Author Archives: Mian Abrar

Threat alert, Karachi!

After the terrorist attack on Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport, intelligence agencies believe that the next target of militants might be Karachi Seaport, Pakistan Today has learnt. Karachi Seaport, like the Karachi airport,


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Media circus and state of denial

The government’s disregard for institutional framework is surprising   With the media circus turning into a total vortex because of personal differences and market objectives taking over media barons, the inaction of

NADRA thrives under new, dynamic chairman

Under its new and dynamic chairman Imtiaz Tajwar, National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) is fast moving from the red to green zone, as a number of measures have been adopted for speedy

Shah warns govt of ‘conspiracy by hidden hands’

Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Wednesday warned the government of a “conspiracy” being hatched against it by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and other smaller political outfits in the name of protests to be held on May 11 against alleged poll rigging in general elections held last year.

Maj Amir leaves Taliban talks over ‘media hype’

The government’s peace process with the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) suffered a major blow on Monday as a key player of the dialogue process, Major (r) Mohammad Amir, quit the dialogue process in protest against the “unabated media hype” created by some members of the Taliban negotiating panel for “personal projection” and “party agendas”.

Taliban talks losing steam

ISLAMABAD Though Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday reiterated his government’s resolve to carry forward the dialogue process with the banned terror outfit, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the government’s own negotiators think that

Musharraf lured into indictment!

Breach of promises made with Musharraf pertaining to relief in his indictment main cause of anger among khakis Information minister expresses ignorance over any such ‘promise’, says govt believes in respecting all

Can a non-Pashtun lead KP?

ISLAMABAD The hunt for a suitable person to be appointed as the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) governor has taken a new turn as tribal elders and defence establishment have expressed serious concerns over

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