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Pakistan PM wants to purchase Power

Pakistan PM wants to purchase Power

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Shariff is urgently looking to buy some power from India, if it can spare some. An energy crisis that has triggered protests in parts of the…

Pakistan has first woman fighter pilot, India doesn’t

Pakistan has first woman fighter pilot, India doesn’t

MUSHAF AIR BASE, PAKISTAN: With an olive green head scarf poking out from her helmet smiles a young 26-year-old, Ayesha Farooq. She is the lone war-ready female fighter pilot in…

US drones kill Six Taliban in Pakistan

US drones kill Six Taliban in Pakistan

A week ago President Barack Obama issued new guidelines for tighter scrutiny of the US drone programme and stricter targeting rules. And on Wednesday, reports say a senior Pakistan Taliban leader and…

Women and Kafirs can’t be candidates in Paki Poll

Women and Kafirs can’t be candidates in Paki Poll

Hyderabad, Pakistan: With all the hype about the Pakistan elections, women who form 51 percent of the population, aren’t allowed to be candidates. Nor do non-Muslims have a right to…

Former Pakistani PM Gilani’s son kidnapped

Former Pakistani PM Gilani’s son kidnapped

MULTAN: Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider Gilani was kidnapped on Thursday in Pakistan’s Punjab province by unidentified gunmen who shot dead his personal secretary and a…

Fatwa issued against voting in Pakistan

Fatwa issued against voting in Pakistan

Religious Scholars issue Fatwa against voting because they think democracy as Anti- Islamic. Religious scholars issued a fatwa on Thursday to declare the exercise of franchise compulsory under Islamic injunctions,…

Pervez Musharraf ‘treason’ trial from Tuesday?

Pervez Musharraf ‘treason’ trial from Tuesday?

The Pakistan Supreme Court today ordered former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to appear before it Tuesday to face treason allegations even as it directed the government to ensure that the…

Musharraf to be tried for treason?

Musharraf to be tried for treason?

Pakistan’s former President Musharraf has probably made a mistake to return to Pakistan. Media reports say that in a double blow to former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf, Supreme Court…

Pakistan: Selective Amnesia?

Pakistan: Selective Amnesia?

First they drove away the Anglos, now they’re killing Christians. What’s become of Pakistan? Is it suffering from Selective Amnesia? A Pakistani columnist wrote this piece in ‘The International news’.…

Pak says Indian dams foul up Indus Water Treaty

Pak says Indian dams foul up Indus Water Treaty

Pakistan, LAHORE— Pakistan is worried that India’s plans to boost its hydro-power will leave its villages thirsty and dry. India is violating a 1960  water- sharing agreement, it says. Pakistan…

Whose Islam is it Anyway?

Whose Islam is it Anyway?

Billa was his nickname. A poor, uneducated Christian boy who cleaned sewer lines, removed garbage and, on a good day, played cricket with us on the streets of Lahore. I…

FDI drying up inPak

FDI drying up inPak

KARACHI: The flow of foreign direct investment appears to be slowing down in the trouble-torn Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Thisshould be a source of worry to its government which is…

50 rioters arrested for burning Christian homes

50 rioters arrested for burning Christian homes

Minorities in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan face constant persecution under its ‘blasphemy laws’. The recent vitims have been some 150 Christian families in Lahore. About 50 people have been arrested…

Pak’s New Climate Policy: for whom?

Pak’s New Climate Policy: for whom?

National climate change policy (NCCP) launched by Pakistan only aims at natural resource conservation at home.  It also sees regional and bilateral agreements as key to ensuring water, food and…

Suicide bombing OK, says Pak Chief Mullah

Suicide bombing OK, says Pak Chief Mullah

Should India now experience a spate of suicide bombings for its ‘occupation’ of Kashmir? The head of the Pakistan’s Muslim clergy has set a seal of approval on suicide bombings,…

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