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Bureau investigation finds fresh evidence of CIA drone strikes on rescuers by Chris Woods
Posted By: chaudry On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:788 Replies:0 
A field investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in Pakistan’s tribal areas appears to confirm that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) last year briefly revived the controversial tactic of deliberately targeting rescuers at the scene of a previous drone strike. The tactic has previously been labelled a possible war crime by two UN investigators.The Bureau’s new study focused main Click here to read Full Article
On Nawaz Sharif, IMF loan, and new privatizations: Pushing Pakistan deeper into the quagmire. by By Fazal Rahman, Ph.D.
Posted By: Unpolluted On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:1513 Replies:0 
The new government of Nawaz Sharif is now pushing Pakistan deeper into the quagmire by increasing its already exorbitant foreign debt burden and a new wave of privatizations of vital national assets. The total Pakistan’s debt stands at Rs14.5 trillion, including $66 billion foreign loan and sovereign guarantees. The new IMF loan amounts to $6.64 billion. Pakistan will have to pay back $3 billion Click here to read Full Article
 
The English Translation of Poetry of Dr. Iqbal By: Dr. Maqsood Jafri
Posted By: Dr.Maqsood On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:998 Replies:0 
Mr. Surjit Singh Lamba has translated the Urdu poem of Dr. Allama Iqbal in to English verse. The name of the poem is " Shikwa and Jawab-e-Shikwa" ( Complaint and Reply). Mr. Lamba belongs to Sikh community and hails from Rawalpindi, Pakistan. His parents migrated to India at the time of partition in 1947. He now resides in New Delhi, India and is one of my dear friends.He is a renowned scholar and Click here to read Full Article
Reviewing the Guard by Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Posted By: Riaz On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:562 Replies:0 
It was quite amusing to see GeneralKhalid Shameem Wynne, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee himself doing the Slow March by jerking his feet forward one at a time in drill square style just as was being done by the two escorts ahead of him while he was reviewing the Guard of Honour presented to him on his retirement. Click here to read Full Article
 
Maldives to go for fresh poll in October by DR. ABDUL RUFF COLACHAL
Posted By: abdulruff On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:596 Replies:0 
In a historic move, the Maldives Supreme Court has annulled results from the first round of voting in presidential elections held on 7 September, and called a fresh ballot for 20 October. The court order came in the wake of unreliability surrounding the poll and in response to the appeal of Qasim Ibrahim, who came in third in the first round of voting. Ibrahim had asked the court last month to vo Click here to read Full Article
America in Search of Navigational Change by Dr. Mahboob A. Khawaja
Posted By: Mahboob_Khawaja On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:687 Replies:0 
“The United States of America have exhibited, perhaps, the first example of governments erected on the simple principles of nature; and if men are now sufficiently enlightened to disabuse themselves of artifice, imposture, hypocrisy, and superstition, they will consider this event as an era in their history. It will never be pretended that any persons employed in that service [forming the U.S. go Click here to read Full Article
 
Hajj Dates by Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Posted By: Riaz On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:596 Replies:0 
The ZilHajj moon was sighted on 6th October 2013 in Pakistan where as it appeared on the 5th in Saudi Arabia. Hajj would, therefore, be performed on the 14th October and the Eid ul Azha on the 15th at Makkah whereas in Pakistan Hajj will be observed on the 15th and Eid on the 16th consecutively. Hajj is one thing that CANNOT be performed anywhere in the world except Makkah. Is it not something Click here to read Full Article
Remembering a Dervish by Dr Ghayur Ayub
Posted By: Ghayyur_Ayub On: 8/Oct/2013 Views:883 Replies:0 
He was tall by physique, tall by maturity, tall by knowledge, tall by honesty, tall by courage, and most importantly tall by wisdom. In every perspective, he was a 'Dervish'. He name was Syed Riaz Hussain Naqvi. I used the word 'was' because this lovely tall man left us last Friday on a journey he always looked forward to begin.At the age of seventy five he looked like someone in fifties. The swe Click here to read Full Article

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