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Diwal Sara Khabaray: A voice in the wilderness

At a first glance, Shaheen Buneri‘s book seems to be a medley of random thoughts but it is a well-connected story from the pen and brain of a young man .There are people who while finding no solution to the problems they are facing with, soon they begin narrating narrate it to others in order to mitigate their sense of ...

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It’s the time to get rid of Draconian Law “FCR”

The leader of one band of the Nez Perce people, Chief Joseph has rightly said “Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them them an even chance to live and grow”. It is a matter of fact that the constitution of Pakistan ensures inalienable rights to all the citizens of Pakistan. FATA today is formally a part ...

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Women are too human

In the entertainment industry, women are being sexually objectified. Though ultra-modernist might acquiesce to it yet conscience of an enlightened individual would condemn it. In every Bollywood song, let alone the item numbers, the male protagonist is surrounded by semi-nude ladies, in which the intimate parts are in-focus. This is what right-wingers in general and feminists particular,  are striving for? ...

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The Blind FCR

Hitler stated, “When diplomacy ends, War begins”. The white were veteran of diplomacy in their royal ages. After conquering Punjab from Sikhs the great challenge for them was how to deal with scofflaw Tribal population in an area of Pashtun’s belt. They documented FATA as “Excluded area” as keeping the region in dark was need of an hour for them.  British used ...

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Inevitability of war?

The politics of villages are no different from the international politics. In Pashtun society, whenever there is a clash between two families or groups, then people pour their sympathies. However, still they would confide their fellow Pashtun brothers that both the parties involved are responsible for the bloodshed. They wanted it, otherwise it would not happen. (Da ye pa zan ...

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Eid Without Papa

The girl is between two impasses: the burden of losing a father and the agony of sitting by an undying senseless mother. You might be a Pakistani if you forget the unforgettable tragedies. Yet, if you impulsively react to an accident on the very happening, you prove to be a Pakistani too. What may make you a sensible person, you ...

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Women status in politics in Pukhtoon culture

Worldwide a trend is seen in changing status of women in leading political roles .World super power USA has a woman in run for presidential elections, for the most powerful seat of world. Hillary clinton run for presidential seat is a sign that women are getting acceptance worldwide in political roles. Pakistan had the privilege of electing Benazir Bhutto twice ...

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How Pakistan plays double game for pushing the war against West in Afghanistan

Pakistani Government despite actively pushing its proxy war in Afghanistan has always tried to deny ties with Taliban, never mind supporting them. When the Afghan Unity Government finally regretted trusting Pakistan after realizing it was being betrayed despite softening relations with Pakistan for the first time in years, Pakistan delicately used influence of some tribal leaders from Pakhtunkhwa to try ...

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Countering Terror

At least after 15 years terrorism, Muslim world cannot offer any counter to the extremist ideology of the terrorist groups which defames the holy religion Islam at global level. They could not collectively come up with any Islamic fatwa against the heinous activities of the terrorist groups like IS in Iraq and Haqqani network in Afghanistan. Whenever terror attack takes ...

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The fiasco of Turkey once we committed

Turkey is unfortunately under the wrath of terrorism and last night, Istanbul flared with abhorrent saboteurs’ bombing. This despicable attack left heavy casualties and fatalities. We are in immense grief due to this torment of our brotherly country and our cordial condolences and sympathies are with the Turkish people. It seems that after inception of Syrian civil war, such abominable ...

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