Yasir Habib Khan

  • TAn ancient Chinese saying goes, “A long journey can be covered only by taking one step at a time”. Similarly, there is an Arab proverb which says that the Pyramid was built by piling one stone on another. In Europe, there is also the saying that “Rome wasn’t built in a ...

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  • TReligious polarisation reigns supreme in Islamic Republic of Pakistan. More than other fallout, it is eroding writ of democracy and State over the last 70 years. However, as much as magnitude of the religious divisions and its injurious impacts has deeply been explicit in the latest time was never ...

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  • TThrough CPEC is catalysing cultural and social connectivity between China and Pakistan to promote further mutual trust but in order to keep economic corridor and Sino-Pak relations unhurt from massive malicious campaigns which is on rampant globally what is direly indispensable is a new push to ...

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  • TAmid fast-changing geo-economic and geo-strategic alignments, Pakistan and Russia, once Cold War arch enemies are laying down foundation of friendship showcasing a new world map where democracy and socialism will not only be surviving side by side but also complementing each other. This hard ...

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  • TYasir Habib Khan Religious diplomacy is never an unusual term or strategy to lay down lasting peace. Whenever given a chance to wind down violence, it plays its anchoring role. Under bleak situation in which Afghanistan, Middle East region, some parts of Pakistan, China, Europe and even America ...

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  • TWater is a matter of survivability and life but in Punjab, it is going to be a matter of “do or die”. Once called a land of five rivers, it is bracing for water-led genocide. Ultimate solution lies in permanent allocation of quota for water and sanitation projects in Punjab budget ...

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  • TAs strong points are always decisive in navigating plans on national and international fronts, China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), being strong point in reviving Pakistan economy, is all set to play anchoring role in new foreign policy.  “America first” is a linchpin of US ...

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  • TUnderpinned by One Belt and One Road (OBOR) and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), era of new Air Silk Road has come into being with spectacular roll-out of China Southern Airlines (CSA) flight operation from Lahore to Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang autonomous region in far northeast of China, ...

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  • TIt deeply hurts but the sore point is that “democracy is for sale” in Pakistan’s parliamentary system. Current tidal wave of defections, manipulated Senate elections and highly likely maneuvering of money in impending 2018 polls has made democracy a lucrative saleable ...

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  • TChina is waiting for a global hello to the new Silk Road and is quite hopeful to show everyone the corridor as the sole answer to all economic meltdowns that occurred in past and are likely to happen in future. Instead of hot pursuit, it is a phenomenally calm and steady showing, no haste to ...

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  • TBelt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its flagship project China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) have inherent global appeal. They have the potential to survive smoothly to unleash torrent of economic vibes to all recipient countries, even beyond them. At a time when protectionism and Brexit have ...

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  • TThere is no respite to Thar people in their condemned life ridden with thirst, malnutrition, deaths and thinning basic civic amenities. Setting aside natural calamities, man-made ordeals are enough to play havoc with their survivability and existence. Credit goes to Sindh administration, ...

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  • TLAHORE It will take years to see when the government implements and translates its words into action rather than uttering mere rhetoric to ensure transparency and maintain rules and regulations, which seldom works for good governance. The Punjab government is yet to withdraw the postings of ...

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  • TLAHORE - As election campaign picks momentum in NA-123, PML-N government intensifies infrastructure rehabilitation plan in the constituency by completing 9 inside roads costing Rs62 million and inaugurating China Road worth Rs50 million in the area. PML-N MPA Ch Shahbaz Tuesday inaugurated the ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government has eventually scrapped the well-trumpeted plan to build multi-storey flats for the shelterless people on the unregistered Katchi Abadis in Aziz Bhatti Town limits. And now government has decided to build these multi-storey flats on the vacant government land in Moza ...

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  • TLAHORE PML-N chief Mian Nawaz Sharif has dubbed the present government as a true picture of failure due to its indifference, inactivity and double standards. Losing credibility in the eyes of people due to eruption of various scandals and failing to restore national economy, the country has been ...

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  • TLAHORE -Twenty days ahead of by-polls, NA-123 has started wearing elections look full of enthusiasm, festivity and traditional colours. The massive display of banners by different candidates particularly PML-N contestant Pervaiz Malik has pumped up election thrill among the people. Huge billboards ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) has announced to celebrate Jashn-e-Baharan from March 1-14, excluding the event of kite flying, in the City. The festival was to be celebrated from March 1-31, but later it got changed from March 1-14 when the PHA sent a summary to the Chief ...

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  • TLAHORE - First time in the country more than 30 senior doctors including MSs and DMSs of government hospitals will work as food inspectors to check spiralling food adulteration besides ensuring the hygienic standards in all food manufacturing companies and hotels in the City in light of Pure Food ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N government in Punjab headed by CM Punjab Shahbaz which claims itself to be torch-bearer of good governance, is flouting the Punjab Prohibition of Expressing Matters on Walls Act 1995 by making aggressive wall-chalking in the area of NA-123 constituency ahead the by-elections on ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has proved itself mightier than courts as it bulldozed a number of buildings on 125 kanal land costing Rs8 billion against stay orders at LDA avenue I housing scheme along Raiwind Road. In the past LDA tried to do the same and faced contempt of court. ...

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  • TLAHORE - A big jump of Rs 30 million annually in revenue generation is expected with increase in the fees of computerised licences for manufacturing, storage and sale of food commodities in food department of the city district government, Lahore Previously, the department collected just around Rs ...

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  • TLAHORE - Flouting Supreme Courts strict orders against illegal high rising buildings, the Punjab government braces itself to find a middle way to rescue maximum number of plazas from demolition operation launched from December, 2009. A high-level committee headed by Lahore Division Commissioner ...

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  • TLAHORE - With a view to check rampant food adulterations and regulate food trade, the Punjab Food Authority (PFA), suspected to have been dumped, is going to get a new lease of life as a fresh summary to establish the same is all set to be submitted to the CM secretariat within a couple of days. ...

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  • TLAHORE - The first package of Madr-e-Millat Road, an important part of the Lahore Road Rehabilitation Project Phase-II, was inaugurated at Quaid-e-Azam Town, an LDA-controlled area on Sunday. Launched on special initiative of the Punjab government in 2008, the package had been completed with Rs 850 ...

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  • TLAHORE - PML-N is ready to go two steps ahead of PPP in the game of winning from the constituency of NA-123. PPP won from the constituency three times in 1970, 1977 and 1988 while PML-N has conquered the area in 1997, 1993, 2002 and 2008. As PPP has decided not to field its candidate in NA-123, it ...

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  • TLAHORE-Believe it or not, rate of illegal gratification soars with the surge in different commodities prices. The mafia in CDGL, LDA and traffic police has increased its rate of extortion (Bhatha) manifold in relation to showing relaxation about encroaching public places, footpaths, links roads, ...

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  • TLAHORE PML-N chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is learnt to have decided not to contest NA-123 election on March 10. Whether the move is a prelude to retreat after defeat in Mansehra or there are some political factors involved, things will be unfolded in coming days. Sources in PML-N revealed ...

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  • TLAHORE - While the terror fear grips the City, the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) without giving much attention to such apprehension, has planned to organise Jashn-e-Baharan (spring festival) from March 1, 2010 particularly in the City that bore terrorists brunt for more than six times in ...

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  • TLAHORE - In a critical situation when Punjab government is struggling hard to get out of its financial tailspin, the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has made zero revenue collections in connection with installation of mobile phone towers. Over the last 11 months, not a single penny could be ...

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