Author Archives: The Pashtun Times

From Crisis to Crisis: Has Pakistan Moved ahead over the Past Year?

Time is a river that flows from eternity to eternity. Days, months and years are bridges that help us cross that river from one bank to the other. Unlike milestones on a road, these bridges do not mark the length of the river. The finite cannot, after all, measure the infinite. A year is a calendar of a limited number ...

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Pakistan Among 10 Worst Countries Regarding Rape Cases: PTI

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Punjab organiser Chaudhry Sarwar says the PML-N government has failed to control rape and kidnap cases, claiming that Pakistan is among the 10 worst countries when it comes to rape cases. He issued a “fact sheet” on Monday on the rape and kidnap incidents, stating 14,850 kidnap cases involving women, children and girls were reported in Punjab ...

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10 Pakistanis Who Quit CSS for an Alternate Career

The Central Superior Services is an elite permanent bureaucratic authority, and the civil service that is responsible for running the civilian bureaucratic operations and government secretariats and directorates of the Cabinet of Pakistan. Civil Services are not only a profession, they are a huge responsibility, a lifestyle. The services/groups which include, Commerce & Trade, Customs & Excise Group, District Management Group, Foreign service of ...

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Golden Globes 2016: Who Won the Red Carpet?

The trains, the diamonds, the plunging necklines; we pick out the most memorable looks of the night Award season kicked off with the Golden Globes, an evening that celebrates achievements in television and film – and that makes for one busy red carpet. The stars were dressed to impress and some deserve an accolade for their sartorial choices alone. Read ...

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Deadlock Persists over Issues of CPEC Implementation

ISLAMABAD: AMIR WASIM: The country’s political leadership extended support to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project on Sunday, but remained deadlocked over details and its way forward. As a multi-party conference (MPC) convened by the Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) concluded in the evening, it was clear that differences over the implementation of the flagship programme continued to persist. Representatives of over ...

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Balochistan: Here We Go!

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India now in ‘Big Three’ of Porn Consumption

The verdict is out. Ban or no ban, India is watching more porn than ever this year as it knocks out Canada to grab third position – after the US and Britain – in visiting one of the world’s largest adult websites Pornhub. In its annual review of how people around the world watch porn,Pornhub found that while the US added ...

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The Mystery of Red-Mosque

AYESHA SIDDIQA: The liberal civil society in Islamabad and the rest of Pakistan, and even the Pakistani diaspora abroad, tend to get very upset with the continued presence of Abdul Aziz in the heart of the capital. There are some activists who have even made a career out of flagging the Lal Masjid issue. The emphasis of the argument is that ...

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مدارس کی مالی امداد میں سعودیہ، ایران سب سے آگے : ہارون رشید

حکومت پاکستان کے اعداد و شمار کے مطابق سعودی عرب اور ایران دو ایسے ممالک ہیں جو ملک میں دینی مدارس کی تعداد کے اعتبار سے سب سے زیادہ مالی معاونت کر رہے ہیں۔ بی بی سی کو ملنے والے یہ سرکاری اعداد و شمار ملک بھر کے تقریباً 300 مدارس کے متعلق ہیں۔ ان کے مطابق سعودی عرب پاکستان ...

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4-way Meeting Set to Discuss Roadmap for Peace Negotiations

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad is poised to present a list of “reconcilable” Afghan Taliban at a quadrilateral meeting that will prepare a roadmap for the revival of peace talks in Islamabad on Monday, said an official. Representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and China would lay the groundwork for the reconciliation process, aimed at ending nearly four decades of conflict in ...

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