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Resignations of PTI MNAs

In April this year, the biggest battle in the country’s political history was witnessed when Chairman PTI Imran Khan faced deprivation of the post of Prime Minister on April 10. Some political tension was also seen earlier. the then deputy

75 years of independence

When the Muslims of the subcontinent got this independent homeland under the enthusiastic leadership of the Father of the Nation, Quaid-i-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the largest Muslim country emerged on the map of the world, which can be called a

By-polls on NA seats

After the by-election on the vacant seats of the Punjab Assembly, the ECP has issued the schedule of by-polls on the nine NA seats which have been vacated after the NA Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf accepted the resignations of lawmakers

Outbreak of diarrhoea in Dadu

Diseases that are usually mild and preventable in countries with updated healthcare systems often prove to be lethal for children in Pakistan. We are already aware about the health facilities available in Sindh. The recent deaths of at least 17

EU’s MIP for Pakistan

The government of Pakistan and the European Union have launched the Multi-Annual Indicative Programme (MIP), covering the period 2021-2027 with an initial grant of 265 million Euros earmarked for at least three years. The MIP is a collaborative programme aimed

Season of arrests

Two days ago, PTI leader Shehbaz Gill was arrested and yesterday the news head of a private TV channel was also detained due to hateful statements against the Pakistan Army and rebellion within the army ranks. It is being said

Rising inflation

Controlling the rising inflation across the country may now be beyond the government’s ability as the rulers borrow to pay the debt and more interest-based debt is taken to pay the interest. The past two decades are especially important in

Karbala

The Karbala desert is located in Karbala province, 100 km southwest of the historical city of Baghdad in Iraq, which is also known because of the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions. It is considered as important

Avoiding interference in politics

Director General ISPR in his recent statement said that Pakistan Army does not want to interfere in politics, nor will it and he also strongly condemned the campaign against martyrs and Pakistan Army on social media. In his Twitter message

Disrespecting the Prophet’s Mosque and the event of Karbala

Honor and respect for the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) is an essential part of Muslims’ faith. A couple of days before, the Saudi government had sentenced 6 Pakistanis for disrespecting the Prophet’s Mosque. 3 Pakistanis were sentenced to prison for

Politicians must opt for reconciliation

The parties included in the ruling coalition have filed a reference in the Election Commission for the disqualification of Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to the media, in the reference filed, action has been demanded against

Martyrs of the nation

Yesterday, when the funeral prayers were offered for the 6 people who lost their lives in the Army Aviation helicopter crash, every eye was in tears and in fact, this tragedy was sudden and no one knew anything about it

PTI prohibited funding case verdict

Yesterday, after more or less 8 years, the decision of the prohibited funding case against Tehreek-e-Insaaf was finally announced, which can be called a major success of the ruling coalition because the government representatives had given clear instructions to the

Visits of prime minister

The loss of life and property caused by the rains in Balochistan is beyond description, and the federal government has taken serious notice of and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited Balochistan on Monday to inspect the flood-affected areas of Balochistan

PTI foreign funding case

The case of foreign funding against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf seems to be getting twists with every passing day. An explosive story featured in the Financial Times, last week, revealed how the PTI accrued funds through cricket matches organised under Wootton Cricket

Selling state owned entities

The federal incumbent government has announced that it will be amending laws to allow for the sale of shares of listed state-owned entities (SOEs) with a buyback option to friendly countries on a government-to-government (G2G) basis. The need for this

Looming threat of global warming

The planet is warming, from North Pole to South Pole. Since 1906, the global average surface temperature has increased by more than 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit (0.9 degrees Celsius)—even more in sensitive polar regions. And the impacts of rising temperatures aren’t

Another one bites the dust

The downslide in the wake of the price spiral and war over Ukraine not only affected Pakistan, but another one is down as Bangladesh has moved to the International Monetary Fund, in a desperate attempt to ward off balance of

Flood challenge

It seems Pakistan is bracing for another challenge of flooding after the recent heavy rains across the country. Cities across the country have been reporting infrastructural damages, deaths and a population that has been made immobile due to unpredictable levels

Mera Pakistan, Mera Ghar Scheme

As inflation rises, it becomes more and more difficult for the poor, marginalized and middle class to own a home, especially in the big cities of Pakistan, where property prices have gone by millions. Khawaja Shamsuddin Azimi, the author of

Need for justice

After the establishment of Pakistan, the leadership and governance of the country was taken over by the members of the assembly, ministers, judiciary, and the Pakistan army took over and with each passing day, various questions were raised about the

Everything for sell!!

The 22nd IMF programme, circular debt, G2G loans and an imminent 23rd programme lurking around the corner. Over the past 40 to 50 years Pakistan is trapped under heavy debt. In a desperate attempt to save the country from default

Rupee rout continues

The rupee continues to set new records against the US dollar as the PKR has devalued to more than Rs225 in the current week. The market not trusting the economic policies of the PML-N led federal government and the recent

Confrontations amongst Politicians

Pakistan’s issues are numerous, so do the vaunted claims to resolve them. But when these claims fall short as they usually do, the masses go deeper in their abyss of disillusionment. In this poor country, it goes like this; if

Capsizing boats

The boat capsizing incidents in the Indus River have been reported in the near and in one such incident as many as 50 women and children died as an overloaded boat toppled over in the Indus River near Machka, Rahim

Banning women voters

The present society is said to be male-dominated and the ultra-conservative all-men gatherings have repeatedly enjoyed independence. The horrors of forcefully stopping women from casting votes (in 2013), collecting cash grants from government authorities and even calling local FM radio

Fruitless Education

The education system in Pakistan was never allowed to flourish because the elites, landlords and vassals who occupied the powerhouse of the country from the very beginning believed that if the people got the light of consciousness, they could progress

Plastic bag ban

Despite a ban on the use of microplastics, the use of plastic bags in Pakistan still goes on. The plastic waste is dangerous and hard to get dissolve and usually gets stuck in the drainage lines causing the blockage, especially

Political upheaval in Punjab

On the surface, there seems to be peace and stability in Pakistan and across the world. But it doesn’t take much to turn the normal situation into a war when there’s a power struggle or fulfillment of a certain goal

Freedom of expression

In many countries of the world, numerous restrictions are imposed on freedom of expression, including the rule of state-favoured channels, and silencing of those who speak against the government, if other important crimes including murder and kidnapping are also included,