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A Paradigm Shift in Pakistani Politics

Elections are the Battle of Hearts and Minds

Dr. Muhammad AkramZaheer Last week in Pakistan, something surprising happened in the big national election. Imran Khan’s party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), won more votes than anyone expected. This unexpected win has made many people worried about what might happen next in the country. People are concerned that this could lead to more confusion and problems in the government. Imran Khan has been a well-known figure in Pakistani politics for a long time. He leads PTI and has promised to bring in a new and better way of running the country,Read More


CJP comes down hard on army over its businesses

CJP comes down hard on army over its businesses

Army should do its work and courts will do their job, remarks CJP Qazi Faez Isa Court Reporter ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa has sought assurance from the attorney general that the army would only work on defence-related matters and not run any business. The assurance was sought from CJP Isa during a hearing of a petition filed against commercial activity being done on military land. During the hearing, CJP Isa remarked that the army was conducting business and had set up marriage halls on militaryRead More


LHC grants bail to Elahi

LHC grants bail to Elahi

Abid Raza Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday granted PTI President Parvez Elahi bail in a case pertaining to an alleged illegal appointment made in the Punjab Assembly during his recent stint as the chief minister. Initially taken into custody on June 1 last year, the former Punjab CM has faced a series of releases and re-arrests, and has remained in detention ever since. The legal challenges coincided with the state’s crackdown on the PTI that followed the violent May 9 protests that saw important government and militaryRead More


Kashmir Dispute Spotlighted: Ambassador Khan addresses human rights concerns at Belarus university event

Ambassador Sajjad Haider addresses human rights concerns at Belarus University event

Minsk, 14 FEB (DNA) – Ambassador Sajjad Haider Khan held an interaction with the faculty and students of the Belarus State Economic University on 13 February 2024. The two and half hour long event was attended by over 120 students and ten faculty members.  The theme of the discourse “Challenges to Peace & Security and Economic Development in South Asia”, also included an introduction to Pakistan & its Foreign Policy as well as Pakistan-Belarus relations. The genesis of Kashmir Dispute & the ongoing human rights violations in the Indian IllegallyRead More


Ramiz Raja returns as commentary panel announced for PSL 9

Ramiz Raja returns as commentary panel announced for PSL 9

Former Pakistan captain and renowned commentator Ramiz Raja has returned to the commentary panel for the ninth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), as announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Meanwhile, former Australian captain Michael Clarke is also set to make his PSL debut as a commentator. Clarke, aged 42, has been an active broadcaster since retiring as a player. The lineup of foreign commentators includes the dynamic Ian Bishop, known for his insightful and captivating commentary, alongside Danny Morrison, Simon Doull, Pommie Mbangwa, Mark Butcher, Dominic Cork,Read More


Indigenization is a top policy of naval headquarters: Naveed Ashraf

Indigenization is a top policy of naval headquarters: Naveed Ashraf

KARACHI, FEB 14 /DNA/ – Achieving another milestone in indigenous submarine development project at Pakistan, the Keel Laying Ceremony of second HANGOR Class Submarine was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW). Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Naveed Ashraf graced the occasion as Chief Guest. As per the defence agreement between Pakistan and China for development of 08 x HANGOR Class Submarines, 04 submarines are under construction at Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry in China whereas remaining 04 are being built at KS&EW under Transfer of Technology (ToT) agreement. ThisRead More