ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed left for Dubai Thursday reportedly to attend the Sunday cricket match against archrivals India even as Lahore police are on high alert after proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP)...

Qureshi arrives in Kabul to meet Taliban government

KABUL/ISLAMABAD: On the heels of the Moscow format talks, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Kabul Thursday on his first visit since the Taliban overran Afghanistan in mid-August,...

Take one for the team: Central bank chief tells middle class

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Reza Baqir said that while people who use imported products and can somewhat manage to travel abroad for vacations will find it...

ECP again summons Swati to explain caustic remarks

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan Thursday issued a show-cause notice to Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati after he failed to appear before the...

A bridge too far?

AT PENPOINT The inordinate delay in the issuing of the notification of the new DG ISI has meant many things, but one of the most significant is the way in...

Balochistan cannot accommodate any more

By: Asadullah Raisani  The USSR`s Afghan invasion in 1979 and then the episode of 9/11 left many Afghans with no option but to leave their homeland in search of peace....

Pakistan and the IMF

By Barrister Imran Ahmed Khan Abro The International Monetary Fund promotes international financial stability and monetary cooperation, facilitates international trade, promotes employment and sustainable economic growth, and helps reduce global...

Needed a new Baba-e-Siasat

In a recent TV programme  Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, the son of Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi, the founder of the 'Chaudhry Political Dynasty of Gujrat' was addressed as ‘Baba-e-Siasat' (Father of...

Don’t accuse Bangladesh

‘Bangladesh Finalizes Agreement to Build Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini, Nepal’ was the headline of Hong Kong-based Global Buddhist Door headline on October 11. Can anyone imagine a Muslim country building...

Khaki killers in occupied Kashmir

A year has gone by but the Indian Army has not yet punished Captain Bhoopender Singh and his aides who killed three Kashmiri porters in Shopian (Rajori district) on18...