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Business of the House

PTI style One of the many promises Imran Khan made right through his 22-year struggle was, upon winning the election, making the House run more on the lines of western democracies. Sure,


What China wants

And how it’ll get it Prime Minister Imran Khan left a burning country back home to visit China last week just so he could get a bailout package along the lines of


Saneela Jawad

MeToo in Pakistan

Not much impact? The MeToo movement has gained mainstream momentum across the globe after actress Ashley Judd accused media mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in 2017. Since then, countless women –

No radical change in  policies

Status quo to continue As  Imran Khan  reached Islamabad from Beijing  President Trump’s aid Alice Wells had already arrived  reportedly for a  ‘ties reset’, intriguingly a day ahead of the arrival of


Who is to blame?

Who, exactly, are they following? Who is to blame? Now that the country has suffered loss in monetary terms as well as that of reputation, what’s next? A pact, like always, or


Remshay Ahmed

On ‘bowing down’

The flames keep burning The government of Pakistan has, over the decades, exhibited a series of misplaced priorities; and facilitating dissident voices is one of them. Being formulated on the basis of

Wise after the event

Finally, government takes action against miscreants The acquittal of Aasia Bibi by a three-member Supreme Court bench was viewed favourably by the vast majority of citizens, being based strictly on merit and


Call for war on hepatitis

Time is of the essence The word hepatitis is derived from ancient Greek word hepar, meaning liver and Latin itis, meaning inflammation. Hepatitis is a health state defined by inflammation or injury

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