Monthly Archives: June 2012


ISLAMABAD: SECP starts examination of Bahria Town accounts 1

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has started examination and sought further details of accounts from the Bahria Town for examination after concerns were raised about the operations of the company. An official source at SECP informed the commission planned to scrutinise accounts of all the real estate companies […]


MARXISM, POLITICAL ECONOMY AND IDEOLOGY: A CRITICAL REVIEW 1

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Salman Akram Awan Muhammad Anzar Mehman ABSTRACT Persuasion of knowledge and its logical expression/interpretation has had been associated with all the prominent scholars, philosophers, researchers and the last but not the least, critics in all the fields of humanity and sciences. It has been evolutionary process […]


UAE Contributions to Social Sector of Pakistan

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan Right from the beginning UAE has been tremendously contributing to social sector in the country. It has been one of the main characteristics of its foreign policy. Its main focus has been on the wellbeing of common people of Pakistan living in remote areas by assisting education, health, […]


ISLAMABAD: New residential sectors, interchanges, flyovers figure in Rs 28bn CDA budget

Associated Press of Pakistan * Rs 6.5bn project will replace Islamabad’s 65,000 streetlights with LED lights The Capital Development Authority on Wednesday approved its annual budget 2012-13 with total outlay of Rs 28 billion, with main focus on launching of two residential sectors and construction of interchanges, flyovers, and signal-free […]


The two judgments

Article by I. A. Rehman, published in Daily Dawn on 21st June 2012 ALL praises to the Almighty that the people of Pakistan have been blessed with two history-making judgments of the apex court and this within a matter of days. The more momentous of the two verdicts has ended […]


Islamabad Diary: Et tu Brute?

By Ayaz Amir We know the kind of influence Malik Riaz Hussain of Bahria Town has been famous for peddling: chummy with presidents and prime ministers, close links to all major political parties, ex-generals and air-marshals in his employ, leading champions of the fourth estate in his pocket, or at […]


LEARNING FROM THE WESTERN MEDIA

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER Usually in a democratic set-up, the responsibility of maintenance of law and order must go indirectly onto the shoulders of the political forces but inPakistanthe politicians are most of the time least interested in the solution of problems that a common man has to face in his […]