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Land given to noble laureates, grabbed by politicians!

News Analysis| The land of Jhang, which has given two noble laureates to the world, is under the siege of politicians holding fake degrees. This...

Pakistan’s banking sector must address poverty alleviation: Governor KPK

News Desk | A Rikshaw distribution ceremony was held at Governor House Peshawar which was attended by Mr. Iqbal Zafar Jahgra  - Governor KPK, Mr....

FIA formulating a million rupee action plan to curb Human smuggling...

News Analysis | Interior Ministry has formulated a plan and forwarded a summary to Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi to approve the measures and allocate funds...

Asaram Bapu case: The Culture of Rape in South Asia

News Analysis | Asaram Bapu, an Indian spiritual guru; a religious leader with a massive fan base from around the world, has been awarded a...

Japan and UNDP launch $3.9 million youth empowerment project in Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 19, 2018, Japan’s government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have signed an agreement to launch a $3.9 million...

How risky is Trump’s Iran policy?

By James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is...

Will Oprah be the next celebrity president?

AFP | Could Oprah Winfrey run for president and beat Donald Trump? The United States was ablaze Monday with speculation that the billionaire talk show...

Why did Army chief call to revisit the madrassa education system?

News Analysis | Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa has lashed out at the madrassas for primarily teaching only the Islamic ideology....

Pakistan’s First Solar Night School

I believe the mind once enlightened cannot again become dark. Slum School by Rohayl Varind A free school for underprivileged children living in slums of Pakistan....

Growing retail sector especially through e-commerce can lower poverty in Pakistan

News Analysis | In recent years, Pakistan's urban culture has seen diversification mainly in the metropolitan cities of Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad as Pakistan becomes...

Understand how Pakistan’s economy is being destroyed deliberately: ‘We work like...

"We (economic hitmen) work very much like some of the hitmen for the mafia - because- like them, we are looking for a favor,...

Modi’s calls to “Do or Die” to end poverty

News Analysis | Narendra Modi, while addressing Lok Sabha on the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, stressed upon the importance of improving economic indicators...

World development from the lens of Young photographers

Recently United Nations organized an international photography contest welcoming the young photographers to encapsulate their ideas and feelings about the optimistic sustainable development goals....

Identity Crisis: Who is Pakistani and who isn’t?

Nauman Sadiq | #PakistanTurns70 There are two contrasting styles of debating an issue: those who prefer normative arguments, and those who choose a descriptive line of...

Help them if you can: Let us save the hapless patients

Dr. Anum Rahman | I am a doctor and every day I treat people suffering from life-threatening to common diseases. Occasionally, I fail to save...

Pakistan in the last decade: Democracy, Corruption, or Development?

Rida Hussain | According to the interpretation of the general notion, the accelerated development of Pakistan is directly proportional to the incoming dollars in terms...

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