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Who is PTV’s ‘Game on Hai’ host Dr Nauman Niaz?

Dr. Nauman Niaz has become a trending topic since last night after his rude remarks made Shoaib Akhtar not only walk out from a live show but also resign as a cricket analyst from PTV. Social media users since then

Will another petrol bomb be dropped amid backbreaking inflation?

The federal government is ready to drop another petrol bomb on the inflation-hit public as prices of petroleum products are expected to increase by Rs7 per litre from November 1. While there has been a spike in inflation in recent

After flattening Covid curve, how will Pakistan control rising dengue cases?

Earlier this month, Pakistan announced that it would allow theatres to open up in the wake of the decreasing number of COVID-19 cases. Pakistan, which was hit by the fourth wave of coronavirus seems to have flattened the curve, that

What’s next in Balochistan after Jam Kamal’s resignation?

After the weeks of a political tussle in Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan stepped down from his post on Sunday after disgruntled members of the ruling BAP tabled a no-confidence motion against the CM. CM Jam Kamal tendered his resignation to

Why do PEMRA rules allow domestic violence but prohibit hugging scenes?

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, last week, advised television channels not to air content that was against common ‘standards of decency’. According to PEMRA, such scenes are highly disturbing and against the commonly accepted standards of decency. After its

Why is Asma Shirazi facing backlash over her new article?

A recent article written by renowned journalist Asma Shirazi has created a fiasco among people especially PTI party supports in which she has claimed some shocking remarks against Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife. It all started when the

Why was Pakistan retained on FATF’s grey list despite progress?

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has retained Pakistan on its grey list despite the country meeting all the 27 points on the action plan provided by the global anti-money laundering watchdog. FATF President Dr Marcus Pleyer said Pakistan remains

News channel fined in London: Can Pakistani media be similarly held accountable?

The recent case of private channels New Vision TV, the broadcaster of ARY UK, apologising to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar over false allegations has grabbed many people’s attention. Not just the channel apogised the former finance minister

Involvements of witchcraft in politics: Are politicians focusing more on casting spells?

From the founding of Pakistan till today, Malik Khudadad has been suffering from political instability and after seeing thousands of ups and downs, even today the politicians of Pakistan have not been able to get out of the whirlpool of

How Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) revolutionized the human society?

The auspicious occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (S.A.W.W) is being celebrated with great religious zeal and fervour across the world including Pakistan. Every year the birthday of our Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) brings in its train thousands of blessings and mercies

Why other factors are neglected while comparing Pakistan’s PoL prices with world?

Petrol prices have recently seen a massive increase in Pakistan,  The government has said that the continuous depreciation of rupee against the US dollar and increase in the petrol prices in the international market has led to an increase in

Waqar Zaka’s claims: Will cryptocurrency be banned in Pakistan?

According to Waqar Zaka, Prime Minister wants to ban cryptocurrency exchanges and mining in Pakistan. Just after his claim, Pakistan’s first crypto entrepreneur urged social media users to launch the biggest protest ‘Dharna With Waqar Zaka’ to support the regulation

Why is NAB failing to take mega corruption cases to logical end?

KARACHI: Despite being an autonomous and constitutionally established body, the National Accountability Bureau is failing in addressing the mega corruption cases in the country, as several bigwigs are on the bails even with heavy charges framed by the body.  The

Why did Reham Khan launch a smear campaign against Zulfi Bukhari?

Reham Khan, the former wife of Prime Minister Imran Khan formally apologised to PM Khan’s former Special Assistant Zulfiqar Bukhari after losing a defamation case brought by the Bukhari against her in the United Kingdom. Now, according to the court

Increasing rape cases: Is Pakistan safe for women?

The increasing number of rape cases across the country has triggered a debate about why there is a precipitous increase in sexual assault and rape. On Thursday, the police have arrested one of the three suspects booked for the alleged

Does ‘House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths’ ask the right questions on mental health?

Being a true-crime genre fan is something interesting as it is reality-based, gives people a glimpse into the minds of others and how they think. But have you ever heard a story of 11 people being hanged in their own

Know how you can file tax returns from home?

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced that there would be no extension in the last date of filing the tax returns for 2021, after multiple extensions which have garnered it new filers to submit returns for the fiscal

Is Iqrar-ul-Hassan a victim of Ayesha Akram and Rambo’s conspiracy?

Ayesha Akram, a well-known TikToker from Lahore, became famous after her video of being harassed by a mob of men at the Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day went viral. Her video caught the attention on social media when she

Why are Pakistan-US ties strained?

It is no secret that ties between Pakistan and the United States are going through a difficult phase. The recent visit to Pakistan of the US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman was illustrative of the challenges that bedevil this

Is Pakistan’s civil-military leadership on same page?

The change of command at the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has become a subject of intense media coverage and discussion. Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum will replace Lt Gen Faiz Hameed, as new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). The change

Was Minar-e-Pakistan incident pre-planned?

When the Minar-e-Pakistan harassment case came to light on August 14 this year, the entire nation was shocked. One side blamed Ayesha Akram for the harassment while the other was seen arguing in favour of the woman. However, a recent

Will no-confidence motion against CM Balochistan succeed?

Disgruntled Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) lawmakers and their allies in the coalition government on Monday submitted a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani as political crisis deepened. The tug of war between Chief Minister Jam Kamal Alyani

Will Taliban regime be able to control terror attacks in Afghanistan?

A suicide bomb attack on worshippers at a Shia mosque in the Afghan city of Kunduz killed at least 55 people on Friday, in the bloodiest assault since the United States (US) forces left the country. Scores more victims from

Is Sindh govt responsible for higher wheat prices?

The Sindh and federal government has been embroiled in another controversy over the price of wheat after reports that it was being sold at higher rates in the province than the rest of the country. The federal government has blamed

Why did ECB Chairman Ian Watmore resign?

Chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Ian Watmore, resigned from his position on Thursday. Watmore served as the chairman of the ECB for only 13 months, despite having been appointed for a five-year term. Watmore, 63, has

Is Shah Rukh Khan responsible for son Aryan’s arrest?

October the 3rd might be a dismal day for Shah Rukh Khan as his eldest son Aryan Khan was among the few people who were detained and interrogated following a drug case. Aryan Khan was rounded up and arrested in

Amendment in ordinance for NAB chief extension, will govt create another chaos?

Pakistan’s politics and conflicts go hand in hand, whether it is legislation or important appointments, the tug-of-war between the government and the opposition always intensifies, and where the government refuses to bow to the opposition, the opposition is blunt.  The

Zahir Jaffer’s parents appeal in SC, is there a new turn in Noor Mukadam case?

The parents of Zahir Jaffer, prime accused in the Noor Mukadam murder case recently approached the Supreme Court for post-arrest bail after the IHC rejected their bail plea, remarking that the daughter of the former Pakistani ambassador could have survived

What is NLE and why are doctors protesting against it?

A protest by doctors against the government’s decision to make the National Licensing Examination (NLE) mandatory for registration turned violent on Tuesday after the medical practitioners and the police clashed outside the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) building. Doctors from various

Why did WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram stop working?

Social media has become an important source of communication and information not only in Pakistan but all over the world. Millions of people globally use these platforms to communicate with people through WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram. The suspension of WhatsApp,