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مصیبتوں نے اس ملک کی راہ دیکھ لی ہے – by Kashif Naseer: یوں لگتا ہے کہ مصیبتوں نے اس ملک کی راہ دیکھ لی ہے، ایک سانحہ کے بعد دوسرا اور دوسرے کے بعد تیسرا کہ گویا سانحات کا ایک لامتناہی سلسلہ ہے جو ختم ہونے کا نام نہیں لے رہا.
We got leaked- by Sindhyar Talpur: Wikileaks, an international whistle-blowing website, recently leaked US and Allied forces military documents highlighting the situation on the ground in Afghanistan. One of the many things highlighted is Pakistani intelligence agency, ISI’s, double game in the War. If you
When dreams of hope come true – by H.A. Khan: Two days back one of my friends had shared an advertisement video of the new programme titled, Chhote Ustad, starting from 24th July on Star Plus. I saw that ad and as a die-hard music lover, it was an
The Dilemma of Education- by Sidra Zia Butt: “Degree degree hoti hai, chahe asli hu ya jaali!” Pakistan has got a lot of problems. But these are our favorite: ‘double-sawari’ and motorbikes, Basant – to be or not to be, one hour later or one hour ago,  Meals
PPP emerging in Information Technology (IT): Pakistan Peoples’ Party is known to date to be a party of the masses and indeed the peoples’. Though it is a cumbersome task to be in constant contact with all of the 18 crore Pakistanis but the supporters
Sexual Assault- by Faraz Jarral: In the present period of time sexual abuse in country is increased by 9.4% according to the sources. With extreme pain and anguish, I express my outrage and resentment over state of affairs where women and girls are being
Kon kis se muzakraat kare – by Hamid Mir: Source: Jang
Ghunda Nagri – by Naseer Ahmed:
Criminals deserve hospitality? – by Agha Syed Atta-u-Allah Shah:
Adm Tahafuz ka Gehra Ehsas – by Khursheed Nadeem: Originally published in DailyAusaaf (with thanks to our contributor Irfan Urfi) عدم تحفظ کا گہرا احساس ایک عام پاکستانی آج کس حد تک عدم تحفظ کا شکار ہے ؟گیلپ آف پاکستان کا جواب میرے اندازے سے کہیں زیادہ پریشان
The unethical mindset- by Sardar Nadir Farooq Ali: There is to my mind absolutely no need to comment on the merits and demerits of the now infamous resolution passed by the Punjab assembly against the media imposing restrictions on the media’s fundamental right of freedom of expression
Pakistanis – a bunch of pessimistic, passive critics..?- by Sidra Zia Butt: A character in the Sesame Street cartoons used to say to little girls, “When you grow up, you can be whoever you want to be.” Ironically, throughout their growing years women are told about all the things that they are
Criteria for a Parliamentarian- by Mishel Syyedd: Pakistan, a country always famous for one major concern or the other, is yet surrounded in another show up. This show up occurred late last month when the Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the Education Commission to assess the
Facts behind ‘Suspicious degree’ of MNA Faryal Talpur- by Farhad Jarral: Yesterday I saw strange news when I turned my TV on to watch 9’o clock news bulletin; it was about the degree of President Asif Ali Zardari’s sister MNA Faryal Talpur. She got Masters Degree in Sociology from Karachi
Varying Degrees of Reality- by Sana Ali: To an avid spectator of Pakistani politics, manufactured hysteria is a sad reality. To the same spectator, there is nothing surprising about the media’s seeming obsession with the educational histories of elected officials. The accusing, spiteful and politically-motivated mud-slinging
Black coat thugs at it again – by Jinnah Bhutto: A couple of days ago, lawyers in Lahore once again showed their “badmashi”. They are behaving like badmash (law breakers) in the courts. In Lahore yesterday they beat up judge; when other judges came to resolve the matter, they
Khawaja Sharif : ‘The Politically Loyal and Just’- by Hafsa Khawaja: The judiciary of a country is supposed to play a silent and impartial role in doling out justice and withholding the supremacy of the Constitution and Law. Lamentably, in Pakistan the flow of the system always been opposite due
Blackmailers in media – by Farhad Jarral: A few days ago, CCPO Gujranwala DIG Zulfiqar Cheema called a meeting of police officials and asked them to take an oath to end corruption in the police department. Media representatives were also present in that meeting. During the
Just who is not a kafir? – by Amir Mir: Related post: Kafir factory: Shia kafir, Qadiani kafir – by Mohammed Hanif Source: Outlook India War On The Kafirs The broad Sunni-Shia division does not explain all of it Most Sunnis adhere to the Hanafi school of jurisprudence. Only
In response to Sarah Khan’s “In rejection of pseudo-liberals of Pakistan”- by Asma Qadir: Following is the piece written by Asma Qadir in response to Sarah Khan’s In rejection of Pseudo-liberals which was posted on LUBP a few days ago. I have been going through quite a few articles on LUBP (Let Us
