Daily Archives: January 4, 2010


The highrise-demolition fallout

Ahmad Rafay Alam The Lahore Development Authority is in the process of demolishing illegally built highrises. It is doing this on the orders of the Supreme Court. More than anything else, this is the symbol of the burst property bubble of the mid-decade. Now, with competing statements coming from the […]


Lahori anger hit the roads in 2009

* Psychiatrists say intolerance, frustration and post-traumatic tensions cause street fights By Muhammad Aayan LAHORE: Walking on the streets, driving around or even hanging out with friends, hot-headed Lahoris got embroiled in more than 1200 street fights across the city during the year 2009, while 400 people were injured as […]


A TALE OF DISHONEST SOLDIERS

ALI SUKHANVER  The enigmatic dreamlike valley of the Indian held Kashmir belongs to the people of Kashmir; says the history. The Kashmiris are a nation, having an individual identity, a separate culture and independent traditional values. It might be the fertility of their lands or the geographical importance of their […]