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Who will answer for Karachi in the eternal court?

I had to travel to Karachi at the start of last week, for a few cases fixed before the honourable Sindh High Court. On...
Lahore court has exempted Saba Qamar

Lahore court grants Saba Qamar, Bilal Saeed bail in mosque video case

A Lahore sessions court on Thursday approved the bail of actress Saba Qamar and singer Bilal Saeed in a case related to the filming...
Islamophobes provoking Muslims

Is publication of blasphemous cartoons a naked attempt to provoke Muslims?

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday strongly denounced the publication of blasphemous caricatures by French magazine Charlie Hebdo earlier this week. In a...
Anwar Majeed

SC grants Zardari aide, Anwar Majeed, bail on medical grounds in fake accounts case

The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Wednesday granted bail to Anwar Majeed, the head of Omni Group and a close aide of former...
Mari Petroleum appoints new CEO

Mari Petroleum appoints new CEO, Faheem Haider

As a veteran leader in the Pakistani Oil Industry, MPCL stands strong amidst the economic crunch worldwide. Recent news dictates that Board Members at...
vehicles biometric verification Punjab

CM Punjab announces biometric verification for vehicles registration

Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has approved introducing biometric verification system for motor vehicles registration in Punjab.For this purpose, Punjab Motor Vehicles Rules,...
Pakistan’s flawed justice system

Sugar Crisis Report: Can Pakistan’s flawed justice system punish ‘sugar mafia’?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) Aug 17 judgment of striking down the sugar inquiry commission and its report....
colonial

Op-ed: It is time Pakistan replaced colonial methods of administration with modern management

Most civil litigation is frivolous and avoidable, as it is caused mainly because of the executive abuse. Instead of conceding, the colonial bureaucracy is...
rain karachi

PM Khan to visit “monsoon-broken” Karachi

Prime Minister Imran Khan, who has not visited Karachi after the heavy rains, is arriving Friday. He is expected to announce a package for...
Sugar Commission Inquiry Report

Will SC allow the government to take action against sugar mafia?

The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has fixed for hearing an appeal of the federal government against a high court order invalidating the sugar...
Karachi residents

Tired of official incompetence Karachi’s residents begin clean up as monsoon wreaks havoc

Karachi residents began cleaning ruined homes and businesses Monday after catastrophic flooding sent rivers of filthy water cascading through Pakistan's largest city, while deadly...
Pakistan Nuclear

Pakistan reiterates support to nuclear test ban treaty at UN

Reiterating its support for the objectives of the nuclear test-ban treaty, Pakistan has reminded the international community of its voluntary moratorium on nuclear testing...
Ashura

PM Imran vows to take ‘very tough action’ against elements trying to ignite flames...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that he would be taking strict action against those who had tried to ignite the flames of...
Turkey support on Kashmir

Turkish President Erdogan played vital role in exposing Hindutva designs in occupied Kashmir: Afridi

Pakistan on Thursday praised Turkey for its support for the people of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Following a meeting in the capital Islamabad with...
Saving Lives cat

Young Karachi man hailed as hero after saving lives of stray cat, kitten during...

A young man from Karachi was hailed as a hero on social media by users across Pakistan after a video went viral that showed...
England beat Pakistan

‘Better than ever’ Morgan stars as England beat Pakistan in 2nd T20

England captain Eoin Morgan said he was playing "better than ever" as he led from the front in a five-wicket win over Pakistan in...
Pakistan Mohammad Amir

What could have been for Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir: 10 years since the spot-fixing disaster...

When Mohammad Amir bowls against England in the first Twenty20 international on Friday, he may cast his mind back 10 years to the spot-fixing...
Muneeb’s days are numbered

Mufti Muneeb’s days numbered as govt plans to regulate moon sighting body

The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has sent a draft bill to the law ministry for restructuring the country’s Ruet-e-Hilal (moon sighting)...
PM perform Umrah

PM Imran Khan likely to perform Umrah, meet Saudi leadership

Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to perform Umrah along with his wife. It is also expected that the Prime Minister will also hold...
causes of fall

PIA: Little known causes of downfall and the way forward

Leaving behind talks of the past glory of the monopoly era, PIA still has two most enviable assets i.e. World Routes and Name recognition. Little...
Pakistani-Saudi spat

How Pakistan hit Saudi leadership where it hurts the most

A rift between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia throws into sharp relief deepening fissures in the Muslim world. Coupled with the establishment of diplomatic relations...
PHF President

COAS Bajwa pledges Rs50 million from Pakistan Army to support hockey

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Brigadier Khalid Sajjad Khokhar on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi...
Torrential rains Karachi

Torrential rains kill 23 in Karachi, exposing failures of public office holders

Torrential rains and flash floods continued to lash Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi, killing at least 23 people and injuring several on Wednesday, officials and...
Opposition blackmailing on FATF

Opposition blackmailing government on FATF-related legislation: PM Imran

Opposition parties in Pakistan are blackmailing the government over the proposed amendments to anti-terror and anti-money laundering laws tabled by the ruling party in...
Pakistan economic growth

Despite stable economic growth, why do people lack basic necessities?

People in Pakistan yearn for economic growth. Some claim it to be the only vibrant indicator to assess the health of an economy. But...
Burden people

Citizens carry the burden of state’s failures

Unwillingly the people of Pakistan have to carry the entire burden of the non-performing state. In a high school civics class, we were taught...
Journalist harassment

Do male journalists in Pakistan face online abuse, harassment?

For the past fifteen days, female journalists and anchorpersons in Pakistan have aggressively and vehemently taken up the issue of online trolling, abuse, and...
NCOC suggests to reopen all educational institutions

NCOC suggests to reopen all educational institutions from September 15

The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Thursday suggested that all educational institutions in the country should be reopened with a top to...
court tells Shehbaz Sharif

You will be acquitted if you are found not guilty, court tells Shehbaz Sharif

An accountability court here on Thursday resumed hearing a money laundering and assets beyond means case against Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz...
removal of Shahzad Akbar

IHC rejects a plea seeking removal of Shahzad Akbar

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected a petition seeking the removal of Shahzad Akbar from the post of special assistant to the prime minister...

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