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Pride at the grassroots

May God bless the people of Pakistan   …it isn’t the leaders who make us proud. It is people like this.  The common people of the country.     Seventy years into the creation of Pakistan, it may be a good time to remind ourselves of the national anthem of …

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Minorities and hollow slogans

  This refers to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s press statement at the occasion of Minorities Day on August 11. He said that it was on this day in 1947 when Quaid-e-Azam in his historic address to the Constituent Assembly outlined the contours of a modern and tolerant Pakistan in which people …

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Do we want a water crisis?

Our political leaders frequently express their views that hydel power is the cheapest than any other form of power generation. However, they never agree to construct a dam that could help harness this cheap source of energy. Barring Mangla and Tarbela dams, completed during regime of a military dictator, not …

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Full marks to Javed Ali Shah

  Full marks to Javed Ali Shah, the new minister for water resources, for claiming in his maiden statement in the national assembly that construction of Kalabagh dam will prove fruitful for the country. How many marks will you give to Nawab Yususf Talpur of PPP for replying that there …

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Interior minister desires unity to defeat terrorism

Ahsan calls upon opposition parties to join hands to defeat enemies Minister for Interior Affairs Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday stressed upon the need to further strengthen the unity among all ranks of the nation to completely efface the menace of terrorism from the country. Talking to journalists along with Balochistan …

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Why does Imran seem not to trust constitution: Gulalai

‘I have full faith in constitution’ Member of National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai has asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to explain why he does not trust Pakistan’s constitution. In a video message, she said that Imran gives examples of the British but has failed to mentally free himself from …

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Zong creates 3D virtual tour of Quaid’s birthplace

On the 71st Independence Day of Pakistan, Zong 4G’s ‘New Hope’ volunteers have paid homage to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah by creating a virtual tour of his birth place, Karachi’s Wazir Mansion. The virtual tour is placed at Zong 4G’s corporate web page and it allows visitors to take a …

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