A MISCONCEPTION OF THE TERRORISTS

ALI SUKHANVER At least 15 people were killed and so many wounded when a powerful bomb went off near an army truck in Quetta12th August 2017. The death toll is feared to go up as some of the injured ones are in critical condition. It was another day of brutality …

Low cost housing scheme in Islamabad & Karachi

A consortium of private builders and developers has launched the much-awaited low-cost housing schemes for the low and middle-income groups in Pakistan that are partially being financed by the World Bank. Various governments, including the current PML-N government, promised such housing schemes to the masses, but they never kept their …

CHINA-INDIA AT THE BRINK OF WAR

ALI SUKHANVER Siliguri Corridor is a narrow passage close to an isolated plateau in the mighty Himalayan region. It is the place where three countries India, Bhutan and China converge. This passage connects India’s northeast states with the rest of the country. Commonly this corridor is known as ‘Chicken’s Neck’ …

ABDUCTION OF A PAKISTANI IN NEPAL

ALI SUKHANVER It is really a hard-luck of Nepal that it is a land-lock country bordering China in the north and India in the south, east, and west. The distance between Nepal and Bangladesh is just 27 km but Nepal does not share border with Bangladesh and same is the …

WHY ATTEST THEN-II?

  PROTECTOR OF CITIZENS RIGHTS THE FEDERAL OMBUDSMAN DID NOT ANSWER By Muhammad Javed A lot has been talked and commented on the attestation of the famous Qatari Prince’s letter by the Pakistani Ambassador to Qatar.  Different comments were heard in the talks shows that attestation was the job of the …

SINGLING OUT PAKISTAN

ALI SUKHANVER Is there anything like true-love in relations among countries internationally? No! there is nothing like that. Internationally, the relationship between two countries revolves only around interests and benefits and nothing else. Friends of today might be foes of tomorrow and enemies of yesterday might be friends of today. …

HATS OFF TO BURHAN WANI

ALI SUKHANVER Every year the Annual ISNA Convention brings together thousands of Muslims and people of other faiths from all over the world. This year the 55th Convention took place from June 30 to July 3, 2017 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, IL, USA. ISNA stands …

PAKISTAN’S FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

ALI SUKHANVER Some people suggest that Pakistan must say good-bye to Afghan affairs. In other words they suggest that Pakistan must let Afghanistan burn in fire of intrigues and conspiracies and must ignore the sorry plight of those whom Pakistan has been entertaining and accommodating for more than thirty years. …