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  • Punjab govt wants Ashura processions to end by sunset

    RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: On the basis of intelligence reports about serious security threats, the Punjab government is trying to convince organisers to end the Ashura processions by sunset...

    “In line with the government instructions, efforts are underway to convince the organisers of Ashura processions to minimise their timings and end the religious gatherings by sunset to reduce the risk of being attacked,” a senior police officer told...

  • Sindh govt’s helicopter can’t fly after sunset: Murad

    ”Besides the Sindh CM, Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif, Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri, Karachi Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, Miftah Ismail and Dr Mussadiq Malik of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Khwaja Izhar-ul-Hasan of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and others also visited the CHK...

    Earlier, he said that terrorists were the enemy of not only...

  • Without ‘naya Karachi’ new Pakistan not possible: Imran

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that without a ‘new Karachi’ it will not be possible to fulfil his dream of creating a new Pakistan...

    Addressing an election rally here on Sunday, he appealed to the people of Karachi to lay the foundation of a new Pakistan by electing PTI candidate Imran Ismail from the NA-246 constituency...

  • Imran Khan unveils PTI manifesto 'Road to Naya Pakistan'

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Monday unveiled his party's much-awaited manifesto for general elections 2018, announcing that he would turn Pakistan into a welfare state if voted into power...

    Titled "Road to Naya Pakistan", the manifesto is composed of seven chapters and explains in detail the PTI's agenda for the next government...

  • Puranay problems that Naya Pakistan has to deal with

    Pakistan has never really faced this scale of economic problems, so the leadership coming to power is being dealt an unfair hand...

    The reason we are going on an IMF programme again is because our economy is not doing well enough due to our last finance minister bungling Pakistan’s fiscal and monetary policies...

  • Innovationg agriculture in Naya Pakistan

    Pakistan has yet to exploit its full potential in agriculture as it is still far behind its peers in terms of farm productivity...

    It is time Pakistan developed a proper agricultural innovation policy to boost productivity and agro-based exports...

  • A water policy for a Naya Pakistan

    Much has been said and written about the water crisis in Pakistan...

    With intermittent water supplies, poor water quality and a dire warning from the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources that the country may run dry by 2025, the need for a comprehensive set of solutions to combat this problem has never been more pressing...

  • The challenge of accountability in ‘Naya Pakistan’

    Just as Prime Minister Imran Khan soon after his election on Aug 17 vowed to enforce ‘strict’ accountability under his rule in the country — a claim he repeated while sharing his vision of Naya Pakistan during his first address to the nation as the newly sworn-in premier — the public, too, is determined to hold their rulers accountable...

    Only four days into Naya Pakistan, of the 35 promises listed on the website, two (initiate civil...

  • Bank financing in Naya Pakistan

    In Naya Pakistan, will banks stick to the old, tested and tried ways of doing business? Or will there be a change?It depends on how quickly positive changes take root in the fiscal administration of the new political setup and reflect in its policies...

    Back in President Asif Zardari’s era, banks put their heart and soul in government financing and ignored the private sector to the extent that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had to...

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