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A leading hotel magnate, our desi Hilton, has come back to Pakistan after his self-imposed exile of four years. The hotel magnate was said to have been at odds with the president.

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He’s not the Nawaz Sharif of yore, the new prime minister wants you to believe. No sir. In fact, here’s an e-mail address, a personal e-mail address, one that he checks every

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It takes a fortune to keep Gandhi poor, quipped Sarojani Naidu. Something of the sort at the federal cabinet and secretariat as well! As per the directives of the interim prime minister,

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The PTI’s fan following – or Insafians, as some have taken to calling them, in order to avoid the delightful but crass portmanteau “Youthias” – are up in arms. Anyone with even

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Meanwhile, let’s not forget the generalissimo. Our man Pervez is a prisoner in his own farm house. His only consolation in a dip in the pool. Much to the chagrin of his

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The ANP hasn’t built anything, said Imran Khan recently at a rally in KP, in a cricket stadium that was built, ironically, by the ANP. His recent fall was well documented but

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They’re not as caustic as the sort they have in the US, but TV political attack ads have made their way to Pakistan. One in particular, a PPP ad that plays a

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The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf would make for a good TV high-school series. It is already filled with cliques of mean girls and douches. Take the saga of Fauzia Kasuri and Dr Shireen “It’s

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How the mighty fall. There was a time when our man Musharraf used to have a swagger to put the best to shame. You know, the sort that pubescent boys unsure of

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The scion of a prominent family from KP’s (till recently) ruling party recently got married to some girl in the Punjab. Inter-ethnic marriages aren’t uncommon these days but what appeared on the

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