The usual suspects are subverting democracy – by Aley Ahmad: The following comment was recently posted on an article on the LUBP. Given some interesting observations that this commenter makes about the LUBP’s policy and content, we are posting it as an independent article. …… What I have come
5 July 1977: Counter revolution of democracy in Pakistan – by Erfan Urfi:
Dark black shadows still alive – by H.A. Khan: About 37 years ago, an era of hope was ending and an era of despair, worst human atrocities, ethnic division, religious fundamentalism was beginning when General Zia-ul-Haq threw the government of the martyr ZA Bhutto. It was the end
Wither side of Police reforms in Pakistan- by Qudrat Ullah: Rule of law, vibrant judicial system, public safety & security of the masses are the most conspicuous hallmarks of any modern-day civilized society. The history of world civilizations also verify that their socio-economic growth and intellectual development were a
PML-N: Politics of Hypocrisy and Ballyhoo- by Hafsa Khawaja: “The largest party in opposition today, the PML-N is as quick and nimble as their election sign, the Lion when it comes whipping a rumpus against Government and ballyhooing about their government in Punjab and their Chief Minister, Shahbaz
Deals on personal interests and desires – by Farhad Jarral: This is an exclusive news by LUBP as it’s not published in any newspaper nor in electronic media. Justice Ramday’s son in law will be the new President of the Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB). Isn’t it interesting? Is this
Suspicious Particulars of the Budget Scheme- by Farrukh Shah: SUSPICIOUS PARTICULARS OF THE BUDGET SCHEME PAGE 981 PC21031 (031) MISCELLANEOUS H58     Grant in aid in favour of Roshni Association Society for Welfare of Special Persons, Lahore.                                                                               1,000,000   H72     Grant in aid in favour of Roshni Association, Society
Deceiving public is a routine work of PML-N- by Amjad Rashid: There is no doubt that PML-N is the party of industrialists, business men, traders, middle men of Pakistani business economy and definitely extremists with no beard on their face. So it works for the sake of these people and
229 Suicides left Unresolved Questions- by H.A Khan: Three days before as I was reading newspapers online, Suddenly a news report made me so shocked and sad that During last 3 or 4 months 229 people of Pakistan had committed Suicide. The main reasons were the economic
A reply on Marvi Memon’s open letter to PM Gillani on Kala Bagh Dam- by Ahmad Nadeem Gehla: Following is a reply on Marvi Memon’s open letter to PM Gillani on Kala Bagh Dam which we’d posted on LUBP earlier. You can see that post on the given link ‘Open Letter to Prime Minister of Pakistan on
The UK Foreign Secretary visits Pakistan: Source: Foreign & Commonwealth Office Received via email by the UK FO The UK Foreign Secretary is visiting Pakistan on 23-24 June. Foreign Secretary William Hague, arrived in Islamabad today on a three-day visit to Pakistan. This is Mr
Dharti Maa ka Gharoor ‘BB Shaheed’- by Irfan Urfi:
‘Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’ An Epoch-making personality- by Irfan Urfi:
Benazir Bhutto _ The Insignia of Democracy- by Saria Benazir: Headship is not too undemanding, as is thought by many of the so- called leaders in Pakistan & of course, what is leadership meant to them, other than gaining votes and that too, not by the people, but by
57th Birthday of My Leader and Daughter of the East ‘Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’- by H.A Khan: Today’s day brought the feelings of joy and sadness together as It’s 57th birthday of Shaheed BB Sahiba and with me the millions of people whom love and Sacrifice their lives for PPP and for Bhutto Family feel the sadness
You can’t murder a legacy – by Saria Benazir: The Bhutto family has occupied a well-known place in the world politics and surely, when one articulates about democracy in Pakistan, the Pakistan Peoples party is the only party, which from the beginning of its foundation; laid by Quaid-e-Awam
I am a Sunni, a Shia and an Ahmadi – by H.A. Khan: Two days before as I opened the LUBP Blog to read its daily articles I felt so sad that again a worst wave of religious violence is repeating in our society to divide the society into religious classes and
Let’s build paradise for all – by H.A. Khan: Sometimes things happen in our lives that make us not only surprised but also speechless. I sometime think that why the world in which we are living today is becoming replete of sadness and atrocities? When the time will
Hazara Movement and an email- by Dr. Ahmed Ali Ghias:
Cellular Governance in Jhang – by Qudrat Ullah: Pakistan is a victim of bad governance and corruption. Due to institutional decay and slackness of the top babus (bureaucrats), government infrastructure, especially in smaller districts and tehsils where gubernatorial feudal elite and corrupt officials often make lives of