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How to spot a liar within seconds

Brian Lee | Lying is pretty high up on the list of negative traits. No one likes to find out they’ve been deceived, yet it’s...

Russia and Pakistan: A Balancing Act?

News Analysis | Russia and Pakistan are negotiating on potential energy deals worth of $10 billion, Pakistan’s energy officials told on March 6, 2018. Pakistan’s Defence...

The jeopardy of taking others’ opinions seriously

Anna Chui | When I was younger, I spent a lot of my life caring what other people thought of me. Honestly, it was just...

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier’s escape across border

News Analysis | Dramatic video showing a North Korean soldier fleeing across the border into South Korea while being shot at by his fellow soldiers...

Pakistani Officer Embraces Martyrdom in the Line of Duty

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Major Ishaq attained martyrdom while succumbing to injuries after being fired upon by terrorists in Tehsil Kulachi of District Dera...

Sheikh Rasheed would not have let Imran divorce Jemima

News Desk | Recently, the leader of Awami Muslim League Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that he would have prevented the divorce between Imran Khan and...

Anti-Muslim video surfaces as Gujarat elections near

News Analysis | The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Gujarat has ordered a probe into a viral video allegedly made with an intention to cause...

How to slow down aging – naturally!

Lubna Khan | Now, this is a question that has been asked for centuries. Most people want to look and feel young, which drives many...

Can PTI make Pakistan a welfare state?

Dr. Farid A Malik | Kaptaan has made a firm commitment that his Naya Pakistan will be a welfare state. In the sixties, Zulfiqar Ali...

Sharifs Appear in Accountability court after yesterdays boost in the Assembly

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law, Capt.Safdar appeared in the accountability court on Wednesday as the trial...

Egyptian singer detained for ‘vulgar’ video

News Desk | Shaima Ahmed, an Egyptian pop-singer to be detained for a week over her racy video. The Egyptian prosecutors have charged the singer...

US military targets Taliban by starting new air attack campaign in...

AFP | As the US military opens a new front in its air war in Afghanistan, targeting the Taliban's poppy-processing factories and dropping thousands of...

Sarah Palin warns harassers she carries a gun

News Desk | American politician Sarah Palin says she does not encounter sexual harassment because she carries a gun with herself. Sarah Palin is an American...

Why regional cooperation and stability is necessary for Pakistan

Abdul Rahim | Since 2002, President Karzai’s government and its international allies have made significant efforts to turn Afghanistan into a regional economic hub between...

China-Nepal relations doing fine despite Indian rumours stating otherwise

M K Bhadrakumar | In an unexpected development last week, the Nepalese government decided to cancel plans to build the US$2.5 billion 1,200-MW Budhi Gandaki...

Uber paid hackers $100,000 to hide security breach

Reuters | Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million...

Apple releases research on self-driving cars

Reuters | Research by Apple Inc computer scientists on how self-driving cars can better spot cyclists and pedestrians while using fewer sensors has been posted...

Chinese company Tencent now more valuable than Facebook

AFP | Chinese social media and video game giant Tencent became more valuable than Facebook on Tuesday as investors sent the company soaring into the...

Pakistan’s Food Industry demands harmonized national standards

News Analysis Nestlé Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research under Ministry of Science and Technology is organizing a National Conference...

Chasing happiness won’t make you happy

Leon Ho | When we talk about happiness, we think about staying happy all the time – every single day, every single minute with zero...

Nawaz & lieutenants discuss ‘future’; Where: London?

News Analysis | Senior leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) including Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in London for an important meeting....

ANP chief seeks to create ‘Pakhtun’ province

News Analysis | The chief of the Awami National Party (ANP) vowed to assimilate all Pashtun majority areas into a single unit, making it a...

India agrees to hold talks with Kashmiri leaders. Why?

News Analysis | India has, at last, agreed to talk to the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) when they appointed a new special government representative...

“China’s Belt & Road” distracting US?

M K Bhadrakumar | While addressing the "Centre for International and Strategic Studies" in Washington last Monday in a speech titled ‘Defining Our Relationship with...

Leader of Jammat-ul-Ahrar killed in US drone strike

News Analysis | The leader of Jammat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), Umer Khalid Khurasani, has reportedly been killed in a US drone strike conducted on Tuesday in Afghanistan's...

Facebook fascism: Censorship by the social media giant on criticism of...

News Analysis | 29-year-old Mohammad Anas, who works as a freelance journalist claims that his Facebook account has been banned for 30 days after he...

Lahore High Court orders Punjab Govt: Release Justice Najfi report on...

News Analysis | In a development that took Pakistani media by storm today, the Lahore High Court ordered Punjab Govt.to make public Justice Najfi report...

“China’s emergence is displacing the global system?” Exclusive discussion

Kevin Rudd served twice as Australia's Prime Minister (2007-10, and 2013) and also as its Foreign Minister. He is currently President of the Asia Society Policy Institute,...

Potential discussion points between PM Abbasi & US vice president on...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is likely to meet US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the United Nations General...

Nawaz Sharif kay ‘BACHAY’ or ‘Sons & Daughter’?

News Analysis | The Pakistani political discourse is made up of fancy terms, those which are peculiar to the countries culture. Ever since the advent...

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