Pakistan Observer

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Metro bus service for capital city

There is no doubt that there existed a great problem of the inadequate public transport for the citizens of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad because there is only wagon service having goonda type conductors and misbehaving drivers because ... Saturday, September 20, 2014 Details

Kerry and Islamic world

The US Secretary of State’s address to the Foreign Relations Committee in Capitol Hill weighed much. Particularly, it showed the secret of success of this most powerful nation when the Committee members asked from the Secretary Kerry as to why US is ... Saturday, September 20, 2014 Details

Civil war already started!

Your editorial “Are we heading for civil war” (Sept 17) has very prudently drawn attention of the government to address and arrest the situation before it gets out of control. Leave alone Islamabad Dharna, government’s writ is non-existent throughout ... Saturday, September 20, 2014 Details

Pak stand on Gaza

Excuses are never in short supply for Pakistan bashing. This time it is the Gaza conflict. Pakistan is being blamed for its lukewarm response in support of Palestinians. Pakistan is being bracketed with some Arab countries who oppose the Hamas for it ... Saturday, September 20, 2014 Details

Believe it or not!

Believe it or not, I saw not less than three Punjab Police cops urinating in the foundations of the academic block / class rooms of a Girls College in the Federal Capital. It is height of moral bankruptcy on the part of those who train the Police for ... Saturday, September 20, 2014 Details

What democracy, what democrats

Pakistan has grown 68 years old but still continues to grapple with these challenges and the citizenry is still anxious to see and enjoy the benefits of “democracy dividends” i.e. social welfare, justice, equity, and equal access to resources and pow ... Saturday, September 20, 2014 Details

Judicial Commission on elections rigging

A silver lining had started shimmering when the government’s negotiating team was reported to have agreed to accept 5 out of the 6 points of TIP agenda. The most important issue – rigging in the Elections – was resolved by appointing a three member J ... Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Details

No fuel saving measures?

Federal and Provincial governments have huge fleets of vehicles including all sorts of luxury cars for protocol, Ministers and officials (both entitled or otherwise) which consume huge quantity of petrol and other fuel every month. It was a bitter fa ... Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Details

A blessing or devil in disguise?

Living in the 21st century, no one even the kids keep themselves aloof from technology. Toddlers of today tend to be more technology friendly as compared to the adults. Technology nowadays is closet buddy of every individual especially during a time ... Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Details

PAT & PTI dharnas

The sit-ins, marches and dharnas continue and the whole world is watching political struggle between performance oriented urban middle classes and traditional forces of status quo. Almost a month has now passed and it seems that the participant of ma ... Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Details

Corruption and Imran Khan

From times immemorial the battle between virtue and evil has been on. Both moves neck to neck, side by side of each other, however, virtue takes over in the end....! Corruption rampant in our society has made the foundations of all state organisation ... Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Details

Attack on Naval Dockyard

Your editorial “Mysterious attack on naval dockyard”(Sept 11) is timely reminder to government and law enforcement agencies specially intelligence agencies to tighten their loose belt. Attacks on military installations that are otherwise well guarded ... Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Details

Status quo under threat

Ever since the beginning of two marches i.e inqilaab & azadi march in the mid of August, the forces of status quo are trying their best to get out of this quagmire by clutching onto each other. They are fully aware of the fact that their survival is ... Sunday, September 14, 2014 Details

Fighting the floods

Unprecedented rainfalls have created havoc countrywide. The death and destruction has spread over vast areas. Standing Crops, immovable and movable properties have been destroyed and damaged. Prime Minister and Chief Minister of Punjab have been tou ... Sunday, September 14, 2014 Details

Karachi needs attention

It seems as if our senses are used of hearing news about targeted Killings in Karachi and watch them daily on news and its like seen and unseen and we forget. Its not a matter of one or two days still its on going and years have been passed to it. I ... Sunday, September 14, 2014 Details

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