Claims negotiations may result in the downfall of PML-N govt Says he wants to negotiate for sake of Pakistan, not for himself or government RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founding chairman Imran Khan on Friday...

Amid PTI’s protest call, Punjab imposes Section 144 for 7 days

Omar Ayub asks NA Deputy Speaker to rule the ban is a constitutional violation PTI spokesperson describes it as ‘shameful act on part...

Alleged blasphemer burnt alive by mob in Swat’s Madyan

Mob also sets ablaze DSP’s office, police vehicles after snatching accused from police SWAT: An alleged blasphemer was burnt alive by a mob over...

State departments causing serious threats, harassing courts: LHC CJ

Notes departments have denied constitutional rights of citizens of country having protection of law LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Malik Shahzad...

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Burning blasphemers

The events at Madyan, in Swat district of KP initially proceeded as they were to. A tourist was accused of desecrating the Quran by burning it. Those who apprehended...

Getting serious

Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb seems bent on taking the message of a crackdown on tax evaders far and wide. Perhaps that is why he chose Kamalia, a tehsil in...

Measures of success for a nonprofit organization

Very hot summers in Pakistan have become even harsher due to budget shocks and aftershocks. The ever rising inflation rate and lurking fears of ever increasing taxes have muffled...

The significance of Putin-Kim summit 

The longstanding alliance between Russia and North Korea is built on a robust partnership, orchestrated by mutual respect, shared goals, and historical ties. Over seven decades, this relationship has...

Combating corruption and inefficiency in Pakistan’s power sector

Pakistan's government-owned electricity companies are grappling with rampant corruption and inefficiency, leading to substantial financial losses and unreliable service. Despite the pressing need for reform, efforts to combat corruption...

Harbinger of a revolution

The 2024-25 Budget recently presented to the National Assembly was meant to please the IMF. Previous Budgets have been meant to satisfy the IMF that its conditions were being...

White Lies

WhiteLies: Run an ulti ginti

Run an ulti ginti on your front pages, the federal government’s information apparatus has requested the newspapers, on the deadline given to “illegal”...

White Lies: Dollar’s set to come down

The dollar’s going to come down to 260 rupees, says a proud commerce and industries minister. The irony: the minister, who happens to head the...

White Lies: The Lordships on their turf

A petitioner wants five Justices to be sacked, one of them, the new CJP. Amongst the litany of complaints are the allegations of unaccountable...