January 2010

Athar Shah Khan, Jedi Talks to You اطہر شاہ خان جیدی آپ سے گفتگو کرتے ہیں

Athar Shah Khan Jedi

Athar Shah Khan Jedi

Note: An English Version is Under this Urdu Introduction

اطہر شاہ خان، جیدی، ۱۹۴۳ میں رامپور یو پی، برطانوی ہندوستان میں پیدا ہوئے اور جلد ہی پاکستان آگئے۔ وہ صحافت میں ماسٹرز ڈگری کے حامل ہیں، اور ہومیوپیتھی کے مستند ڈاکٹر بھی ہیں۔

انہوں نے اپنی نوجوانی ہی میں پاکستانی میڈیا میں اپنا لوہا منوالیا۔ انہوں نے پاکستانی ٹی وی کے ۱۹۶۴ میں اجراء کے فوراً بعد ہی اسے فتح کرلیا۔ اور کروڑوں ناظرین کے دلوں میں جگہ بنالی۔ وہ آج بھی وہیں راج کرتے ہیں۔Read More »Athar Shah Khan, Jedi Talks to You اطہر شاہ خان جیدی آپ سے گفتگو کرتے ہیں

Pervez Musharraf most popular Pakistani leader on Facebook

* Zardari follows with Nawaz on third spot
* Bloggers believe key reason for ex-president’s popularity is his liberal ideology

By Afnan Khan

LAHORE: The face of Pakistani leadership may be entirely different now compared to a few years back but the Facebook fan club of former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf with over 100,000 fans shows that the former president still rules the roost, at least in the cyberworld, beating President Asif Ali Zardari’s page, which has over 86,000 fans.
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THE CRUEL ‘SHOPIAN’ STREAM

ALI SUKHANVER

 In the second week of the last December , the Central Board of investigation , India (CBI) issued its 66 pages probe report into the alleged rape and murder of two kashmiri women Nilofar Jan and her seventeen years old sister-in-law Asiya Jan . The dead bodies of these two women were found in a stream on 30th May 2009 in Shopian. According to the details these two women were kidnapped, raped and murdered by the Indian troops deputed there in the Shopian town. After the discovery of their dead bodies the Shopian town observed a 47 day long shut down. The worsening law and order situation after the incident compelled the state government announce an inquiry commission to probe into the matter and four security personals were arrested. But unfortunately the commission gave a clean chit to the four arrested officers and said that the death of these two women was nothing but an accident and the basic cause of their death was drowning into the stream.Read More »THE CRUEL ‘SHOPIAN’ STREAM

New economic model needed for sustainable development in Pakistan

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By Dr. Noor Fatima

 Our growth strategy has failed, it is a fact, but do we require another serious crisis to grasp this piece of information?  In the prevailing economic scenario, it becomes mandatory for one to be fully aware of what went wrong historically in the country’s economic planning. In reality there is a lack of consensus about the nature of economic development that is required in this state, though all the political parties and economic managers share the basic assumption that economic growth should be a long term, continues process and for a country to be able to survive in the global economy, a competitive edge in the international market is vital. Read More »New economic model needed for sustainable development in Pakistan

Climate Change Hits Natural Paradise of Kashmir

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By Zafar Iqbal

The tangible impacts of climate change are now witnessed even in those areas of South Asian region which are considered as habitat of ecosystem due to the abundance of natural resources. Like other areas of world, the weather pattern in Kashmir has changed so much so that people are experiencing in chilly and dry winter without rains and snowfall.Read More »Climate Change Hits Natural Paradise of Kashmir

TALIBAN THREAT FOR KASHMIR

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By Zafar Iqbal

Recent surge of violence in both parts of contentious state of Jammu and Kashmir has fuelled the concerns about the expansion of Taliban network in the Himalayan region. Despite significant increase of terrorist operations in India and Pakistan during the last few years, Jammu and Kashmir remained relatively a peaceful zone. The momentum of two decade long insurgency in Indian Administrated Kashmir is greatly reduced with a considerable transition from turmoil to normalcy.  Read More »TALIBAN THREAT FOR KASHMIR