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Construction of dams is a must for Pakistan’s future generations.  Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has rightly said that there can be no compromise on this issue. Approximately water having economic values of $70 billion is being thrown into sea every year due to non-construction of...

A delegation from the Fund left the country at the end of last week with no agreement, except to meet again; possibly in two months. This period will allow the government’s fiscal measures such as increased power tariffs and cuts to the development budget to kick in thereby potentially leading to softer terms and conditions in the eventuality that a final deal is...

A delegation from the Fund left the country at the end of last week with no agreement, except to meet again; possibly in two months. This period will allow the government’s fiscal measures such as increased power tariffs and cuts to the development budget to kick in thereby potentially leading to softer terms and conditions in the eventuality that a final deal is struck....

The US Chargé D Affaires Ambassador Paul Jones was summoned to Foreign Office on Tuesday and a strong protest was lodged with him on the unwarranted and unsubstantiated allegations made against Pakistan by the US President Donald Trump. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua conveyed the Government s disappointment on the recent tweets and comments by the US President and...

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has cautioned of a drought-like situation in Sindh and parts of Balochistan, stressed that the condition may become harsh in the coming days as a dry spell is predicted in many parts of the country. A report of the NDMA containing short-term and long-term recommendations and measures has been submitted to the president and...

PM visit of UAE

November 18, 2018

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday during his day-long visit to United Arab Emirates met Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. PM Imran discussed bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his delegation. The premier is accompanied...

Respect for law is a prerequisite to establishing peace in a society. Unfortunately, this fundamental principle is fast becoming a thing of the past. The lawyers, who are supposed to help in strengthening the writ of the law, have recently been seen resorting to acts of violence. It is really surprising that the students of law educated to find legal solutions to the problems...

Giving any intentionally false or inaccurate account of court proceedings constitutes a crime or not in the eyes of the law is for the court to decide. However, the move by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to safeguard and protect the sanctity of the highest court of the land is a right line of action. One has to tell the truth or face the consequences. The Supreme...

Giving any intentionally false or inaccurate account of court proceedings constitutes a crime or not in the eyes of the law is for the court to decide. However, the move by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to safeguard and protect the sanctity of the highest court of the land is a right line of action. One has to tell the truth or face the consequences. The Supreme...

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Saeed Ghani’s terming of Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry as ‘a lying robot’ indicates where does morality stands in opposition style of politics. One can only wonder at the deterioration in their political world. By the time Pakistan had gained independence, the earliest crop...

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