Category Archives: Social Issues

Pakistan removes Rangers chief over park killing

Pakistan’s military removed the chief of the paramilitary Rangers on Tuesday over the filmed killing of an unarmed man in a public park that shocked the nation. Security forces shot dead Sarfaraz Shah, 22, in a Karachi park on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Pakistani hostages released by Somali pirates

The Pakistani hostages under captivity of Somali pirates were released on Monday after persistent negotiations that lasted for months. The captives were released after ransom money of $2.1 million was paid to the pirates.

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What kind of Pakistan do we want?

By: Rasul Bakhsh Rais The Express Tribune Two American visitors in recent weeks, Senator John Kerry and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, have made very bold and appropriate remarks, about what kind of state and society Pakistanis would like to … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Salmaan Taseer

By: Ayesha Tammy Haq The Express Tribune A person is all about memory. It’s what we are. I remember, as a child, a ditty about 10 little Indians, today the politically correct term is Native Americans, in one bed and … Continue reading

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Porn equals rape?

By: Jahanzaib Haque The Express Tribune Being the editor of a news website has one major perk – the gift (or curse) of being able to sort and meta-analyse the hordes of comments pouring in on articles. One topic in … Continue reading

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President Asif Ali Zardari’s father Hakim Ali Zardari passed away

Geo News Hakim Ali Zardari, a seasoned politician and the father of President Asif Ali Zardari passed away on Tuesday after protracted illness, Geo News reported. He was 81, hospitalized after being seriously ill since the last few weeks and … Continue reading

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Suicides leading cause of deaths

“As for suicide, it is one of the leading causes of death in the world”, as said WHO statement informed Dr. Murad M Khan, Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University while addressing a Seminar “Suicide in Pakistan” … Continue reading

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