Editorial

Impacts of lockdown

As we are gradually nearing the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr is fast approaching and people are seen hectically engaged in doing shopping in the midst of Coronavirus pandemic that has engulfed the whole country. The government has announced easing of the lockdown restrictions but the truth is that the pandemic poses a serious threat to our …

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Impacts of lockdown

As we are gradually nearing the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr is fast approaching and people are seen hectically engaged in doing shopping in the midst of Coronavirus pandemic that has engulfed the whole country. The government has announced easing of the lockdown restrictions but the truth is that the pandemic poses a serious threat to our …

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Nationalism; Prophecy of Development vs Personal Pursuits

Nationalism is the basic element of every progressive society. Every action and trait of social behavior that is aimed at the welfare and survival of society disregard of personal behests is called nationalism. A nationalist person takes that every step that is in favor of his/her society. Due to nationalism several nations have reached to the peak of development. For …

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Double Salary

In this conundrum every profession has upgraded themselves to curb the Novel Coronavirus. A misconception is prevailing among the people that Only Doctors are our frontline heroes though it is in all sense a wrong assumption. Not only doctors but our Saviours like Army and Policemen are also our Stars in this juncture and putting their all efforts to maximize …

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India’s bifurcation move

Narendar Modi led fascist regime has formally installed its governors for the newly formed union territories carved out from the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Girish Chandra Murmu an Indian Administrative Service Officer and Radha Krishna Mathur have been sworn in as the new Lieutenant Governors for the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh respectively. The Indian …

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Agriculture Emergency Programme

The federal government has unveiled a Rs 309 billion Agriculture Emergency Programme to boost local production, reduce dependence on imports, improve lives of poor farmers and lead the country towards sustainable development. Speaking on the occasion, Jahangir Tareen said that Pakistan had to import food products despite being an agricultural country, having water, land, environment and other prerequisites and last …

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Anti-Pak banners in UK

Pakistan has expressed deep concern over the flying of anti-Pakistan banners and unruly conduct of a certain group of spectators towards Pakistan team players and scuffles during the Pakistan-Afghanistan World Cup cricket match. The Foreign Office spokesperson said the use of sports venues for such malicious propaganda is unacceptable. He said Pakistan expects all relevant authorities, both sports and law …

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Hike in gas prices

The government has revised the billing mechanism for the domestic gas consumers as Ogra has notified up to 190 percent increase in gas prices for domestic consumers. As per the notification issued by OGRA consumer prices have been determined at the average price of Rs738 per MMBTU. For the first category using up to 50 cubic meter gas the price …

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Parliamentary committee on Balochistan

The National Assembly has approved constitution of a special parliamentary committee to find out various problems of Balochistan and their likely solutions. The Speaker National Assembly has been authorized to include as many members as he wishes from the opposition and the treasury benches in the committee. Minister of Defence Pervez Khattak has said that all six of the points …

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Afghan peace conference

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reiterated Paki­stan’s unshakable resolve to support lasting peace, stability and prosper­ity in Afghanistan, besides lending support to the reconstruction and development efforts in the war-torn country. In his speech at the inaugural session of the Afghan peace conference titled “Lahore Process”, he maintained that Pakistan stood for the sovereignty and territorial in­tegrity of Afghanistan …

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