ISLAMABAD: Estranged Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen on Saturday demanded a "free and fair probe" into the cases of money laundering and corporate fraud registered against him by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). Tareen...

Polling comes to end in high-stakes Daska by-election

SIALKOT: Voting for by-elections on the NA-75 (Sialkot-IV) seat in Daska Tehsil of Sialkot city came to an end at 5:00 pm on Saturday. The polling began at 8:00 am and...

Pakistan reports more than 100 Covid-19 deaths for second consecutive day

ISLAMABAD: The nation recorded 100 deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours for a second consecutive day during the ongoing third wave of the pandemic, the Ministry of...

US intel report warns miscalculations may lead to Indo-Pak war

An intelligence report by the US government's National Intelligence Council has warned that miscalculations could result in a large-scale war between the neighbouring nuclear states. The...

The importance of Russia and Pakistan in the Afghan conflict

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov wrapped up his two-day visit to Pakistan, the first Russian foreign minister who visited Islamabad after almost a decade. The visit was quite successful, specifically...

Time and Tide

‘Today’ is relevant only in the context of yesterday and tomorrow. For the wise, yesterday illuminates the path for tomorrow. The majority lives for today. History has no space...

Kashmir issue key to peace in region

Pakistan continues to pursue a foreign policy of peaceful co-existence with all countries, particularly its neighbours,  and resolving all disputes in a meaningful, purposeful,  objective, cordial atmosphere. Pakistan and India...

New kid on Q Block

Hamad Azhar did not get the Finance portfolio under the best of circumstances, and the stopgap nature of his assignment at the Finance Ministry, which is in Q Block,...

Debating moon sighting

The approaching Holy month of Ramzan will once again bring back the conundrum of moon sighting in Pakistan, which has recently become controversial. Whereas the Ruet-i-Hilal Committee, headed earlier...

Looking for Vaccine!

After the arrival of the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan, things have worsened to a larger extent. Even the vaccines for covid-19 have started to be...