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Sunday, January 3, 2016

Pakistan In Pictures During 2015

2015 has been a year of mourning in Pakistan. The year opened with the still nation reeling from December 16, 2014, attack on an Army public school in Peshawar, in which 147 people, most of them were massacred by Taliban. The grieving continued as more lives were taken; as a major earthquake struck around the 10-year anniversary of 2005 quake; as a fatal helicopter crash killed two ambassadors; and as relations between Pakistan and India and border clashes reached its lowest point in years.
**--Parliament's First Right Step:-
The 21st Constitutional Amendment, under which military courts were set up for the speedy trial of 'jet black terrorists' ; may have been a bitter pill for many in the Opposition but it is perhaps the only historic step when it comes legislation in 2015. **--2015 In Food:-
Substandard Food: Crack down reached Islamabad, Punjab Food Authority sealed Fat outlets in Lahore and Government banned export of donkey meat; daunting headlines such as such as these dominated news in 2015, accompanied by the drastic closure of hundreds of eateries in the country for serving sub standard and unhygienic food. 2015 has undoubtedly been an entual year in food; a reminder to restaurateurs of the citizens' right to expect highest in food quality when eating out. (To Be Continued)

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