Category Archives: history

What happened at OJHRI CAMP in Rawalpindi in 1988.


An account of the fateful day of April 10, 1988 when the largest ammunition depot at OJHRI (near Islamabad) was blown & destroyed killing more than 4000 people. A veteran politician, Kalsoom SaifUllah in her latest book has revealed that General Zia ul Haq himself ordered the destruction of the facility so that to avoid American checking of the stocks. American were concerned that Stinger missiles were being sold to Iran. Continue reading

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Freedom of speech or hate crime redifined?


First the excerpt from BBC News website: Irving tests Europe’s free speech As Europe proudly flexes its freedom of speech credentials in the ongoing row over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, even some of his enemies were uncomfortable that he … Continue reading

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Shortage of Water in Pakistan and Indian breach of Indus water treaty.


At Marala, on river Chenab (in Pakistan) the water flow was found to be 40% less than previous years in the second week of January 2010. The average flow at this point in last ten years has been 11,000 cusecs. … Continue reading

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The Lost Symbol: what it is all about.


A boy in his 20’s is lying helpless in a Turkish prison. He is cold and hungry while things around him are lousy and pathetic, the jailer is greedy and cruel. The boy has a lot of money and is … Continue reading

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Bhutto’s death: A dream has vanished


Last night I was passing by the main avenue when I saw some flickering lights in the distant. It was Pakistan peoples party office and the large portraits of Z. A. Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto were wrapped in the pitch darkness of the … Continue reading

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Why punjab is presented as “The Punjab”.


Punjab is a Persian word which mean five rivers. Punj= five and aab= water/ river. The plains between the Indus and Ganges river are called Punjab as they were irrigated naturally by the fiver rivers: Ravi, Chenab, Bias, Sutlej, Jhelum, … Continue reading

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Is Hammas religiously based or political: Question


“Hamas is the modern day Adolf Hitler. Destroy it ASAP”. “Its evil incarnate”. All these slogans and answers to this question are great emotional upheavals. But is this “all” the realiy? or is there something more to it than we … Continue reading

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Division of Pakistan (1971) & the role of religious leadership


Pakistan consisted of East & West wings before 1971. In the same year the Eastern wing got independent after Pakistan suffered defeat in the war against India. Role of mullah (clergy) is discussed in this break up and defeat. Continue reading

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