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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Capital suggestion
May 11, 2013: A total of 14.8 million voters voted for PML-N candidates; the PML-N bagging nearly 33 percent of the popular votes. The PML-N’s current tally stands at 147 general seats, 35 reserved and 6 ...
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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Text analysis: In the 237-page report the term ‘fair’ or ‘fairly’ appears 82 times. The term ‘just’ appears 32 times and the term ‘mandate’ 23 times. The PTI’s allegations: One, organised rigging. Two, non-transparent polling. Three, ...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion 2006: Under the Musharraf government ABN AMRO/Poten & Partners were tasked to undertake a ‘Marine Facilities Assessment’ for an ‘SSGC Integrated LNG Import Project’. The ‘Marine Facilities Assessment’ report ...
Sunday, July 05, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion PM Nawaz Sharif knows his chess better than the rest. The three-dimensional chessboard that our politics has now become, PM Sharif makes one move that titillates the Pindi boys and the other that rescues the ...
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
First things first. There is a clear-cut difference between a heatwave and the loss of human life. Heatwaves are nature-given but the loss of life is because of an irresponsible state and a non-responsive democracy (not because of ...
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Rangers v Zardari June 15th’s raid on the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) was a game-changer. To be certain, Major-General Bilal Akbar’s action could not have taken place without the GHQ’s specific approval. For the ...
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion Major-General Bilal Akbar, DG Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), for the first time in Karachi’s chequered history, has managed to quantify the collective financial magnitude of Karachi’s criminal empires. Lo and behold, ...
Sunday, June 07, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion It is a good budget. Given all the constraints all around us, it is a good budget. It is a good budget because it targets a deficit of 4.3 percent of GDP. It is a good budget because: the target on inflation is ...
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion On December 24, 2014, PM Nawaz Sharif, in a televised address, announced the National Action Plan (NAP). The PM stated:“We have to act fast and whatever is agreed we have to implement it immediately….this ...
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion Timeline: In January, the National Action Plan (NAP) was firmed up. In January, the GHQ facilitated the formation of apex committees for the implementation NAP. In March, Nine-Zero was raided. In April, a law ...
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion There’s more good news than bad. Over the past week, there’s been a rare consensus – the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Standard & Poor’s Financial Services and Moody’s Investors Service have all moved ...
Benazir’s struggle to protect people of Pakistan
James Shera
Posted : Jun 21, 2015
Burma burns with persecution of Muslims
Barrister Amjad Malik
Posted : Jun 14, 2015