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Spotlight on MQM

April 14, 2015

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain is under massive pressure with the Metropolitan police investigating money launder charges against him. The MQM leader has however obtained a bail. Since the raid on MQM’s headquarter nine-zero the party is under the spotlight. The operation at nine-zero...

In the midst of rumours that Pakistan may commit troops to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its borders, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his brief address urged for a peaceful solution to the Yemen conflict through the process of dialogue. The Prime Minister also reiterated the importance of Saudi Arabia as Pakistan’s ‘strategic ally’. In his speech the PM endorsed...

Turbat massacre

April 12, 2015

It is tragic that largest province of the country once again surfaced in the news for all the wrong reasons.  At least 20 labourers were killed and three others injured when gunmen opened fire at a camp in Gugdan area of Turbat district early Saturday. Over 50 men attacked the workers camp at 1:30 am in Gugdan area in Turbat, a main district in southwestern Balochistan...

The decision of Pakistan’s Parliament to remain neutral in the escalating crisis in Yemen has not gone down well with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ‘The Pakistani parliament’s resolution, which promoted neutrality on the Yemeni conflict, and voiced support for Saudi Arabia is contradictory and dangerous and unexpected from Islamabad,’ said UAE’s Minister of...

Parliament on Friday urged the government to stay out of the conflict in Yemen where the Saudi-led coalition is bombing Huthi rebels. On day five of the joint parliamentary session on Yemen, lawmakers approved a draft resolution proposing that Pakistan should maintain neutrality in the conflict so as to be able to play a proactive diplomatic role to end the crisis. Although...

PTI Karachi show

April 9, 2015

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday led an election rally of the PTI candidate Imran Ismail in the National Assembly constituency NA-246 of Karachi amid scuffles between activists of both the parties, sparking tension in the area. Imran Khan led the PTI election rally from Civic Centre for the PTI candidate Imran Ismail who is contesting by-election...

Supreme Court of Pakistan has formulated a three-member commission headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk to probe the alleged rigging in the 2013 general election. President Mamnoon Hussain issued the Ordinance to proceed with the formation of a judicial commission which would investigate allegations of poll rigging. Earlier, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf and PML-N has finalized...

Peaceful Easter

April 7, 2015

In an atmosphere where terror attacks are recurrent and norms of murders in the name of religious ideology have become common. It is not less than a blessing that our Christian community has celebrated Easter peacefully without any untoward incident. Traditional round of Easter mass and prayers offered in every church around the country. After the suicide bombings of two...

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers returned to Parliament on Monday after almost seven months of absence from the National Assembly and provincial assemblies of Punjab and Sindh when its legislators resigned in protest against alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections. Earlier, party Chairman Imran Khan said that core committee of PTI has decided to join...

Tour Bangladesh

April 5, 2015

After the world cup Pakistan cricket team would tour Bangladesh in third week of this month. Three different squads have been selected for the three formats in the upcoming Bangladesh tour: Tests, One-Days and T20. The new selection committee has picked players with the aim of rebuilding the team/s. The return of spin maestro Saeed Ajmal in all three formats after almost...

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