Dr. A Q Khan
Mohsin e Pakistan

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It’s the judiciary, stupid (26 Nov-2008)

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November 26th, 2008

Random thoughts
By Dr A Q Khan

I don’t belong to the lawyers’ community but that doesn’t mean that I am unaware of their activities. The greatest lawyer was the creator of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Talking of lawyers is synonymous with talking about the attitude of the judiciary.

When the young governor Bill Clinton challenged the elder Bush (George Sr.), he was considered to be the underdog. Clinton put his finger right on the one festering sore in America at that time, the bad shape of its economy. When Read the rest of this entry »

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Archive for November, 2008

It’s the judiciary, stupid (26 Nov-2008)

Posted in English Articles  by draqkadmin
November 26th, 2008

Random thoughts
By Dr. A. Q. Khan

No matter what one is thinking or what one is reading, one’s thoughts automatically focus on the ongoing “terrorism” and the law and order situation. After an attack, in which dozens die and are injured, the president and prime minister strongly condemn it, and announce compensation for the families of the deceased and the injured. And then the matter is closed and we wait for the next tragedy. Read the rest of this entry »

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It’s the judiciary, stupid (26 Nov-2008)

Posted in English Articles  by draqkadmin
November 26th, 2008

Random thoughts
By Dr A Q Khan
Kya puchhe hai mujh say meri khamoshi ka baais/ Kuchh to sabab aisa hai kay mein kuchh nahi kehta.

When I was leaving for Germany in August 1961 to study at the Technical University of Berlin, I thought of writing from there to inform people in Pakistan in general, and students in particular, what life was like over there. At that time the offices of the Jang were located at Burns Road in Karachi, near D J Science College, where I had studied. I used to walk past the office every day on my way to college. I thought it might be a good idea to try to see Mir Khalilur Rahman, the chief editor. I went there but instead met one Mr Taqi, who turned out to be the editor. He was very cordial, liked the idea and took me to see Mir Sahib. Mir Sahib was young and full of energy. I noticed that he had a very broad forehead, supposedly a sign of intelligence. He was enthusiastic about the idea and asked me to write for Jang once I got to Berlin.

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