Pakistan

Railways

Reforming Pakistan Railways

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently speaking at a ceremony with regard to one of the government’s flagship initiatives, ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’, underlined the...
Malala

Zayn Malik supports Malala Yousafzai’s aims of promoting girls education

Zayn Malik, the former One Direction band member, has collaborated with Pakistani social rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai in her...
1971

What happened to those who broke up Pakistan in 1971?

Only God knows, who was 'mainly, directly and actually responsible' for the tragedy of 1971. Only He knows who did what, and only He...
Moody's

US official lauds Pakistan’s improved Economic Rating by Moody’s

Earlier this week, Rating agency Moody’s has upgraded Pakistan’s outlook from “negative” to “stable”, a significant sign of stabilization vis-à-vis the country’s otherwise ailing...
Pakistan's

Humayun Saeed helped Pakistan’s Stock Exchange’s Boom

Comical memes outpoured on social media after Humayun Saeed (Danish) in the popular drama serial, Mere Pass Tum Ho, became rich after investing Rs.7.8...
Sharif

Sharifs money recovered through proxy? Is PM vindicated?

Opinion | After months of accusations by political opponents for failing to recover any stolen asset, for the first time, PTI government has achieved a...
Khan

Egyptian business tycoon meets PM Khan with ambitious investment plan

Naguib Sawiris, the Egpytian's richest man, and businessman met Prime Minister Imran Khan during his two-day visit to Pakistan. Sayed Zulfiqar Bukhari, Special Advisor to...
Christian

Christian rights activists pin hopes on PPP after PTI disappoints

The issue of divorce overshadows Christian family laws and makes it challenging to overhaul these old Victorian laws. PTI has let down decent, hard-working...
bribery

Pakistan’s Jamshed faces UK trial on bribery charges

Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed will go on trial in Britain on Tuesday accused of being part of an alleged spot-fixing bribery conspiracy in...
Pakistan

Pakistan Re-emerging: Perspectives

I recently read several blog posts by fellow American Alex Reynolds, including, “Is it safe for women to travel in Pakistan,” dated October 2019....
Father

Naqeebullah Mehsud’s father’s battle against Injustice & Cancer: He lost both

Father of slain youth from Waziristan, Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud, has passed away, on Monday, after a prolonged battle against cancer in the Combined Military...
President

Newly Elected Pro Pakistan Sri Lankan President: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is on a two-day visit to Colombo. He arrived in the Sri Lankan capital on Sunday, and on Monday,...
Kashmir

Similarities between India’s Kashmir and Israel’s Palestine

“I believe the security situation will improve (in J&K), it will allow the refugees to go back, and in your lifetime, you will be...
Education

Reforming college education: Pakistan needs to up its game

College education has been the most neglected segment in Pakistan especially in Sindh where colleges are not provided with the development funds, modern methods...
Kashmir

Lockdown in Kashmir cost Students their Education

Aafreen Zaira, a media student at the Women’s College Srinagar in the capital of Indian Jammu and Kashmir, is looking keenly at a model...
Crippling

Crippling Pakistan: Only sport Pakistanis are extremely good at

I will break your legs: this threat is widely used in Punjab and is very effective in intimidating the ordinary folks. Breaking legs is...
Imran Khan

Pakistan ruled by Imran Khan’s Mafia: Marriyum Aurangzeb

Marriyum Aurangzeb, spokesperson of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), said on Friday, that her party would have formed the government if the Results Transmission...
Khan

Prime Minister Khan orders Major Reshuffle in Punjab Bureaucracy

The Imran Khan-led government has ordered a major reshuffle at the federal level, issuing orders for the appointments, promotions, and transfers for 90 officers...
Nawaz

Nawaz Returned to Residence after London Bridge Hospital was Sealed

Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, Nawaz Sharif had to return back from the London Bridge Hospital. The ailing former Premier...
Education

Magic Bullet for improving Education in Pakistan?

Is there a magic bullet to improving education outcomes in Pakistan? It has now been more than 13 years since I officially embarked on my...
China

China & Pakistan to Hold Joint Naval Exercises in the Arabian Sea in 2020

Col Ren Guoqiang, Chinese Defence Ministry Spokesperson, said on Thursday, that Pakistan and China will conduct a joint maritime exercise in the northern Arabian...
Trump

Twas the Day of Thanksgiving and all Trump Talked about was the Taliban

Opinion | Replacing Turkey with the Taliban on Thanksgiving While most Americans have little more than Turkey on their mind during Thanksgiving, all that Trump could...
Kashmir

Stockholm Issues Strongly Worded Statement on Kashmir

Two days ahead of the Swedish Royal couple, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s, visit to India, accompanied by senior ministers, including Foreign Minister...
Farogh

Farogh Naseem to be Reappointed: Govt’s Legal Team Reprimanded for its Incompetence

Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to reappoint Farogh Naseem, MQM Senator, as the Federal Law Minister, two days after he tendered his resignation...
Bajwa

New Parliament will Decide Gen Bajwa’s Extension after Fresh Elections: Maulana Fazl

Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Chief Jamaat-e-Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has said that the new parliament, ushered through fresh elections, must deliberate the issue of the extension...
Google

Google search claims Lahore the ‘Capital of Khalistan’

Google was caught in another faux pass after it showed 'Lahore' as the capital of Khalistan. An Indian Twitter user attached the snapshot of...
Army

SC’s hearing picked by social media to batter Imran Govt & malign Army

The Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision to take up the issue of Army Chief’s extension and its subsequent verdict has implications far beyond the...
OIC

Genocide of Kashmiris: OIC’s Human Rights Commission condemns India

The Organization of Islamic Countries' (OIC) Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) on Friday condemned India for its ongoing gross human rights violations in...
Student Unions

29th November: Students Out on Streets Across Pakistan to Demand Rights

Students across Pakistan are protesting with a demand for lifting the ban and hold elections for student unions in all colleges and universities of...
Rahat Fateh Ali

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan: First Asian Singer to Receive Wembley Arena Award

Pakistan's famous singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has become the first Asian singer to have received Wembley Arena Award. According to details, the singer...

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