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On the road to recovery

With less imports and a better fiscal policy in place, the economic indicators of the first quarter of the financial year 2019-20 show a visible shrink in foreign trade...

Change in polio vaccination strategy

Since the inception of the polio eradication programme in 1994, the only thing that did not get its due share of attention was the welfare of vaccinators. Now, the...

Umair Jamal

Is JUI-F era over in Pakistani politics?

Later this month, The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) lead protest against the government is expected to choke the country’s capital in an attempt to topple Imran...

In the absence of town planning law!

Cities are accommodating more than 54 percent of the global population and by the 2050; thisfigure will strike to 66 percent. Asia alone has 2.11 billion urban...

Data from Dubai on Pakistanis

The tax department is going to become more data rich as valuable information on Pakistani nationals with residence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has arrived. This...

Red flag on Afghan market

It is unbecoming of the diplomatic staff of a country to get physically involved in a property dispute on foreign land. Yet the Afghan consul general in Peshawar got his...

A patented blackmail psyche (II)

One example in Karachi is the case of, internet cables on electric poles. Nowhere in the world are internet cables allowed on electric poles. This is not only illegal...

Why Imran Khan rushed to Beijing?

Only 12 days after his historic address at the 74th UNGA session, Imran Khan rushed on a three days’ official visit to Beijing. Analysts were wondering at the...

Turkish offensive in Syria

The incursion of Turkish forces into Syrian territory in the name of creating a buffer zone to house Syrian immigrants only adds to the problems of the war-torn country....

The curious case of Altaf

The case of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain is becoming an acid test for the UK justice system and Pakistani government’s resolve to get justice....