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Arrest warrant for Musharraf

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) at Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi during hearing of Benazir Bhutto (BB) assassination case issued arrest warrants for former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf on June 11. The

Mr President

I would like to draw your kind attention to a simmering project of vital need for Pakistan which only you could undertake being in a unique position. Like they say time and

Spreading hatred

I would like to bring to your attention a recent event that has gotten little or no coverage in Pakistan and the international media so far. A group called All-Pakistan Students Khatm-e-Nubuwat

Those responsible

Coming one after another, the Kharotabad killings and the Karachi incident tell that there is something wrong with the training of the security forces. Unfortunately there is no tradition among government leaders

The need for dams

Two letters in today’s issue have highlighted the problems being faced due to load-shedding, ‘Conservation now’ by Safia Muqri and ‘Load-shedding problems’ by Syeda Quratul-Ain. Load-shedding, though most inconvenient, is only a

The way forward

A well thought out analysis of the current situation and its likely impact in the coming days has been reflected in “On the ropes”. While concluding the writer has wished there has

Globalisation for us

The tremendous change brought by 21st century is globalisation, making the world a smaller place to live in. It increases the interdependency and connection that the world markets and economies have on

The Awami budget?

Everyone is talking about the budget which the government said to be public friendly. But this Awami budget didn’t give relief to the poor people. They imposed taxes on everything which are

The Indian Army

The WikiLeaks have exposed the stark reality behind the democratic exterior of the so-called ‘shining India’ of today. There is surely much more than what meets the eye in the context of