Pakistan News

    Spiral Blue Area Islamabad

  • Police keeping close eye on Blue Area sit-in by religious parties

    ISLAMABAD: Activists of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, whose rally set off from Lahore a couple of days ago, managed on Thursday night to stage a sit-in on Jinnah Avenue, nearly a kilometre outside the capital’s high-security Red Zone...

    An assurance from the Sunni Tehreek (ST) that their activists would not try to breach the Red Zone allowed the marchers some respite; the government asked the Islamabad administration and...

  • Spiral into chaos

    HISTORICALLY speaking, Balochistan in general and the Baloch community in particular are secular...

    Even in traditional Baloch society, the mullah is not a revered figure
  • View from abroad: Turkey’s downward spiral?

    TO succeed, a politician needs not just charisma and a message, but a fair amount of luck...

    Over the years, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demonstrated that he is luckier than most: consider his close shave in the failed military coup last July when he escaped from his hotel shortly before a group of commandos came to arrest him
  • Gram pulse, chicken prices continue to spiral upwards

    KARACHI: Retail prices of chicken and gram pulse continued to be on a higher side despite an investigation ordered by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a meeting last week of the National Price Monitoring Committee (NPMC) attended by representatives of all the provinces...

    Instead of decline in prices, stakeholders and market players in the poultry industry raised the price of live bird to Rs200 per kg from Rs180-190 and of its meat to...
  • Downward Spiral

    The third-person narration which is in a dramatic present tense highlights the events that transpired to bring about Amanda’s downward spiral...

  • A maddening spiral

    The Indian media described the Independence Day statement as Mr Modi’s attempt to up the ante in order to pile the pressure on Islamabad...

    With thousands of demonstrators defying the security forces every day a further spiral of charges and counter-charges between the two countries is likely...

  • The blinding spiral in Kashmir

    Far more have been killed, however, on both sides, mostly the civilians, in a spiral laced with mistrust and accusations in recent decades...

    What could be more ironical in this tragedy of the tooth and the jaw than the story of the man who authored the current spiral in Kashmir? His denouement was imprinted in the DNA of the jaw after his plane exploded with a crateful of mangoes...

  • Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United: Will the blue shirts continue their unbeaten streak?

    Karachi Kings look to continue their unbeaten run as they take on Islamabad United in the 15th fixture of the Pakistan Super league (PSL) on Sunday at Sharjah...

    Currently sitting just above Lahore Qalandars — who the United denied their maiden victory in the season after a thrilling super over finish — Islamabad are relying on their young blood under the captaincy of old guard and former national team skipper Misbah-ul-Haq...

  • Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

    A factory in Mumbai accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said Tuesday, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly-coloured canines...

    An animal activist spotted the blue dogs wandering the streets of Mumbai near an industrial zone where factories had been accused of pouring untreated chemicals directly into the Kasadi river...

  • Giant blue whale spotted with calf off Churna Island

    KARACHI: A giant blue whale has recently been spotted along with its baby off Churna Island, Balochistan, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported on Thursday...

    This was the first live sighting of the blue whale, stated the organisation, which had earlier reported sighting of a sperm whale pair off Jiwani...

  • Two girls found playing 'Blue Whale' game in Jhelum, expelled from college

    Two female college students in Jhelum were found to have been playing the dangerous Blue Whale challenge, a game that encourages self-harm and eventual suicide among its victims, after it emerged that they had inflicted injuries on their arms with a blade...

    The Blue Whale challenge is an online game in which the administrator (also known as the curator) sets challenges and tasks for the player over a 50-day period...

  • More
Back to top