Faryal political musical chairs
Politics

Conspiracy theory: Faryal may play political musical chairs for corridors of power

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 (WNP/DL): God forbids! If Asif Ali Zardari passes away at this crucial juncture of his one and only son’s political career, Faryal Talpur may highjack the party’s leadership on the pretext that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is still immature and party’s affairs are beyond his control. The corrupt […]

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Lahore show: PDM enters blind alley – a bad omen for democracy, country’s sovereignty

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 (WNP/DL): Without going in the controversy of Lahore show’s success or unsuccess, it is very much clear that Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has entered a blind alley which is completely a bad omen for the democracy and even sovereignty of the state. Taking the lead, Pakistan Peoples […]

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A bitter reality: Those who made Pakistan’s defense invincible termed security risks

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, Friday, December 11, 2020 (WNP/DL): A riddle yet to be resolved, how a man who is called the “father of nuclear deterrence programme” and a woman described as a “political architect of missile technology” could be termed security risks despite making Pakistan’s defense invincible. This is a big question mark over […]

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COVID-19 Politics

Prince Charles, PM Imran reaffirm close UK-Pakistan ties

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 03, 2020 (WNP/DL): Britain’s Prince Charles and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday reaffirmed the close relationship between the UK and Pakistan and discussed the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The conversation between the Prince of Wales and the prime minister took place during a telephone call. “They reaffirmed the close and […]

Critics term Aseefa Bhutto Zardari born leader, catalyst for change
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Critics term Aseefa Bhutto Zardari born leader, catalyst for change

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 3, 2020 (WNP/DL): On the occasion of Pakistan Peoples Party’s foundation day, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari stunned the critics by her maiden speech at the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)’s rally held in Multan on Monday, November 30. After witnessing her confidence and communication context throughout the procession, they termed her […]

Shehbaz, Hamza released on parole to offer Begum Shamim's last rites
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Shehbaz, Hamza released on parole to offer Begum Shamim’s last rites

LAHORE, Friday, November 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz were released on Friday from Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail on five-day parole to offer the last rites of Begum Shamim. The funeral of Shehbaz and Nawaz Sharif’s mother, Begum Shamim Akhtar will be held at Sharif Medical City, Raiwind in […]

Bakhtawar Bhutto gets engaged under tight COVID-19 SOPs
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Bakhtawar Bhutto gets engaged under tight COVID-19 SOPs

KARACHI, Friday, November 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): The engagement ceremony of Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari Friday took place at Bilawal House under tight COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs). A number of prominent personalities from across the country including Zardari’s sister Faryal Talpur, Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, sister of Benazir Sanam Bhutto, PPP leader Dr Asim […]

AJK election commission for not using COAS's picture for political mileage
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AJK election commission for not using COAS’s picture for political mileage

MUZAFFARABAD, Friday, October 02, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Election Commission of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has warned political parties against using portraits of army officers, mainly the chief of army staff (COAS), and heads of any other institutions such as the judiciary in their newspaper advertisements and panaflex banners and posters. An order to this effect […]

Kuwait's new ruler to seek stability among fractious, powerful neighbours
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Kuwait’s new ruler to seek stability among fractious, powerful neighbours

KUWAIT, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): Kuwait’s new ruler in waiting may find it harder than his predecessor to uphold his country’s mediating role between rival Gulf powers, if only because he lacks his late brother’s decades of experience as a conciliator in a polarised region. Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, named crown prince of the […]