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


Making the mare go

M A Niazi

At Penpoint Asad Umar’s resignation may not be enough The PTI government is expected to achieve what party chief Imran Khan had pledged never to do before the election last year, and


The fall of an important PTI wicket

But how did it happen? On Monday the Information Minister rejected reports about Finance Minister Asad Umar’s removal as fabrication. On Tuesday PEMRA issued show cause notices to two news channels for


Deceased man buys cars, FBR on the move

Deceased man buys cars, FBR on the move

A govt official allegedly purchased 32 vehicles in the name Sheikh Khalid, who died in 2016 ISLAMABAD: The tax department has initiated an inquiry against a government servant, as well as a frontman of leading car assembler, for booking 100 vehicles...



Media Watch: NY Times Leaks?

The nation and its news media (broadcast as well as the supposedly more cerebral print) have infamously short memories. A shockwave of sorts had hit the airwaves a couple of years ago,


No hiding place for out-of-form United stars: Solskjaer

LONDON: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his under-achieving Manchester United players there is no “hiding place” for them and they are playing for their futures at the club. The United manager, whose




Arts / Entertainment

Let’s take a step towards promoting our own artists

Let’s take a step towards promoting our own artists

Have we run out of content? Do we not have enough talent to discuss? Despite knowing the fact that India has banned Pakistani artists and the recent ban on Indian movies in Pakistani cinemas, why is media only interested in...