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What will Pakistan achieve from PM Khan’s visit to China?

News Analysis | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, on his first official visit to China, met the Chinese President Xi Jinping and lauded the way...

Asia Bibi case verdict, fallacious arguments and our national mindset

Zain Ullah Khattak | Supreme Court of Pakistan, a leading judicial body of Pakistan, announces Asia Bibi case in Islamabad; as soon as declaration has...

Maulana Sami-ul-Haq: end of an era?

News Analysis | Prominent religious scholar and former Senator, Maulana Samiul Haq was stabbed to death by unknown assailants during his sleep at his Rawalpindi...

Pakistan forced to return to IMF!

News Desk | Pakistan will begin talks with the International Monetary Fund for a bailout package to stabilise its teetering economy and plug dwindling reserves,...

Hope for peace talks tumble as India calls off UNGA meeting

News Analysis | The Indian government has rescinded its decision to accept Pakistan’s proposal for a meeting between the Foreign Ministers on the sidelines of...

PTI gets required number to form govt in Punjab, claims Fawad...

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has acquired the required number of seats to form a government in Punjab, claimed party spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry. PTI...

Maulana Fazlur Rehman chairs a genuinely ‘divided MPC’: Here are some...

News Analysis | Maulana Fazlur Rehman, President of Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA), has threatened to disrupt the political process in the country if the results of...

Islamabad high Court allows ECP to pursue campaign case against Imran...

News Analysis | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday, 23rd July, rejected an appeal filed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Supremo Imran Khan against the...

Islamabad nominated to conduct arbitration in US-Afghanistan table talk

News Analysis | Following an explosion in Northern Afghanistan killing 14 civilians on 19th July 2018, the United States’ General Joseph Votel highlighted his interest...

Transformation in global politics

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The transformation in the global politics entailing strategic realignment at the regional and global levels has been ensuing new challenges...

Ex-PM Sharif sentenced to 10 years for corruption

News Desk | Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad Friday,...

WWE stars to promote wrestling in Pakistan: Three matches scheduled

News Desk | The four international wrestlers have reached Pakistan to participate in a wrestling event scheduled in August. The three wrestling matches will be...

Workers protest infront of Imran Khan’s residence; police, rangers deployed

News Analysis | The capital administration authority has made a request to the Interior Ministry for the deployment of rangers at the residence of Pakistan...

Two killed as activists clash with militants in Pakistan tribal area

AFP | A clash between Pashtun activists and local militants on Sunday killed two people and wounded 25 others in a restive Pakistani tribal region...

Six dead after militants attack Pakistan border posts

AFP | Six militants have been killed after a thwarted attack on Pakistan army posts along the country's border with Afghanistan, the military said Sunday. Five...

Abbasi calls oil and gas sector a great achievement of PMLN...

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi praised his government for overcoming challenges and making revolutionary progression in the oil and gas...

PTI’s Plan for first 100 Days: Analyzing its strengths and weaknesses

News Analysis | The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has finally presented its agenda to be completed within the first 100 days of government — if the...

Judicial control on television content questions PEMRA’s efficacy

News Analysis | The superior judiciary’s hold on the content being broadcasted by the national media is on the rise - with judgments and rulings...

Pakistan Army backs PCB for progressive portrayal of country through revival...

News Analysis | Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Chief of Army Staff, has lavished praise on Pakistan Cricket Board and its chairman, Najam Sethi, for...

Nawaz Sharif uses botched attack on Ahsan Iqbal to his advantage

News Analysis | The gun attack on Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, seems to have provided Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz another opportunity to target state...

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...

Manzoor Pashteen’s PTM: A ‘Rights Movement’ or a new ‘Regional Agenda’?

Moeed Pirzada | Ahmed Khan, (not his original name) waits in his car behind a long line of other vehicles, for his turn to be...

CPEC: A Paucity of Planning by Pakistan

Arif Rafiq | As Pakistan’s macroeconomic situation deteriorates, this summer will feature a moment of reckoning, as both the caretaker and new government will not...

The New Islamabad Airport is open and people are confused about...

News Analysis | The long-awaited airport in Islamabad opened its doors to the public today (3rd May, 2018) with contradictory reports of it being a flawless spectacle...

Stimulating geo-strategic environment

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Changing regional and global politico-economic circumstances and emerging security concerns have been reshaping the relationship between/among nations. The replica of...

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...

PM inaugurates New Islamabad International Airport after years of delay

News Analysis | After a long wait of 11-years, Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, officially inaugurated the new Islamabad International Airport on Tuesday. As per...

Buddha Diplomacy: Pakistan uses its inter-religious past to build modern ties

News Analysis | India's bid to invoke Lord Buddha in its outreach to some of its neighbors now faces a new challenge and it comes...

New Islamabad Airport should be named after Edhi: Hamza Ali Abbasi

News Desk | Actor and social media activist Hamza Ali Abbasi expressed his wish to name the newly constructed Islamabad International Airport after late social...

Supreme Court lashes out agencies for not presenting fresh report on...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan heard a suo motu case regarding the use of abusive language during the sit-in and the difficulties...

PM Abbasi rejects names of Liaquat Ali Khan, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah,...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has rejected all three names proposed by the ministerial committee for the Islamabad’s new airport and left...

Punjab’s monopoly

Tahir Ali Khan | Pakistan is a federation. All federating units should have an equal role and weight in the election of the Prime Minister....

Will India calm down after China’s clarification over military designs in...

News Analysis | Pakistan’s longstanding ally, China has categorically rubbished rumors that it had military designs in its mind, in the development of multi-billion Dollars...

Pakistan doesn’t have democracy but ‘worst kind of dictatorship’ under CJP...

News Analysis | Three-time ousted former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, deems the judicial activism of Chief Justice Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar worse than dictatorship in...

Despite daunting past, Pakistan and Russia draw closer amid geopolitical changes

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Shifts in the global political landscape have pushed the United States and Pakistan further apart, drawing Russia and Pakistan closer...

Modi rekindled ‘imaginary’ surgical strikes debate in London

News Analysis | Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be living in the bubble of the 2016 surgical strikes, India claims to have conducted...

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