Today's Editorial

Terming as dead capital the land used for government residences and other state buildings, Imran Khan’s suggestion to generate income from them instead of resorting to foreign aid is a good idea.  It is heartening to know that the government is planning for the future. The first and foremost step should be to retrieve any land of the government occupied by anyone who is not entitled to the same. Proper laws created and followed could help in this instance....

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Former PM Nawaz Sharif unable to cast vote

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at Government College of Science and Technology polling station but was unable to cast his vote in the NA-124 constituency of Lahore. Sharif was not allowed to cast his vote because he did not have his national identity card. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is the PML-N candidate in this constituency and the seat was won by Hamza Shehbaz Sharif in the 2018...

Gwadar to become hub of economic activities for whole region: Sanjrani

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that Gawadar would become a hub of trade and economic activities and investors must explore new avenues for investment as the environment is conducive and enormous vistas still remain unexplored. The Chairman Senate expressed these views...

Bilawal says political parties not given even chances in polls

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday bemoaned that political parties were not given even opportunities in elections.   He said democracy was facing serious threats and supremacy of the parliament was being targeted.   “The...

Saad Rafique claims victory in NA-124 despite partial results

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique remarked that he has won the NA-131 seat with ‘thousands of votes’.   However, his statement could not be verified as the vote count in the constituency is still under way. According to a...

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Unofficial results show PTI, PMLN leading in 4 constituencies each

ISLAMABAD: According to the Result Transmission System of the Election Commission of Pakistan, of the eleven National Assembly’s seats, PTI and PML-N are so far leading in four constituencies each. Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam is ahead in two constituencies of the National Assembly.   In Punjab, PML-N is leading in five provincial assembly constituencies and PTI in four. An...

Govt to sign agreements with China, UAE to check money laundering: Shahzad Akbar

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Sunday said that the government has finalised a mutual legal assistance law to obtain evidence from foreign jurisdictions about financial crimes and mega corruption cases involving Pakistanis, reported Radio...

DPO Pakpattan case: SC accepts written apologies of Punjab CM, former IGP

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court resumed hearing a case pertaining to the transfer of former Pakpattan District Police Officer (DPO) Rizwan Gondal on Monday. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo...

Shehbaz’s arrest is the first, more to follow: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday hinted that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest is the first in a series of detentions that are to follow. Commenting on Shehbaz’s arrest by the National Accountability Bureau...

Terrorism and legitimate freedom struggle should be differentiated: Lodhi

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NEW YORK: Pakistan’s envoy to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi said that the international consensus against terrorism should not be manipulated to justify the suppression of people struggling for the...

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US, Pak to maintain ‘dialogue to advance shared interests’: State Dept spox

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WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi “reiterated their desire to maintain constructive dialogue to advance shared interests”, a spokesperson for the US Department of State said. In a statement issued on the State Department website, spokesperson Heather Nauert said Pompeo told Qureshi...

Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik from his office in Aabi Guzar area of Srinagar. According to media reports, a JKLF spokesman in a statement issued...

US looking forward to work alongside new Pakistani govt: Alice Wells

WASHINGTON: Alice Wells, United States (US) Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, shared that the US is looking forward to work closely with the new Pakistani government. In an interview to a British media outlet, Ms. Wells laid stress...

Sushma Swaraj walks out foreign ministers session at SAARC

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was unable to meet Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj as she left a session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session midway on Thursday. Qureshi and Swaraj were attending...

Let’s pay tributes to our heroes

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By Sardar Khan Niazi Every year we celebrate 6th September, Defense Day of Pakistan, with gun-salutes and prayer ceremonies across the country in memory of our brave soldiers who laid their lives defending...

Remembering National Heroes

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( Lt Gen Retd Amjad Shoaib) We are celebrating defence of Pakistan day in remembering of the event of 6th September 1965, when India invaded Pakistan and their Chief of Army Staff hoped to capture Lahore...

JF-17 THUNDER, A GIFT BY PAF TO THE NATION

(Air Marshal Retd Shahid Latif ) Pakistan Air Force has always endeavoured to meet the national expectations on guarding the aerial frontiers of our beloved homeland. In order to shoulder this sacred responsibility...

A symbol of struggle and success

(Sardar Khan Niazi) After a long continues struggle of 22years, Imran Khan has become Prime Minister of Pakistan. He built his party from dried stalks of grain which is now as strong as long deep-rooted...

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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