Islamabad: Have you ever witnessed a foreign emissary visiting a country like Pakistan getting shaved by a roadside barber or passing through narrow streets on a bike sandwiched between two other people or running a manual sewing machine while sitting on the ground? Let us meet the one and only, Martin Kobler, German ambassador to …

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Jamal Taraqai, a Quetta based photo-journalist, is first Pakistani who came in the award list of World Press Photo 2017, a competition arranged by the World Press Photo Foundation of Netherlands since 1955. Taraqai captured scenes of bloodshed after a bomb blast outside Civil Hospital Quetta on August 8, 2016. The lawyers had gathered outside …

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The Promise Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif, in his speech on July 31, 2013, announced various plans to overcome the energy crisis, including building Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Cholistan, a desert area on 10,000 acres of land in south Punjab. Background Pakistan has been facing a severe energy crisis and electricity shortages for the past …

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Promise Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), in early August,¬†announced it would bring a White Paper against alleged election rigging. While addressing reporters at a press conference on August 5, in Islamabad, party chairman Imran Khan said that his party would issue a White Paper on August 16 regarding widespread election rigging in the 2013 general elections. Later, …

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The Promise ¬† The new Punjab government of PML-N will pass the Right to Information bill as its first legislation, both Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Rana Sanaullah, senior provincial minister have said. [The News] The Plan In an interview with Truth Tracker, Rana Sanaullah, soon after Election 2013, said the draft of the bill …

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