The government has decided to ban the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and intends to submit a petition before the Supreme Court. This announcement was made by Information Minister Attaullah Tarar during a press conference on Monday....

Release remains elusive as PTI founder, spouse ‘arrested’ in new Toshakhana case

NAB team led by a Deputy Director takes ex-premier, his spouse into custody at Adiala Jail PTI condemns arrest, saying NAB should be...

Court rules Imran, Bushra Bibi ‘validly married’, sets aside Iddat case convictions

Declares couple as innocent and orders immediate release if not required in any other case Order says it was ‘surprising’ Maneka ‘remained passive’...

Shift from diesel-powered tube wells to solar energy to save $2.7b in foreign exchange: PM

Vows that after Balochistan, centre would also work in collaboration with Punjab, Sindh and KP for farmers’ welfare Chairing meeting on solarization of...

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PM at FBR

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif told the Federal Board of Revenue that he would not submit to blackmail by any mafias, and would prefer to resign rather than do so....

IMF deal

The main takeaway from the staff level agreement between Pakistan and the IMF is that the tax net is to be increased. That means that agricultural income, hitherto sacrosanct,...

From allies to adversaries: Unraveling the Iran-Israel conflict

Three children are playing in the park where two of them start fighting. The third one is standing beside them and supporting the first one. The second child, engaged...

Rewriting our climate narrative

“On climate change, we often don’t fully appreciate that it is a problem. We think it is a problem waiting to happen”. Kofi Annan. Nature maintains a balance between living...

A difficult inflation outlook

Just when the economy had seen a fall in inflation, after application of severe aggregate demand squeeze policies, and a decrease in inflation globally as the supply chain crisis...

Age is just a number

CITY NOTES I don’t think the USA should worry too much about Joe Biden’s age. After all, if the Democrats were to change horses in midstream, they would lose. And...

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...