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Saudi women to start own business without male permission

AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes...

Toyota revamps Revo and launches diesel Fortuner

News Analysis | Toyota Indus Motors is all set to launch Toyota Fortuner with a diesel engine this month as currently, the Fortuner is being...

Farooq Sattar dissolves MQM Rabita Committee in response to his sacking

News Analysis | Senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar announced to dissolve the MQM Rabita Committee during the general workers’ meeting outside his...

Senate elections: How many seats is each party expected to win?

News Analysis | Senate elections are taking place on 3rd March as announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The final date for submission...

Pakistan complicates US’ Afghan mission

M K Bhadrakumar | The horrific terrorist attacks in Kabul during the last fortnight provoked some exceptionally strong remarks from US President Donald Trump. At...

Anti-Terrorism Court announces verdict on Mashal Khan murder

News Analysis | An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Haripur has announced its verdict on the Mashal Khan lynching case on Wednesday. Among the 61 suspects,...

Divide in MQM-P again: Ostensibly over senate tickets?

News Analysis | The upcoming Senate elections on 3rd March have exposed the inner rifts between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) as Dr Farooq Sattar,...

Right Wing Group now claims ‘Padmaavat glorifies Rajputs’

News Desk | The right-wing group Karni Sena has announced that it will withdraw their protest against ‘Padmavat'. Shri Karni Sena has also announced that...

Facebook profits booming despite drop in usage time

AFP | Facebook on Wednesday reported a big jump in profits even though people are spending less time on the world's biggest social network. The...

Samsung sets the standard after record breaking year

AFP | Samsung Electronics reported a 73 percent jump in its fourth quarter net profit on Wednesday, setting a record for any three-month period, mainly driven...

SC fines Punjab government for not submitting report in Katas Raj...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs. 100,000 rupees on the Punjab government for failing to submit its...

US lifts immigration ban from 11 “high risk” countries

AFP | The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the...

Karni Sena announces movie on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s mother

News Analysis | The chief of disgruntled extremist caste group Shri Rajput Karni Sena has announced to make a movie on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's mother....

Indonesia allows unlimited kinnow import from Pakistan

News Analysis | Indonesia’s commerce minister on 26th January announced the lifting of the quota embargo on kinnow imports from Pakistan, allowing shipment of an...

Over 200 militants lay down arms in Balochistan

News Analysis | At least 200 separatist militants have laid down their arms and announced becoming a part of the national mainstream on Thursday at...

Karan Johar reveals Student of the Year 2 release date

News Desk | Karan Johar has revealed the release date of Student of the Year 2 with a new poster. In a tweet, he informed...

Rejoice Raees fans! Sequel for Mahira and Shah Rukh’s movie announced

News Desk | According to recent speculations on social media, fans may soon see a sequel to Mahira Khan's ‘Raees'.  'Raees' was Mahira's Khan first venture...

Akshay delays his movie for ‘Padmaavat’ as new controversy brews

News Desk | Akshay Kumar has announced to delay the release of his movie ‘Padman' because of the clashing release date with long-awaited 'Padmaavat'. His movie will now...

Tehreek-e-Labaik starts ‘jail bharo’ movement for acceptance of demands

News Analysis | Chief of Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYRA) Ashraf Asif Jalali has announced on Monday his party will start a ‘jail bharo’ (fill...

Bill Gates to increase aid to Pakistan

News Desk | Bill Gates, who is an avid philanthropist along with being a billionaire, has announced that he will be increasing the amount of...

Imran and Zardari to join PAT protest against Model Town massacre

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) will join Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) protest on 17th January. The leadership of both...

Lux Style Awards nominations revealed

News Desk | The highly anticipated Lux Style Awards' nominees have been announced for 2018.  The award ceremony credits the best work with appreciation in the...

PTI to join Qadri in Model Town massacre protest

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday announced that his party will join Pakistani Awami Tehreek (PAT)’s protest over Model Town...

Coca Cola introduces new flavors to Diet Coke

News Analysis | Coca-Cola is making massive changes to Diet Coke. The soft beverage cult icon Coca-Cola had news for its fans yesterday when it announced...

US suspends Pakistan’s security aid despite years of sacrifices

News Analysis | The United States on Thursday suspended all military aid to Pakistan. US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, in a news briefing, announced...

Government policies failing cotton industry

News Analysis | The year 2017 ended on a bittersweet note for the cotton industry. Higher cotton production by Sindh and Punjab helped the country...

US promises more action against Pakistan

News Analysis | The White House on Tuesday afternoon announced that further action would be taken against Pakistan. This was announced by US Press Secretary...

Petrol prices rise exponentially

News Analysis | The Pakistani people woke up to a nasty New Year’s gift; a petrol price hike bomb. On 31st December 2017, the government...

Pakistani auto-industry thrives during 2017!

News Analysis | Amidst an all-around dismal performance in the industrial sectors, the auto industry stood out with a shining year. If there was one area...

Is Iran’s failing economy the real cause for protests?

AFP | Despite demonstrators chanting provocative slogans against Iran's Islamic rulers, analysts say the roots of the current protests lie in the same anger at...

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MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

Businessmen term fuel price hike ‘bad move’ for PML-N

News Desk | The Businessmen Panel (BMP) expressed their disapproval of the price hike on the petrol and diesel products, which came into effect from...

Indian Minister demands ban on Atif and Rahat for being Pakistani

Indian Minister, Babul Supriyo, in his recent statement has demanded to ban Pakistani singers Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in India citing...

Salman Khan reunites with brothers on silver screen after 20 years

News Desk | Salman, Arbaaz, and Sohail Khan are reportedly coming together on screen once again in a highly anticipated movie, ‘Welcome To NewYork' that...

The Army isn’t wearing Trousers – A postscript!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | As anticipated, the earlier article referred above "The Army isnt wearing Trousers" has stirred up quite a storm showering me...

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