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The numbers don’t lie, under the Pakistan Thereek-e-Insaaf (PTI) the Parliament has become fettered to the point of redundancy. Attendance, number of sessions, length of debate, and most importantly, the...
The bail of former Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal in corruption cases has once again shed light on the performance...
While bringing cricket back home in the last few years in the form of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been one of the greatest achievements of the government of...
The ongoing violence in the capital city of India, New Delhi, has exposed the bigotry of the ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and all the government institutions. The world...
With 47 people injured and 450 arrested as a result of the outlawed Basant celebrations in Rawalpindi, these incidents throughout the years have made it abundantly clear that the ban...
The Pakistani women cricket team is gaining momentum due to the efforts of the women in the team along with the support of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the...
As the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed Iran on its blacklist for “failing to comply with international anti-terrorism financing norms”, across the border Pakistan was given a reprieve. The...
The United States’ (US) President Donald Trump visit to India yesterday suggests a uniform pattern of the US foreign policy in Asia. In the Arab lands, the illegitimate state of...
The persistence of the Lal Masjid standoff is a practical demonstration of “give them an inch, and they’ll take a mile.” Maulana Aziz’s demands that he be recognised the Khateeb...
The Senate has amended the Zainab Alert Bill, which means that provinces will finally be forced to bring in measures against child abuse. By expanding the jurisdiction of the law,...
The eighth edition of Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) concluded on Sunday. The three-day event that ended on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, hosted eminent writers, historians, artists and opinion makers from...
Whenever a leader fails anywhere, a clique of sycophants and hypocrites is one of the primary reasons for his failures. And Pakistani leaders are no exception to this. It is...
AGP Resigns
Opinions News 27-02-2020 09:37
The resignation of the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Anwar Mansoor Khan is a welcome step after his rift with the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP). The on-going investigation against...
The government of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) is trying its best to fill the gaps in the economy through new ways of revenue collection. The recent idea after the research of...
While 21st February is commemorated across the world as International Mother Language Day since 1999 when it was recognized by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNSECO), it holds...
The newly appointed Attorney General’s letter to the government is indicative of his attempt to separate the AG office from the Law Ministry, which is how it is supposed to...
The streets of New Delhi on the day of the American President Donald Trump’s visit started presenting an image of a city of RSS-istan. New Delhi represents the capital of...
The world media is reporting a deal having been brokered between USA and Afghanistan — a love-hate relationship at the best of times. Afghanistan turned out to be USA’s darling...
Right to vote is our legal right. However, casting a vote is a formal indication of choice between two or more candidates or courses of action, expressed typically through a...
“Modernity is one of the most delicate and vital issues confronting us, the people of non-European countries and Islamic societies. A more important issue is the relationship between an imposed...
Boy, Oh Boy!
Opinions News 27-02-2020 09:36
The mystery man at the famously infamous London flats financially owned politically disowned by the Sharif clan, secretly and suspiciously meeting the elder brother (aka the bad boy) along with...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan the President of Turkey is the first leader of the Islamic World to highlight his fears of losing Madinah to the Israeli onslaught. Unless contained, the evil...
Mr. President Donald Trump, Excellency, welcome to our region. I wish you had considered first to come to Pakistan which has sacrificed 70,000 lives for your war on terror but...
The demand for a week-long “nationwide reduction in violence” in Afghanistan was announced by the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo to reach a truce between US and Taliban. Completing...
Well, as mediocrity, conflict-of-interest and cover-up creeps in, with it all the lofty hopes of change, a transparent management structure and efficient delivery seem like a pipedream. The rhetoric cum...
When conflicts of interests culminate, the vendettas get incarnation to the highest peak leading the conflicting parties to utter clash. The civil service of any state is the backbone of...
The death of a journalist in Swat on Tuesday underlines the need for the government to hasten its efforts in increasing protection for journalists in Pakistan. Javedullah Khan, gunned down...
The Trump administration’s statement regarding India-Pakistan ties as a precursor to the US President’s visit to India is a positive indicator for Pakistan. The statement stopped short of directly implicating...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday restored Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Kashif Mahmood from PP-241 constituency of Bahawalnagar and suspended the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) decision to suspend...
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday sought comments from the Ministry of Information Technology and other respondents in another case pertaining to social media rules. Chief Justice Athar...
ISLAMABAD: The Senate House Committee on Thursday showed displeasure over Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) non-compliance of its previous directions for opening a salon in Parliament Lodges for women parliamentarians. The...
ISLAMABAD: China is preparing to send an army of 100,000 ducks to Pakistan to help the country exterminate the locust plague that has been posing a huge threat to the...
KARACHI: Another polio case emerged in Punjab province on Thursday from Dera Ghazi (D.G) Khan area, raising the total number of cases in the year 2020 to 19. According to...
The Pakistan Herald Publications (Pvt) Limited on Thursday moved the Sindh High Court (SHC) against the federal government for withholding advertisements to Dawn newspaper. The petition filed in the high...
After the detection of the coronavirus in Iran, the government of Pakistan has alerted the government of Balochistan to deal with the matter very aggressively to ensure no migrants carry...
Last week, I wrote about Pakistan’s impressive history as a host country for Afghan refugees for forty years. It was recently discussed at the ‘Refugee Summit Islamabad’, with PM Imran...