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CPEC concerns should be addressed

In the wake of the government’s damn care attitude, the legislators in the upper house of parliament have rightly demanded of the government to make public agreement of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project to help clear many controversies and confusions surrounding the multi-billion-dollars project. The lawmakers ask the government …

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Change of Guards

All eyes are set on young and dynamic Murad Ali Shah, who has been named as new chief minister. He would take oath on Friday and would himself announce his cabinet within a couple of days. The change in guards in the Sindh set up may augur well for the …

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An unwelcome gesture

It is very unfortunate to see that despite a lot of hue and cry from the democracy forces, the KP government has signed a MoU with Darul Uloom Haqqania under which the Madressa will get Rs. 300m from the government. The PTI provincial government had allocated Rs300m to the Darul …

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ISIS on the rampage

There has been an unprecedented rise in ISIS attacks across the world which indicates that the terrorist outfit has not only gone global but has also gained roots worldwide. According to available reports, it has carried out more than 140 attacks in 35 countries that have killed over 2000 people …

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Concerning the Afghan refugees

Afghan refugees in Pakistan are a big problem. Although Pakistan has extended Afghan refugees stay for six months until December 2016, Islamabad’s stance on the issue has hardened in recent times. Islamabad has alleged that the refugee camps were being for subversive activities. Therefore, Islamabad should appreciate the announcement from …

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Story of continued failure

Believe it or not the Government has achieved just four out of total 89 targets. This is a pathetic show indeed. Yes, despite making tall claims, in its first three years, the PML-N government could achieve very little targets that it set in the election manifesto, as it has adopted …

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Emergency in Turkey

All eyes are set on Turkey, where a state of emergency has been declared for three months following failed army coup. Speaking at the presidential palace in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed that all the viruses within the armed forces will be cleansed. He said emergency would allow his …

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PM’s continued dilemma

Almost all opposition parties have voiced their concerns over his continued inability to attend the routine work on health grounds. He was in London for weeks and now he is again unfit for few more days due to infection in his leg. Politics aside, the prime minister’s absence has led …

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The safe recovery of Awais Shah

In a welcome move, Barrister Awais Ali Shah, kidnapped son of Sindh High Court Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, was recovered after intelligence-based operation at Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Three terrorists were also killed during the operation. One may commend the efforts of the Intelligence and security forces for …

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