Monthly Archives: September 2010


ALI SUKHANVER  Neither USA, the commander of the universal war against terror, nor the most challenging so-called Muslim extremists   could stop the notorious priest Terry Jones from burning the Holy Quran; it is something very strange; Terry Jones seems the most powerful  because he simply ignored all threats and admonitions […]

ISLAMABAD: Floods renew Kalabagh Dam debate 3

  * ‘Chronic mistrust’ among provinces, central government The summer’s floods in Pakistan have reopened a quarter-century-old debate on whether to build a large hydroelectric dam on the Indus River or not, a dispute that has split the nation along regional lines. Supporters say the water reservoir could have prevented […]

Is Pakistan heading for a change?

By Farrukh Saleem  ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the “Army neither intends to come to power nor will it come to power. The judiciary is independent and pro-democracy” adding that there is no “threat to democracy as the civilian government came to power after making numerous […]

Gwadar Port may be given to China

By Amir Mateen  GWADAR: The news that Gwadar port is all set to be taken away from the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and is likely to be given to the Chinese may have repercussions that go much beyond its white sand shores. Official sources confirm that “an understanding to […]

Musharraf plans show of power in UK 2

LONDON: Barely two months after the Pakistani state-sponsored rally of President Asif Ali Zardari in the city of Birmingham, former president Pervez Musharraf will address a major public rally in the same city. Scheduled for 3rd of October in Britain’s second largest city after London, the Oval Banqueting Suite in […]