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Urdu Poetry

Parveen Shakir Translated By Dr. Riz Rahim Chicago, IL 1. In some way, we are all Dr. Faustus [Hum soub ek therha say Dr, Faustus hain]…

Started by Riaz Haq

0 Dec 1, 2008

Secret talks to end hostilities in Afghanistan

Despite official assertions to the contrary, The Observer has discovered that key NATO countries including Britain and France, in liaison w…

Started by Salah Khawaja

1 Oct 7, 2008
Reply by Riaz Haq

Is Zardari Guilty of Corruption Charges?

While the news of President Musharraf's resignation and Asif Zardari's nomination for president occupy the big headlines, the renewed repo…

Started by Riaz Haq

0 Aug 22, 2008

PakAlumni Member and NEDian Idrees Shah Loses his Cousin to Violence in Karachi

NEDian Idrees Shah has lost his cousin Mohammad Ibrahim in a targeted killing in Karachi. Mohammad Ibrahim was an intelligence agent involv…

Started by Riaz Haq

1 Jun 13, 2008
Reply by Idrees Shah

ARY Digital Back on the Air

It seems ARY is back. Right now, I'm watching a Musharraf Town Hall Meeting with most-likely a hand-picked audience but the questions are q…

Started by Riaz Haq

0 Nov 22, 2007

GEO.......No More........

i just heard a breaking news .... GEO is going to shutdown..... ... Y musharraf is doing such stupid things..? ........ i have no words to…

Started by Sheikh Adeel Danish

7 Nov 22, 2007
Reply by Riaz Haq

The Stifling of Popular Independent Media in Pakistan

It is a very sad day indeed. It seems that the glimmer of hope for a civil Pakistan created by independent TV channels has been extinguishe…

Started by Riaz Haq

3 Nov 18, 2007
Reply by Faisal Kalam

Daikha jo teer kha kay kameenga ke taraf.......

Daikha jo teer kha kay kameenga ke taraf Jamait kay students say mulaqat ho gayee ................ .......... ... Do you want to to know w…

Started by Sheikh Adeel Danish

1 Nov 15, 2007
Reply by Riaz Haq

Benazir Along with her karavan!!!

"gone with the wind" there are many aspects of the story...but one thing that keeps pinching me is that realising the threats and consequen…

Started by stylishscorpion

11 Nov 7, 2007
Reply by Babar

We Oppose Emergency in Pakistan - Online Petition

ALWAYS FEAR ONLY ALLAH ALMIGHTY & OBEY HIS MESSENGER MUHAMMED PBUH. Please sign the petition and forward this link to as many people a…

Started by Sadiq Farooqi

4 Nov 7, 2007
Reply by Sohaib Nomani


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