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


Communicating Islam

Hasan Aftab Saeed

Why one must solely employ Quranic arguments All of us, at one time or another, have been asked to account for our religion. The occasion may be a question from a curious


A rocky road ahead

One meeting depends on another That a meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump depends on the progress of US talks with the Taliban, as stated recently by


CPEC carries rich potential of Pakistan economic growth: Asad

CPEC carries rich potential of Pakistan economic growth: Asad

BEIJING: Former finance minister Asad Umar told the Chinese media that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has a rich potential of Pakistan’s economic growth and it meets the common aspirations of the people. CPEC has delivered benefits to both China and...



Media Watch: Here’s to good manners

It is election time in India (do read up on a tidy piece on why Indian elections take so damn long in The Economist) and electioneering is in full swing. All the



CITY NOTES: An IMF Ramzan package

It seems that everyone was focusing on the IMF deal, and how bad for the economy it would be. The stock market reacted poorly to the deal, collapsing. That shows that the


Death toll rises to 8 in boat capsizing incident

HYDERABAD: The death toll of the boat capsize incident in Indus River in Jamshoro district has increased to 8. Jamshoro Deputy Commissioner Fariddudin Mustafa informed on Sunday that five women and three


Doctors continue boycott of OPDs despite KP govt’s warning

PESHAWAR: Doctors across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) continued the boycott of their duties in outpatient departments (OPDs) of government hospitals for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday, ignoring the provincial government’s threat of

Arts / Entertainment

His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials

With Game of Thrones coming to an end, all of us will need a new addiction to invest our time in, but in this saturated age where almost every network is churning out a mediocre show with half baked plot-lines,...