A Dozen vehicles torched, several killed and injured and a metropolis like Karachi was brought to a standstill once again following the murder of a political party member by a party worker of the ruling party – this is only Tuesday’s news.
There is no doubt that Indian cricket team emerged as the better side against Pakistan in Mirpur this week, but Pakistani captain Misbah ul Haq is also to blame for the loss.
If you’re suffering from writer’s block, try writing on Balochistan. Your problem will be solved. So what if Balochistan’s problems remain unresolved even after the publication of your masterpiece! You need not worry about your lack of understanding of the subject, because using your mightier-than-the-sword pen on Balochistan is an accomplishment in its own right.
Recently Iran agreed to export 80,000 barrels crude per day to Pakistan. Pakistan requested a loan of $500 Million from Iran for the pipeline to be built. Iran refused for $500 million but agreed for half the amount – $250 million. This loan of $250 million doesn’t have the interest rate decided or the loan repayment length. The fun does end here. Russia is “pressuring” Pakistan to award a $1.2 Billion Oil Pipeline ‘no-bid’ contract to Gazprom, a Russian firm that has used its economic clout for political gains in Europe.