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Japan and UNDP launch $3.9 million youth empowerment project in Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 19, 2018, Japan’s government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have signed an agreement to launch a $3.9 million...

Is Nawaz right to lash out at Imran on PTI “incompetence”...

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz roared in Peshawar at the rally held near...

Asma murder: SC hears suo moto case as family members claim...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) will hear the suo moto case of Asma Rani’s murder today. The suo moto notice of the killing...

Punjab inspires Sindh to announce food authority

News Analysis | Following suit with Punjab and subsequently KPK, Sindh government announced last weekend to establish a provincial food authority that will be responsible...

Nawaz Sharif takes a jab at Imran Khan and PTI

News Analysis | Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif criticized his opponents for not showing a spark of decency while addressing a party rally in Haripur...

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...

Peshawar High Court halts construction of APS monument

News Analysis | The Peshawar High Court (PHS) has halted the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government’s plan to inaugurate a monument for the children of APS who...

Promise delivered! KP education rankings come out on top

Aisha Sarwari | The success of policymaking is rooted in collection and analysis of relevant data. It provides evidence to make sound decisions especially in...

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...

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...

KP’s Additional Inspector General Ashraf Noor martyred in gruesome Peshawar suicide attack

News Analysis | On Friday, Additional Inspector General Headquarters (AIG) Ashraf Noor and his gunman were martyred in a suicide attack near Zarghooni Mosque in Hayatabad,...

The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal rises from the ashes

News Analysis | A top-level meeting of religious parties’ heads, which included the Jamaat-e-Islami, Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and other parties, has decided to resurrect...

Bilawal in KP while Imran targets PPP heartland in Sindh.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PPP Chairman, addressed a rally in KPK today, on Sunday, taking shots at Imran Khan, ahead of the crucial NA-4 by-elections...

A master-plan to balkanize Pakistan – Part III

Asif Haroon Raja | War against the Soviets Fearing a takeover by the fundamentalists, 40th Soviet Army intervened and occupied Afghanistan on December 27, 1979, killed Hafiz...

KPK government brings revolutionary changes in education sector

Aisha Sarwari | The Elementary and Secondary Education Department (ESED) of the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has addressed what is clearly an education emergency. A...

Thai-Pak joint military exercise: Thailand wants to learn from Pakistan’s experience

News analysis | Thailand and Pakistan partook in a joint military exercise last month in a bid to hone various combat skills to counter the...

Urbanization in Pakistan

Saud Bin Ahsen| Urbanization can be defined as the increase in population in urban areas rather than rural areas. Urbanization results from three different and not...

Higher purposes of university education

Dr. S. Zulfiqar Gilani | Universities have mushroomed all over Pakistan, and there is an ever-increasing number of individuals with University Degrees. On the face...

Isn’t Ayesha Gulalai lying?

Eliya Khurshid | Here you have it, three words...though in a different context than expected. Ever since Imran Khan has opposed Nawaz Sharif, every political...

GVS exclusive interview with Imran Khan; his vision and his priorities.

Special Report | GVS had the good fortune of getting an opportunity to interview Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf. Election season has for all intents and...

Is Panama gate a foreign conspiracy to derail Pakistan? Part I

Asif Haroon | After splitting Pakistan into two in 1971 under an international conspiracy, Pakistan was once again marked as a target by Indo-US-Afghan-UK-Israeli nexus...

KP legislators’ drive towards social welfare

Ibrahim Qazi | 6th February 2017 and 2nd March 2017 marked two significant days in the history of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa assembly when Mr. Mohammad Atif...

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...

Education in KPK: Government’s steps towards betterment

Miangul Majid Khan | As soon as the PTI-led KP government came into power in 2013, it declared an education emergency in the province. As part...

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...

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...

Punjab clarifies its position on racism against Pakhtuns

Punjab government has in the last couple of days received acidic criticism on social and electronic media. This started after stories were leaked about...

What kind of politics is being played to stop FATA being...

Haris Khurshid | Pakistan’s Tribal areas remained in the global media headlines soon after the initiation of War on Terror in Afghanistan post 9/11 attacks....

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...

Should FATA merge with KP or become an independent province?

The committee created by PM Nawaz Sharif in Nov 2015, headed by trusted lieutenant, Sartaj Aziz, after several months of work was clear that...

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