Home / Editorial (page 20)

Editorial

Tribute to the sons of soil

Four soldiers including Major of the Pakistan Army embraced Shahadat when a suicide bomber blew himself close to a team of security forces conducting intelligence based operation in Timergarah wee hours as the Operation Rad ul Fasaad goes on. According to report, Major Ali Salman of an intelligence agency along …

Read More »

Return of power loadshedding

Following hot and humid weather, electricity demand and shortfall soared to over 23,000MW and 5,000MW, respectively, forcing the power distribution companies to observe loadshedding for four to six hours in urban and eight to 12 hours in rural areas across the country. The domestic consumers are suffering during recent power …

Read More »

Killing the sentiment

The Indian state has miserably failed both militarily as well as politically to tackle the new wave of anti-India sentiment in Kashmir. Particularly the mass uprising, triggered after the martyrdom of Hizb Commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, has put the BJP government of India under severe pressure as every drop of …

Read More »

Empowering parliament

Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has said that parliament is the weakest institution in the country as in the past it was not allowed to function by imposing martial law and using the notorious Article 58-2(b) and now new tactics are being used to defang it.Addressing a national seminar, he …

Read More »

Storm in teacup

The opposition parties have called for the resignation of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider after the controversial remarks made by him regarding the future of Kashmir took the whole country by storm. Haider’s supporters, on the other hand, have rebuked the opposition leaders for their demand. …

Read More »

US policy on Afghan Issue

The US Senate is urging the Trump administration to use a combination of sanction threats and offers of a long-term partnership to persuade Pakistan to stop “supporting Afghan insurgents”. According to report, an amendment to the US National Defence Authorisation Act 2018 also suggests strictly conditioning further US military, economic …

Read More »

PM’s disqualification

A five member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa unanimously disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office in Panama Papers case.Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, who had headed the apex court’s implementation bench following its April 20 order on the Panama Papers case, announced …

Read More »

Nisar’s reservations

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has advised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to accept whatever the Supreme Court verdict in the Panamagate case. The word of advice came minutes before the apex court announced it would give the final judgment in the case.He urged Sharif to keep his feet on …

Read More »