Category Archives: Islamabad

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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Mian Nawaz Sharif: Democracy or Family Empire.


How a family thrives in business and politics in Pakistan. Nawaz Sharif’s family is an example. Continue reading

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The lever that didn’t kill Benazir Bhutto


Two days after the Bhutto’s assassination Brig. Javed Iqbal Cheema of the interior ministry, govt of Pakistan, in a live press conference told the viewers that it was “the lever of sunroof” which killed Benazir Bhutto. He claimed that this … 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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They have killed the dreams and Benazir Bhutto


December 27, 2007. United nations’ security council is said to meet shortly to talk about the post Bhutto scenario and the developments in Pakistan.  A news report on CNN and BBC just cofirmed. The whole world is shocked and is grieving … Continue reading

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2008: Elections in Pakistan


On November 3rd, 2007 Pakistan became lawless. A state of emergency was declared and the 1973 constitution ceased to work. Basic rights were gone. Judiciary was sacked, ( http://comment.independent.co.uk/commentators/article3132477.ece) and the civil society was stunned. General Pervez Musharraf had declared the … Continue reading

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