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Pak forces destroy radio tower along Pak-Afghan border for transmitting TTP...

News Analysis | A radio tower along the Pak-Afghan border was destroyed by the Pakistan armed forces to stop the transmission of hostile, anti-state propaganda...

Supreme Court jurisdiction extended to FATA

News Analysis | A bill was passed today by the National Assembly (NA) of Pakistan to extend the jurisdiction of Peshawar High Court (PHC) and...

Mehmood Achakzai attacks Parliament as FATA reforms bill heats up

News Analysis | Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) leader and sub nationalist Mehmood Khan Achakzai has stated that the Pakistani Parliament has no right over...

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...

Delay in FATA reforms could waste all counterterrorism successes

News Analysis | The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has decided to hit the roads to protest against the government’s continual delay in promulgating the FATA reforms. The...

Has PTI MNA Dawar Kundi been expelled from the party?

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek –e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Dawar Khan Kundi faces an uncertain future after a barrage of comments against the party performance and...

Imran’s arrogance is preventing political autonomy in KPK

M Anwar Nasar | Imran Khan is not only arbitrary in making party policies but is also taking provincial autonomy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad....

Has PTI achieved its political goals in KPK?

GVS Exclusive In an exclusive discussion with GVS, Shah Farman, Information Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, claimed that PTI's political goals were always different from other political...

Does Chabahar matter?

Imtiaz Gul | Is the dispatch of the first Indian wheat gift to Afghanistan via Chabahar only a massive public relations gimmick or is it part...

India’s dirty war inside Pakistan – Part II

Asif Haroon Raja | In the last 15 years, India has been able to make successes against Pakistan:- It succeeded in maligning the image of Pakistan...

Questioning the merger of FATA with KPK

The government took the first steps to make the tribal areas of Pakistan a part of Khyber Pakhtun­khwa by introducing a merger with a 10-year...

Can Pak-US ties be reconfigured amid hardened positions?

News Analysis | According to US officials, President Donald Trump's administration appears ready to harden its approach toward Pakistan to crack down on Pakistan-based militants...

Is Pakistan still indispensable for the US in the region?

US officials have called Pakistan an important ally and one that can bring  Taliban to the talking table. Pakistan is an ally on counterterrorism...

Prime Minister Imran Khan?

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | This is a six part article which traces the phenomenal rise of PTI, the disillusionment that set in, internal party...

Depleting gas reserves of Pakistan: Is Synthetic Gas the only option?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | In 1952, Pakistan discovered the world’s largest gas deposit of 12 TCF (Trillion Cubic Feet) at Sui in Dera Bugti...

FATA reforms delay leading to political acrimony

The effort to merge Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is continuously encountering road blocks erected by the central government. Last week, in a National Assembly...

Pakistan’s road to national integration: What is the right approach?

Abdul Rahim | Pakistan is a unique country on the map of the world. Since its inception in 1947, the politics of maligning nationalists with...

CPEC gold rush reaches K-P

The development of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has brought an influx of Chinese investment directed towards infrastructure projects in Pakistan. The trade route will...

Education reforms in KP: Right steps at the right time

Muhammad Ali | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf: the first thing that enters our minds is their mammoth rallies or extended sit-ins. While the people and analysts question...

Afghan Refugees in Pakistan: A Continuing Challenge

Amina Khan | Pakistan has provided shelter to one of the world’s largest protracted refugee populations - more than 5 million Afghan refugees have been...

KP passes a laudatory bill against dowry

On Thursday, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly approved a law which they titled as, ‘The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dowry, Bridal Gift and Marriage Functions Restriction Act, 2017’. The...

Army will support mainstreaming of FATA, says Gen Bajwa

Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, during his visit to South Waziristan Agency on Sunday, said that military will continue its support...

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