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A significant movement for Pak cricket

Jubilation is in the air as the International Cricket Council’s World XI players have arrived in Pakistan for the much-anticipated three-match T20 series against Pakistan which kicks off today at Gaddafi Stadium. The star-studded team, led by South Africa’s Faf du Plessis, was welcomed by PCB chairman Najam Sethi at …

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Tall claims, no work

It is very unfortunate that despite tall claims by the PTI government in KP, its actions and deeds did not match what it claims. The latest educational data of the KP government is a case in point. In fact, experts have termed this educational date a questionable and unacceptable. They …

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Time to move ahead on sensitive issues

Last week, a report Gender and Violence in Urban Pakistan on gender and violence in urban Pakistan was launched which has dwelt on various important issues regarding the urban violence scenario. Does there exist a connection between frustrated gendered expectations and violence in Pakistan? Apparently so, reveals the research report. …

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Afghanistan’s indulgence in blame game

It is a very strange phenomenon that Pakistan which has suffered heavy losses in war on terrorism has been accused of having done not enough in this regard. Even our next door neighbors Afghanistan whom we have helped a lot and even today we are suffering due to the Afghan-based …

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Real story remains untold

It is a heartbreaking disgrace to the memory of one of the country’s greatest leaders Benazir Bhutto Shaheed that an Anti-Terrorism Court issues a verdict which was unacceptable and unsatisfactory. The verdict in Benazir’s assassination case represents nothing short of a black stain on our criminal justice system. As a …

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A welcome move

It is good to see that two main universities in the megapolis have responded positively to the requirements of the situation and have pledged to counter trends of extremism, militancy in students. Yes, alarmed over reports of a university student’s involvement in the attack on the leader of the opposition …

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A point to ponder

The way torrential rains played havoc with mega city is a reminder of the fact that we are heading to climate catastrophe of real magnitude. Just imagine, as many 23 people were killed in the pre-Eid rains that leashed a reign of fear and hopelessness on to the citizens of …

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The most neglected section of the society

As per the preliminary results of the census, the transgender populations is around ten thousands in the country, which indicate that it is quite a good chunk of the population and their needs must be taken care of. It is good to see that reforms are coming into force for …

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Govt must take notice of JUI-S chief statement

It is very unfortunate that our country has suffered heavy losses due to its war on terror but due to irresponsible and extremist statement and behaviors of some of our clerics, we are still faced with embarrassing situation. Not only their acts are dubious, the way these clerics talk is …

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