Monthly Archives: February 2008

Life imitates art….

From “A Bronx Tale” – the thugs who walked into the wrong bar.  http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/02/28/biker.meeting/index.html Hapless robbers target biker meeting (CNN) — Two masked and machete-wielding men who barged into a club in Sydney, Australia, couldn’t have picked a worse night … Continue reading

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Someone else remembers a saint

A gem of a man The 70-year-old Khurshid Begum was alone looking for someone to hold her hand and take her upstairs in the Military Hospital’s ophthalmology department. Her eyesight was too weak to walk without anybody’s help. Her daughter … Continue reading

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Finally, someone says, Enough Of the Conspiracy Theories….

http://thenews.jang.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=98702 ‘Plane-before-the president’ riddle Thursday, February 28, 2008 By Mian Saifur Rehman Of course, the time has come for all of us to untangle the unsolved mysteries and riddles. What has perturbed me for years is yet another controversy, that … Continue reading

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Another Bloody Idiot Anxious To Show His “Enlightenment” by Denigrating Pakistan….

http://dawn.com/2008/02/28/letted.htm#1 “Apology to all” THIS is with reference to the lead report, ‘PPP apologising to Balochistan for excesses’ (Feb 25). Demonstrating the qualities of a national leader with political courage, the co-chairman of the PPP has apologised to the people … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Shaheed General’s Car

A few thoughts. 1. A humble man, he had very little security. No motorcades for him. 2. The car is a Toyota Corrolla. Not sure what the “authorized” or “entitled” transport is for a three star general, but surely modest. … Continue reading

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Mourning a Great Man

General Mushtaq Baig, a wonderful eye surgeon who operated on my grandmother, was murdered in Rawalpindi on Feb 28, along with several other innocent people. A humble man, he was well regarded even in cynical Pakistan, and loved by his … Continue reading

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National IDs….

This issue continues to be debated even in the U.S., with the Supreme Court holding arguments on this last month. Nevertheless, every citizen of Pakistan must be allowed to vote…. http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2008213story_13-2-2008_pg12_1 Bengali, Burmese residents fight for right to vote Staff … Continue reading

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