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Britain using new law to clampdown on corruption money

AFP | Russian oligarchs suspected of corruption will be forced to explain their wealth in a new British clampdown on organised crime, Security and Economic Crime Minister...

Pakistan must employ strong defence policy to deal with US

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Since the (in-)famous President Donald Trump tweet, the Pakistani ruling elite has been ensuring the nation that they are vigilant...

CPEC: An environmental disaster

Waqar Khan | Slicing through the Himalayas, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a flagship project of China’s One Belt and One Road Initiative. The...

The quality gap in Pakistan’s education system

Myrah Qadeer Khan | In the course of recent decades Pakistan's training environment has developed to the point of being indistinguishable. Helped by inadequate open division...

Can Pakistan avoid another APS Peshawar massacre?

Syed Ali Hadi | It has been three years since the heinous terrorists attack on APS Peshawar. Much has been done in terms of engaging...

Vehicle emissions contribute to hazardous air pollution in Pakistan  

Fakhar Mehmood | This does not make headlines quite often in Pakistan, but air pollution in the country is a matter of great concern that...

Standing Committee on Climate Change suggests removing taxes on hybrid cars...

News Analysis | Amongst other problems, the National Assembly has established that the rising air pollution in the country, especially Punjab and the federal capital...

A greener KP: Imran Khan pays tribute to the billion tree...

News Analysis | Chairman Tehreek e Insaf Imran Khan lauded the personnel involved in the Billion Tree Project (BTP) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, November...

RSS man absconds when bomb making equipment discovered at his house

News Analysis | An RSS worker allegedly blew up part of his own house in a minor explosion, apparently while making a country-made bomb in...

Our real intellectual crisis is not that we are failing to...

Dr. S. Zulfiqar Gilani | Discerning people agree that we have an intellectual crisis in the country. However, write-ups on the crisis are largely descriptive...

Tesla S 75D has just arrived in Pakistan

News Desk | Car lovers and enthusiasts must hold their breaths. The first Tesla has landed in Pakistan and It’s a white 2017 Tesla S...

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....

10 things highly effective people don’t do

Tayyab Babar | Sadly, there are very few people who are satisfied with their current work and life. Mostly all of us want a good pay...

This 10 year old has a plan to clean Pakistan

News Analysis | Dubbed as Pakistan's youngest social entrepreneur, a 10-year old Zymal Umer from Sargodha has come up with an intriguing effort to fix Pakistan's...

“China’s Belt & Road” distracting US?

M K Bhadrakumar | While addressing the "Centre for International and Strategic Studies" in Washington last Monday in a speech titled ‘Defining Our Relationship with...

Priyanka supports the “Me Too” campaign against sexual assaults

News Desk | 'Sexual assaults are more an expression of power than sexuality'. Being herself a strong woman, Bollywood Diva Priyanka Chopra says strong women...

Pakistan’s economy at a tipping point

Mohammad Zubair Khan | It has only been a year since a $6.2bn International Monetary Fund programme in Pakistan was completed, and the markets are...

Indian Strategic Miscalculation will be severely punished: Pakistan’s CJCSC

News Analysis | Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has said that any strategic misadventure and miscalculation by India, at...

Sindh Environmental Protection Agency approves cutting down of 800 mangrove trees

News Analysis | Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa), in the month of July, consented to the chopping down of around 900 mangrove trees to pave...

Gigantic mother Blue Whale with calf spotted in the blue waters...

News Desk | WWF-trained skipper, Saeed Zaman, was overwhelmingly surprised when he first spotted a 17-meter long, gigantic mother blue whale in pair with her...

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission’s quest for civil nuclear energy

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The nuclear power generation is very efficient, environment-friendly and economical source of energy. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission is intelligently using...

America: Victim of the God of Environment

News Analysis | After hammering Northern Cuba, Hurricane Irma has turned towards Florida and is expected to batter the state with surging waves, heavy rain,...

Want to Change Pakistan? Change your habits Please!

Saba Waqas | I always wonder what kind of education we are giving our kids if they don’t possess basic hygiene manners. I see in...

CEO Club Pakistan launches “100 CEOs-Leaders & Companies of Pakistan”

CEO Club Pakistan launched latest edition of "100 CEOs - Leaders & Companies of Pakistan" this week, in Islamabad. Event at the prestigious Serena...

Is Karachi the sixth worst city to live in?

News Analysis | With a grim performance on all the aspects of human development, The Economic Intelligence Unit has unsurprisingly ranked Karachi as the sixth...

India’s hysterical military stockpiling

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | India’ hysterical military stockpiling is alarming for the South Asian strategic environment. It made more than 10% of the global arms...

Education: A privilege of the rich

Nauman Sadiq | We commit a big fallacy when we assume that our educational accomplishments are our individual achievements. We like to believe that we...

World development from the lens of Young photographers

Recently United Nations organized an international photography contest welcoming the young photographers to encapsulate their ideas and feelings about the optimistic sustainable development goals....

Identity Crisis: Who is Pakistani and who isn’t?

Nauman Sadiq | #PakistanTurns70 There are two contrasting styles of debating an issue: those who prefer normative arguments, and those who choose a descriptive line of...

Gulf crisis: A cash cow for the United States?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The continuity of crisis among the Arab nations demoralizing for the entire Muslim community. The rationality demands its resolution, immediately....

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