Growth story in jeopardy?

In less than a year into a growth spurt the country encounters powerful imbalances like a decline in the value of the...

England tours cancellation

Despite all assurances and preparations to safely host international cricket in the country, one after the other, foreign teams scheduled to visit...

After opposition and media

Soon after the ECP submitted a report to the Senate raising serious questions about the feasibility of holding the next elections with...

Helping Afghanistan

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, a lot of volatility has been witnessed, both in terms of the security situation in the...

Covid-19 pandemic rages on

While the covid-19 pandemic rages on, it should not be ignored that Pakistan has experienced some positives. Perhaps the most heartening sign...

Can image damage be retrieved?

As the 33-member New Zealand squad winged its way from Pakistan, it left behind a country which had still not recovered its...

After the SCO

The presence of Prime Minister Imran Khan at Dushanbe and his interaction with various SCO leaders has had a salutary impact on...

PML(N) infighting

That PML(N)President Mian Shehbaz Sharif had to boycott two divisional-level party meetings to get party Quaid Mian Nawaz Sharif to consent to...

The CPEC slowdown

A Senate panel on Thursday expressed concern over the slow pace of development on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Recently appointed Special...

New Zealand go home

Just hours before the start of the first match of the one-day series between Pakistan and New Zealand, the touring team dramatically...

Why should anyone incentivize the Taliban?

Prime Minister Imran Khan, National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi need to be more circumspect while issuing...

Waziristan still unsettled

The killing of seven soldiers and five terrorists in South Waziristan on Wednesday should help convince anyone who thinks differently that the...

PTI’s politics of confrontation

There is a perception that the PTI leadership tends to act like a spoilt child who curses, kicks and tries to break...

PTI’s politics of confrontation

There is a perception that the PTI leadership tends to act like a spoilt child who curses, kicks and tries to break...

President Alvi’s problematic speech

Addressing a joint session of parliament on Monday, President Arif Alvi suggested that Pakistan and other countries of the world, rather than...