Says his upcoming visit to China would be fully focused on mega project under CPEC second phase Points out China being second largest economy in world, is a source of great satisfaction for...

No respect for anyone without due honour for courts: LHC chief justice

Declares judiciary does not want face-off with any bar, institution or government Urges new judges to work fearlessly, saying judiciary meant to serve...

ECC likely to green-light $2.58m package for Chinese workers killed in Besham attack

IMC also recommends Rs2.5m compensation for Pakistani national killed in same attack Amount to be transferred to account of Pakistan embassy in Beijing...

Broke begging bowl as nations prosper through hard work, not aid: PM

Says would not seek loan but joint collaboration and joint investments to have mutual benefits for investors Addresses roundtable conference titled: ‘Innovate together:...

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UAE investment

UAE President Muhammad ibn Zayed Al-Nahyan’s commitment to invest $10 billion in Pakistan, made to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on his visit there, is good news, though for the...

Lack of investment

One of the most frightening consequences of the current slavish obedience to the IMF has shown up in the dismal investment figure for the current fiscal year, which at...

The dilemmas of the digital age

“Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication” (M.McLuhan). Social media is getting popular...

Westerners leave the cocoon of democracy

After centuries of promoting democracy and echoing Abraham Lincoln's slogan— "for the people, by the people, and of the people"— heavyweights in the Western political arena finally realize that...

Strategic choices of Belarus in its region

Belarus, situated at the crossroads of Eastern Europe, faces a complex array of strategic options shaped by its geopolitical environment, economic dependencies, and domestic dynamics. The nation's strategic alignment has...

Starving into stupidity

AT PENPOINT Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held one of his most important meetings the other day, one on stunting. Stunting is unfortunately too common in Pakistan. About 20 percent of...

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...