S Rahman

  • TMELBOURNE - Adam Zampa picked up two wickets in a miserly spell of leg spin bowling as Australia edged India by four runs in an enthralling rain-shortened Twenty20 International on Wednesday. Chasing 174 in 17 overs, after being adjusted by the Duckworth Lewis method, for a 1-0 lead in the ...

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  • TThe PML-N Government and its chief, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, are not only committed to strengthening the democratic system through the parliament but are also committed quite seriously to introducing reforms in the electoral system as it was promised by the ruling party in its election ...

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  • TWhile holding the Federal Cabinet meeting in Karachi, Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif wisely chose to avoid the term operation or grand operation although it was evident that he meant it. The real thing to be done is action. But whatever action is taken it should be sustained, intelligently ...

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  • TThe first impression formed after hearing Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif’s speech is that honest leaders are the hope of any nation. They are the ones who try to find ways to address its problems sincerely, instead of misleading people with false pledges. Human history is rather witness to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Finance is the backbone of any country’s stability and it is Pakistani nation’s good luck that Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and his economic team headed by the brilliant Mr Ishaq Dar, the Federal Minister for Finance, is clear about its goals that aim at eradicating ...

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  • TBuilding a heated controversy around the presidential election is an exercise in futility, besides being an unreasonable attempt on the part of intriguers to entangle the nation in unnecessary debates. Already, the nation is fed up with such controversies and debates that are spun with unique, ...

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  • T The rise of constitutionalism under the new and independent judiciary is a case in point, since the emerging situation appears to be moving in the direction of clearing many misconceptions in the legal and constitutional domain. One thing that has now been established, and even acknowledged, ...

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  • TFakir S Ayazuddin Pakistan today is facing even greater confusion after the landmark decision in the NRO case. The legal eagles of the PPP have shifted their target from the judgement to the judges, and the vilification has started from the US with the chorus picking up in Pakistan. The ...

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  • TYears and years of animosity between Pakistan and India has made the one billion plus people of the subcontinent think in terms of peace. Isn't it a strange equation: animosity leading to thinking in terms of peace? On the face of it, it appears to be an odd equation but it is not at all an oddity ...

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  • TThe government is firm about its pledges made to the masses and is fighting the menaces of economic decline, internal strife, terrorism and global expectations with courage and sagacity There can be no alternate to austerity particularly in a country confronted with financial crunch. Likewise, ...

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  • TNo doubt things are chaotic and messy at the moment but should that be made an excuse to lose hope? Or should we brace ourselves afresh for 'come what may' and employ all the elements of national unity, strength and stability to overcome all these crises? The saner ones will always opt for the ...

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  • TEven if one were to make an assessment on the basis of expectations that are not always justified, the PM's address to the nation has spelt out some good things as well. The address has rather come as a reassurance to the people in the given circumstances that are difficult. Syed Yousuf Raza ...

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