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CPEC to usher era of progress and prosperity: President Mamnoon

News Analysis | On February 13, 2018 President Mamnoon Hussain addressed an inaugural ceremony of the first International Deans Conference of Engineering Institutions organized by...

Is Daesh in Afghanistan benefiting from the mistrust between Islamabad and...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | President Ashraf Ghani led National Unity Government and Trump administration have been scapegoating Pakistan, instead of critically examining the causes...

The FATA conundrum

Merwah Qureshi | FATA is the region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan from the north and the west, Baluchistan from the south and KP from the...

“We fight for our national interests and principles, not for aid”,...

News Analysis | “Afghanistan and its partners, especially the US, need to address the challenges inside Afghanistan rather than shift the onus for ending the...

New PIA chief’s optimism leaves people confused

News Analysis | Pakistan International Airlines has been the perfect real time representation of riches to rags. From sacrificing black goats on the tarmac for...

Sharif brother’s Saudi trip highlights extensive foreign influence on Pakistan

Junaid Ali Malik | On many occasions in the history of Pakistan, the foreign stakeholders, more properly international establishment, tried to influence the politics of...

Opposition stages another walkout over FATA reforms bill

News Analysis | Opposition legislators once again staged a walkout from the National Assembly (NA) after the government failed to include the bill on Federally...

World Bank approves $825 million loan to Pakistan

News Analysis | The World Bank has granted Pakistan an $825 million loan to upgrade the energy and public finance sectors in a country that...

US woman delivers baby from embryo frozen for 24 years

AFP | An American woman has given birth to a healthy baby girl from an embryo that was frozen a quarter century ago, in what...

NAB wants Nawaz & family on Exit Control List

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's woes continued to deepen on Friday, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) moved to put his name...

Pakistan Army’s position on Economy & Sharif dynasty’s need for chaos?

 Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | I think this may be the beginning of a move to build public opinion for a possible interim arrangement to...

Political cleansing should not stop here

Dr. Farid Malik | From honesty and competence, Pakistan has reached highest levels of corruption and incompetence. When the journey started on August 14, 1947, everyone...

Rana Mashood announces the restoration of old curriculum in Punjab

News Desk | A sigh of relief came for the students and parents alike when Rana Mashood, Minister for Education Punjab, in a press conference...

Iran and Afghan Taliban: A marriage of convenience or something bigger?

News Analysis | For 16 years, the United States has been in Afghanistan with a goal of preventing the war-torn country from once again being...

After G-20 summit, China sees India as partner to shore up...

Atul Aneja | Nov 21, 2016 Many participants of two-day brainstorming exercise proposed a pervasive economic engagement between China and India. Taking the cue from the...

Trump cabinet appointments will ‘undo decades of progress’, rights activists say

Hawkish trio – Jeff Sessions as attorney general, Mike Pompeo as CIA chief and Michael Flynn as national security adviser – have made inflammatory...

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