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Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

Why the US wants to put Pakistan on global terror-financing ‘watch...

News Desk | The US has presented a resolution seeking to place Pakistan on a global terror-financing ‘watch list’ which has been submitted to the...

Pakistan Army contingent to be deployed to Saudi Arabia

News Analysis | Pakistan Army is sending a contingent to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on a training and advice mission according to a...

Pakistan to take part in hockey World Cup held in India

AFP with additional input from News Desk Hockey's governing body indicated Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men's World Cup this year...

Pakistan still going easy on militants, alleges US intel chief

News Analysis | On February 15, 2018, seventeen US intelligence agencies including Central Intelligence Agency, Defence Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security...

Pakistan’s Defense Minister hits back at India

News Analysis | On February 14, 2018, Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir while making a policy statement in the Senate on defense policy said, “India...

Pakistan hopes for generalized system of preferences extension as European investors...

News Analysis | Sajjad Karim, a member of the EU Parliament, has commented that Pakistan is on the right trajectory to gain an extension in...

NAB requests interior ministry to place name of Nawaz, Maryam and...

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday requested the Interior Ministry to place the name of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz...

Why an alliance with Russia is vital for Pakistan

Akash Shah | “I will wipe the city out of this map with a nuclear strike from where next USAF’s U-2 plane will take off”....

Pakistan will have to pay for Kashmir attack: India

News Analysis | On February 13 2018, India’s Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman passed a statement in the backdrop of a suspected militant attack on Monday...

Pakistan’s auto industry off to a spectacular start in 2018

News Analysis | Pakistan’s auto industry is off to a good start in 2018. According to a production versus sales data compiled by Pakistan Automotive...

Banned in Pakistan, ‘Padman’ does well in the Middle East

News Desk | Despite the ban on Akshay Kumar's ‘Padman' in Pakistan, the movie is successfully garnering decent reviews throughout the Middle East following it's...

Pakistan is not solely responsible for maintaining peace in the region

Junaid Ali Malik | The major stakeholders in Pakistan should be more worried about their home then taking the responsibility of finding a solution to...

British Airways to start operations in Pakistan

News Analysis | Pakistan seems to be engaged actively in the commonwealth trade area. As Pakistani and Canadian contingents meet in Islamabad to improvise bilateral...

How can Pakistan halt Indian shelling from across LoC?

News Analysis | On February 11th 2018, six people including two children were injured in different villages of Azad Jammu and Kashmir during India’s unprovoked...

Death in Afghanistan or bitter life in Pakistan: refugees’ choice

AFP | Death awaits you in Afghanistan, says refugee Mohammad Wali, insisting he prefers to endure a grim existence in a Pakistani camp than return...

Time to pluck Pakistan’s political weeds

Dr. Farid A Malik | In order to save democracy ‘political weeds’ have to be culled. While agriculture produces crops to sustain life, ‘political culture’...

“Article 62(1)(f) is difficult to define”, observes CJP

News Analysis | The five member larger bench of the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan resumes the hearing of the case related to the disqualification...

Pakistan Breakfast at Davos 2018

Ikram Sehgal | Truly independent and impartial the World Economic Forum (WEF) is not tied to any special interests or groups. WEF’s Annual Meeting at...

Hackers make pro Pakistan tweets from Anupam Kher’s account

News Desk | Turkish hacker Ayyildiz Tim breached the Twitter accounts of actor Anupam Kher, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav and Rajya Sabha...

Pakistan issues visa on arrival to tourists from ‘friendly’ countries

News Analysis | In light of increasing tourism and a much better security situation, the government of Pakistan has decided to issues visa on arrival...

BJP leader tells Muslims in India to flee to Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 7, 2018 Vinay Katiyar, member of parliament representing Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) passed a contentious statement, “Muslims should not be...

Toyota Corolla most popular sedan in Pakistan despite tough competition

News Analysis | The Pakistani automobile industry is set to undergo major changes this year, with various international automakers all set to enter the market....

Manto – A film about Rebellion and Freedom

News Desk | The much-awaited biopic “Manto” directed by Nandita Das is set to hit theatres and shock audiences on February 17, 2018. Saadat Hasan...

Wagon R discontinued as rumors of Mehran ‘revamp’ surface

News Analysis | Pak Suzuki has restrained its dealerships to take further bookings of its famous car, Suzuki Wagon R. The automaker...

India’s bid to isolate Pakistan

Asif Haroon Raja | After the false flag operation in Mumbai on November 26th, 2008, India blamed Pakistan, ISI and Hafiz Saeed led...

Why did Pakistan refuse EU grant for support of electoral process?

News Analysis | Pakistan has refused a European (EU) grant of €15 million proposed for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and election monitoring...

Compromise only at Pakistan’s peril

Hussan Zia | Taliban are an obstacle because they won't accept the presence of foreign troops. The Americans had expected that Pakistan will be...

Using nepotism in the pursuit of ‘Power’

Shiffa Yousafzai | Suo motu action taken by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and his summon spree in the last few...

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...

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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...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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