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Pakistan president’s buddy quits party office, provincial ministry

Dr Zulfiqar Mirza holds MQM responsible for bloodshed in Karachi, accuses interior minister of complicity Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Dr Zulfiqar Mirza, a senior leader of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), ... Read More »

Pak-US relations: Terms of engagement

General (Retd) Mirza Aslam Beg Pakistan and the United States of America have been allies for over half a century and Pakistan earned the distinction of being the ‘Most Allied ... Read More »

Fortifying our civilisational heritage

General (Retd) Mirza Aslam Beg These are very challenging times for the Pakistani nation, blessed with national resilience, sense of honour and the civilisational heritage, drawn from the four oldest ... Read More »

Graduation ceremony of PAF combat commanders held

Maverick Report SARGODHA: The graduation ceremony of Combat Commanders’ Course was held at Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Mushaf here on Thursday. According to a press release, Chief of the ... Read More »

Pakistan helping communities that hosted Afghan refugees

Maverick Report FEROZAI KAN, Pakistan: In a region where sunshine is plentiful but rain is scarce, the use of solar power to pump groundwater is providing an innovative solution for ... Read More »

Factors contributing most to power of a nation: Good governance tops list in Pakistan

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: According to Pakistanis, the factors most contributing to the power of a nation include scientific excellence (38 per cent), good governance (37 per cent), economy (37 per ... Read More »

‘Jalebi’ every man’s favourite traditional food in Pakistan

Internews Feature Jalebi, a mouth-watering delight, is a frequent item on the Iftar menu during the holdy month of Ramadan in Pakistan. Though many think it’s a Pakistan-centric sweetmeat, its origin ... Read More »

Pakistan’s first practicing female lawyer from restive Swat region

Maverick Feature The 26-year-old Saima Anwar began practicing law in May 2011 but her case is unique as she is the first practicing female lawyer from Pakistan’s north-western restive region ... Read More »

At 51, top Pakistani stuntman still has enthusiasm of a teenager

Internews Report LAHORE: “If you’re scared of dying, then you’re certainly not cut out for these dangerous stunts. You need to have a strong heart as this is not a ... Read More »

Pak-Turkish PTA, bilateral investment treaty on the cards

Maverick Report ISTANBUL: Pakistan Foreign Minister Ms Hina Rabbani Khar, who is visiting Turkey on the invitation of her Turkish counterpart Prof Dr Ahmet Davutoğlu, met separately with President Abdullah ... Read More »

Pakistan’s influential spiritual figure supports Bahawalpur province

Maverick Report KARACHI: Chief of Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) Pir Pagara, an influential spiritual figure of Sindh province and a veteran politician, has supported the restoration of Bahawalpur province, emphasising ... Read More »

Pakistan-India Parliamentary Dialogue-II to begin in New Delhi on 18th

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: A 19-member multi-party parliamentary delegation from Pakistan is set to leave for India on August 17 to participate in the second round of Pakistan-India Parliamentarians’ Dialogue facilitated ... Read More »