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Facebook profits booming despite drop in usage time

AFP | Facebook on Wednesday reported a big jump in profits even though people are spending less time on the world's biggest social network. The...

Federal government will pay half of Balochistan’s development: PM Abbasi

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has asked the Balochistan government to draw development plans and has promised that the federal government will...

Pakistani businessmen worry about Chinese takeover after CPEC

News Analysis | Shedding light on the immediate external liabilities as a significant challenge, Pakistan Business Council (PBC) this week called for a measured recon...

Pakistan’s geostrategic environment and its impact on the economy

Saad Nisar | The geostrategic position of a country plays a very important role in determining the domestic and foreign affairs of a country. It...

Saif Ali Khan says he would be a better actor in...

News Analysis | Actor Saif Ali Khan is convinced that he would have done better in Hollywood. He says he would be a better actor...

GB chief promoting tourism while traders continue to strike

News Analysis | The province of Gilgit-Baltistan has invited private airlines to collaborate with the regional government and start off local flights to the scenic...

Pakistan and Tajikistan to improve trade relations

News Analysis | The honorable Ambassador of Tajikistan, Jononov Sherali has stated that his country wants to improve trade ties and investment relations with Pakistan...

How to build resilience to survive in this difficult world

Leon Ho | Facing difficulties is all part of life. It can often feel like we face endless challenges instead of happy endings – when we...

How to stop procrastinating and achieve your goals

People, love starting a new topic and setting goals to achieve them. For a while, this is exciting and keeps you on a high...

Why is Chabahar Port no match for Gwadar?

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | India launched a new conduit for trade with Afghanistan when it shipped 1.1 million tons of wheat to Afghanistan from...

10 things highly effective people don’t do

Tayyab Babar | Sadly, there are very few people who are satisfied with their current work and life. Mostly all of us want a good pay...

Imran more open to accountability than Sharifs?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court on Monday observed that while Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen provided answers and evidence when asked, the Sharif family...

The jeopardy of taking others’ opinions seriously

Anna Chui | When I was younger, I spent a lot of my life caring what other people thought of me. Honestly, it was just...

Ashraf Ghani to visit Pakistan: Can we expect better Af-Pak ties...

News Analysis l Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the invitation of the Pakistani COAS, General Qamar Javed Bajwa to come to Pakistan in a...

A step in the right direction by the Punjab Higher Education...

News Analysis | The Punjab Higher Education Department (PHED) appears to be in chaos over a controversial notification which barred 18 universities in the province...

Why Riyadh is so interested in joining CPEC?

News Analysis | Riyadh will soon invest in the Gwadar Port and become part of the mega-project, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This was...

BRICS declaration and the appalling crudity of India’s strategic discourses

M K Bhadrakumar | The BRICS statement naming the terrorist groups active in the South and the Central Asian region was brilliant news insofar as India and China...

Seven decades of Pakistan

Zeeshan Munir | August 14, 2017, marked the 70th independence anniversary of Pakistan. The seven decades of its existence can be compared to a roller-coaster...

Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan; but from now on, ‘Humaray Dum Se’

Mina Malik-Hussain |  Each year one writes a column hoping 'Things Will Change', and that’s one rather endearing trait we embody: hope. But sometimes one...

How to overcome your biggest enemy in life: Fear

Have you ever heard someone say “Me? I’m rubbish at mathematics!” or “It’s no good asking me I’ve always struggled with grammar”? These are...

Afghanistan’s Options: India’s Treachery or Regional Cooperation

Dr. Shahzad Latif | Back in the 1970s and 80, when the people of Afghanistan needed liberation from the Soviet oppression, Pakistan stood by their side....

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Beyond Lodhran by-election

Saad Rasool | This week, in NA-154 Lodhra’n, PTI heavy weight Ali Tareen (read: Jehangir Tareen) lost the by-election to Syed Iqbal Shah – a...

Saudi women to start own business without male permission

AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes...

Alarming Kashmir’s situation

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian Army’s endless brutality drove the Kashmiri youth into militancy. Instead of surrendering, the Kashmiris are fiercely struggling for the...

China’s step into the maelstrom of the Middle East

James M Dorsey | China’s abandonment of non-interference is manifested by its (largely ineffective) efforts to mediate conflicts in South Sudan, Syria and Afghanistan as...

Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

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