Whether Imran Khan’s tsunami proves a mere storm in a tea cup or a genuine game changer, he is to be credited for making the electoral contest a lot more colourful.
The Tilism-e-Hoshruba, a classic Urdu treasure, has been re-published to fire the reader’s imagination with tales of magic, wars, bewitching beauties and heroes from the camp of the Arab warrior, Amir Hamza.
Forget murder, rape, smuggling, terrorism and corruption – in Pakistan drinking liquor is the mother of all crimes.
Imran Khan’s book will please the right-wingers, but his orthodox views will disappoint most progressive Pakistanis.
Zulfiqar Mirza’s diatribe will be damaging to the PPP’s policy of reconciliation and to democracy itself.
What exactly led to Shahid Kardar’s departure from the State Bank of Pakistan?
Time has run out – we must decide: are we with the terrorists or against them?
By using the labour unions to thwart KESC’s attempts to revamp and restructure, the government is defeating the very purpose of privatisation and scaring away potential investors.
“We are ready to negotiate, but for this, the violence must stop first,” says Tayyab Tareen, Chief Financial Officer, KESC.
Faced with increasing pressure from the IMF and the World Bank, will the PPP government swallow the bitter pill of reforms or resort to stalling tactics yet again?