Pakistan News

    16 April 2013 Earthquake In Pakistan Yesterday

  • Yesterday’s slogans

    It’s the same story with the Pakistan Steel Mills where the obsolete plant is in desperate trouble...

    In developing countries where private capital shies away from projects requiring high investment and long gestation periods, it makes sense for the government to enter the field, as Pakistan did with PIA and Pak Steel...

  • Belonging to yesterday

    Nidhi Dugar Kundalia’s The Lost Generation: Chronicling India’s Dying Professions is a collection of essays about anachronistic professions that continue to exist in India even as modernisation makes them barely relevant...

    Traditional, ancestral trades, for the most part determined by caste, are practised around the vast landscape of India, and Nidhi seeks out 11 such professions to write about
  • Panic wipes out yesterday's gains as KSE-100 index closes in red

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended Thursday’s trading session on a negative note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 362 points, or -0...

    Mehanti said banking stocks saw buying activity on reports of rising banking spreads, but Pakistan's surging trade deficit amid falling exports and weak global oil prices invited selling pressure...

  • Afghan situation turns yesterday’s friends into foes

    PESHAWAR: The emerging situation in Afghanistan has turned the friends of yesterday into the foes of today as the Awami National Party and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl have engaged in a war of words with the former blaming the latter’s chief, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, for the massacre of millions of Pakhtuns and anarchy in the war-torn country...

    The two parties were part of the opposition’s alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement...

  • Foreign tourists to Pakistan more than triple since 2013

    As terrorism recedes in Pakistan, tourism appears to be on the rise, with more than thrice the number of international tourists travelling to the country in 2016 as compared to just three years ago, Bloomberg reported...

    Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) data showed that international tourists have more than tripled since 2013 to 1...

  • 122 ‘sectarian incidents’ took place in Pakistan since 2013, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly has been informed that 122 sectarian incidents have taken place all over the country since June 2013 and 10 banned organisations have claimed responsibility, or found involved during investigations, of 91 of them...

    According to a written reply to a question by MNA Saman Sultana Jafri of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal states that 56 sectarian incidents took place in Punjab,...

  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

    Sato covered Tokyo assembly elections for the broadcaster in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month...

  • ECP rejects PTI claim of manipulation of 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan rejected on Wednesday Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s claim that the 2013 general elections were systematically manipulated or influenced by design...

    At the last hearing on April 16, the three-judge Judicial Commission, headed by Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, had ordered the ECP to submit within seven days a rejoinder to the proposals filed by the PTI, PPP and other parties...

  • ECP asked to provide details of ballot papers printed for 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ombudsman’s Secretariat has taken notice of the refusal by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide record pertaining to ballot papers printed for 2013 general elections to an applicant, observing that it was not justified and amounted to a violation of spirit of the Freedom of Information Ordinance (FIO) 2002...

    2013 by the federal Ombudsman’s institutional reforms act, 2013,” the communiqué sent to...

  • Turkey acquits all 26 leaders of 2013 protests

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted more than two dozen activists who helped launch mass protests in 2013 against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after a trial slammed by rights campaigners...

    The 26 suspects are all leaders of Taksim Solidarity, an umbrella group of civil society, union and political groups at the forefront of the May-June 2013 demonstrations that marked the biggest challenge yet to the dominance of the...

  • ECP rejects ex-official’s allegations of rigging in 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has dismissed allegations levelled by its former additional secretary Mohammad Afzal Khan that the 2013 general elections were massively rigged and said that no proof exists to substantiate his claims...

    Afzal Khan claimed in a television interview that people’s mandate was stolen in the 2013 elections and he accused former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of being involved...

  • Pundits predict repeat of voting patterns from 2013 election

    RAWALPINDI: The results of the cantonment board elections are likely to be a reflection of the results of the 2013 elections with Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N and Imran Khan’s PTI emerging as the two strongest parties...

    In the 2013 general elections, PML-N won NA-52, where Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was the successful candidate, and NA-54 where Malik Abrar was victorious...

  • More
Back to top