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Crackdown on illegal gas filling agencies

News Desk | District management Rawalpindi has issued orders to seal 1066 illegal gas filling LPG agencies on Wednesday Jan 23. Civil Defense Department conducted...

PAF pilot martyred as aircraft crashes

News Desk | A pilot of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was martyred in an air crash near Balochistan's Mastung area on Wednesday. “PAF’s F-7PG...

Indian man mauled to death by lion in Punjab zoo

AFP | An Indian man was mauled to death by a lion after he scaled the wall of a zoo in northern Punjab state, officials...

CTD kills four in suspicious encounter in Sahiwal

News Desk | Four people, including two women, have been killed on Saturday (today) as counter-terrorism department officials allegedly opened fire at a car on...

Much is expected from Justice Asif Khosa – Salman Akram Raja

News Desk | Salman Akram Raja, prominent legal expert and advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan, said that legal community has very high expectations from new...

Full court reference held in honour of CJP Nisar

News Desk | A full court reference in honour of the retiring Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, is being held at Supreme Court...

Wonders of Pakistan – GVS Exclusive

GVS News Desk | The ancient city of saints, Multan is a wonder in itself. The city has continuously been inhabited for around 5,000 years...

Secular States and Religious Politics in India & Turkey

GVS News Desk | James Dorsey: I wonder if you could start with a bit of intellectual history of yourself and how you got to...

Bangladesh garment workers reject pay rise, stage protests

News Desk | Several thousand garment workers took to the streets in Bangladesh on Monday, rejecting a pay hike in the crucial export industry as...

China to collect samples from moon this year

News Desk | China will launch a probe to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said on...

Pakistan: Will military courts get an extension?

News Analysis | Shahbaz Sharif, the opposition leader in national assembly, while talking to media briefly on Monday has said that the party will...

Qatar rejects normalising ties with ‘criminal’ Assad

AFP| Qatar's foreign minister ruled out on Monday the possibility of re-opening an embassy in Damascus, in line with some other Gulf countries, calling Syrian...

Nestle Pakistan bags Sustainability award for the third time in a...

News Desk | Recently, Nestlé Pakistan won the first prize for “Living the Global Compact Business Sustainability Award 2018", in the multi-national category. Winning the award...

NAB plea against suspension of Nawaz, Maryam sentences dismissed

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has dismissed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s appeal against suspension of sentences awarded to former prime minister...

Pompeo ‘optimistic’ on deal to protect Syrian Kurds

News Desk | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in...

Nestle’s Rural Sales Program helps women out of poverty

News Desk | Nestlé Pakistan partnered with Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) to provide livelihood opportunities to BISP beneficiaries. Launched in 2008, BISP is the...

India continues downplaying Pakistan’s counter-terror efforts

News Analysis | A FATF meeting which concluded on Thursday saw a bit of standoff between Pakistani and Indian officials over the questions regarding Lashkar-e-Taiba...

Saudi crown prince MBS expected to visit Pakistan next month

News Desk | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) is likely to visit Pakistan next month (February) to ink a USD10 billion deal to...

Up-close with Kashmir’s First Female Pilot Maryam Mujtaba

GVS News Desk | GVS: Who was an inspiration for you during your childhood? Maryam Mujtaba: When I was in eighth grade in Roots School System,...

Should Pakistan abolish capital punishment?

News Analysis | In the latest development, a district and sessions court in Lahore on Friday set the execution of Khizar Hayat, a death-row prisoner,...

Sindh govt, opposition threaten protest over gas outages

News Analysis | Amid a worsening gas crisis, Sindh Assembly has unanimously threatened the federal government with protest if the required gas supply to the...

Building five million houses is as much a challenge as an...

GVS News Desk | Najma Minhas Global Village Space Managing Editor spoke with Zaigham Mahmood Rizvi, Chairman of the Prime Minister's Task Force on Housing. He is responsible for...

Legendary footballers Kaka and Figo reach Karachi

News Desk | Two legendary Real Madrid players Ricardo Kaka of Brazil and Luis Figo of Portugal arrived in Pakistan on Thursday, 10th January 2019....

Pakistan’s passport declared fifth-worst in the world

News Desk | Pakistan's passport despite ascending two spots in the fresh Henly Passport Index 2019 remains the fifth-worst passport in the world. Pakistan jumped...

Police suspect MQM London’s involvement in Abidi’s murder

News Analysis | Police have suspected the involvement of members of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)’s London and South Africa chapters in the assassination of...

Arshad Warsi confirms Munna Bhai 3

News Desk | Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi, more popularly known as ‘Circuit' has confirmed the third instalment of Munna Bhai film series. Earlier, director Rajkumar...

Bahria Town case: What is the crime of common citizens?

News Analysis | In an interesting development, the Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday to file separate references on...

Israeli ex-minister pleads guilty to spying for Iran

News Desk | An Israeli former cabinet minister admitting to spying for Iran on Wednesday in a plea deal in exchange for an 11-year prison...

Pakistan’s Urdu TV channels should have some English programs- Defense analyst

News Desk | Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) should persuade Pakistan’s Urdu TV channels to also have a few English programs late at...

IHC denies immediate relief to Nawaz

News Analysis | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has finally accepted a plea by the lawyers of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for an early...

Kasur child abuse: Riches, political connections, prostitution & porn all linked...

News Analysis | Federal Ombudsman has discovered a nexus of rich politically connected people, drugs, prostitution, and pornographic movies responsible for the rise of child...

SC inquires about excessive payments to IPPs

News Desk | The Supreme Court on Wednesday, the 9thof January, summoned Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan to explain his position over excessive...

Asad Umar grills bureaucrats for lack of preparation in important meeting

News Desk | Lack of preparation and half-baked ideas by bureaucrats drew the ire of Finance Minister Asad Umar, during a meeting of the Economic...

SC suspends licenses of 16 pilots & 65 cabin crew

News Desk | Supreme Court (SC) while declaring that licenses of 16 pilots and 65 cabin crew members have been suspended for holding fake degrees...

Deepika Padukone has marriage advice for people in love

News Desk | The newly-wed Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone in her recent Facebook Live Video has recommended young people to get married if they are...

PEMRA orders TV channels to stop airing ‘indecent content’

News Desk | On Tuesday, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has issued a notification instructing television channels to restrain from airing ‘indecent content'. The notification...

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