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Sindh government ignores sugarcane woes, organizes seminar for farm owners.

News Analysis | A seminar is being organized by the Sindh Enterprise Development Fund, as the seventh installment of the Livestock Dairy...

Is Nawaz really a threat to democracy?

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders have accused ousted Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif of attempting to derail democracy. PPP senior leaders criticized...

Nawaz Sharif hoping to transform Sindh “if given the chance”

News Analysis | Disqualified ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif has declared to transform Sindh, if given the chance in the next general elections of 2018. In a...

Punjab inspires Sindh to announce food authority

News Analysis | Following suit with Punjab and subsequently KPK, Sindh government announced last weekend to establish a provincial food authority that will be responsible...

Rao Anwar’s name placed on Exit Control List

News Analysis | The name of former SSP Malir Rao Anwar has been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) by the Supreme Court (SC)...

Sindh sugar mill owners fail to settle crisis even after SHC...

News Analysis | The representative contingents of Sindh-based growers and sugar mill owners failed to come to a settlement in the dispute over sugarcane prices...

Rao Anwar suspended as public anger over Naqeeb’s death grows

News Analysis | Hours after a three-member probe committee tasked with probing the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in a police encounter submitted its report to...

Supreme Court stops Sindh from sacking IGP

News Analysis | Sindh government received another serious setback at the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan when the SC reaffirmed the earlier decision of the...

Sugarcane protests cause massive disruption in fruit exports

News Analysis | Exporters of kinnow and other perishable goods have sought governments’ intervention to save commodities worth billions of rupees stuck up near Ranipur...

Thatta boat capsize death toll reaches 18

News Analysis | On Thursday, at least 18 people drowned and another 15 were rescued after a boat overloaded with hundreds of religious devotees of a...

Pakistan saving Rs. 10 Billion by avoiding Indian tomatoes

News Analysis | Punjab Minister for Food and Chairperson Stakeholder in the Punjab Food Authority Mr. Bilal Yaseen chaired an assemblage of Cabinet Committee on...

Supreme Court summoning of Sindh CM highlights water crisis

News Analysis | Human waste is being deliberately released in water, observed Chief Justice Saqib Nisar during Wednesday’s hearing of the water pollution case. The...

Two non-PPP powershows in Sindh go unnoticed

News Analysis | The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), amassing a large number of political workers, on Sunday demonstrated a power show in Sukkur, where its...

Census crisis: Can the senate uproar ensure timely elections?

News Analysis | Senators from Sindh, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Wednesday expressed serious reservations over the recently held population census and...

Punjab to cede 9 seats to KP & Balochistan in next...

News Analysis | Speaker of the National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said Punjab will lose 9 national assembly seats in the next general elections....

Has Imran Khan kicked-off his campaign against Asif Ali Zardari?

News Analysis | Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan has once again lashed out at the top leadership of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP),...

Bilawal in KP while Imran targets PPP heartland in Sindh.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PPP Chairman, addressed a rally in KPK today, on Sunday, taking shots at Imran Khan, ahead of the crucial NA-4 by-elections...

New chairman NAB asserts his authority; blasts Shahbaz Sharif

News Analysis | Newly appointed Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal slammed Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif over his derogatory comments on NAB. Chief...

24% Increase in Sindh’s education budget; what will it achieve?

Zainab Husain | Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah placed education as a priority in his budget speech for 2017-18 presented to Sindh Assembly...

Ray of hope: Pakistan’s journey towards a Polio-free country

News Desk | Pakistan’s decades-long persistent fight against Polio is now finally exhibiting the bright signals of culminating into fruition. Even Bill Gates, the co-founder...

Sindh Environmental Protection Agency approves cutting down of 800 mangrove trees

News Analysis | Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa), in the month of July, consented to the chopping down of around 900 mangrove trees to pave...

Young Karachiites pledge to save electricity and make their city clean

News Analysis | Around 12,000 students in Karachi have pledged to save electricity after energy- supplying company, K-Electric, initiated a broad campaign to bring a...

British-Pakistani filmmaker’s movie “My Pure Land” nominated for Oscars

News Desk | Writer-producer Sarmad Masud's biopic movie on Nazo Dharejo is contending for Oscars 2018, from the UK under the category of ‘Best foreign...

Gigantic mother Blue Whale with calf spotted in the blue waters...

News Desk | WWF-trained skipper, Saeed Zaman, was overwhelmingly surprised when he first spotted a 17-meter long, gigantic mother blue whale in pair with her...

Census 2017 raises suspicion from many quarters…

The national census 2017 results have been made public and are expected to have significant short term implications. The census reveals that Pakistan’s population has...

Census 2017: Over 10,000 transgender population in Pakistan

News analysis | The recognition of more than 10,000 trans genders as an equal and separate community in the country’s sixth census in 2017 is...

Human life wilts under chronic Thar crisis

News Desk | While the country is focused on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and Syria, there exists a forsaken land-Tharparkar, where abject poverty and...

Rana Mashood announces the restoration of old curriculum in Punjab

News Desk | A sigh of relief came for the students and parents alike when Rana Mashood, Minister for Education Punjab, in a press conference...

Is Karachi the sixth worst city to live in?

News Analysis | With a grim performance on all the aspects of human development, The Economic Intelligence Unit has unsurprisingly ranked Karachi as the sixth...

Is PTI disintegrating?

News Analysis | Citing the ill-treatment of women in the party, PTI MNA Ayesha Gulalai has announced that she will quit the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI)....

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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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