Rawalpindi Archive

A game-changer for the Pakistani public – Murtaza Haider: The Metro bus projects in Lahore and Rawalpindi have been criticised by politicians and the news media. Some question their high capital costs, others question if we needed such transit in the first place, and still others would like
راولپنڈی کےمتعدد حلقوں میں پی پی پی کے جیتنے کے روشن امکانات ہیں: رپورٹ :ٹاپ سٹوری آن لائن اضافہ و ترمیم : ایل یو بی پی قومی اسمبلی کی سات اور صوبائی اسمبلی کی چودہ نشستوں پر مشتمل شہر راولپنڈی کا شمار اہم ترین انتخابی اکھاڑوں میں ہوتا ہے، پنجاب کے حلقوں
کاش ہم یہ لائبریریاں نہ جلاتے – از وسیم الطاف: نومبر انیس سو اناسی  تک راولپنڈی چھاونی میں دو بڑی لایبریر یاں تھیں -کشمیر روڈ پہ امریکن سینٹر اورمال روڈ پہ برٹش کونسل لائبریری. امریکن سینٹر لائبریری عین صدر کے وسط میں تھی اور کوئی بھی مین دروازہ کھول کے
The Life and Legacy of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed: Remember, remember, the 27th of December! The night that tore the heavens asunder! In her autobiography, Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed writes of the time when she was allowed to travel to England in 1984 for medical treatment by the most
Pindi bar association’s resolution against COAS Kayani & his gang of generals: Here’s the Urdu text of Rawalpindi high court bar association’s resolution as a response to General Kayani statement. Courtesy: Easy Narrative
Benazir Bhutto, Why she was martyred? – by H.A. Khan: The month of December is felt as a very lovely month as winter season is in its full swing with a feeling of joys and happiness and with warm sentiments all around Pakistan. But 3 years ago we had
Benazir Bhutto Hospital Rawalpindi: The name changing practices – by Nadeem Khan: For cheap fame, our politicians name or re-name, government departments into their own name or on the names of their political affiliates. Once this practice was considered as a respectable paradigm and the names of some real renowned personalities
ZAB’s nephew challenges Fatima Bhutto’s version: Source: DAWN By: Tariq Islam I refer to Fatima Bhuttos’s book Songs of Blood and Sword. I feel it is incumbent upon me to set the record straight on at least one story. Fatima tells us how Z.A. Bhutto
Jamaat-e-Islami, Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Realpolitik – by Nadeem Paracha: The JI and PTI’s popularity remains limited to a handful to carefully selected talkshows. Realpolitik The recently concluded by-election in Rawalpindi’s NA-55 constituency, the interest and voter turnout it generated, was a healthy sign for the democratic process. It
A man giving birth to a child – by Usama Bhutto: NA55 Elections – Imran Khan’s PTI Contesting – Campaigning and Appearing on 30+ News channels – For 30+ Hours each – STILL – Getting Less than 30 Votes in each Polling Station – Total of 3000 Votes – That
The shameful role of Geo TV in Rawalpindi by-poll: Our fellow bloggers at Cafe Pyala have recently exposed the shameful role of Geo TV and Hamid Mir in the recent by-elections in NA-55. Nadeem Paracha too has written an article on this topic, an excerpt from which is
Voters in NA-55 mistakenly gave vote to ‘Lion’ thinking it was Imran Khan? A sneak peek into PTI Forum: Related article: Imran Khan will sweep next elections – by Abdul Nishapuri Here is an overview of unofficial results of NA-55 by-elections announced by the returning officer: 1) 63888 Shakeel Awan (PML-N) 2) 42530 Sheikh Rasheed (AML) 3) 5020
When Sheikh Rashid said about Benazir: “She heats up like a . . . .”: If you go to the NA-55 area of Rawalpindi these days, you will be struck by the billboards which show Sheikh Rashid with Benazir. The impression one will get is that Sheikh Rashid stands for Benazir. He, for his
Attack on Sheikh Rashid: the other side of the story: By Omar Khattab in Rawalpindi There is a lot of confusion in Rawalpindi and elsewhere in Pakistan about who would have wanted to kill Shiekh Rashid. This is what happened: Yesterday as he was coming out of his election
A request to the Peoples’ Government – by Usama Bhutto: The Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Memorial at the Rawalpindi Central Jail Gallows. The four pillars symbolyse the four Federating Units of Pakistan. Gallows of the old Rawalpindi Central Jail continue to haunt the Military Headquarters, where Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was
President Zardari visits Rawalpindi mosque blast victims: President Asif Ali Zardari inquiring about the health of the injured of Parade Lane Mosque blast during his visit to CMH. Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is also present on the occasion.—Photo RAWALPINDI, 07 Dec, 2009
Terrorism vs Talk on the Street – by Bahadar Ali Khan: “Did you hear that?” “What?” “40 people have been murdered today in Rawalpindi at a time when they were offering Jumma prayers, including senior ranking military official and 16 children” “Oh yeah. I Know that” “Who can do such
Aye rah-e-haq ke shaheedo: Names of army men and their kin killed by Taliban in the Rawalpindi mosque attack: Following are the names of the senior army officials and their kin killed in the terrorist attack at a mosque in Rawalpindi’s Parade Lane on Friday
“Laal” March against the Rawalpindi attack: To members of LaaL Dear All, “The only thing required for the rise of evil is for good men to do nothing”. We shall be marching in solidarity with those who have lost their lives in the attack on
Pictures of terrorists killed in the GHQ attack: Pictures of terrorists killed in attack on GHQ, Rawalpindi: Pictures of those implicitly or explicitly supporting terrorists by
Taliban / Sipah-e-Sahaba’s attack on GHQ. Various reports.: It is clear that the Taliban and their affiliates are feeling the pressure of the military offensive and a national consensus in favour of the ongoing operation in the northwest. They are getting desperate, which is all the more
GHQ attacked by terrorists of Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba. Four terrorists killed.: Sipah-e-Sahaba /Lashkar-e-Jhangvi accept responsibility KARACHI: Tahreek-e-Taliban (Ajmad Farooqi) group of Sipah-e-Sahaba has claimed responsibility of attack on army headquarters. In a telephone call made to Geo News office, member of TTP group demanded halt of operation in
MQM holds a huge rally in Karachi against the the damaging of the Benazir memorial in Rawalpindi by the PML-N workers…: MQM rally to condemn damaging of BB’s memorial PDF Print E-mail KARACHI, March 1 (APP): The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) held a huge rally in downtown Karachi on Sunday to protest against the damaging of the memorial at the
PPP protests against burning of Benazir, Zardari portraits: … PPP protests against burning of Benazir, Zardari portraits Friday, February 27, 2009 By By our correspondent HYDERABAD: Activists of the ruling Pakistan Peopleís Party (PPP) on Thursday took out rallies and staged demonstrations against the burning and disgracing