Today's Editorial

Undoubtedly Pakistan’s reserves position has enhanced with all the aid that has come from friendly countries. Yet there might still be no way of escaping an IMF program. Nevertheless, despite appreciation of all this help, the government must make certain that the procedure is crystal clear. So far the UAE handout, though welcome, is not vividly clear for the market to digest. The earlier the government explains matters, the sooner the economy can find...

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NAB should rename itself to ‘Noon Accountability Bureau’: Marriyum

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday lashed out at National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and said that the accountability watchdog should rename itself to “Noon Accountability Bureau” because of its “black law”. Criticising NAB’s case against former Punjab chief minister and PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif, Aurangzeb said that...

Govt reforms to bring positive change in people’s lives: Fawad

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LAHORE: Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry has said that institutional and sectoral reforms initiated by Prime Minister Imran Khan will ensure a very positive change in the people’s lives. Speaking at a book launching ceremony in Lahore, he said the reforms would also...

Two more children died of malnutrition, epidemics in Tharparkar

THARPARKAR: Death toll of children due to malnutrition and epidemics in Tharparkar continues to climb as two more children expired in 24 hours, health department said on Sunday. According to details, two malnutrition affected children aged one and four days respectively...

Murad Ali Shah meets Bilawal Bhutto, discusses JIT report, ECL issue

KARACHI: Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah called on Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and discussed Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report and placing names of the party leaders in the Exit Control List (ECL). Sindh chief minister also briefed...

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Govt not to compromise on anti-encroachment drive: Shehryar Afridi

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi on Sunday expressed resolve to uphold the rule of law in the country. Talking to journalists, Shehryar Afridi said that they would not compromise on ongoing anti-encroachment drive across the country and added that every inch land of the state would be retrieved from the land grabbers. The minister said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)...

29 fake accounts used for transaction of Rs35bn: JIT report

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ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Report (JIT) report claimed that 29 fake accounts had been used for transaction of Rs35 billion. According to the JIT report, Omni group established 11 fake companies to operate 16 accounts in Summit Bank, eight in Sindh Bank and five in UBL. The report further...

Fawad asks Sindh CM to step down

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday demanded Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to step down in light of the damning report of the Joint Investigation Team in the fake bank accounts case. The minister said Murad Ali...

NAB to file appeal against Nawaz acquittal

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to file an appeal against the acquittal of former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in flagship reference by Accountability court. This was decided in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Justice Mr....

Indian state terrorism claims 355 lives in Occupied Kashmir in 2018: IFJ report

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SRINAGAR: The International Forum for Justice and Human Rights (IFJHRJK) has said that a total of 355 people including a 10-year-old boy, a pregnant woman and three PhD scholars lost their lives to...

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Yemen talks set to start in Sweden after wounded Houthis evacuated

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ADEN/DUBAI: Yemeni Houthi officials are expected to travel to Sweden shortly for talks as early as Wednesday to end the nearly four-year-old war after the Saudi-led coalition allowed the evacuation of some of their wounded for treatment. Prospects for convening talks have risen as Western allies press Saudi Arabia, leader of the Sunni Muslim alliance battling...

Iran says OPEC members who increased output should take lead on cuts

LONDON: Qatar’s decision to quit OPEC shows the frustration of small producers at the dominant role of a Saudi and Russia-led panel, a top Iranian official said, adding that any supply cuts should come only from countries that had increased...

UNAOC organizes gathering of 100+ Alumni in New York in preparation for its Global Forum

NEW YORK: More than 100 youth from 60 countries and between the ages of 18 to 35 gathered to prepare for the Youth Event of the 8th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). Youth at this event are alumni of...

Indian occupied forces Martyr Six More Kashmiris in Shopian

SRINAGAR: In Indian occupied Kashmir, Indian occupied forces in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred six more Kashmiris in Shopian district on Sunday. The youth were killed by Indian troops of 34-Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve...

CLIMATE CHANGE: A REAL CHALLENGE

( By KHAULA WAQAS) Globally, the climate is changing. Maybe the changes are less observable somewhere and more observable at other places; but yet, most of the scientists agree that the earth’s temperature is increasing by 1.5̊ and it is distressing. If we talk about Pakistan, our country is the 7th...

Pakistan-Azerbaijan: it’s time to raise trade to a new level

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(Seymur Mammadov)  Azerbaijani-Pakistani relations are developing dynamically, expanding comprehensively, covering all new areas of cooperation. Fraternal and friendly countries today are interested in...

Pakistan and Azerbaijan relations: 26 years of friendship to strategic partnership

Pakistan has strong historical, geographical and cultural relations with Azerbaijan and Turkey. The three countries have a common ideology, no clash of interests, shared views on significant world affairs...

Let’s pay tributes to our heroes

By Sardar Khan Niazi Every year we celebrate 6th September, Defense Day of Pakistan, with gun-salutes and prayer ceremonies across the country in memory of our brave soldiers who laid their lives defending...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

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By Rija Zafar When we talk about a platform to strengthen and embellish technical skills, and develop innovation in young engineers, one which is bound to cross our minds is Formula Student (FS). Formula...

The magic of cleanliness | Short Story

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee Twenty kilometers west of the bounty road a small lane wound its way to a small castle. The castle looked like it was built for a prince and princess to stay in. The sky seemed to hug the earth there. The cheerful sun smiled and beamed on the earth and the flowers opened up...

Drug abuse in educational institutions

By Rameez Ali Mahesar The trend of drug addiction in Pakistan is briskly flourishing among people at alarming rate. The statistics have shown Pakistan on the rise in term of people fallen prey to this...

Discrimination against women

A lot of questions arise in our mind when we think of discrimination against women. Are there no issues relating to women discrimination? Do women not face any problems on the basis of their gender? Are...

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