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TTP: A narrow agenda
TTP: A narrow agenda

By MUHAMMAD AMIR RANA
September 2 2013
 
 
 
IT appears the prime minister’s revised offer of talks to the militants in his first address …

Pakistan Calling Programme launched
Pakistan Calling  Programme launched

By Samosa
February 25 2013
 
 
 
The RSA and the Samosa are to build on the success of their recent programme of Britain …

Nearly three-quarters of Pakistan girls not in school
Nearly three-quarters of Pakistan girls not in school

By AFP
December 13 2012
 
 
 
ISLAMABAD: Nearly three quarters of young Pakistani girls are not enrolled in primary school and the number finishing …

As world helps shot Pakistani girl, Afghans ask “what about us?”
As world helps shot Pakistani girl, Afghans ask “what about us?”

By Reuters
October 25 2012
 
 
 
The global attention bestowed on a Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban has sparked outcry amongst many …

sikhs will march against the English Defence League
sikhs will march against the English Defence League

By News Desk
October 25 2012
 
 
 
‘Sikhs Against the EDL’ would be marching against the English Defence League (EDL) in Walthamstow on …

UN envoy urges Syria truce
UN envoy urges Syria truce

By AFP
October 15 2012
 
 
 
DAMASCUS: UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi called Monday for a ceasefire in Syria during the upcoming four-day Muslim …

Attackers of Hindu temple charged with blasphemy
Attackers of Hindu temple charged with blasphemy

By Rabia Ali
October 1 2012

 
 
In an extraordinary turn of events, Section 295-A was used to register a blasphemy case against …

Myanmar gives green light for aid to Rohingya: OIC
Myanmar gives green light for aid to Rohingya: OIC

By AFP
August 11th 2012
 
 
 
 
JEDDAH: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Saturday announced it has received a green light from Myanmar …

US crafted Pakistan ‘apology’ to suit allies abroad, opponents at home
US crafted Pakistan ‘apology’ to suit allies abroad, opponents at home

By Reuters
July 11th 2012
 
 
 
WASHINGTION: In the end, it was a meeting in a nondescript conference room in Chicago that finally set …

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