Aug 08, 2018

Press Conference By Engr. Akmal Javed
Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) is a statutory body established under PEC Act 1976 to regulate the engineering profession in Pakistan controlled by Ministry of Science...
Posted on Aug 08, 18 | 6:51 am

Tue Aug 07, 2018


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RANDOM THOUGHTS: Politics and Divine Edicts - BY: Dr. A.Q. Khan
imageElections were peacefully held, thanks to the army’s assistance, though the days leading up to the poll date saw unfortunate incidents of violence. As was to be expected,
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Mon Aug 06, 2018


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Time for the state to regain its strength - (with thanks to Nizami Khaled)
I have been saying for some time that the real problem in Pakistan is the weakening of the state. This weakness has manifested in many instances but most prominently in the non-arrest...
Posted on Aug 06, 18 | 6:28 am

The Double Standards of Leaders of Minorities - BY: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
“The ‘Double Standards of Leaders of Minorities’ in face of the ‘Immorality of Majorities-Lawmakers’: Saare Jahaan Se Accha- Hindustaan Hamaara...
Posted on Aug 06, 18 | 6:27 am

Pakistan's Ambassador visits "Shumaisy Detention Centre" - By: Syed Mussarat Khalil
Ambassador of Pakistan to Saudi Arabia, Khan Hasham bin Saddique visited "Shumaisy Detention Centre", Jeddah that houses expatriates undergoing a deportation process.
Posted on Aug 06, 18 | 6:24 am

Press Release - Martyrdoms of brave hearts a great loss: National Front
Jammu Kashmir National Front has paid rich tributes to martyrs of Shopian, Lolab and Sopore who were martyred by Indian forces in three different gunfights.
Posted on Aug 06, 18 | 6:22 am

Pakistan: Towards Understanding the Challenges of Political Change and Future-Making - BY: Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD.
imagePeople have spoken out loud and quite logically, Imran Khan is the elected candidate to lead a futuristic system of political governance.
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The Unique Fast Alliance- Conspiracy of Political Parties against Indians - By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch
As to why there is so much hue and cry, if similarly or differently AAM AADMI PARTY (AAP) joins in alliance with Congress and others against BJP before or in 2019 Polls and thereafter for the improvement of Indian spoiled system?
Posted on Aug 06, 18 | 5:59 am

A NEW PAKISTAN - By: Simon Templar
Austerity, simplicity, accountability. First words from a brave, bold new leader.
How refreshing!
The paper lions and self styled Emperor's are gone.

Posted on Aug 06, 18 | 5:55 am

Thu Aug 02, 2018

The 2018 Elections Disconnect - BY: General Mirza Aslam Beg
imageThere is a lot of hue and cry for rigging the fair and free elections, as confirmed by Saleem Safi, in his column “Eye Witness to Elections” of 1st August. Yet, the Election Commission as well as the ...
Posted on Aug 02, 18 | 1:00 am

Wed Aug 01, 2018


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Imran Khan’s Victory Speech
A Call to ‘Take Care of Our Poor People’
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