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Zilqad 25, 1437 A.H.
Dr Ikramul Haq
August 21, 2016
“All public power is a sacred trust, which is to be exercised fairly, justly, honestly and in accordance with law”. – Supreme...
Terrorism and the drug trade
June 29, 2016
June 26 marks the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The day was decided by the United Nations General Assembly in 1987...
A routine exercise
June 05, 2016
With the announcement of the budget for FY2016-17, it has again been established that our budget-makers, no matter under what regime, consciously or...
No more commissions please
May 08, 2016
The tug of war on forming a commission under the Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Act 1956 (the government has already written a letter to this...
Our curious paradox
April 25, 2016
The prime minister of Pakistan, in his second address to the nation on April 22, 2016 on the allegations arising from the Panama Leaks, has made it...
Innocent unless proven guilty
April 15, 2016
A heated debate is going on in the media, parliament and elsewhere, revolving around the best way to investigate the disclosures contained in the...
April 07, 2016
In the wake of ‘Panama Papers: Politicians, Criminal & Rogue Industry That Hide Their Cash’, heated debates at home and abroad are...
Remembering a black day
March 10, 2016
March 9, 2007 was, undoubtedly, a tragic day in our history. The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) was barred from performing his duties, as a...
Pakistan’s real dilemma
February 21, 2016
According to the spokesman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), the collection of Rs1,664 billion till February 15 – against collections of...
February 02, 2016
The federal government has imposed fixed sales tax per litre on all petroleum products with effect from February 1, 2016, violating the statutory...
The IMF and our taxes
January 24, 2016
In a recent report, ‘Unlocking Pakistan’s Tax Revenue Potential’, released on December 4, 2015, the International Monetary Fund...
JI’s district councilor escapes assassination attempt
US drone enters Iran's airspace, leaves after warning
Pakistani artist aims to showcase traditional crafts in global...
U.S. says clashes between Turkish forces and opposition in...
Political parties to submit asset details by today
MQM MNA Asif Hasnain joins PSP
PM Nawaz, Saudi defence minister vow to further bilateral...
Why a ban on MQM is not an option?
SC rejects appeals against military courts' death sentences
Police investigating unconfirmed reports of shots fired at...
Pakistani artist aims to showcase traditional crafts in global market
Indian press face violence, murder: rights group
China wants a successful G20 but suspects West may derail agenda
Singapore reports first locally transmitted Zika case
NASA probe set to make closest approach yet to Jupiter
A thousand dreams
Syed Talat Hussain
Bhai in trouble
The monster of extremism
Rulers, criminals and the judiciary
Dr A Q Khan
How to save Rehan
Data for life
Ali H Mokdad