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  • Pakistan and the pill — Check your male privilege at the door

    Being the trend-chaser that it is, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) compromised on its on-again off-again ban on birth control adverts in the form of spluttering consideration that they be aired after prime time...

    Read next: CII — Pushing Pakistan back to the cavesApparently, the fact that consenting men and women can make informed choices about what they do with their bodies is taboo enough if it urges...

  • Story Times: Bookemon : Your world, your book

    These pieces of writing will someday be the most precious assets which will remind you of your amateur writings...

    So you should not waste or forget your precious efforts and memories, keep them always alive with Bookemon — a very handy website that lets you create an online book for free...

  • Your garbage, your responsibility

    KARACHI: Mohammad Sharif, apparently in his mid-60s, is building a thatched hut on the bank of a storm-water drain flowing close to the Institute of Business Management and the Aman Foundation head office in Korangi...

    He has picked the material to build it from the huge, growing piles of garbage smouldering and burning on a stretch of an embankment and releasing smoke into the air, blown away by breeze towards the populated areas nearby
  • Check your male privilege when talking about Qandeel Baloch

    Male privilege in his Pakistan of the 1940s and 50s is not far removed from the situation today...

    How can anyone justify his actions? Is it not more dishonourable to live with the guilt of murdering your own sister?To call Baloch’s savage murder an ‘honour’ killing is despicable...

  • Check your links

    These links may be designed to steal your personal information or infest your computer with sophisticated malware; clickjacking in website ads is a prominent example...

    You can also individually check any link by highlighting it, right clicking in Chrome and selecting “Check with DrWeb”...

  • PTI not eligible for allotment of election symbol: Election Commission

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a statement on Friday said that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is not eligible to be issued a election symbol in the upcoming general elections as it has failed to hold intra-party elections...

    Therefore, according to the Section 14 of the same act, PTI is no longer eligible for "allotment of election symbol in the ensuing elections", the statement added...

  • Check in, check out!

    On the one hand there is Pakistan’s film industry in need for revival; on the other there are films that dance to a different tune...

    The director says he deliberately chose to set the film in India rather than in Pakistan, and terms it “an independent movie produced in India...

  • 'Your vote will strengthen the judiciary,' Imran Khan tells NA-120

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, addressing a rally in Lahore on Friday in the run-up to the NA-120 by-poll, urged voters in the constituency to use their vote to show the Supreme Court that it rejects "criminals"...

    "Are you going to vote for the person who was given a year by the Supreme Court to prove innocence, and was also given an opportunity by the joint investigation team, but could not answer questions...

  • Supra-commission to check ‘misuse of power’ by NAB on the cards

    ISLAMABAD: Following the prime minister’s unusual flare-up against the National Accountability Bureau, the idea of constituting a supra-commission meant to check misuse of power by NAB officials has once again come to the limelight...

    A special parliamentary committee to thrash out changes in the existing law of NAB and for the commission can be the best forum...

  • Commission orders opening of sealed vote bags

    ISLAMABAD: Accepting the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) request, the inquiry commission investigating allegations of rigging in the 2013 general elections finally allowed the opening of sealed election bags for the retrieval of copies of the Form 15 from all polling stations for each constituency of all national as well as provincial assemblies...

    “After inviting opinions from the counsel representing various political parties, it...

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