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PM Khan launches countrywide tree plantation drive

News Desk | On Sunday, Prime Minister Imran Khan launched a countrywide tree plantation campaign from Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The campaign aims to plant 10...

The promise of #NayaPakistan

Saad Rasool | The 25th of July, 2018, has ushered a new era of governance in Pakistan. To view this as a victory for one...

Pakistan’s Educational Assistance to Afghans

Taimur Khan | Reciprocity is a key norm in international relations whereby a state's behaviour is considered symmetrical in response to that adopted by another...

G.E’18: Ayesha Gulalai seriously needs to quit

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek E Insaf defector and former MNA Ayesha Gulalai of the NA-1 Peshawar managed to bag all of 30 votes, according...

CM Punjab; Indeed a caretaker, discusses polling day security

News Analysis | Following the Peshawar and Balochistan attacks, precautionary measures to be taken have posed as a dire need for Pakistan. The general elections...

Pakistan election rally suicide bomb toll climbs to 20

AFP | The death toll in a suicide bombing at an election rally in northwestern Pakistan rose to 20 Wednesday as Taliban militants claimed responsibility,...

Manifold challenges lie ahead after FATA merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa –...

Rustam Shah Mohmand | At long last Pakistan’s tribal areas have finally been incorporated as an integral part of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The area...

Shortage of vets spells misery for Karachi zoo animals

AFP | A white African lioness stares blankly at the spectators crowded outside her small, steel-barred cage, her extraordinary coat dotted with numerous spots, the...

Pakistanis enchanted by 11-year-old motivational coach

AFP | Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enraptured as Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama...

Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Afghanistan

AFP | A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, creating tremors felt as far away as Pakistan's capital...

Pakistan’s top judge orders probe of deadliest terror attack

AFP | Pakistan's top judge has ordered the first official investigation into the country's deadliest terror attack, a massacre at a school that killed more...

Shakeel Afridi’s jail break-plan remains un-explained

News Analysis | Opposition in the Senate staged a walkout over government’s failure to brief the upper house of the Parliament about the alleged jailbreak...

Animals are dying in Pakistan’s zoos & no one cares

 News Analysis | Pakistan had become an unsafe place for humans after the launch of Global War on Terrorism; however, it is also becoming dangerous...

CPEC: A Paucity of Planning by Pakistan

Arif Rafiq | As Pakistan’s macroeconomic situation deteriorates, this summer will feature a moment of reckoning, as both the caretaker and new government will not...

First female Careem captain in KPK killed by jealous husband

News Analysis | The first woman driver of ride-hailing service, Careem, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was shot dead by her husband, who tried to frame...

Shehbaz and Imran troll each other in Peshawar

News Analysis | Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif took a sarcastic jibe at the ruling regime of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf – on Wednesday,...

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)....

Mashal’s family challenge ATC verdict in the Peshawar High Court

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Mashal Khan’s family filed an appeal against Anti-Terrorist Court’s (ATC) verdict on the Mashal Khan lynching case. The appeal filed...

Mahira Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi unveiled as new Peshawar Zalmi ambassadors

News Desk | Last night Peshawar Zalmi introduced their new brand ambassadors Mahira Khan and Hamza Ali Abbasi at a colorful event in Lahore for...

Why defense cooperation 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”....

Why devolution has not taken place?

Farid A Malik | Each province shall, by law, establish a local government system and devolve political, administrative, and financial responsibility and authority to the...

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...

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...

December 16th – A Day of Double Tragedy..!

Bilal Awaisi |  It was December 16th of this year. My friend and I were sitting in the office of a bank manager. Two of...

Massacre at Army Public School: Questions that continue to haunt?

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | For Pakistanis, December 16, was always a day of tragedy – and unforgettable pain. On 16th December 1971, Pakistani garrison in...

PSL 3 to start in February with Karachi hosting the final

News Analysis | The third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 will start on February 22nd, 2018. The first match of the PSL...

Bomb blast near Afghan border kills 9

Reuters | A bomb rigged to a motorcycle exploded in a militant-plagued part of northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, killing nine people, officials said...

Taliban gunmen open fire at Directorate General Agriculture Peshawar

Reuters with additional input from News Desk | Pakistani Taliban gunmen disguised in all-enveloping burqas stormed the campus of an agriculture college in Pakistan on...

United against terrorism

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The terrorist organisations have been targeting Pakistan since the commencement of war on terrorism. Devastating suicidal attacks and bombings bloodied...

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,...

Pakistan welcomes Gen. Nicholson’s offer to target Tehreek-e-Taliban

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Islamabad welcomed the US offer of targeting the hideouts of the Tehreek-e-Taliban, a group that is using Afghan soil to...

Rishi Kapoor wishes to visit Pakistan before he dies

News Desk | Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor on Saturday 11th November expressed his wish in a tweet to visit Pakistan before he dies. In...

COAS’ concerns addressed: 29 cases sent to military courts

News Analysis | The federal cabinet sent 29 terrorism-related cases to the military courts, making it the first batch of cases to be sent after...

NA-04 victory: A game changer for PTI?

News Analysis | The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has defeated its main rivals in the by-election on a critical NA-04 seat of Peshawar. PTI retained its...

Peshawar: Battle for NA-4 underway

News Analysis | Polling started in almost all polling stations in the NA-4 constituency, Peshawar, amid high security, this morning. The poll has been seen...

Let’s build a positive ‘transactional relationship’ with the US

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | U.S Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson will visit Pakistan next week to discuss the US vision for the new South...

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