SC allows Sheikh Waqas Akram to contest in July 25 polls

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition challenging Jhang’s NA-115 election candidate Sheikh Waqas Akram’s candidacy and allowed him to contest the upcoming polls on July 25. His candidacy had


Social class system dissected

Aminah Mohsin

What matters more to whom… A theory presented by Thomas Malthus predicts that if a population keeps growing at an exponential rate then eventually a time will come when the population would



Nikkei Asian Review dubs CPEC as Chinese debt trap

Nikkei Asian Review dubs CPEC as Chinese debt trap

GWADAR: Pakistan’s trade deficit with China has been rising, and there are concerns about what happens if it is unable to repay its debts vis-à-vis $63 billion worth of the corridor projects, Nikkei Asian Review said on Wednesday. “As with...



Dr Bengai makes a case for Balochistan

Book review: A Cry for Justice: Emperical Insights from Balochistan Balochistan cries for justice. The province has, for seventy years, suffered a situation where the country has taken much from and given



Another wave of heavy rains hit Lahore

LAHORE: The provincial capital on Thursday received another wave of heavy rainfall which began at noon and continued for at least an hour. According to reports, several areas of Lahore including Gulberg, Mall


PTI activist injured in firing incident in Karachi

KARACHI: An activist of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was injured in a firing incident in Quaidabad area of the city in the wee hours of Thursday. According to police sources, 35-year-old Rehmat


PML-N’s Amir Muqam fails to appear before NAB for second time

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) chapter President Amir Muqam has sought more time to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), according to reports. The PML-N leader allegedly owns assets

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