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Trump supports improved background checks on gun buyers

AFP | US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida...

Pakistan to take part in hockey World Cup held in India

AFP with additional input from News Desk Hockey's governing body indicated Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men's World Cup this year...

Armeena Khan and Sanam Saeed show support for ‘PadMan’ despite ban

News Desk | Pakistani actress Armeena Khan and Sanam Saeed came out in support of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Padman’ that is reportedly banned from screening in...

Toyota Corolla most popular sedan in Pakistan despite tough competition

News Analysis | The Pakistani automobile industry is set to undergo major changes this year, with various international automakers all set to enter the market....

Supreme Court turns blind eye to Nawaz’s anti-Judiciary rants

News Analysis | Disqualified ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif continues with his much-criticized anti-judiciary tirade, despite the Supreme Court’s decision to convict PML-N’s Senator Nehal Hashmi for...

‘Baaghi’ producers accused of exploiting Qandeel Baloch’s parents

News Desk | Controversy surrounds ‘Baaghi' just before its final episode is set to air on February 1st, 2018. The highest grossing drama ‘Baaghi' was inspired...

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...

Exploiting Pakistan’s steel mills

Ikram Sehgal | Employing more than 40000 workers, Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) was a gigantic force-multiplier for employment downstream in directly contributing to the national...

Taliban and IS creating chaos in Kabul

AFP | The Taliban and the Islamic State group are creating a perfect storm of carnage in Kabul, adapting to ramped up security in the...

Is the Ayatollah serious about Islamic Revolutionary Guard divestments?

Andrew Korybko | The Ayatollah ordered the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the country’s conventional military forces to divest their holdings in the economy....

‘Padmaavat’ opens in India despite brutal protests by radical groups

AFP | Thousands of police in riot gear guarded cinemas across India on Thursday amid threats of violence by Hindu hardliners opposed to the release of a...

US lawmakers aim to tighten terms of Iran nuclear deal

AFP | A bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Thursday aimed at tightening the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, despite...

H-I-C-H-K-I hits cinemas next month

News Desk | A Yash Raj Films production, Hichki is set to premier on February 2018 starring one of India’s most adored actresses; Rani Mukherjee....

Promise delivered! KP education rankings come out on top

Aisha Sarwari | The success of policymaking is rooted in collection and analysis of relevant data. It provides evidence to make sound decisions especially in...

Abbasi tells US they are wrong

News Analysis | Pakistan pledged to continue its effort for peace and stability in the region despite US’s suspension of security assistance. Foreign Office (FO)...

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...

Pentagon Chief Statement hints division of Syria

News Analysis | Russian and US forces have been communicating across the "deconfliction line" in Syria despite glitches, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters...

Toyota increases car prices as Pakistani carmakers continue to rip off...

News Analysis |  Toyota’s Pakistan chapter Indus Motor Company (IMC) has hiked the prices of 1,300-1,600cc cars by Rs. 50,000-60,000 ahead of the new year....

South Asian countries battle with obsession over fair skin

The Conversation | “Let’s scrub out that tan” is a common refrain in beauty parlours in India, where girls grow up with constant reminders that...

US accuses Iran to divert attention from Jerusalem issue

Stana Dubajic | The United States on Thursday presented for the first time, pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons supplied to the Iran-aligned Houthi militia...

Will Imran Khan get disqualified today?

News Analysis | The apex court of Pakistan will declare the much-awaited reserved-judgment in the disqualification case pitted against the Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan...

Aid cuts by US to hurt Pak-Afghan border monitoring

News Analysis | A considerable reduction in military and economic aid to Pakistan by the US is likely to hurt Washington’s desire of preventing cross-border...

Muniba Mazari receives award in Serbia for social work in Pakistan

News Desk | Karic Foundation in Serbia recently awarded Muniba Mazari, a UN Goodwill Ambassador to Pakistan, in recognition of her services to her people...

Maryam denies rumors about family feud; says Shahbaz is her hero

News Analysis | In an attempt to settle the dust, Maryam Nawaz stated that she loves Shahbaz Sharif to death. Maryam Nawaz speaking with the New...

Shah Mehmood’s brother attacks him during ‘urs’

News Analysis | Yesterday, the lesser known brother of Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Mureed Hussain Qureshi was in the news for all the wrong reasons. While...

PML-N’s House on Fire

Khawaja Dawood Tariq |  Accountability court Islamabad on Tuesday issued bailable arrest warrants for Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar. A day earlier on Monday court had...

The Iran deal is living dangerously despite sanctions relief

News Analysis | Despite growing concerns and speculations over the future of the Iran nuclear deal, the Trump Administration extended waivers on a set of sanctions...

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