MAHMOOD SADIQ

  • TLahore - Just a couple of weeks before Pakistanis go for electing their representatives for the next five years, terrorism has struck hard – bringing all election bustle to a grinding halt and turning the atmosphere of festivity into a national mourning. The target of all the three major ...

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  • TLahore - Now that smog is hurting us again this year, there is some activism among the citizenry and pressure on authorities to do something about it. And they, as usual, are waiting for the crunch time to pass – most probably, officials at the Punjab environment department and the so-called ...

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  • TLahore - Pakistan remains in a denial mode on the issue of food security as the world marked the day on this pressing global issue on Monday. Malnutrition is prevalent in this country of more than 210 million bellies. According to the World Food Programme, 43 percent of Pakistanis are food ...

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  • TLahore - Elections are important and exciting in many ways. But it is rare that a single electoral contest comes to bear so heavily on the future of the mainstream political parties as the NA-120 (Lahore). All parties want to gain something from this race but only two players matter the most: the ...

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  • TLahore - Elections are important and exciting in many ways. But it is rare that a single electoral contest comes to bear so heavily on the future of the mainstream political parties as the NA-120 (Lahore). All parties want to gain something from this race but only two players matter the most: the ...

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  • TLahore - The judiciary has progressed from a submissive institution to a vibrant and relatively more independent establishment to play its due role in the national life. This journey from diffidence to confidence and from meekness to potency has largely been influenced, rather defined, by the ...

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  • TLahore - As if unguarded speech was not enough, the written apology submitted by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif too carries a distasteful slip. The minister created quite a storm in the National Assembly the other day when he called Dr Shireen Mazari a ‘tractor-trolley’, besides ...

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  • TLahore - “I am scared. I am scared this year too. I don’t understand budgetary terms, but when I see the finance minister on TV it looks like he’s trying to say that his government has moved mountains for us and life’s gonna be easier now. But I don’t believe him, and ...

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  • TLAHORE - The criminal justice system of Punjab could find only two culprits in country’s biggest child abuse scandal involving 280 children and dozens of accused, after months of investigation and court proceedings. Anti-terrorism court of judge Muhammad Ilyas yesterday sentenced life in jail ...

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  • TLet’s get to the heart of the problem. What has happened to the nation? Nobody should have any ounce of doubt that here we have Hakimullah a despicable mass-murderer who killed thousands of innocent citizens and yet we call him a ‘martyr’ and shower all sorts of sympathies just ...

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  • TLAHORE - It seems the Punjab government is totally unaware of the acute shortage of wheat flour in the open market across the province, as the official handouts only speak about the supply issues at the Ramazan bazaars.While the commodity is in short supply in the open market, it has vanished from ...

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  • TLAHROE - Our fiscal Django brought us glad tidings on Thursday that he will get us new chains of our own choice from the world financial master. Vowing to put the staggering economy back on track at ‘any cost’, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that Pakistan will negotiate with ...

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  • TLAHORE - As the world marks this year’s World Environment Day with a theme Think, Eat, Save by launching an anti-food waste and food loss campaign, it is sickening to be living in a land marred by severe food scarcity and huge waste at the same time.An estimated 40-50pc potential and actual ...

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  • T“It is outrageous that the Google has uploaded Part-2 of the same (blasphemous) movie (Innocence of Muslims) on the site (YouTube), which is more derogatory and blasphemous in nature,” claimed an article published this Wednesday on the same page, advocating continuing the ban on ...

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  • TLahore - This time too, Pakistani ‘leaders’ of sorts marked the Labour Day by staging street shows on behalf of the economic slaves, many of whom kept doing what they have been doing for years – sweating all the day to help their 'benevolent' masters 'earn' big ...

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  • TLAHORE - A runaway couple in Chakwal was killed on eve of Eid and their bodies hung from a tree. On third day of Eid, Influential landlords in Okara district gouged out eyes of a barber over alleged relationship with a woman from their family. The horrifically mutilated victim, whose ears, nose, ...

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  • TLAHORE - In the modern-day world, we the Pakistanis are probably going to set a world record by celebrating three Eids.The onset of Ramazan on the same day this year had in fact raised hopes that the whole nation would celebrate this day of deliverance on the same date, but the Eid controversy ...

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