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Captain’s premature celebrations on economy?

Well, the new Pakistan government's mantra is to build cum spread this perception that the economy is finally on the mend and there are...
Malik Riaz

Riaz Malik: I sold flat to pay for Bahria Karachi settlement

Malik Riaz responded on twitter to the story that has hit Pakistani news media in a storm - that the National Crime Agency, UK,...
Bajwa

Should SC have intervened in General Bajwa’s extension matter?

As the matter of the Army Chief’s extension in service is before the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the government is facing relentless criticism for...
Establishment

No, No, Establishment is Not Packing Imran Government

Opinion | Since Imran Khan took office, a section of media, political pundits and the naysayers are claiming his government will be gone any moment....
police

Maulana’s Plan-B Backfires: Sindh police registers FIR against 250 members

In a bizarre move, Sindh police have registered cases against the leaders and members of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) for blocking roads and disrupting public...
Taliban

Taliban’s Flags Flying In Dharna & Pakistan Yet To Face FATF: What is Maulana’s...

As Fazal-ur-Rehman, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), is protesting against the government in Islamabad and has warned of ‘dire consequences’ if it does not step down...
Elections

Qatar Prepares for Legislative Elections After 15-Year Delay

Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has issued a decree for a higher committee to be established and prepare the first-ever elections to...
Kashmir

Why is Twitter suspending pro-Kashmir accounts, deleting material critical of PM Modi?

Human Rights’ activists and journalists have raised concerns over increasing surveillance on social media in Indian-occupied Kashmir. Rights’ groups are not happy over the...
Judgement

SC defines terrorism, determines its scope in a landmark Judgement

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has defined and determined the scope of terrorism in a landmark judgement. The SC bench headed by Chief Justice...
Maulana Fazlur Rehman

Is Maulana Fazlur Rehman Eager to be Arrested?

Shibli Faraz, the Leader of the House in the Senate, on Monday, remarked that Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) appears to want to be arrested...
government

PTI government bans JUI-F’s Ansarul Islam ahead of Azadi March

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led government has banned a subsidiary group of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) – Ansarul Islam – with an immediate effect and the federal...
FATF

FATF lauds Pakistan’s Commitment To Fight Terror Financing Yet Still in Grey List

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has given Pakistan a four-month extension with a strong push to undertake swift actions to fulfil the entire...
Suicide

Misuse of Me Too: A College Lecturer Commits Suicide Upon False Allegations

A lecturer named Muhammad Afzal of Government M.A.O College in Lahore has committed suicide after he was accused of false harassment charges. The lecturer's...
Religious

Religious Scholars Pledge Support to Implement Madrassah Reforms

Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Friday, met with prominent religious scholars from various schools of thoughts and sects, where they assured him of their...
March

JUI-F’s Azadi March Will Not Sustain More Than a Week: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again said that the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam is incapable of sustaining sit-in for even a week. The premier has...
China

70 years on, China emerges as a Unique Economic Model

Opinion | China’s celebration of the 70th anniversary is an occasion to reflect on Beijing’s successful economic model galloping at the neck-breaking pace of technological...
Children of a lesser God

Are We Children of a lesser God: PM Imran Khan, UNGA

Prime Minister Imran Khan in a much-awaited forceful speech at the United Nations asked the world community, whether Muslims are children of a lesser...
PTI's

Has There Been Shift In PTI’s Policies: Benefiting Powerful Elite rather than Common Man

Sultan Suleman | Before PTI’s government came into power, we were pretty sure and assumed that top PTI brass and other PTI members were talented...
Education

Education for All: PTI government is all set to introduce National Curriculum

In a move to reduce social injustice and provide every citizen with an equal opportunity at education, the federal government has announced to introduce...
Nehru's

The myth of `integral part’: Nehru’s perfidy

It is painful to see Kashmiris suffer under India's yoke. But, the bitter truth is that Kashmiri leaders themselves misled their people. Pandit Jawahar...
program

PTI’s Ehsaas Program: How can provinces play a decisive role?

News Desk | In a latest development, Special Assis­tant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar has sought the...
Kashmir

Don’t play politics over Kashmir, FM Shah requests Joint Opposition

News Analysis | Shah Mahmood Qureshi, vice-chairman of PTI and Foreign Minister, has urged the opposition parties to take part in the upcoming Kashmir Solidarity...
privacy

Leaked cinema videos: Is privacy a right or privilege? Pakistanis debate

News Analysis | Videos of a couple engaged in intimate acts inside a cinema in Lahore were leaked on social media a few days ago....
Iran

Iran Issues Rare Criticism of India over Kashmir

Iran’s Supreme Leader and a group of the country’s grand ayatollahs have taken a rare position on Kashmir and condemned India’s government for eliminating...
model courts

Have Model Courts restored public confidence in the judiciary?

News Analysis | Chief Justice of Pakistan, Asif Saeed Khosa, declared on Friday that the model courts helped restore public confidence in the judiciary, which...
India's

India’s False Allegations of Infiltration by Pakistani-Trained Commandos

News Desk | India, on Thursday, claimed that it has “information” that Pakistan is attempting to infiltrate terrorists into the Indian Territory with the intentions...
Muslims

Modi govt. accuses Indian Muslims of backing Pakistan

News Analysis | Prime Minister Modi-led government has accused Indian Muslims of backing Pakistan. This is not the first occasion when the BJP government is...
Kashmir

GVS Exclusive: Kashmir Solidarity Hour: How do experts view its implications?

News Analysis | Pakistanis are going to observe Kashmir Solidarity Hour on Friday (today) by coming out on roads from 12 noon to 12.30pm to...
airspace

Extraordinary times: Should Pakistan close its airspace for India?

News Analysis | Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, clarified on Wednesday that the country has not taken any formal decision to close Pakistan’s airspace...
PTI

“PTI is trying to kill Nawaz and Zardari”

News Analysis | Once again opposition parties in Pakistan are using the “Bemari card” to target the government of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). Two mainstream political...

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