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Shaming The Shameless

Shaming the shameless

In the Sub-continent as elsewhere, the rich and mighty-greedy politicians, unscrupulous businessmen and dishonest civil-military bureaucrats-keep on singing the mantra of "patriotism" (sic) but remit millions abroad. They indulge with…

Migrant Smuggling

Migrant smuggling

“There are many horizons that must be visited … and white pages in the scrolls of life to be inscribed…” Tayeb Salih, Season of Migration to the North. IT was…

Running The Political Engine

Running the political engine

There are ample signs that money in politics, or ‘political finance’, will assume much greater importance in the next general election and even during the run-up to the election. Disclosures…

The Dissension Within

The dissension within

KHAN Said alias Sajna and Shehryar Mehsud, both from the Mehsud Taliban fighters, continue to engage in a bloodbath for turf and kitty. According to first-hand reports, dozens of fighters,…

Global Offshore Money Maze

Global offshore money maze

All responsible governments in recent years have shown commitment to retrieving looted money by their citizens, but in Pakistan the PPP-led government during its five-year-tenure (2008-2013) acted as the main…