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Maryam Nawaz to join politics officially by contesting 2018 elections; no...

News Analysis | Maryam Nawaz, daughter of the ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has finally decided to contest the upcoming general elections from Lahore. She...

FATA-KP merger marks historic day for people of FATA

News Analysis | 24th May 2018 marks a historic day as the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the long-awaited constitutional amendment to merge the Federally...

The Government of Pakistan wants to put taxes on Facebook, Google

News Analysis | As if undue taxation was not already a national crisis, the government of Pakistan has proposed taxes on digital revenues, targeting tech...

Is the attack on Iqbal a repercussion of governments’ dubious policy...

News Analysis | Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal survived an assassination attempt at the end of a corner meeting in his constituency NA-117 Narowal. Iqbal came...

France calls to delete the verses of Quran to achieve “cultural...

News Desk | Last month, a manifesto was published in French daily signed by some 300 prominent intellectuals and politicians supported by former President Nicholas...

TAPI: A Dreamer’s Pipe-dream becoming reality?

Marvin G. Weinbaum & Samad Sadri | Global demand for energy is increasing and natural gas consumption is growing faster than for oil and coal. In...

Geo falls in line over salary delays after Chief Justice’ intervention

News Analysis | Mian Saqib Nisar, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, added one more victory to his achievements on World Press Freedom Day: He winded...

CPEC and Great Power Rivalry

Andrew Small | “There have been real accomplishments in CPEC’s first phase – but the international context for the scheme still needs to be fixed”.In...

When Imran Khan Rules Pakistan

Mudassir Saeed | Before the title confuses the readers, I must clarify that Imran Khan is not going to rule the country; he would rather...

Govt announces huge tax cuts on electric cars in Budget 18-19

News Analysis | To conform to the global shift towards environment-friendly electric/clean energy cars, the Government of Pakistan has introduced tax cuts and facilitation to...

Pakistan Economy’s Progress Card

News Analysis | The  Finance Ministry of Pakistan has launched the Pakistan Economic Survey 2017-18, which claims that Pakistan has made great strides in reducing...

Faizabad Dharna Discredits Army

News Analysis | The sit-in staged by scores of religious groups in September last year, in the Faizabad area of Islamabad, is denting the credibility...

Not so fast: SC stops government from selling off PIA

News Analysis | The Supreme Court on 12th April barred the government from its bid towards privatizing Pakistan International Airlines and ordered to construe a commission...

Dairy Tech: Punjab Government launches “Milk Vending Machine”

News Analysis | Pakistan’s first automated dispenser unit is going to launch to the public next month for the provision of pure and cheap milk...

Are People really losing trust in state institutions?

News Analysis | Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), has yet again criticized Pakistani politicians of being corrupt and dishonest.  Khan is in London these...

PTI rules out alliance with PML-N and PPP

News Analysis | Regarding the upcoming general elections, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has stated that his party will not make an alliance with...

Saudi Arabia: It was a “Toy Drone” and not a Coup

News Analysis | Massive gun bursts were heard by Saudi residents living near Royal Palaces in Riyadh on Saturday evening, leading to speculations of an...

Cyber Security Issues in Pakistan

Afeera Firdous| A special report on cybersecurity norms by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) concluded that many engineered systems, around the world, which depend on digital-computational...

Imran Khan and Malala Yousafzai: The “World’s Most Popular”

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's Chairman, Imran Khan, and youngest noble laureate Malala Yousafzai have made it to the top 20 list of most popular...

US expects India to engage Pakistan in Kashmir talks

M K Bhadrakumar | The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs in the US State Department Alice Wells is visiting India...

GVS exclusive interview with Fereeha Idrees

GVS sat down with the prominent TV Anchor, Fereeha Idris, exploring her life and her journey on the road to become a journalist in...

Privatization of PIA and PSM: significance for Pakistan

News Analysis | The Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi gave a heads up to privatization of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Pakistan Steel...

Pakistan’s current account deficit increases by 50 %

News Analysis | Pakistan's current account deficit has witnessed a staggering increase of 50% in the current financial year (FY). Pakistan's economy continues to face upheavals...

Largest leak in Facebook history

The UK is seeking a warrant to search the servers of Cambridge Analytica, accused of helping Donald Trump to win the presidency. The data of...

Government plans to cut down Solar battery prices to save environment

News Analysis | The government is brainstorming on a plan to cut down duties on the import of lithium batteries to promote its usage in...

SC questions the delay in appointment of accountability court judge

News Desk | The Supreme Court of Pakistan has taken suo moto notice of the delay in the reappointment of the accountability court judge Muhammad...

Is PIA’s restructuring a gimmick used to kick-start privatization?

News Desk | The much-awaited restructuring process of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been initiated prior to the privatization of the National carrier, according to...

SC did not strike down any amendment, detailed judgment reveals

News Desk | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has released the detailed verdict of the Elections Act 2017 Case on Thursday which was announced...

Pakistan’s old favorite ‘Datsun’ might be back soon

News Desk | Ghandhara Nissan is likely to get government permission for resuming production of cars in Pakistan as the Board of Investment (BOI) and...

Pakistan gets cozy to China and Russia as US play blames...

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan’s reluctance to comply with the United States misdirected directives in Afghanistan enraged the Trump administration. It is accusing, maligning and...

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...

IHC threatens government authorities with contempt charges over non-compliance

News Analysis | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Siddiqui resumed the hearing of a case on Friday related to the dharna (sit-in) at...

Sindh government ignores sugarcane woes, organizes seminar for farm owners.

News Analysis | A seminar is being organized by the Sindh Enterprise Development Fund, as the seventh installment of the Livestock Dairy...

How risky is Trump’s Iran policy?

By James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is...

Federal government will pay half of Balochistan’s development: PM Abbasi

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has asked the Balochistan government to draw development plans and has promised that the federal government will...

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...

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