Book review: Political Economy and Bad Governance

Syed M Uzair reviews Jamil Nasir's work. According to Syed Uzair, Mr. Jamil's book presents an excellent comparison of the different socio-political realms of different countries in the world with it. The author argues that the essence of governance lies in how state-society relations are structured and managed, and how citizens perceive the rules of the game.

Pakistani weightlifter Talha Talib wins hearts despite losing in Tokyo Olympics

Talha Talib has become the first weightlifter to represent Pakistan in Olympics in 44 years that too without a formal coach and standard training facility. While expressing appreciation for Talha, social media users are blaming the inactive Pakistan Olympic Association for such a low representation at the event.

NAB uncovers Rs600 billion scandal on Port Qasim, seeks records

Chairman Port Qasim Authority and Chief Collectorate have been asked to submit records of contracts with QICT company and the foreign direct investment. An inquiry has been initiated on the appointment of Indian citizens on the port.

Pak, US, Afghanistan & Uzbekistan form group for Afghan peace

The parties agreed to meet in the coming months to determine the modalities of this cooperation with mutual consensus

Wants India to act civilized but RSS ideology obstructs peace: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan wants India to act as a civilized neighbor so that negotiations can begin, to Indian journalist in response...

U.S. replies ‘’Never Asked” to Pakistan’s “Absolutely Not”.

According to a senior Western diplomat, United States has at no stage even asked Pakistan for its military bases following their retreat from Afghanistan....

Can opposition sell any narrative to show PTI government the door?

Among multiple challenges faced by the incumbent government after coming to power in 2018, resistance by the opposition is the mammoth one. Irrefutably, the opposition has given PM Imran Khan a tough time in generating the range of narratives to convince the public of his inefficiency. However, can they sell whichever narrative they wish to formulate just to grab some votes to their side?

E&P activities to get CPEC like security cover by government

In an attempt to solve the problem of security, and going to every possible limit to increase the efficiency of the Exploration and Production activities, the government has decided to form a dedicated security form like CPEC's security. Article discusses other important decisions by the government.

Govt weighs options as UK Judge ruled against Pakistan in Reko Diq case

As Pakistan has lost its plea in UK high court to raise corruption charges against TCC in the International Chamber of Commerce, the government is pondering over ways to overpower the decision. One such way being thought about is appealing the decision with a higher authority.

Sulli Deals: Indian Muslim women found themselves on “up for sale” on App

Muslim women in Indian were traumatized after finding their names along with their photographs up for sale on a so-called mobile app.

A sneak peak into the all new Toyota Hilux Revo 2021!

The wait is finally over as Toyota Indus has finally launched the new Hilux Revo in Pakistan. The company has been teasing the double...

Expectations and hopes of Pakistan from the auto policy 2021-26

While the promises of the upcoming auto policy are very appealing, every stakeholder including the industry, customers, and experts are hoping that government addresses some long-standing, and identified issues of Pakistan's automobile market.