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Chief of Army Staff meets Ambassadors of Iran and Turkey

News Analysis | The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Mr Ishan Mustafa Yurdakul, newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan and...

What are Tehreek-e-Labbaik’s chances in 2018 elections?

News Analysis | Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TYLRA) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi recently announced that his party will contest in the upcoming 2018 general elections....

Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the murder

AFP with News Analysis input Ten years after former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to lead a Muslim nation, was killed in...

State Surrender

Saad Rasool | As the nation recovers from TLY’s dharnas in Islamabad and Lahore, one lamentable fact has become painfully clear: no matter who the...

Were the protestors in Faizabad peaceful?

News Analysis | The Islamabad Police told the Supreme Court that fatigue, among other things, was a factor that led to its failure in last...

Khatam-e-Nabuwat crisis continues for PML-N

News Analysis | While showing their loyalty to Tehreek-e-Labbaik, many PML-N parliamentarians of national and provincial assemblies from Vehari, Sargodha, Jhang and Khushab have submitted...

Faizabad Dharna: Another Reminder that Pakistan Needs to Beef up State...

Mudassir Saeed Laghari | The good news is that Pakistan has successfully moved up from the state when it struggled to establish writ across the...

Pakistan Railways bringing in three new services

News Analysis | Pakistan railways is set to launch three new train routes. These routes would operate between Kohat-Rawalpindi, Karachi-Mirpurkhas, and Sibbi-Khost said a railway...

The rise of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik-ya-Rasool Allah: dawn of a new era?

News Analysis | The recent Faizabad crackdown crisis has unleashed a new religiopolitical party in the Pakistani arena. The emergence of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool...

IHC lambastes Ahsan Iqbal and Army Chief for their role in...

News Analysis | Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday lashed out at the federal government as well as the Army for mishandling the sit-in at...

Protestors finally Leave Islamabad under an agreement

News Desk | The Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY), Pakistani hardline Islamist group whose supporters clashed with police over the weekend is to call off...

Police action against Islamabad sit-in protestors leads to violence

Updates Story  A policeman was killed and over 100 people wounded as Pakistani forces fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas in a bid to...

Islamabad Paralysis Syndrome(IPS): Thanks to fanatics & Incompetence

Shiffa Z. Yousafzai | The residents of Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan were already worried and disturbed about the possibility of dealing with the...

Will the Islamabad sit-in end peacefully?

News Analysis | The Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, gave the final warning to the protestors in Islamabad to disperse on Friday night. The Islamabad High...

Will government finally take action to end Islamabad sit-in?

News Analysis | A group of ministers on Tuesday hinted at conducting an operation in case authorities failed to reach a peaceful agreement with protesters...

Police reinforcements deployed in ‘twin cities’ as tensions rise

News Analysis | Police reinforcements have been called from different areas of Punjab and deployed in Rawalpindi to maintain peace in the city in case...

Faizabad Dharna: A view of both sides

News Analysis | Several strong supporters of the newly launched religiopolitical party Tehreek-e-Labbaik-Ya-Rasulallah (TLYR), many armed with sticks and iron rods, have blocked the main...

Targeted killings in Rawalpindi: Who is responsible?

News Analysis | Two sanitary workers of Turkish Company Albayrak were killed and one critically injured in a brazen armed attack in Nishter Street of...

Moving in reverse: Careem launches bike service after Car and Aeroplane...

News Analysis | The billion-dollar cab service that launched last year in Pakistan surprised its customers with a new initiative: bike service! Already operating in...

Rawalpindi-Islamabad residents helpless as police fail to dislodge protesters from Faizabad...

News Analysis | Religious groups – led by the Tehreek-e-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan and Sunni Tehreek Pakistan – have been in Islamabad and Rawalpindi...

4G LTE in Pakistan one of the slowest in the world!

News Analysis | 4G LTE in Pakistan has been ranked 4th in the slowest internet provider services in the world with an average speed of 11...

A helpless Foreign Minister?

News Analysis | Foreign Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that his ministry does not control the foreign policy of the country. The enunciation was...

I persuaded Benazir Bhutto against returning to Pakistan: friend

News Desk | Desmond de Silva, an old friend of former prime minister, the late Benazir Bhutto has revealed how he implored her not to...

Nawaz’s new found love for ‘freedom of speech’

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, a day after his indictment in three graft references, has come out in support of PML-N's social media...

Nawaz wants Martial Law: Zardari

News Analysis | Former President and Co-Chairman of the Pakistan's Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari has said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif wants...

International cricket returns: West Indies all-set to tour Pakistan in November

News Analysis | A day after the first match of the historic Independence Cup took place in Lahore, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that...

Did Zardari’s ‘thug security’ cost Benazir Bhutto her life?

Ikram Sehgal | Those really guilty are shedding crocodile tears at the judgment pronounced in the Ms. Benazir Bhutto murder case while laughing themselves all...

Urbanization in Pakistan

Saud Bin Ahsen| Urbanization can be defined as the increase in population in urban areas rather than rural areas. Urbanization results from three different and not...

The Afghan policy in perspective

Afrah Jamal | True to its reality show inspired template, the Afghan strategy was rolled out after months of speculations, suspense, and dithering. It used...

COAS tells his Afghan counterpart, “your war must not spread out...

News analysis | Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday said Pakistan would not allow the Afghan war to spill into...

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