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Assailants on Wednesday shot dead an assistant professor of the University of Karachi (KU) in Federal B area. Dr Syed Wahidur Rahman, also known as Yasir Rizvi, was an instructor at the Karachi University’s Mass Communication department. He was killed when four unidentified attackers riding two motorcycles...

After delay of 17 years local government elections were held in 42 Cantonment boards on party basis. It was a pleasant change that political parties accepted the results warm heartedly and there was no hue and cry of riggings. PML N took the lead and bagged 68 out of the 199 seats; PTI was second on the list with 42 seats, whilst surprisingly 55 seats were claimed by the...

At least 45 people lost their lives and more than 250 were left injured after a mini cyclone ravaged Peshawar and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). The cyclone was described by the Meteorological Department as the third worst in Pakistan’s history. Women and children made up the majority of the victims as torrential rains battered Pesahwar, Mardan, Nowshera...

The recent report published by the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training titled Pakistan Education Statistics 2013-14 make for a grim...

Pakistan cricket’s eternal rebuilding process looks set to continue after the post World Cup rebuilding produced disastrous results. Before there tour...

Voting ended in the fiercely contested NA-246 in Karachi without any untoward event. There were a few reports of voters facing difficulty in casting votes...

The Saudi quandary

April 23, 2015

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is set to visit Saudi Arabia on a key one day visit; the Prime Minister will be accompanied by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif....

Xi arrives

April 21, 2015

Xi Jinping President of the People’s Republic of China arrived in Pakistan in style with eight JF-17 thunder aircrafts of Pakistan Air force escorting his plane as it entered the Pakistani airspace. A 21-gun salute was also given to the dignitary. Accompanying the Chinese President is a high level delegation that includes businessmen, high level members of the Communist...

Corridor of progress

April 20, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive today in Islamabad on a two day visit. Both the countries are expected to sign a wide range of deals expected to be in excess of $50 billion. The most important project that will be finalized during President Xi’s visit is the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) estimated to be worth $45 billion; the project is of vital importance...

Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Islamabad on April 20 on a two day visit. The Chinese President is visiting at the invitation of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan to consolidate the existing all weather relations between the two countries even further. Xi Jinping will also address a joint session of Parliament during his visit to Pakistan. Chinese...

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