Monthly Archives: January 2009

Taliban Country —Mahmud Sipra

Every forest today is infested with the Taliban who are equipped with the most modern weaponry and a brutal extremist agenda to terrorise its people. Everyday brings in more of these marauders from the hills and the mountain passes. This valley is under siege One often hears politicians of every […]

Back to the future-Dr Maleeha Lodhi

In his initial days in office President Barack Obama has signalled a fresh start to America’s engagement with the world, pledging to temper power by “humility and restraint” and place greater emphasis on diplomacy to secure its goals. Will this promise translate into a new approach towards relations between the […]

Three new schools for Overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Dr Farooq Sattar has said three new schools for children of the OPs would be established within three months in major cities of the country, including Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar.

Doubts over ‘Pakistani terrorists’ killed by India

* Retired army official says ‘everything looks suspicious’ in the two Pakistanis’ killing * Says ‘encounter’ can affect India’s credibility NEW DELHI: Doubts have been raised about police reports of a foiled attack on New Delhi blamed on Pakistani terrorists, with newspapers wondering if the whole episode might have been […]