7 Dead as Capital Rife With Rumours

Welcome to NEWSFLASH, Your News link to Pakistan and beyond . . .
 

National Geographic magazine

Newsflash
 

Subscribe to the Economist magazine

Pakistan's premier  website that covers current affairs and news.

 

Economist magazine subscription

Current Affairs Digest

Jahangir's World Time

Property Sale Purchase, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taking on the fight against corruption

 

Former senator and current Sindh MPA Saeed Ghani is fighting the corrupt elements in media who level false allegatoins against politicians to divert attention from the corrupt elements in PTI.

How Musharraf became a Billionaire?

A gig in the Pakistani commentariat is nice to have. The pay’s good and there is next to nothing by way of accountability.

Within this gallery of rogues, whenever a list is to be prepared of figuring out who is bothered least with the truth itself, Dr Shahid Masood is going to be somewhere near the top.

Recently, he made yet another accusation against former senator and current Sindh MPA Saeed Ghani and his party. The latter responded by asking for his right of reply.

The good doctor did not comply, presumably because the allegations in question were complete hogwash.

So Ghani, like many from his tribe of activist-politicians do, showed some proactivity and booked a flight to Islamabad, saying he will gatecrash Shahid Masood’s show. What made things better is that the lawmaker livetweeted his journey.

Saeed Ghani waiting outside Newsone TV Channel Offices as he was not allowed to respond false allegations by Dr Shahid Masood

Eventually, he reached Islamabad and went to the News One office. He wasn’t let in, so he sat on the footpath and tweeted out a couple of photos of his, much to the delight of his followers on twitter

A flabbergasted Shahid Masood, riled no doubt also by the support that Ghani was getting online, explained his point of view to his only captive audience, the poor little host of his program. (Aside: The HRCP really needs to free her.) “Meri jooti bhi na bulaae iss ko…”

This is an ongoing drama, yes.

But we’d like to see the likes of Ghani taking on Mubasher Lucman, Dr Danish, Arshed Sharif, that tridiot over at ARY, the list goes on…

 

To read more content, subscribe to The Friday Times Weekly.

 Bulletin on Current Affairs

Now Available in UK, USA & Canada

Annual Subscription Rates (International)

UK                                $ 70 US

USA/Canad                 $ 85US

Dubai                           $ 50 US

Asia Pasific Countries  $ 55 US

Rest of the World        $ 98 US

For Details: bookmarkclub@hotmail.com

Easy Book

A unique way to get your favourite books delivered at your door step! Pay by easy load.

 

Top Stories

Pakistani cleric Hafiz Saeed released

Bilawal Bhutto says puppet politicians rejected by the people of Karachi

 

Send your comments at: feedback@newsflash.com.pk

 

 

India's River Diversion Plan and South Asia's Waters

More dams are to come, as India’s need to power its economy means it is quietly spending billions on hydropower in Kashmir. The Senate report totted up 33 hydro projects in the border area with Pakistan. The state’s chief minister, Omar Abdullah, says dams will add an extra 3,000MW to the grid in the next eight years alone. Some analysts in Srinagar talk of over 60 dam projects, large and small, now on the books. (This special report has appeared in the Bulletin on Current Affairs - February 2012, you may have to Buy the print edition to read full story)

More in the Edition:

South Asia's Water - a growing rivalry

Indian, Pakistani & Chinese Border Disputes

India's River Diversion Plan: Its impact on Bangladesh

Water Crisis can Trigger nuclear war in South Asia

Reclaimed Water - the Western Experience

Bulletin on Current Affairs is delivered FREE of cost to the members of Bookmark Book Club


Want to get news alerts from newsflash.com.pk? Send us mail at

newsalerts@newsflash.com.pk


Copyright © 2006 the Newsflash All rights reserved  

This site is best viewed at 1024 x 768