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US to hold Islamabad accountable for its actions: White House

News Analysis | President Donald Trump is not satisfied with the progress made by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and the US is holding...

Iran’s ambassador says US sanction delaying IP project

News Analysis | On February 22, 2018 Iran’s ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost, while speaking at a seminar on “Contemporary Relations between Pakistan, Iran and...

Islamabad Traffic Police introduces traffic awareness campaign

News Desk | All over the capital city of Islamabad, traffic police personnel were deployed as the Traffic Police launched a `Road Safety Awareness’ campaign...

Saudi Crown Prince’s limitations on putting the genie back in the...

James M Dorsey | Valentine’s Day in Riyadh and Islamabad as well as parts of Indonesia and Malaysia puts into sharp relief Saudi Arabia’s ability...

Fawad Khan makes online media debut with new web series

News Desk | Fawad Khan is set to make his first-ever appearance in a web series as he features in a five-episode online family drama....

Islamabad High Court sets precedence asks to investigate Musharraf for corruption

News Analysis | On 10 February 2018 Islamabad High Court (IHC) directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate General Pervez Musharraf over alleged corruption...

Death in Afghanistan or bitter life in Pakistan: refugees’ choice

AFP | Death awaits you in Afghanistan, says refugee Mohammad Wali, insisting he prefers to endure a grim existence in a Pakistani camp than return...

CPEC contribution to cross $100 billion in the next 12 years

News Analysis | On 9th February 2018, the Executive Director to Center of Excellence (COE) for CPEC Dr. Shahid Rashid told journalists in a press...

Senate elections: How many seats is each party expected to win?

News Analysis | Senate elections are taking place on 3rd March as announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The final date for submission...

FBR to catch non taxpayers living in apartment buildings in Islamabad

News Analysis | In face of its failure to apprehend tax evaders and subsequently the inability to narrow down the tax base, the government is...

‘Separatist Movements in India’ highlights Indian intentions towards Pakistan

Asif Haroon Raja | I was invited by Muslim Institute Islamabad as one of the speakers to attend the launching ceremony of a book titled...

Indonesia allows unlimited kinnow import from Pakistan

News Analysis | Indonesia’s commerce minister on 26th January announced the lifting of the quota embargo on kinnow imports from Pakistan, allowing shipment of an...

Rao Anwar’s name placed on Exit Control List

News Analysis | The name of former SSP Malir Rao Anwar has been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) by the Supreme Court (SC)...

Chaudry Nisar’s supporters burning Pervaiz Rashid’s posters highlights PML-N’s internal strife

News Analysis | The supporters of PML (N) Leader Chaudhry Nisar led a procession against fellow PML (N) member Pervaiz Rashid. This is in the...

Mama Qadeer on Indian TV Channel says Pakistan is lying over...

News Analysis | Abdul Qadeer Baloch, a Baloch human rights activist, yesterday, on an Indian News channel, CNN-News 18, claimed that Jadhav was a businessman,...

Our Trump Card

Ikram Sehgal | Because of US sanctions economic assistance has been suspended before, military sales terminated, etc. Reacting to US President Donald Trump's New Year...

PM Abbasi orders Internet access all across the country

News Analysis | The Premier on Friday the 12th of January addressed a ceremony in Islamabad at a local hotel for the contract signing of...

Pakistan must maintain ties with neighbours to become self-sufficient

Mahnoor Saleem | Since last August, air was patently cold between Washington and Islamabad because it was then for the first time, when President Trump...

Pakistani animated film trailer reveals great animation and landscapes

News Analysis | Allahyar and the Legend of the Markhor is an animated movie that has sparked widespread interest all over Pakistan. It is due...

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...

Remembering Air Marshal Asghar Khan

News Desk | Air Marshal retired Asghar Khan passed away on Friday in Islamabad at the age of 96 after a long illness. His funeral...

Russia to meet ISIS threat from Afghanistan

M K Bhadrakumar | Kulbhushan Jadhav and our “surgical strike 2.0” across the LOC kept the adrenaline flowing in recent days, but it is the regional conference on...

KP and Islamabad follow Punjab and form food authorities

News Analysis | The provincial food watchdog Punjab Food Authority, that has been tightening the noose around food vendors all over the province, upon completion...

PIA celebrates Christmas mid-flight

News Desk | Passengers were overjoyed when Santa Claus made a surprise appearance on Karachi-Islamabad Flight PK-308.  Flight attendants dressed as Santa Claus made an appearance mid-flight...

CPEC: A Chinese Vision Since 2005

Saeed Afridi | China’s rise has been attributed to the successful implementation of its ‘Dual Track’ transition policy based on gradual, incremental and near-constant reform...

Shaan urges Indian community to support better Indo-Pak relations

News Desk | Pakistani acting legend Shaan Shahid has urged the Indian community to support Pak-India cultural ties. An international media outlet interviewed the leading...

Pakistan standing with the global community against climate change: PM Abbasi

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan remains committed to playing its role in the global struggle for countering the...

Pakistan’s contributions for the uplift of Afghan people

Afrah Jamal | Pakistan and Afghanistan have history. And it is not all good. They have a shared border – though its legality has been...

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...

Are Tillerson’s comments going to increase Pak-US tensions?

News Analysis | Pakistan has told the United States that it “is not North Korea” and that it was committed to global peace, diplomatic sources...

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