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Pakistan bans soft music on its flights: Ah, the naya bans in Naya Pakistan!

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Pakistan, we’ve been informed, is turning over a new leaf. It has a shiny new Prime Minister, Imran Khan, who wishes to build a Naya Pakistan. For this, he's started early. If conspiracies are to be believed, Khan made it to the PM’s chair in a very new manner — nasty critics say, the Army 'selected' him the winner, and then organised an election around him.

But that is idle talk. Ever since Khan came to power, he has taken some tangible, visible, and of course, new steps to make Pakistan the new heaven on earth.

This has involved banning some practices (and people) of Old Pakistan.

Here’s a look at some of the very best naya bans of Naya Pakistan:

1.) PIA flights face the music

Pakistan International Airlines has many more than 99 problems, but music choices ain’t one. The airline’s Chief Operating Officer, Air Marshal Arshad Malik, recently ordered that the music currently be playing on flights be replaced with religious hymns.

PIA has a lot of serious problems — luckily, it knows which one must be addressed first! (Photo: Reuters/file)

Now, PIA is neck-deep in debt, several of........

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