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Under Foreign Pressure: Punjab government seizes assets of JuD and its...

News Analysis | Punjab government has swiftly acted on a notification issued by the federal government to seize all the moveable and immovable assets of...

Cabinet approves measures to block terror financing

News Analysis | On 13 February, 2018, Federal Cabinet approved “Anti-Terrorism (Freezing and Seizure) Rules 2018” to block funding of terrorists, freeze their accounts and...

PM Abbasi finally takes notice of sugarcane farmer fiasco

News Analysis | The Federal Government has finally stepped in to address the woes of the Sindh sugarcane growers that have knocked on every possible...

Supreme Court stops Sindh from sacking IGP

News Analysis | Sindh government received another serious setback at the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan when the SC reaffirmed the earlier decision of the...

Trump’s Pakistan crisis presents opportunity for Putin

Shahid Raza | Sitrep The first thing the Republican US President Donald Trump did to start his new year was to open a cannon of...

Israel to expel thousands of African migrants

AFP | Israel plans to force tens of thousands of African migrants to leave over the next three months by threatening to arrest those who...

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...

PM considers overhauling as power sector erodes by 27 percent

News Desk | The Prime Minister Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, 28th December, directed an overhaul of the power transmission, distribution and recovery processes of...

Can PTI make Pakistan a welfare state?

Dr. Farid A Malik | Kaptaan has made a firm commitment that his Naya Pakistan will be a welfare state. In the sixties, Zulfiqar Ali...

Khaqan Abbasi and his dysfunctional Cabinet; Maryam’s doing?

Sources close to the federal government, in Islamabad, have informed GVS that the Cabinet formed after the appointment of Shahid Khaqqan Abbasi as interim...

Modi revisits Iran ties

M K Bhadrakumar | The decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to depute the minister of transport Nitin Gadkari to represent India at the inaugural...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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