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  So Tahirul Qadri was finally persuaded to take a leaf out of Imran Khan’s book and spend some time with his followers. Get out of the container, stretch the legs a

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Contrary to public opinion, and PIA suspending two employees, it turns out that the national carrier was really not to blame for people chucking a sitting MNA and former interior minister out

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It turns out that the new chairman at Sui Northern, a big and prestigious post, has been cause for divisions at board meetings. It seems he’s been trying to create a new

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That there is no love lost between Aitzaz Ahsan and Ch Nisar is hardly breaking news. But word has it that the friction goes far deeper than democracy, parliament or dharna politics.

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The N boys find themselves in quite a pickle these days. And their own actions haven’t helped. Take the ingenious idea of reaching out to the military, for example. Nobody outside the

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  So Imran Khan’s Azadi caravan came fitted with the kind of amenities that would sustain a revolutionary march – a stage for visibility, some huddle space to strategise, even a custom

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They come in pairs, troubles for the League do. First, there is the desi Rasputin, Tahirul Qadri. Then there is Imran “KP? What KP?” Khan. TuQ’s followers are being cracked down on.

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The incumbent premier’s diet is the subject of a national fascination. There is a “He eats food! The ANIMAL!” indignation about his dietary habits and there is nothing he can do that

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A “committee” from one of the upper circles of Lahori wives has been convened to pay for the services of a private detective agency to keep an eye on the – for

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The apple, occasionally, falls far from the tree. Case in point: former bhabi Jemima Khan. While she has put up a spirited public condemnation of Israel’s atrocities in Gaza, her brother Ben

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London is these days home to many a politician of different hues and colours. To name a few: Asif Ali Zardari is here for the past few. First he attended his daughter’s

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The recently sacked law minister of the Punjab seems to be suffering from withdrawal syndrome. Being replaced, by another Rana, no less, would certainly rankle. He is seen frequenting a local gym,

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Rumoured to be arriving at the launch of the IMAX theatre in Lahore was the chief minister. He didn’t show up but Junior did. And boy did he arrive! The younger one’s

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There was a time when Chaudhry Nisar was a darling of the Sharifs, both elder and younger. His was a my-way-or-I’ll-resign nakhra that was put up with by both the brothers. That

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Before you go on and talk about how the League is a party of the rich (it is, though) you should know that in the recent budget, they levied new taxes on

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The scene: the National Day of Argentina. An event has been organised and minister of state for health, the hardworking Saira Tarar is the chief guest. Starting off her speech, Our Lady

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Prior to Imran Khan’s rally in Faisalabad the other day, the Punjab CM held a meeting with the bigwigs of APTMA, the country’s premiere association of textile mills. The barons didn’t pull

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