SBP in Oblivion over K2’s Name

Posted on July 29, 2008
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Asma Mirza Seems like every Pakistani child knows that it’s Karakoram Range and K-2 peak; though State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is in doubt. On top of it, proof reading culture is not very popular in Pakistan. In the latest release of Rs 50 note the K2 peak has been written as the ‘Karakoram Peak’. […]

Taking Off at Hyderabad Airport Runway

Posted on July 29, 2008
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Owais Mughal Hyderabad used to have a decent civil airport with a 7054 ft long runway and regular flights to Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. The airport got closed in 1998 due to losses. There was an announcement recently to reopen the airport on July 26, 2008 but the event got postponed after the runway was […]

ATP Poll: Who is In-Charge in Pakistan?

Posted on July 27, 2008
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Adil Najam Speaking of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani’s upcoming trip to USA and meeting with President George Bush a politically astute and well-connected friend in Pakistan said, “Its going to be a meeting of two lame ducks. George Bush is a lame duck because his tenure is about to end, and Yousuf Raza Gillani […]