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We Should trust Supreme Court to give us justice!

Nasim Zehra | Obviously, only fools can call for a weakening of democracy. After all military interruptions in Pakistan that have disrupted democratic governments have...

PSL in Lahore: Ego or rationality to go ahead with the game?

By Gen. Ghulam Mustafa | 13 February 2017 appears to have faded from nation’s memory as indeed all other such days which took away so...

Real vision Pakistan needs involves more than building roads

Farid A. Malik | In a recent get-together, everyone was wondering why the government of PML-N is only interested in building roads and transport systems....

Pakistan’s expected debt to be $110 billion by 2020

There is increasing concern in Pakistan over the foreign loans situation and the direction this is taking the country. To offset the declining foreign currency...

Nargis Fakhri is rooting for the Peshawar Zalmi

Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost nearing its end. Nargis Fakhri, an Indian actress who has already expressed her desire to work in Pakistan has...

ECO members pledge to counter regional challenges

The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit which took place in Islamabad on Wednesday 1st of March, collectively discussed the challenges of terrorism and drug...

Afghan General & Dy.Chief of Staff urges Pakistan to reopen borders

On February 27, 2017 Syed Abrar Hussain, ambassador of Pakistan in Kabul, was sent an invitation by Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs requesting a...

Can US President take Hudson Institute report on Pakistan seriously?

By Jamal Hussain | A briefing paper on Pakistan was issued to much media hype in February 2017 by the Hudson Institute, a research setup...

ECO summit showed limitations of Indian desire to isolate Pakistan

By Abdul Rahim | In an environment where propaganda of Pakistan’s regional isolation led by India has been greatly broadcasted, hosting the 13th ECO summit...

Stop blaming terrorism on Pashtoons: Fight its origins!

By Imtiaz Gul | As a Pashtoon teenager, I grew up in Punjab with some of the most demeaning cliches of Pashtoons; smugglers, moneylenders at...

Hasina Sheikh’s Politics: Where the fantastic Fig of Three Million came from?

Dr. Junaid Ahmad| The fantastic figure of three million Bengalis massacred by west Pakistani army has been debunked by series of journalists and historians but...

FICA and the “Extensive” security measures for PSL

The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) has recently issued a report which advises the players from participating in the Pakistan Super League (PSL)...

Raad-ul-Fasaad Yes; but Raad-ul-Pakhtun No

Abdul Rahim| Why does Punjab look down on the rest of the provinces? Is it natural or due to Punjab’s aristocratic behavior? Why do Baloch separatists...

The importance of ECO summit for Pakistan

Today was the first anniversary of Mumtaz Qadri, the government announced a public holiday for the Twin cities – Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Wednesday,...

Zardari condemns PML-N for not telling Pakistan’s story to the world

“Balochistan hasn’t changed much since we left.”- Zardari The Co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari, criticized the PML (N) lead government on...

Is Pakistan making a conscious choice: removing energy crisis vs environmental disaster?

By Rina Saeed Khan THARPARKAR DISTRICT, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A line of trucks weaves in and out of the open coal pit that...

Government close to getting agreement on the extension of Military Courts

In a meeting held today PML-N and PTI parliamentary leaders have decided to extend the tenure of the military courts for a period of...

Punjab clarifies its position on racism against Pakhtuns

Punjab government has in the last couple of days received acidic criticism on social and electronic media. This started after stories were leaked about...

PSL in Lahore: bold and positive step

Abdul Rahim| Keeping the PSL in Lahore, Pakistan, fits in with the need for soft power that Pakistan needs to survive as a nation. In...

Google honors the ‘Angel of Mercy’: Abdul Sattar Edhi

"In celebration of Abdul Sattar Edhi, let's all lend a hand to someone in need today," Google said. The 'Angel of Mercy' as he...

Watchers responses to General Musharraf’s debut on Bol TV

Former President and a retired general of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, has chosen media as his post retirement career with weekly show ‘Sab Se Pehle...

Why South Asian Women politicians have not empowered women in their societies?

On the Indian subcontinent, as in no other part of the world, women have risen to the pinnacle of politics. Indira Gandhi of India,...

Did Pakistanis let the ball drop after Zarb-e-Azb?

Naeem Qurban| With the launch of operation ‘Raad ul Fusaad’, Pakistan’s military and civil government have once again expressed their absolute commitment to eliminate the...

Farooq Sattar and Amir Liaquat on exit control list?

An Anti-Terror Court (ATC) in Karachi has directed police to put several prominent leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi movement (MQM) on Exit Control List...

Pakistanis must learn the limits of military led counter-terrorism

Muhammad Feyyaz| Back to square one: terrorism has ‘reared again.’ There is a general unease about inaction by the army in the general populace and...

Expanded remit of military operations in Punjab, no decision on PSL yet

Punjab Chief Minister, Shabaz Sharif called a team of top military and civil officials on Sunday to review the law and order situation in...

Are Indian fears about CPEC related to Kashmir issue?

Fahad Shah | Srinagar, India-administered Kashmir - The multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is being called a "game-changer" in Pakistan, has raised apprehensions in neighboring...

PSL Final: Lahore or Dubai? A Decision hanging on regional dynamics?

LAHORE / ISLAMABAD: Fate of PSL Final - in Lahore or Dubai - will be decided by the Punjab Apex Committee in Lahore today....

Are Indians and Pakistanis on the same page when they talk of draining the...

M.K. Bhadrakumar| Regional security in South Asia is taking a dramatic turn. Within the space of 48 hours, a new phase is commencing in ‘counter-terrorist’...

RAW & NDS outsource terrorism: set prices to kill Pakistanis?

Mirwais Khan| Discussions with several sources in local police and intelligence in and around Chamman, in Pakistani province of Baluchistan reveal that Indian and Afghan...

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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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