لوگوں کی جیب سے پیسے نکلوانا کوئی پنجاب حکومت سے سیکھے

آج (4 اکتوبر،2017ئ، کو) ”ڈان“ میں ایک چھوٹی سی خبر شائع ہوئی ہے۔ سرخی یہ ہے: غیرمصدقہ نمبر پلیٹوں پر یلغار (”کریک ڈاؤن“) شروع۔ تفصیل اس خبر کی یہ ہے کہ چیف ٹریفک آفیسر نے منگل کو وارڈنز کو غیر مصدقہ نمبر پلیٹوں کی حامل موٹر بائیکوں اور دوسری گاڑیوں پر یلغار میں شدت لانے کی ہدایت کی۔ ٹریفک پولیس کے مطابق اس یلغار میں شد ت لانا اس لیے ضروری ہے، کیونکہ غیرمصدقہ نمبر پلیٹوں والی گاڑیاں دہشت گردی کے لیے استعمال ہوتی ہیں۔

سرکاری نمبر پلیٹ

اس خبر نے مہمیز کا کام کیا۔ میں اس معاملے پر گذشتہ …

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Article 184 – interpreting it paradoxically

As far as the interpretation of the article 184 is concerned, common-sense understanding is altogether different. It has three clauses that form the whole of this article. Its title is: The Original Jurisdiction of Supreme Court.

The first clause states: (1) The Supreme Court shall, to the exclusion of every other court, have original jurisdiction in any dispute between any two or more governments.

The second clause states: (2) In the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred on it by clause (1), the Supreme Court shall pronounce declaratory judgments only.

The third and the last clause states: (3) Without prejudice to …

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Book stressing need for new social contract launched

Dawn October 28, 2017

ISLAMABAD: State emerges from society so it has no right to make the society hostage and start supporting non-state actors who are a threat to the society. As even political parties do not follow the Constitution, there is a need to have a new social contract to run the country.

Read the story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1366767/book-stressing-need-for-new-social-contract-launched

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میری نئی کتاب: ’’عمرانی معاہدے کی تشکیلِ نو: انسانی معاشرے کی تنظیم کے اصول‘‘ شائع ہو گئی

بالآخر ’’عمرانی معاہدے کی تشکیلِ نو : انسانی معاشرے کی تنظیم کے اصول‘‘ شائع ہو گئی۔
تحقیق و تحریر میں چار برس سے زیادہ کا عرصہ لگا، اور قریباً چھ ماہ اشاعت کے مراحل طے کرنے میں۔

صفحات: 800
قیمت: جلد اول و جلد دوم 1500 روپئے
ملنے کا پتا: میری گولڈ بُکس، لاہور

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Sense of direction

With JUI (F), MQM, and PML (Q) once again out to test their gamesmanship, and ANP, PML (N), the Army, and the political-religious parties outside waiting in the wings, it seems Pakistan is all set to brace for another bout of political crisis – leaving us the people bewildered what the hell is the direction they are all moving Pakistan into!
That there is no sense of direction in what is happening or cooking to happen is not far from the truth. An 18th Amendment, a 7th NFC Award, autonomous status

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Alcohol, drugs and call girls in the Parliament Lodges in Islamabad – What’s the issue?

The talk of alcohol, drugs and call girls in the parliament lodges, Islamabad, is not new; Jamshed Dasti only repeated it.

Everybody knows the moral standing of these parliamentarians, these law-makers, who are the worst law-breakers also.
But the hullabaloo is just misplaced. No one seems to addressing the issue: that, there are ordinary citizens who are subjected to such laws from which the parliamentarians and Ashrafiya are practically immune.
So the question is: Rule of law for everyone, or only for the ordinary citizens?

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Asad Umar’s poor economics – a friend’s blog

Here is one post from Shahid Mehmood’s blog: http://shershahsuree.blogspot.com
I was recently forwarded Asad Umar’s two part article on the subject of privatization (which appeared in the NEWS) of public sector enterprises (PSE’s). It is a continuation of the debate that has been generated in lieu of the government’s decision to privatize a specific percentage of these bleeders. Aside from a few positive suggestions over the methodology and how the intended sale should be carried out, the article was a reflection of the author’s poor understanding of factors that affect the economy and its working, especially in the context of

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My new Urdu book, “پاکستانی کشاکش” published, released

My new Urdu book, “پاکستانی کشاکش” (Pakistani Armageddon) published, and released today by the Alternate Solutions Institute.

Copied below is the Media Release:

New Urdu Book, “پاکستانی کشاکش” Published

Lahore, February 22, 2014: Alternate Solutions Institute today released Dr. Khalil Ahmad’s latest Urdu book, Pakistani Kashakash: Tehlee-O-Taadeel aur Aagay Barhnay ka Raasta (Pakistani Armageddon: Analysis, Resolution and the Way Forward).

The book attempts an analysis of the present predicament of the Pakistani state and society with reference to their response to the barbaric threat to

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A State that took over society

You can bring the rich to the level of the poor overnight but it takes a lifetime to lift the poor to the level of the rich.  [Irish proverb]
During the 1970s, Pakistan went in for wholesale nationalization of its private enterprises, taking even educational institutions into the state’s hands. This was a move laden with far-reaching and unforeseeable consequences. Some are still being unveiled today. It changed not only the economic and political, but also the social, intellectual and moral landscape of the country for generations to come.
The story began in 1968, with a political movement basing itself

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