Making sense of TTP announcement to extend the ceasefire

Rifaqatullah Razarwal Outlawed Tehrik Taliban Pakistan has announced a ceasefire for five more days. TTP leadership has issued a letter on social media directing its cadres...
Ali Wazir handed over to CTD police for eight days

MNA Ali Wazir granted bail in hate speech case

Sindh High Court has granted bail to the Ali Wazir, the Member of National Assembly (MNA) from North Waziristan in a hate speech case...

Khawaja Asif hints at snap polls in November this year

Federal Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has hinted at snap elections later in November this year. In a interview with the BBC Urdu, Mr Asif...

Women in media and digital journalists in the crosshairs of threat actors in Pakistan

At least 86 cases of attacks and violations against media and its practitioners, including journalists, took place in Pakistan over the course of one...
Bill Gates.commends Army's anti-polio efforts.

PM, Gates discuss the cooperation to eradicate polio virus

Shaheen Afridi Microsoft founder and co-chair of the Bill and Malinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates has assured Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif of his full support...

NSC rules out conspiracy to topple Imran’s government

National Security Committee (NSC) on Friday concluded there was no foreign conspiracy involved in ouster of the former Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier this...

WHO extends travel restrictions on Pakistan for another three months over poliovirus fears

The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended travel restrictions on Pakistan for three more months over transferring of poliovirus to Malawi. The travel ban on...

Despite hurdles, Afghan students have not given up on Pakistani universities

Shams Aziz Mashal Shakirullah, a second semester student at the Nangarhar University came to Pakistan in the aftermath of the fall of Kabul, hoping to...

Away from media glare, Afghan refugees continue to face issues in Pakistan

Shumaila Afridi “My name is Hussain Khan and we require information regarding which type of patients come from Afghanistan and which patients are allowed to...

Consanguineous marriages and their detrimental outcomes in Pakistan

Palwasha Asif My house help Najma was married off to her cousin when she was 18 years old. It was her parent’s last wish to...

Harassment at the hands of police is an essential part of refugees’ experience

Many among the Afghan refugees complain about unnecessary police harassment. These complaints from those refugees who arrived here after the fall of Kabul and even...

Authorities ban without visa arrivals from Afghanistan at Torkham

Mehrab Shah Afridi Pakistani authorities have banned the arrival of Afghans without valid passports and visas. On the other hand, an office setup to verify the...