Ikram Sehgal Five major power centres exist in Pakistan today, and many smaller ones complicate the state of limbo we are in. On Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’s death, her “will” was read out. With the party leadership in a state of shock, no one questioned the document, giving Asif Zardari space […]
It would not be long before the US decides to terminate the war in Iraq and declare Afghanistan and Pakistan as the epicentres of the global war on terrorism These are challenging times for Pakistan, even in comparison to its highly turbulent and precarious past.
* DCO says campaign against hazards of unhygienic waste disposal By Afnan Khan LAHORE: The government has appointed a number of volunteers at various public places in the city, under a programme to create awareness among citizens to keep the environment clean, in accordance with international standards.
In the old days if you were visiting Rome and were somewhat familiar with the geography of the city, you positioned yourself a short ambling walk from chic stores, to catch a glimpse of what the well heeled would be wearing that season
THANKS to the lawyers of Pakistan the term ‘long march’ has become familiar to most of us. But the original long march, undertaken by the Red Army of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in 1934-35, is probably one of the most important events in human history. It impacted not just […]
THERE is no doubt that despondency is on the rise. All one hears is a lament on the luckless Pakistanis. The popular refrain is: the people created a wonderful chance for the restoration of democracy and removal of citizens’ grievances but those at the helm of affairs are blowing this […]
THE spectacle of the prime minister, as well as his key ministers and aides, being summoned by the party chairman to Dubai to discuss national issues, especially at a time of increasing turmoil at home, has left most Pakistanis angry and dismayed.
Islamabad: Pakistan received the highest-ever amount of over $6.451 billion as workers’ remittances in the recently concluded 2007-08 fiscal year (FY08), beating the previous record of $5.494 billion received in the preceding 2006-07 fiscal year (FY07).