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Warped attitudes

How many acid attacks must take place before something is done to prevent them? Three girls in Gujrat, two of them sisters and all fellow students at university, were critically hurt when


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Dignity of office?

Somebody remind them A judge should always behave in such a manner as to preserve the dignity of the office and the impartiality, integrity and independence of the judiciary. Global Code of


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At the end of 2017

Let us usher in the New Year soberly The usual upheavals took place all over the world this year, natural disasters, terrorist attacks in which hundreds of people died, and agitation to


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Maulvi or terrorist?

A haunting question “What will they become, maulvis or terrorists?” That question posed by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan’s chief of army staff last week in Quetta at a seminar about human


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Houris can wait

The stomach cannot Demonstrations and sit-ins were staged by various ‘religious’ groups across the country recently. These demonstrations were suspended by the leaders of these groups when the government caved in to


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Sectarian egos in the region

And Pakistan’s priorities The unrest turned sectarian in 2004 when the Shia led Houthis staged an uprising against the Sunni government. They’re trying to take over the government, said the government; we’re


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R.I.P Dina Wadia

To her father Pakistan would be unrecognisable today Dina Wadia who looked remarkably like her father, died on the 2nd of November this year at the age of ninety-eight. She lived in

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