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Taxes

Do Pakistanis pay their rightful taxes?

Opinion | Well, we discussed India’s myth on taxation, so let’s now try and compare how Pakistanis fare against the Indian taxpayers – India by...
Islam

Forced conversions to Islam: Ill fate for Hindus in Pakistan

The building of civil court Jacobabad Sindh reverberated with slogans of “ALLAH O AKBAR” when a newly wedded couple comprising of bride named Mehak...
FATF

Pakistan’s expected exit from FATF list would put India on the spot

The media reports that in the Indian estimation there is “a 75 per cent chance” of Pakistan exiting the ‘grey list’ of the Financial...
Balochistan

Balochistan’s water-crisis: Tailored solutions before its too late

Opinion | Climate change is further exacerbating the precarious situation by altering the water and weather patterns around the globe, causing droughts and water shortages...
Meray Pass Tum Ho

What Does the Success of Meray Pass Tum Ho Say About Us?

ARY's Meray Pass Tum Ho has broken records left and right since it first debuted August of last year. The Ayeza Khan-Humayun Saeed drama...
India

India and Pakistan’s finger pointing battle on discrimination

India’s Ministry of External Affairs has issued a statement condemning the vandalism of Nankana Sahib Gurdwara. "We are concerned at the vandalism carried out...
India

BJP: a threat to India’s democracy?

On 5 August, India revoked a controversial constitutional provision, Article 370, that grants India-administered Kashmir special status, as promised by the Bharatiya Janata Party...
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...
Syrian

Syrian Crisis: Why Turkey Took Fight to Syria?

Opinion | It is dismaying that Turkey’s military operation in northeastern Syria is being spun in the American news media as an attack on Kurds,...
Hong Kong

Mahathir fears China will take harsh action against Hong Kong protesters

Malaysia's prime minister said Friday that the embattled leader off Hong Kong should resign over the city's increasingly violent pro-democracy protests and warned China...
government tourism policy

Government Tourism Policy & its Challenges

Globally, tourism is the fastest-growing economic sector and has seen sustained expansion and diversification for decades. It is still a labor-intensive sector and offers...
prime minister

A Heartfelt Message to Prime Minister Khan – Imran Jan

Imran Jan | It has been a little over a year since Imran Khan won the election and became the Prime Minister of Pakistan. From...
gulalai

PTM’s Gulalai Ismail and India’s 5th Gen Warfare

Imran Jan | The idiom ‘put your money where your mouth is’ usually refers to urging someone to support their statement with action rather than...
ICJ

ICJ judgment in Jadhav Case: Takeaways for Pakistan

Hassan Aslam Shad | India called it Pakistan’s victimization of its innocent national, Kulbhushan Jadhav. Pakistan called it the arrest and conviction of a RAW...
PTI

Why must PTI ensure Operationally Independent Police in Punjab?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan slammed police department for being inefficient and taking bribe across the country. Justice Gulzar Ahmed gave this...
climate-stable

Global inequality is 25% higher than it would have been in a climate-stable world

Nicholas Beuret | Those least responsible for global warming will suffer the most. Poorer countries – those that have contributed far less to climate change...
conflict

Libya conflict boils down to the man driving the war – Khalifa Haftar

Jacob Mundy | There’s been an escalation of conflict in Libya. Fighting has moved to the outskirts of the capital, Tripoli, and the United Nations has called...
withdrawal from NPT

Iran’s withdrawal from NPT – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty’s credibility will be immensely undermined with the withdrawal of Iran. The critical examination of Arab nations...
madrassa reform

The spirit of madrassa reform – Saad Rasool

Saad Rasool | On Monday this week, DG ISPR held a detailed press-conference concerning plans for the ‘final steps’ in our ongoing war against terror....
Sri Lanka’s

Who are Sri Lanka’s Christians?

Mathew Schmalz | Nearly 300 people were killed in several coordinated bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter. Several Christian communities spread across...
false flag operation

India’s false-flag operation – Ikram Sehgal

Ikram Sehgal | The modus operandi of the devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka confirms that the perpetrators are an organized and trained group. This...
amendment

18th amendment and charter of democracy – Dr Farid A Malik

Dr Farid A Malik | The 18th constitutional amendment has cut Islamabad to size. After the failure of the federal government in keeping the federation...

BRI moot: Pakistan better hurry to gain financial and technological benefits from China

Jan Achakzai | The Second Belt Road Forum (BRF) brought in more than 180 heads of states, key leaders and high-level representatives from across the...
counter-terrorism

Cooperative counter-terrorism strategy – Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Tehran to cultivate a better understanding of the Iranian leadership, which is imperative to combat...
Narendra Modi

India: decades of hostility against NGOs have worsened under Narendra Modi

Sujeet Kumar | NGO India has nearly 3.4m non-governmental organisations (NGOs), working in a variety of fields ranging from disaster relief to advocacy for marginalised and disadvantaged...
Hazara

Plight of Hazaras and Shia killings – Saad Rasool

Saad Rasool | On Friday, last week, an IED ripped through a grocery market in Quetta, specifically targeting and killing members of the (Shia) Hazara...
Needs

Can Pakistan Be the Friend Iran Needs?

Fatemeh Aman | With pressure mounting on Iran from US sanctions, Iran is placing heavy emphasis on its neighbours for trade and political support. Pakistani...
realities

Ground realities for the common man – Dr Farid A Malik

Dr Farid A Malik | The common man continues to be in the wilderness as the ground realities remain grim for him. There is a...
Since When Did Russia Get The Right To Speak On Syria’s Behalf?

Since When Did Russia Get The Right To Speak On Syria’s Behalf?

Andrew Korybko | The democratically elected and legitimate government of the Syrian Arab Republic has its own international representatives and doesn't need Russia to put...
Violence

Violence in the Courts: How can the Academy be helpful?

Farah Adeed | On April 25, a local lawyer attacked Senior Civil Judge Khalid Mehmood in Jaranwala, an underdeveloped Tehsil of Faisalabad, with a chair...

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Universe brought me to Pakistan & Pakistanis guided me to Islam: Rosie Gabrielle

Canadian solo traveler, Rosie Gabrielle, embraced Islam following her long stay in Pakistan last year. Gabrielle posted her image in a white gown and...

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