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It’s all about energy, stupid!

By Amir Mateen Islamabad: As all our attention is focused on Asad Umer’s economic wizardry which will lead us to the proverbial Camelot that he and Prime Minister Imran Khan have promised us all along, something is amiss here. Of course, the economic challenges are indeed daunting: turning around public sector enterprises like the Steel…

A bad hair day for Imran

Islamabad—We knew it was going to be dirty. But we could never imagine that it would so dirty. Old timers in the Press Gallery agreed that this was arguably the dirtiest ever National Assembly bedlam. And believe it, these foggys have seen it all.  We saw Ghulam Ishaq Khan sweating to near-death when faced with “Go-Baba-Go”…

Not so rosy for IK as N League gears into action

Islamabad-N League finally exploded into long-awaited action on Tuesday. It was a no-holds-barred sloganeering that started minutes after PTI won the Speakership with 175 votes, which was almost an expected number. The anomaly of eight rejected votes got lost into the mayhem caused by N Leaguers. Newly elected Speaker Asad Qaiser got the first taste…