Saturday, July 20, 2019
My big brother and I got into a shouting match about our country last summer. We’d been talking about a trip I took a few years ago to Gwadar, a centuries-old fishing community that millions of Pakistanis ― including my brother ― see as a portent of a glamorous, wealthy...
Voters in Pakistan headed to the polls on Wednesday, but no matter who wins, the South Asian nation looks to be headed for an economic and currency crisis. “Whichever party wins Pakistan’s upcoming general election will take over an economy on the brink of a balance of payments crisis. Growth...
Gallup Pakistan (national), Pulse Consultant (national) and IPOR (provincial) polls show that PML-N remains the preferred party among voters in the largest province, but PTI has gained ground and narrowed the gap significantly. PTI remains the dominant party for voters in KPK, while PPP is ahead in Sindh. Balochistan,...
Jeep is turning into an electoral symbol of 'aliens': Maryam LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Mayram Nawaz commented on Tuesday that workers of the party were forced to change their loyalties. In conversation with Geo News, the PML-N leader stated: “Mian Sahab has said that it should be investigated...
Own money is an illegal selling practice by car dealers in Pakistan to exploit buyers. When asked from dealers why they practice and propagate such lousy notion in the car market, they say that they don’t have any other area in which they invest their money, so that is...
Penthouse pirates: How the mega-rich former prime minister of Pakistan and his sons have ploughed millions into London's swankiest addresses to amass a vast property empire Avenfield House is where Pakistan's super-rich former PM, Nawaz Sharif, has lived when in London, since 1993 He knocked four luxury flats together...

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Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday defended his recent remarks about the 2008 Mumbai attacks — which have stirred a controversy in Pakistan as well as across the border in India — asking, "What did I say that was wrong in the interview?" Nawaz, while talking to reporters outside an accountability court in...
Careem, the ride-hailing company recently informed the public that it has identified a massive cyber-attack involving the unauthorized access to the system where all the company’s data was stored. The hack has reportedly compromised the data of 14 million riders and 558,000 captains. The stolen data includes the usernames,...
A car carrying an American diplomat hit a motorcycle in Islamabad on Saturday afternoon, killing one man on the spot and injuring another. Police said Joseph Emanuel Hall, a defense and air attaché at the US embassy in Islamabad, was in a white Land Cruiser with the number plate...
Foreign minister Khawaja Asif had ink thrown at him during a PML-N workers' convention in Sialkot on Saturday, DawnNewsTV reported. The veteran politician was addressing his party workers when an unidentified man doused him with black ink from behind. Following the incident, enraged PML-N workers roughed up the ink-thrower before handing...
Pakistan's opposition leader and cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan today said that he has proposed marriage to a woman believed to be a faith healer but denied reports that he had secretly wed her. Mr Khan's spokesman in a statement said that he had proposed marriage to Bushra Maneka, who has...
Pakistan tops list of world’s best travel destination for 2018 British Backpacker Society describes it as ‘one of the friendliest countries on earth’ Hon Pass in the Hunza Valley. Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the BritImage Credit: British Backpacker Society Samuel Joynson and Adam Sloper...
Revolution in any sector always needs a revolutionary action triggered with intent to change the structure of the status quo. The action should be driven by out of the box notions, ideas and proposals. ‘Duski’ is precisely a similar attempt to revolutionize and transfigure the field of health in Pakistan. As Mother Teresa...
ISLAMABAD: While answering 13 questions raised by the Panama Bench of the Supreme Court, the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has not held Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif responsible of any wrongdoing, it is learnt from the sources close to the JIT. The JIT has cast some doubts about the prime...
The self-styled stocks ‘guru’ who had been arrested yesterday (Monday) by Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has said that his achievement deserves a film made on it. Meanwhile, SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi says that his name would be recommended to be put on Exit Control List (ECL),...
Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
With this article we have tried to expose many interesting facts and figures about current Economic Crisis in Pakistan with relevant references. We have collected the information by referring only and only Pakistani News sites. CPEC Explained Official Way - During the state visit to Pakistan in 2015, Chinese President...
Neither a clean chit nor a disqualification: the drawn out Supreme Court (SC) case probing the Sharif family’s alleged corruption in the Panamagate case ended today as the court ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe how the family's money was transferred to Qatar. The...
After getting ahead of India in equity market performance, Pakistan is getting ahead of India in another indicator: economic freedom ranking. That’s according to the recent 2017 Index of Economic Freedom ranking, which places Pakistan in 141st position and India at 143th. Published by the Heritage Foundation, the Economic Freedom report...
Why Google honours him today? Edhi, who founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, would have been 89 on Tuesday. Abdul Sattar Edhi founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network in Pakistan, the Edhi Foundation. Unlike wealthy individuals that fund charities in their names, Edhi dedicated his life to the poor...
Islamabad (AFP) - Pakistan's defence minister has threatened to retaliate in kind to any Israeli nuclear strike after apparently being tricked by a fake news site into a confrontation on social media. Khawaja Asif was responding to an invented story published on the website AWDNews and headlined: "Israeli Defense Minister:...
One of Bollywood’s most-watched couples made an interesting choice when it came to naming their newborn baby. On Dec. 20 actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in Mumbai, naming him Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi. But the name Taimur sparked a raging debate...
KARACHI: All domestic and international flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were cancelled on Wednesday, airport officials said, as the strike resulting from employees' protest against the national carrier's proposed privatisation entered its second day. PIA employees resumed their protest outside major airports across the country, which came as the...
Pakistani tech company Inov8 Limited has been valued at $108 million in its first round of fresh funding. The company made the announcement on Oct. 29 following an equity injection of $5.4 million from Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the minister of culture, youth, and social development of the...
There is a serious obsession with the hijab in the Muslim community, and it needs to end. In one way or another, we have all witnessed or experienced the way a veiled woman is perceived as devout and respectable, while her unveiled sister is supposedly disconnected from God, and least...
Sixteen-year-old Raffay Ansari is a self-taught programmer. He’s been an iOS developer for over three years and has now graduated into full-stack, meaning he’s comfortable working with a number of different languages as well as both back-end and front-end technologies. The teenage prodigy from Pakistan has earned several thousand...

The Sinner by Saba Bapar

After so long once again she had settled her feet on stairs of Sadh bello and she thought how time engulfs every love as night imbibes the light . How guilt had engirdled her for years how time had been scourging her for her sin for so long and...
Sitara Brooj Akbar is just 15 years old, but oozes confidence rare for children her age. Home-schooled and self-taught as she had to leave school for "asking too many questions", Sitara will be mentoring Pakistani kids here via a platform that has been set to help children excel. The platform,...
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Available on YouTube, the video showcases how the tastes, desires, preferences of citizens in India and Pakistan are alike. For the Independence Day celebrations of India and Pakistan, online food delivery marketplace Foodpanda has launched a video which captures the universal love for food in both the countries. "It plays on...
DUBAI // Many jobseekers in the UAE miss out on opportunities because they know little of the country’s laws or its cultural and professional environment, the founder of a support group says. Imran Hilal Khan, who runs Helping Hands, said: “They don’t realise that the UAE is a competitive market...