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Successful Moscow Conference Islamabad: A delegation of Afghan will meet Pakistan’s officials including Prime Minister Imran Khan before the second round of talks with US. The Taliban’s move is being dubbed as the success of Moscow Conference. US administration, no-doubt, has engaged the Afghan Taliban an honorable exit from Afghanistan, known as the toughest battlefield …

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“Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers” — Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In Pakistan, we love to give examples of people …

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Lahore: Pakistani people, who have become an over-drugged society, keep suffering the conspiracies of pharmaceutical mafia, assisted by doctors and Drug Reglatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP), as the recent 15-19 percent increase in the prices of medicines itself is killing patients. Pharmaceutical companies have increased prices of several life-saving drugs up to 40 percent, Truth Tracker …

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Pakistan is evolving briskly owing to the change in governance after the general elections in 2018. In the seventy-one years’ history first time we see that an elite challenged the monopoly of another elite. Before a drama was going on among three groups, PMLN, PPP and the military to take turns after every 8-10 years’ …

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Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced on Wednesday that at least eight memoranda of (mis)understanding (MoUs) will be signed between Islamabad and Riyadh during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s upcoming two-day visit to Pakistan. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, Mr Qureshi said the Saudi royal did not wish to visit Pakistan just to …

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Islamabad: The tussle for powers between Governor and Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa not only causes inordinate delay in mainstreaming of former tribal districts but also alienating people of these troubled regions from central and provincial governments. Last week, both the governor and the chief minister held separate meetings about the administrative and financial management of …

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The twenty first century is a media century. Media disseminate the information according to the recommendations of media agglomerates. The media agglomerates use the financial capital for making any project successful or unsuccessful. It is an age of commercialism where consumer products to human emotions all are commercial. Even commercialization of religion has been the …

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Lahore: Budgets, mini or otherwise, are meant to generate finances, and this is what the cash-starved government did for the second time in its first six months in power. As Finance Minister Asad Umar delivered the mini-budget speech on January 23 in Parliament, he hardly came up with any measure to contain domestic borrowings from …

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North Waziristan: His face is emotionless, and tone measured. “Don’t release my dad and brother but please take care of the sanctity of our home”. The teenage boy goes ahead explaining his ordeal in the footage. “They come and sit inside our home investigating us and making undue demands that are totally against our culture …

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Quetta: Wearing red kameez, black Shalwar and Dupatta, face of Shazia, an inhabitant of Darul-Amman, Quetta, was half covered. She looked angry when she uttered a few words, without having an eye contact. She looked an aggressive and traumatized person. Shazia was married against her will and was brought to Quetta from Peshawar where she …

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