How to defeat terrorism

Hasan Aftab Saeed

We’ve been doing it all wrong In what can only be described as a flash of brilliance, PML-N lawmaker Parveen Masood Bhatti may have put her finger on the root-cause of our


A timely operation

NACTA the need of the hour   Political exigencies stood in the way of the PML-N government when it came to implementing the most vital points of the National Action Plan (NAP).



US envoy for enhanced trade ties with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale Thursday said the US was determined to continue working with the Pakistani government and private sector to foster economic ties and increase bilateral trade. According to a statement of the American embassy, Hale...



Trump admin to rescue Indian-origin CIA agent

  WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is coming to the rescue of a CIA agent of Indian-origin who is being extradited from Portugal to Italy following a conviction for her role in kidnapping an


In Pakistan smoking kills 0.1 million people every year

Smoking cigarettes alters the mouth’s microbiota levels

Smoking significantly changes the mouth’s microbiome, with potential implications for tooth decay and the ability to break down toxins, according to results published in the ISME (International Society for Microbial Ecology) Journal.




Bilawal for indiscriminate operation against terrorists

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday strongly condemned the Lahore blast and said indiscriminate operation should be launched against terrorists. He expressed condolence to the bereaved families,

Pakistani soldiers stand gaurd as students leave the Army Public School after it was reopened following an attack there by Taliban militants in Peshawar on January 12, 2015. Child survivors of Pakistan's worst ever terrorist attack returned to the school where Taliban militants massacred their classmates January 12, with both the students and their parents expressing a mixture of defiance and apprehension. The December 16, 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar by a group of gunmen and suicide bombers claimed the lives of 150 people, mostly children, and prompted a bout of national soul-searching even in a country used to high levels of militancy. AFP PHOTO / A MAJEED

Lahore DHA schools to remain closed on Friday

  LAHORE: The Defence Housing Authority (DHA) administration on Thursday announced the closure of all educational institutions located in the society on Friday (February 24). The schools will remain closed in order

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