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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...

Pakistani land has extremely talented women working outside the home and challenging the stereotypes and conquering the cultural issues getting successes and gaining worldwide appreciation. From Pakistan’s first female fighter pilot to the youngest person in the world to win the Nobel peace prize, Pakistani Women have made this country proud of their accomplishments. Like...

Peshawar blast

July 12, 2018

The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the Peshawar suicide blast that killed senior Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour and 19 others on Tuesday night. Bilour, whose father Bashir Bilour was also killed in a TTP-claimed suicide attack in 2012, was targeted on Tuesday night at an election gathering in the Yakatoot...

On the recommendation of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), the finance division approved new prices of petroleum products with effect from Sunday, July 1, 2018. According to a statement issued by the finance ministry, OGRA had proposed an increase in the price of petrol by Rs7.54 per litre, diesel by Rs14 per litre, kerosene oil by Rs3.36 per litre and light diesel...

A man’s religious beliefs are his private issue. On numerous occasions, through the span of history, we have seen the after effects of mediating in somebody’s personal beliefs; it has been only bloodshed and chaos. A history brimming with such cases must be enough to persuade individuals to refrain from labeling someone’s personal beliefs and calling them...

Doubts and rumors

July 2, 2018

With General Election little more than three weeks away, doubts and rumors regarding the fairness of the electoral process are increasing. On Saturday, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif alleged that his party candidates and their families were intimidated to join ranks of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). ‘PML-N’s candidates and their families...

A sharply divided United States Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision on Tuesday is a big victory for Trump on an issue that is central to his presidency, and the court’s first substantive ruling...

Drug abuse

June 29, 2018

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade and it t is observed annually on 26 June, since 1989. The UN’s 2007 World Drug Report puts the value of the illegal drug trade at US$322 billion a year. It is pleasing that Pakistan is successfully maintaining poppy-free...

Turkey elections

June 28, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the country’s key presidential vote, electoral officials have said, in a result that will allow him to keep his seat with increased powers and become Turkey’s first executive president. Erdogan received more than half the votes required to secure an outright victory. “Our democracy has won, the people’s will has won,...

Treatment of women

June 27, 2018

A survey by Thomson Reuters Foundation of 550 experts on women’s issues have has ranked India as the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor. Human trafficking for domestic work, forced labor, forced marriage and sexual slavery are among some of the other reasons. India was also the most dangerous...

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