AFP If fan following was a yardstick of greatness in cricket, Pakistan’s colourful all-rounder Shahid Afridi would probably be ranked his country’s greatest ever player. Ever since he hit a 37-ball hundred in only… Read More »Afridi: Cricket will never see a performer quite like him
Article by Ayaz Amir published in “The News” on 19th December 2014
The country’s two leading politicians are now Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan (mercifully not anymore Asif Zardari, and even more mercifully not the likes of Khursheed Shah).
Nawaz Sharif is terrified of the Taliban and not in a hundred years can have his heart and soul in any fight-to-the-death against the curse of Takfiri Islam…that brand of the faith, now spread across wide swathes of the world of Islam, which considers all heretics (those who do not agree with it) deserving of death by the sword, or the bullet. Boko Haram in Nigeria is of this persuasion. Daish or the Islamic State, in Iraq and Syria, is spurred by the same belief. The perpetrators of the Peshawar carnage were fired by the same spirit…carrying out their slaughter, with not a tremor in their fingers or compunction in their hearts, in the name of Islam.Read More »From these terrified men what can we expect?
“The cheap electricity from the station will boost the hotel industry in the area and slash the cost of running hotels and motels,” Mustafa predicted. “Escalating fuel wood prices pose a threat to the sustainability of our hotel businesses.”
Perched along the lower reaches of the Swat River, which snakes through Pakistan’s mountainous northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Matta is popular with tourists who come to see the breathtaking waterfalls and lakes that feed the river, a major tributary of the Indus River.
More than two million people are estimated to visit the district’s valleys annually to enjoy views of the Hindukush mountain peaks and meadows. Mustafa says that 70 per cent of local people here earn a livelihood from tourism.Read More »Imran Khan pushes Pakistan to unlock hydropower potential
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Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The UAE model of philanthropy is not based on exchange of goods or services. It is totally deviated from the “warm glow” theory and “perfect altruism”. It is based on pure… Read More »UAE’s Unique Model of Global Philanthropy
Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan United Arab Emirates celebrated its 43rd National Day on December 2, 2014. It started its journey from sand and now a space agency has been established to surpass even Mars. United… Read More »UAE-PAKISTAN Bilateral Relations in 2014-15
Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrates its 43rd National Day on December 2, 2014. The UAE remarkable multi-sector development is a modern-age wonder. Indeed, the nation has come a long way… Read More »43rd NATIONAL DAY: United Arab Emirates: A Modern Age Wonder