Monthly Archives: December 2013


Tumultuous end to a whirlwind era

* Justice Chaudhry’s retirement day hit by controversy over SC administration allegedly favouring a private TV channel by providing it with an exclusive footage of full-court reference Romance between the media and outgoing Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry came to a tragic end on his retirement day, as […]


GOODBYE, MY LORDSHIP AND OUR TWO OVERSEAS FUNDS

BY MUHAMMAD JAVED Despite huge voices there is so far no answer as to from where came Rs. 5.5 billion recently paid for settling the circular debit. Was this through further extra printing of currency notes or taken/diverted from any other fund/source? Though Sheikh Rasheed’s question in the assembly was […]


Judging Chaudhry

BY BABAR SATTAR IT is ungracious to take pot shots at someone walking into the sunset. But to refuse to take stock of the performance of a public office holder as remarkable as Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and draw lessons for the future is also undesirable. In measuring up Chaudhry’s […]


SHIFTING THE BATTLE FIELD

ALI SUKHANVER The recent brutal killing of Molana Moavia, a leader of Ahl-e-Sunnat-wal-Jammat in Lahore is a proof that the terrorists have now planned to shift their battle-field from other cities of Pakistan to Lahore, the Provincial Capital of Punjab. Though the law enforcement agencies of Pakistan are doing their […]


Indus Motors unveils Toyota Prius in Pakistan

The Indus Motor Company (IMC), makers of different models of Toyota and Daihatsu vehicles in Pakistan, unveiled most-awaited Hybrid Vehicle ‘The Toyota Prius’ in an impressive ceremony on Tuesday. IMC has introduced Toyota’s flagship Hybrid Car Prius with complete warranty, comprehensive after sales support and parts which will give much […]


Implications of falling value of Pak rupee vs. dollar 2

Common man is visible sufferer By Abdul Waris  Regular fluctuations in currency market (both currency appreciation and depreciation of currency) is a matter of routine. However one has to express his concerns regarding recent sharp decline of rupee. There are certainly some positive aspects of this depreciation but they do […]


Reinforcing the bonds of Friendship

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Pakistan and the UAE enjoy extremely close and fraternal relations, founded on deep-rooted cultural affinities, shared faith and traditions, as also geographic proximity and identity of interests. The bilateral relations are based on the strong pillars of commercial and mutual understanding. The foundation of trust worthy […]