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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...

Government not serious about PIA claims Aviation Advisor

News Analysis | Days after the federal privatisation minister claimed that the government is committed to selling off the core business of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before April...

PSO fires hundreds of employees as government reimburses payment claims

News Analysis | In a positive turn of events for PSO and Shell, the government is likely to allow the two major oil marketing companies...

7,000 used cars stuck at Karachi port as dealers and government...

News Analysis | Importers of used cars (that were handicapped by the governments’ refusal to give access to used cars at the port) are claiming that the...

Can Zardari finish off the PML-N government?

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari hinted that he can finish off the PML-N government whenever he wants...

Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout for Yemen government

AFP | Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday that it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen's central bank, following desperate calls for funding from the war-torn...

LPG importers give government ultimatum

News Analysis | A Liquefied Petroleum Gas crisis is looming above as LPG importers on 10th January warned to suspend import of LPG from next month...

Government finally addresses woes of sugar cane farmers

News Analysis | The Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has sent out his message to the provincial governments...

Government policies failing cotton industry

News Analysis | The year 2017 ended on a bittersweet note for the cotton industry. Higher cotton production by Sindh and Punjab helped the country...

Could the US be responsible for anti-government protests in Iran?

James M Dorsey | In supporting recent anti-government protests in Iran, both Iranian hardliners and the US State Department may want to be careful what...

Over 60 killed in fresh Saudi backed airstrikes in Yemen

 AFP | Fresh air strikes and clashes in Yemen have killed over 60 fighters as Saudi-backed pro-government forces push an offensive against Huthi rebels, security...

Can the depreciating rupee rescue the government in the next polls?

Waqas Shabbir | The depreciation of the rupee has led to a debate throughout the country. Though, the bulk of the commentators believe it to...

Punjab leads using Information Technology to improve services

Saud Bin Ahsan | Information and communication technology (ICT) has become an indispensable tool in improving service delivery. In this competitive era, most regions of...

Salman Khan thanks UAE government for filming Tiger Zinda Hai: Movie...

News Desk | Salman Khan says, he felt an extreme pleasure in filming for his upcoming movie 'Tiger Zinda Hai' in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He...

FATA merger: Jamaat-e-Islami gives Government deadline

News Analysis | The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and the parliamentarians from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have on Sunday warned of staging sit-in in the federal...

Revolutionary government, religion and politics in the Philippines

Jumel G. Estrañero | Break from the weekday government tasks, one of my lectures in the university (as a sideline during Saturdays) got me into...

Provincial governments preventing Careem expansion

News Analysis | Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has tightened its grip around the ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem in a move to bring them under...

Trump signs a bill allocating $700 million under the coalition support fund

News Analysis | American President Donald Trump has signed a mammoth $700 billion defense bill to modernize and bolster US military might including the allocation of...

Government to introduce new load shedding tracking app

News Analysis | Federal Minister for Power Division Awais Leghari on Wednesday said that a mobile application is in the papers to be developed to track load...

Has anyone benefited from American interventionism?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For the first hundred years of American history, the United States was founded on the concept of a limited-government republic, one whose...

Industrialists complain of PTI indifference in Karachi

News Analysis | The representatives of Korangi Association of Trade and Industries (KATI) on Wednesday told the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan that PTI...

Ahsan Iqbal promises to reveal full CPEC plan on 18th December

News Analysis | Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal, has announced that the long-term plan (LTP) for the China-Pakistan Econo­mic Corridor (CPEC) that was...

Woes of the sugarcane sector rise as farmers protest government rates

News Analysis | The Sargodha district administration has directed the sugar mill owners to ensure payment of sugarcane to growers within forty days and no tolerance would...

More PML-N lawmakers leaving the party piles the pressure on Sharif...

News Analysis | On Tuesday, five PML-N lawmakers submitted resignations to their respective assembly secretariats in protest over government inaction against Punjab Law Minister Rana...

Ajit Kumar Doval – An Indian jackal or a wily old...

Jamal Hussain | Ajit Kumar Doval, the current Indian National Security Adviser (NSA) to the Modi led BJP government of India has impressive credentials for...

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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...

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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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