Author Archives: Mian Abrar

In Naya Pakistan, Centre doesn’t need to know everything!

In an “unprecedented rush”, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has “quietly” sanctioned an amount of Rs 27 million to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government as “feeding charges” for 4,500 policemen deployed for protection of volunteers observing duties for health immunisation campaigns but no public announcement has been made in this regard.

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‘Dubious privatisation’

The Opposition takes it upon itself to resist it ‘tooth and nail’ The three major opposition parties in the parliament, the PPP, PTI and MQM, have doubts about the PML-N government’s privatisation

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To talk or not to talk

With the reluctance shown by the new leadership of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to hold talks with the government, it is somewhat surprising to note that the leading experts and politicians aboard the pro-dialogue bandwagon of PTI and PML-N, are also losing hope of peace, and some even want the government to decide either for talks or launch an army operation to flush out the militants from across country.

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The new chief justice

Will there be a paradigm shift in the way judiciary works? After being notified as new Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Tasadduq Hussain Jilani is set to take over reigns from outgoing