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Pakistan skipper Sarfraz proud of England draw despite Headingley hammering

AFP | Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insisted he was proud of his youthful side even after an innings and 55-run defeat at Headingley denied them...

Sarfraz proud of Imam and Babar as Pakistan survive Ireland scare

AFP | Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed praised the character of young batsmen Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam after they ensured his decision to enforce the follow-on...

India leads Internet shutdowns in South Asia

News analysis | People in South Asian countries experienced at least 97 instances of Internet shutdown, a barometer on freedom of press and expression, between...

Buddha Diplomacy: Pakistan uses its inter-religious past to build modern ties

News Analysis | India's bid to invoke Lord Buddha in its outreach to some of its neighbors now faces a new challenge and it comes...

Major boost for Pakistan ahead of World Cup 2019 as Mohammad...

News Analysis | The International Cricket Council (ICC) has declared the bowling action of leading Pakistan’s off-spinner, Mohammad Hafeez as legal, paving way for the...

Why will the so-called Populist budget lead to higher inflation?

News Analysis | Amid strong protests from opposition parties, and a hype created around a so-called populist budget, ruling party may have presented the budget...

Cyber Security Issues in Pakistan

Afeera Firdous| A special report on cybersecurity norms by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) concluded that many engineered systems, around the world, which depend on digital-computational...

Summit Sabotage: India mulls boycott of SAARC event

News Analysis | Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed to his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli about India’s firm opposition to the staging of...

The Paris Meeting: Always a foregone conclusion for Pakistan?

Dr. Waqar Masood Khan | The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) was established by the G-7 Summit held in Paris in 1989.The...

India puts Pakistani diplomat on most wanted list

News Analysis | India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has put a Pakistani diplomat to its list of people wanted for carrying out various acts of...

Pakistan firmly on road to cricket revival, says PCB

AFP | Pakistan's cricket chiefs hope the country can host a full series by 2020, after a successful tour by the West Indies sparked hopes...

Pakistan’s win against West Indies: “Come to Pakistan and play”

AFP | Pakistan thrashed a depleted West Indies side by 143 runs in the first Twenty20 on Sunday at the National Stadium in Karachi, the...

Cricket returns to a Karachi plagued by water & energy shortages

News Analysis | After the finale of the Pakistan Super League, cricket fans will be rejoiced to hear that the West Indies’ cricket team is...

Geopolitical Challenges of South Asia’s Silk Roads

Andrew Korybko | The Strategic Vision Behind the Silk Road The early part of the 21st-century is witnessing an astronomically rapid rise of China as a...

State-Emergency Declared in Sri Lanka after anti-Muslim violence

News Analysis | Anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka by Buddhist nationalists resulted in a nation-wide state emergency last week. This happened for the first time...

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of Friday prayers

AFP | Sri Lankan troops and police stepped up security around mosques ahead of Friday prayers amid fears that anti-Muslim riots that have left three...

Sri Lankan Cricketers take a stand for unity as Muslims come...

News Analysis | Sri Lankan cricketing legends Mahela Jayawardena, Kumar Sangakkara, and Sanath Jayasuriya took to Twitter on Wednesday. Their statements come after Sri Lanka...

The Sino-Indian Great Game

News Analysis | The two emerging economies of Asia: India and China are engaged in a struggle to dominate the Indian Ocean region by establishing...

The FATA conundrum

Merwah Qureshi | FATA is the region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan from the north and the west, Baluchistan from the south and KP from the...

Inclusive Development Index: Pakistan scores higher than India

News Analysis | Pakistan has been ranked at 47th place among emerging economies on the Inclusive Development Index, ahead of India at 62nd place. China,...

Petrol prices rise exponentially

News Analysis | The Pakistani people woke up to a nasty New Year’s gift; a petrol price hike bomb. On 31st December 2017, the government...

After Nepal, Maldives raises specter of waning Indian influence

News Analysis | A newspaper in Maldives has raked up a political storm after publishing an editorial that is critical of Indian Prime Minister Narendar...

India’s ethno-terror proxies: From East Pakistan to CPEC

News Analysis | 16 December 2017 marks the 46th year since the fall of Dhaka to the Indian Army in the war of 1971. The...

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...

Gulf rift can benefit South Asian countries

James M Dorsey | The rift between the Gulf countries and Qatar has created a space for Asian countries to step in to engage with...

Why India has no interest in another regime change in Sri...

 M K Bhadrakumar | The visit by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to Delhi ended almost unnoticed but for a remark by the Official Spokesman...

International cricket back with a bang: Pakistan welcomes West Indies

Reuters | Pakistan will host West Indies in a three-match Twenty20 series in March and the Caribbean side will be playing in the South Asian...

Beyond big game hunting: the ‘Quadrilateral’ meeting

Suhasini Haidar | By accepting an invitation to join the Japan-proposed, U.S.-endorsed plan for a “Quadrilateral” grouping including Australia to provide alternative debt financing for...

Witchcraft helped Sri Lanka win test series, says Chandimal

News Desk | On Tuesday, Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lankan Test Skipper said that witchcraft helped his team win the test series against Pakistan. Chandimal told the...

South Asians remain hungrier than Botswana, Iraq & North Korea!

News Analysis | Home to the largest concentration of population on Earth, the region of South Asia has performed dismally in the current Global Hunger...

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