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Unresolved issue

April 28, 2018

The Federal capital has become a hub of numerous problems; however there are two that have become a serious headache for the residents. The first problem is the commercial use of residential properties and the second being the issue of encroachments. Despite strict guidelines and laws of the Capital Development...

Following an improvement in the security situation, tourism in Pakistan has increased by 300per cent over the past few years, it emerged on Wednesday. According to the report, 1.75 million tourists visited Pakistan in 2017 alone. Statistics from the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) show that 30pc travellers were domestic. According to the World Travel and...

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the 37th meeting of Council of Common Interest (CCI) held at PM Office on Tuesday during which the CCI unanimously approved the first ever National Water Policy (NWP) of Pakistan. The meeting was attended by Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief...

At least 7 security officials were martyred after three back-to-back explosions targeted Frontier Corps (FC) and police check posts in Quetta on Tuesday. At least five policemen were martyred and seven others were injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police van on Airport Road in Quetta on Tuesday evening, military’s media wing said. Two suicide bombers also...

An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber killed at least 57 people including women and children and wounded 119 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday in the latest attack on election preparations. The assaults underscore growing concerns about security in the lead-up to legislative elections scheduled for October 20, which are seen as a...

In a bid to shift focus from the grave issue of rapes in India, Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi while talking to an event in London once again discussed the illusionary claim of India of a surgical strike of 2016 inside the border of Pakistan. He was present in London to participate in commonwealth summit, and in an event arranged by Indian diaspora he recalled the...

Karachi power crisis

April 22, 2018

Residents of Karachi had more or less forgotten about the miseries of unannounced long power shortages. But all of it changed recently after a tussle merged between Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and K-Electric (KE). Residents are now complaining of shortages of as long as ten to twelve hours and there seems no solution in sight. According to (KE) the loadshedding on...

After Senate polls most of the political parties including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf criticized practice of alleged horse trading in the elections. According to reports, at least 17 PTI lawmakers in KPK allegedly sold their votes during the Senate election, enabling two PPP candidates to be elected from the province where the PPP only has seven MPAs. As Imran Khan questioned...

Hundreds of noisy protesters greeted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he arrived in London to participate in Commonwealth Summit. The demonstrators included Muslims and Sikhs, who called for end to religious persecution, and human rights activists, who called for end to violence against women. Kashmiris held aloft flags, while others displayed posters depicting...

Science festival

April 19, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday for the first time since being shot by Taliban militants. Her return was seen by many as a major milestone one that shows that Pakistan’s fight against militancy and militant mindset is not only on the right path but is inching closer to complete success. The participation of thousands of children...

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