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The Government of Pakistan wants to put taxes on Facebook, Google

News Analysis | As if undue taxation was not already a national crisis, the government of Pakistan has proposed taxes on digital revenues, targeting tech...

Land of Mahatma Gandhi becoming land of gang rapists: Malika Sherawat

News Desk | Indian actress Malika Sherawat expressing her dissatisfaction over the increasing rape cases in India said the country is becoming a 'land of...

Twitter gains momentum with second straight profitable quarter

AFP | Twitter reported its second consecutive quarterly profit Wednesday, boosting the outlook for the messaging platform after years in the red.The San Francisco-based social...

Is Imran Khan justified in naming and shaming lawmakers?

News Analysis | Rana Sanaullah, a PML-N lawmaker, and Punjab Law Minister, claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, has no evidence against those...

CJP’s intervention for independent PEMRA is a ray of hope for...

News Analysis | Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, has clarified on Monday that the Apex Court wanted to end the Government’s control over...

Pakistani in viral Pope selfie speaks of ‘heartache’ for minorities

AFP | A Pakistani Christian whose selfie with the Pope has gone viral has spoken of his "heartache" at the treatment of minorities in Pakistan,...

What is Pashtun Tahafuz Movement and what are its objectives?

News Analysis | Thousands of Pasthuns gathered at Ring Road, near Pishtakhara, Peshawar to participate in a rally organized by the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement's (PTM)....

HSY to mentor ‘24’ future leaders in his ‘Musafir’ Campaign

News Desk | Pakistani Fashion designer Hassan Sheheryar Yasin has launched a campaign ‘Millennial Musafir' Campaign to honor and present 24 thoughtful leaders, one for...

Twitter suspends over a million accounts for ‘promotion of terrorism’

News Desk | On April 5, 2018, Twitter said that it has suspended more than one million accounts for “promotion of terrorism” since 2015. Twitter...

Intriguing media silence over air strike killing Madrassa children in Afghanistan

News Analysis | As par the scanty reports, more than 100 people are reported dead so far after a religious ceremony in a Madrassa in...

US will withdraw troops from Syria ‘very soon’: Trump

News Analysis | “US would withdraw its troops from soon from Syria”, President Donald Trump said on March 29, 2018. The statement is not announcing...

Indian media continues to sensationalize Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s security check at...

News Desk | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was seen undergoing a regular security check at US airport in a video that went viral on...

Pakistan: Hard choices ahead for a ‘Soft State’

Munir Akram | In his well-researched book, “A Hard Country”, Anatol Lieven attributed Pakistan’s survival from persistent internal and external crises to the extraordinary resilience...

US’s Response to Austin “Serial Bomber” highlights double standards  

News Analysis | A suspect in a wave of bombing attacks in Austin killed himself inside his car with an explosive device early Wednesday as...

Investigations begin for Facebook data scandal

AFP | The US Federal Trade Commission, a consumer and competition watchdog, is investigating Facebook after a major data scandal that affected 50 million users,...

Pakistan approves another 34 projects under CPEC

News Analysis | The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Monday approved 34 projects worth Rs.365 billion under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Five projects...

Senate elections challenged in the LHC: will any action be taken?

News Analysis | The legitimacy of the 3rd March Senate elections have been challenged in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)...

Rao Anwar requests the SC to unfreeze his assets

News Analysis | A fugitive from justice, former SSP Malir Rao Anwar has requested the Supreme Court (SC) to unfreeze his assets which were frozen...

MQM’s existential crises

News Analysis | Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) is at crossroads. The much-publicized in fighting has cost party dearly in the March 3 Senate elections. Kamran...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui declares Bollywood needs to improve its content

News Desk | Indian actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui expressed his discontent with the Indian film industry and said, Bollywood needs to evolve further in terms of...

Lodhran elections result was revenge by the public: Nawaz Sharif

News Analysis | The deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declared that the people of Lodhran took revenge against those who tried to take revenge against...

Imran open to Chaudhry Nisar joining PTI

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has invited the ostracized Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar to join his party while...

Indian army camp comes under attack

News Analysis | On Saturday, 10 February, separatists attacked an Indian army camp in Jammu in Indian held Kashmir and exchanged fire with soldiers. So...

PEMRA bans Valentine’s Day celebration on all media

News Desk | Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has called all TV and radio channels to avoid promoting Valentine's Day in a reminder notice issued...

Five attacks in the last year that shook Kabul to its...

Ezzatullah Mehrdad | As deportations of Afghan assylum seekers from the West continue apace, the South Asian country's capital Kabul is fast turning into a death...

Kylie Jenner breaks the internet after announcing birth of baby daughter

AFP | It wasn't exactly the best kept secret but Kylie Jenner still managed to break the internet on Sunday when she finally...

Shahzeb murder case: SC asks what constitutes terrorism?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Wednesday reviewed the petition filed by civil rights activists concerning the Shahzeb Khan murder case....

UNSC sanctions team informed about Pakistan’s actions against terrorism

News Analysis | The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions monitoring team arrived in Pakistan on Thursday for a two-day visit. The UNSC team will...

Mistrust in modern medicine due to social media could prove deadly

AFP | A rising tide of suspicion amplified by social networks has eroded public trust in modern medicine, leaving scientists and health officials scrambling for...

What are the reasons behind growing trend of anti-CPEC coverage in...

Merwah Qureshi | CPEC is the flagship project proposed by China in the main project of her gigantic strategic project of OBOR (One Belt One...

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