Food Security Issues and Challenges in Pakistan

Food security is in fact much more than just food production, distribution and consumption. Food is the top most priority of everybody since our inception. It gives us energy to grow and... Read more »

Turkey to host Afghanistan-Pakistan summit

The presidents of Afghanistan and Pakistan will hold talks in Turkey on Tuesday and Wednesday in a bid to resolve a row after Kabul claimed an attack against its spy chief was... Read more »

Dr Imran murder case: MQM’s London office raided

Sunday, December 09, 2012 – London—London’s Metropolitan Police has confirmed it raided the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s office located in Edgeware in connection with MQM leader Imran Farooq’s murder, the BBC reported on Saturday. According... Read more »

Pakistan’s graft image worsens

Islamabad: Corruption situation in Pakistan has worsened as its ranking on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) has fallen from 42nd most corrupt country in 2011 to 33rd in 2012. Releasing the... Read more »

Pakistan, India to operationalise visa regime soon

Pakistan and India will operationalise the landmark visa accord, signed in September, next week – a move that should help deliver tangible results of a nascent peace process between the arch rivals... Read more »

Telling the Truth : UN failed 20 million Sri Lankans not the ghost estimates

Exactly what is the UN’s game plan in continuously subjecting Sri Lanka to the wave of harassment it has been subject to increasing as a result of eliminating a terrorist organization when... Read more »

Bangladesh detains Myanmar Rohingya refugees

Police in southeastern Bangladesh have detained five Rohingya Muslims who fled deadly communal clashes in neighboring Myanmar, an officer said on Sunday. Mohammad Ismail, a police chief of Satkania in the district... Read more »

Pakistani soldier Muhammed Hussain is executed for murder

A Pakistani soldier sentenced to death four years ago has become the first man to be executed in the country for almost four years, officials say. Muhammed Hussain was condemned in 2008... Read more »

Pakistan frees Taliban prisoners

ISLAMABAD – The four-day crucial talks between chief peace negotiator of Afghanistan Salahuddin Rabbani and Pakistani officials concluded on Wednesday with Pakistan’s releasing of a group of Taliban prisoners to push forward... Read more »

China and India booms over

The catch-up boom in China, India, Brazil is largely over and will be followed by a drastic slowdown during the next decade, according to a grim report by America’s top forecasting body.... Read more »

Canada wants a peaceful resolution of Kashmir

Toronto ( November 12, 2012): Ottawa takes the issue of a peaceful resolution to the dispute in Kashmir seriously and continues to monitor the situation there, says Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John... Read more »

Ansar Burney likely to be interim PM of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – President Asif Zardari is likely to announce the independent and nonpolitical interim Prime Minister in December or January before general elections in Country, to run the affairs and for free... Read more »

21st Century Socialism in Pakistan?

Three Marxist political parties in Pakistan are coming together to merge into one party of the left. In retreat for many decades, this is an important first step for the revival of... Read more »

1.5m Pakistanis major source of inflows from Saudi Arabia

Karachi—Over 1.5 million Pakistanis living in Saudi Arabia are contributing significantly to the economy of Pakistan. They are major source of inflows of remittances by overseas Pakistanis on the back of strategic... Read more »

India’s Economic Invasion of Sri Lanka – What is being done about it?

Half of Sri Lanka’s post-independence was ravaged with countering terrorism. Sri Lanka’s sovereignty and territorial integrity was secured by its armed forces but not without sacrificing life and limb. The armed forces... Read more »

Taliban decide to deal with MQM

TTP spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan called reporters and read out a statement on Friday, saying the Taliban had decided to rid the people of Karachi of the suppression of MQM. “We would show... Read more »

Tough guy ‘Taliban Khan’

The question was simple: If Imran Khan was elected as the country’s prime minister, what would be the fate of religious minorities in Pakistan, such as Hindus and Ahmadis? Twenty-seven-year old journalism... Read more »