Daily Archives: July 17, 2008

A refined ‘Pakistan model’?

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 […]

Volunteers to educate Lahoris to keep city clean

* 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.

The other long march-By Viqar Zaman

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 […]

Route to safety-By I.A. Rehman

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 […]