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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Indifference turns Wazir Bagh into a deserted place

Muhammad Shahid Welcome to the Mughal-era Wazir Bagh. Sorry for not looking a park or garden now, but I used to be a picnic spot in Peshawar, the capital city ... Read More »

92% Pakistanis believe division of Subcontinent in 1947 was justified

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: A latest study has revealed that 92 per cent Pakistanis believe the division of the Subcontinent was justified and they would have voted for Pakistan had they ... Read More »

One-fifth of cases registered in Pakistan are about theft, car lifting and robbery

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Around one-fifth of the first information reports (FIRs) registered in 66 districts across Pakistan in June this year were about thefts, car lifting and robberies, says the ... Read More »

Institutional framework guarantor of economic growth: SBP governor

Maverick Report ANKARA: The dynamic macroeconomic framework of Pakistan is a guarantor of future growth, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Yaseen Anwar while addressing the inaugural session of ... Read More »

Will US forces leave Afghanistan soon: Views in Pakistan divided

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Views in Pakistan are divided between those believing that the US forces will leave Afghanistan soon (25 per cent) and those believing they will leave in a ... Read More »

Sindhi women publicly announce free-will marriages

Internews Feature Honour killings and forced marriages in Pakistan’s conservative Sindh province regularly receive wide attention in the national media. What is less well known is that young women from ... Read More »

A charmer in search of cobra for dowry

Internews Feature When a typical family marries off a girl, the prime concern for her dowry is to buy furniture, jewellery and other precious items like clothes, utensils etc. But, ... Read More »

Just and unjust — a prisoner’s thesis in Pakistan

Internews Feature Behind bars at the Sahiwal Central Jail in Pakistan’s Punjab province, 40-year-old Abrar Shah echoes the words of Habib Jalib, a poet imprisoned during military dictator Ayub Khan’s ... Read More »

Let’s join Al-Shifa Trust to fight blindness

Syed Anis Ahmad Al-Shifa Trust was founded by late Lt Gen (R) Jahandad Khan in 1985 for the prevention and cure of blindness in Pakistan. The first eye hospital of ... Read More »