Economic policies of PTI govt failed: Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR: Senior leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and former opposition leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has failed in its economic policies and

ECP completes arrangements for 2018 by-elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all necessary arrangements for holding of bye-elections in 36 constituencies on October 14. According to an ECP official, the elections will be held for



The defeat of populism

A too early assertion of the incumbency factor Unrealistic promises made before the elections would haunt the PTI throughout its tenure. When the voters find the government moving into an altogether different


PR earns Rs12.7b through land lease in 10 years

PR earns Rs12.7b through land lease in 10 years

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Railways has earned about Rs12,770.02 million revenue by leasing out its land for various purposes in the last 10 years. An official in the ministry said that Pakistan Railways leased out and licensed 15,025.44 acres of land...



Media Watch: This guy? Seriously?

No, not his finest hour. Farrukh Saleem, the newly-appointed government spokesperson for economic issues, had a tough time fielding questions from the ever-sharp, ever-unyielding Shahzaib Khanzada. Seeing the to-and-fro between the two,



PHC fines private lab over fake blood test report

LAHORE: Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) on Monday served a fine of Rs150,000 to a private laboratory for handing out a fake blood test report and not getting registered with the commission. As per



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Taazo: A fresh biryani experience

LAHORE: Being a desi, we tend to have strong opinions about food in this country and of all the dishes evoking this view, biryani is definitely one of the closest to our hearts.