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Younglings of Sindh’s political families can’t resist Imran Khan

RAZZAK ABRO PTI welcomes aboard Pir Pagara’s grandson and two nephews of PPP leaders Several other young politicians expected to join party soon   KARACHI The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has been attracting the younger members of traditional political families from Sindh. While some of these youngsters have already joined the party, others are set to … Continue reading

Remove ‘Jesus’ from the obscene word list PTA!

RAZZAK ABRO KARACHI Strongly objecting to the inclusion of the name of “Jesus Christ” in a list of obscene words to be banned in text messages by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), minority MPA Salim Khurshid Khokhar staged a protest sit-in in front of the speaker’s podium during the half-hour Sindh Assembly session on Monday. … Continue reading

True education must have strong international dimension: US CG

RAZZAK ABRO KARACHI In a time of global connectedness, business and globalised culture, any true education for our young people must have a strong international dimension, said US Consul General William Martin while speaking at the International Education Week (IEW) 2011 held at a local hotel on Thursday. The IEW is an annual joint initiative … Continue reading

Ghosia Jamaat’s murshid set for political rebirth

RAZZAK ABRO KARACHI The followers of Ghosia Jamaat in Sindh and Punjab are making arrangements for a public gathering scheduled on November 27 in Ghotki, a town of Sindh bordering Punjab, where their spiritual leader, former foreign minister and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) stalwart, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has to announce his new political beginning. Qureshi, … Continue reading

‘Cosmetic nationalist stance won’t work for Mirza’

RAZZAK ABRO KARACHI – Political analysts are of the view that instead of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), former Sindh home minister Dr Zulfiqar Ali Mirza could be a threat to the Sindhi nationalists in future parliamentary politics. However, nationalist leaders have rejected the idea that Mirza could replace them in nationalist politics with only “a cosmetic … Continue reading