Today's Editorial

On July 25, 2018 the people of Pakistan will elect a new government with their votes, Election Commission of Pakistan is committed to conduct election on due date since Secretary Election Commission Babar Yaqoob  claims that equal level-playing is being provided to all the political parties in their election campaign to ensure free, fair and transparent elections on July 25. Meanwhile Pakistan Army also announced to deploy more than 3,71,000 troops to...

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ECP requisitioned armed forces under the constitution: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The Election Commission of Pakistan has requisitioned the armed forces under the constitution to assist in the free, fair and transparent general elections. This was stated by Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor in a press statement Saturday. He said that requisition had been made under Article 220 and 245 of the constitution. He said the army...

Naqeebullah murder case: Prime accused Rao Anwar released

KARACHI: Former SSP Malir Rao Anwar—prime accused in Naqeebullah Murder case—has been released after jail officials received his bail orders. Anwar was indicted in Naqeebullah murder case and illegal arms case whereas former SSP Malir’s bail pleas in both cases were approved on July-10 and...

Blast leaves four injured in Chaman

CHAMAN: As many as four including a child were injured after an explosion took place on Chaman’s Mall Road. According to police, between five and six kilograms of explosives fitted in a parked motorcycle were detonated through a remote control. According to the...

Ahsan Iqbal files defamation suit against Abrarul Haq

NOROWAL: Former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal submitted defamation suit against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and singer Abrarul Haq over leveling allegation of corruption against him. Former interior minister filed petition through his lawyer barrister Mujtaba...

PPP hasn’t formed electoral, political alliance with PML-Z: Sherry Rehman

ISLAMABAD: Senior leader Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and leader of the Opposition in Senate, Ms Sherry Rehman has said the PPP has not yet forged any electoral or political alliance with Pakistan Muslim League-Zia, (PML-Z) candidate Ejaz-ul-Haq in NA 169, Bahawalnagar. Speaking in the Senate on Saturday, Ms Sherry Rehman said that PPP could not think about forging alliance with the legacy of...

No compromise on security during election: Ali Zafar

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Barrister Syed Ali Zafar has said that the interim government will extend all sorts of cooperation to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ensure holding of free, fair and transparent elections. Talking to a private...

Interior ministry approves issuance of red warrant against Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Ministry on Saturday approved the issuance of red warrants against former finance minister Ishaq Dar. The red warrant is an international notice sent to the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) seeking the arrest and extradition...

FBR embarks upon proactive approach to create awareness about tax amnesty

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has embarked upon proactive approach to create awareness among business community and people about the tax amnesty schemes, recently announced by the government which facilitates registration of undeclared assets and incomes. The...

Iran’s Khamenei seeks better ties with the world sans US

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TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei has called for better ties with the world — though not with the United States, according his official website on Monday. Khamenei met President Hassan Rouhani...

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Trump meets Putin after denouncing ‘stupidity’ of US policy on Russia

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HELSINKI: Donald Trump met one-on-one with Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in a long-awaited summit overshadowed by the U.S. president blaming his own country’s past “foolishness and stupidity” for the two powers’ hostile ties. Just days after a special prosecutor indicted 12 Russian agents for stealing documents from the Democratic...

China marks 97th anniversary of CPC

BEIJING (INP): China on Sunday marked the 97th anniversary of the CPC that has emerged World largest political party, representing the people from the gross-root-level President Xi Jinping who is also general secretary of the party on...

Lodhi slams Int’l community’s double standards for humanity

ISLAMABAD: Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) has denounced the international community’s double standards in the implementation of its international obligations to protect civilians and prevent...

Syrian forces gains stronghold in South west

SYRIA (TNS): Syria’s state news agency, Sana, cited a military source as saying that the army and allied militias seized Busra al-Hariri and Malihat al-Atash after inflicting heavy losses on “terrorists” from al-Nusra...

UN confirms HR abuses in IoK

By Iqbal Khan Imposition of governor’s rule and the ongoing bloodshed in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) along with statements emanating from India about an additional ‘crackdown’ on Kashmiris in IoK, indicate an alarming Indian unreceptiveness to international opinion. India continues with its gross...

Once Again Roti Kapra Aur Makan

By Asif Mehmood PPP has finally presented its manifesto. Have you read that? I have read and I wonder if the PPP leadership is that naïve or too cunning. It was Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who introduced ROTI KAPRA AUR MAKAN as his party’s slogan for the election. Today this is Bilawal who prefers to adopt...

Badmouthing judiciary is no option

By Asif Mehmood Danial Aziz is sentenced by the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan. He was found guilty for contempt of court. The court sentenced him till the rising of the court. It means the duration...

Education: A race to score grades

By Muhammad Amir Saleem To me as being teacher, this year, the race of the students to grasp guess papers and possible questions for Cambridge “O” and “A” levels exams, was a deplorable act. The...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

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By Rija Zafar When we talk about a platform to strengthen and embellish technical skills, and develop innovation in young engineers, one which is bound to cross our minds is Formula Student (FS). Formula...

The magic of cleanliness | Short Story

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee Twenty kilometers west of the bounty road a small lane wound its way to a small castle. The castle looked like it was built for a prince and princess to stay in. The sky seemed to hug the earth there. The cheerful sun smiled and beamed on the earth and the flowers opened up...

Drug abuse in educational institutions

By Rameez Ali Mahesar The trend of drug addiction in Pakistan is briskly flourishing among people at alarming rate. The statistics have shown Pakistan on the rise in term of people fallen prey to this...

Discrimination against women

A lot of questions arise in our mind when we think of discrimination against women. Are there no issues relating to women discrimination? Do women not face any problems on the basis of their gender? Are...

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