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The royal visit

The royal visit

As suffocating hopelessness permeated Pakistan over the last week there was a whiff of fresh air - and that was the visit of future king...

PM’s peace initiative

PM’s peace initiative

While most of the countries either selectively support geostrategic rivals in the Gulf region or prefer to remain ambivalent, Pakistan and Japan are the two...

Hiring ‘through balloting’

Hiring ‘through balloting’

Providing employment to the unemployed is a cherished desire of every government. Of the rosy promises the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf made en route to power the...

SBP’s move to check ML&TF

SBP’s move to check ML&TF

The authorities in Pakistan are quite active these days to check money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) for obvious reasons. After SECP's proposed amendments...

Maulana’s ‘Azadi March’

Maulana’s ‘Azadi March’

After months of dithering on the issue of Jamiat-e-Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman's 'Azadi (Freedom) March' on Islamabad by the two main opposition parties,...

Government is no employment bureau

Government is no employment bureau

Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Science and Technology, in yet another statement made controversial by the Opposition, has argued that the public must not look towards...

IHC on ECP appointments

IHC on ECP appointments

One of the constitutional provisions which deals with appointment of members of Election Commission of Pakistan - thanks to the 18th Amendment - has undergone...

Inflation checks

Inflation checks

[caption id="attachment_531899" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Main Vegetable and Fruit Market Lahore, Credits: Sajjad Butt[/caption] Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information, in her...

Why not ordinances?

Why not ordinances?

Howsoever contentious political climate besetting parliament may be the business of state must persevere. And for that the government of the day must have authority...

In defence of economic roadmap

In defence of economic roadmap

Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Hafeez Sheikh in yet another press briefing designed to ease growing public concerns on the steady loss of...

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