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Muslim World apart from Pakistan embraces Valentines day as a wholesome...

News Desk | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrated Valentine's Day after a prominent cleric on Wednesday endorsed the event as a ‘positive social event' in...

Voting underway in Lodhran by-elections

News Analysis | Voting is underway in the NA-154 by-elections in Lodhran. The seat fell vacant after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen was disqualified last...

Asma Jehangir: Remembered fondly by most but not by all

News Desk | Asma Jehangir, a senior lawyer, and a leading human rights activist passed away in Lahore at the age of 66 after suffering...

UN Secretary General pays tribute to Asma Jahangir

AFP | The United Nations Secretary-General has paid tribute to Pakistan's "human rights giant" Asma Jahangir following her death by cardiac arrest at the weekend,...

Imran Khan demands a commission to inquire extra-judicial killing ordered by...

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has demanded a judicial commission to be set up to investigate all extrajudicial killings in Punjab,...

Imran Khan’s public rally is the violation of ECP’s order

News Analysis | Imran Khan addressed a rally in NA-154 Lodhran Constituency despite notification from Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for public office holders not...

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...

Why did Pakistan refuse EU grant for support of electoral process?

News Analysis | Pakistan has refused a European (EU) grant of €15 million proposed for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and election monitoring...

SC takes suo motu notice of Swiss Bank accounts

News Analysis | The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice of the foreign bank accounts held by Pakistani citizens....

Supreme Court expected to grant voting rights to Overseas Pakistanis

News Analysis | The case that aims to get voting rights for overseas Pakistanis has managed to finally reach the Supreme Court after a long...

Pakistan demands more work visas from Saudi Arabia

News Analysis | The concluding session of the 11th Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held in Islamabad from January 16-17th and co-chaired by...

Pakistani businessmen worry about Chinese takeover after CPEC

News Analysis | Shedding light on the immediate external liabilities as a significant challenge, Pakistan Business Council (PBC) this week called for a measured recon...

Indian criminals to undergo ‘cow therapy’

AFP | Indian inmates are to be exposed to the "magical power" of cows under a radical rehabilitation programme involving rearing the beasts -- revered...

PIA confused between Emirates and Etihad privatization offers

News Analysis | The government will try to privatise Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before general elections due this year, privatisation minister Daniyal Aziz said, as...

BJP leader caught lying about Muslim population in Assam

News Analysis | Senior leader from Bharatiya Janata Party Sundhanshu Mittal was caught red-handed when he lied to misrepresent the number of Muslims living in...

‘I am still a commissioned officer’, says Kulbhushan Jadhav

News Analysis | Kulbhushan Jadhav, in a video message released by the Foreign Office (FO), said that he could see fear in the eyes of...

Competition Commissions of Pakistan catches housing scheme lies red handed

News Analysis | New and struggling Real Estate Schemes seem to be dependent on fluke marketing and exaggerations. However, three real estate developers took it...

Elections 2018

Ikram Sehgal | Squabbling and endlessly bickering on issues not of any public importance, our parliamentarians may clamour passionately for early elections, yet not enough...

Breast Cancer: lets say the word and not hide from it!

News Desk | What is your organization? Pink Ribbon Pakistan National Breast Cancer Awareness Program is a non-funded, self-sustained initiative. We strive to significantly reduce breast...

Supreme Court declares verdict on Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen

News Analysis | PML-N’s attempts to have Imran Khan disqualified have been dismissed by the Supreme Court on Friday afternoon. Jahangir Tareen on the other...

Time to get rid of crooks

Haider Mehdi | At a recent seminar in Toronto, organized by OPEN (Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America) I heard a talk by Dr....

Zafar Hijazi indicted in record tempering case

News Analysis | Zafar Hijazi, former Chairman of the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), was indicted today on record tampering case pertaining to...

Why Election Commission of Pakistan has repeatedly failed?

 Farid A Malik| Since 1977 the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has failed ten times in holding free and fair elections. The Scorecard is a...

Mystery surrounds Indian election commission over failure to announce dates

News Analysis | Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram criticized the Election Commission in sarcastic tweets on Friday morning. The former minister asserted that the Commission...

Why are ‘white supremacists’ targeting Muslims in UK?

News Analysis | A man named, Ian Anthony Rook, accused of stabbing a surgeon who treated victims of the Manchester Arena attack has appeared in...

ECP under fire over NA-120 result: Yasmin wants to verify 29,000...

News Analysis |  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to withhold the result of NA-120 till the issue of 29,000 unverified...

The Gulf crisis: Fighting it out down and dirty

James M. Dorsey | In the three-month old Gulf crisis, nothing is too expensive or too down and dirty when it comes to buying influence,...

ECP is gunning for Khan at all costs ; orders Islamabad...

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered the Islamabad Police to arrest PTI Chief, Imran Khan days after issuing his arrest...

The cat and mouse game: ECP issues bailable arrest warrants for...

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued bailable arrest warrants for Imran Khan following his absence from contempt of court proceedings...

Mission GT road

News Desk | Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has already begun his journey from Islamabad to Lahore after being ousted by 5 member bench of...

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Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

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...

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