SUPREME COURT RECOGNIZES PTI AS LARGEST POLITICAL PARTY IN PAKISTAN

(Tribune International, Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 12 July 2024): In a landmark decision, eight out of thirteen members of the full bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan have recognized Pakistan... Read more »

NISHAN FORUM BRIDGES CIVILIZATIONS THROUGH DIALOGUE AND EXCHANGE

QUFU, SHANDONG – Media OutReach Newswire – 11 July 2024 – In 2021, during the China-Greece Year of Culture and Tourism, a sculpture titled “Divine Encounter” was placed at the foot of... Read more »

DEMOCRACY SHOULD MOVE BEYOND AGING POLITICIANS

US Presidential debate opens the Pandora box…….. by Syed Atiq ul Hassan  2024 is proving to be a pivotal year for elections worldwide, marking a notable shift in the political landscape of... Read more »

AUSTRALIA MUST IMPROVE HOW OUR FOOD IS MADE, LABELLED & MARKETED

Cancer Council of Victoria, Media Release, 4 July 2024: Food for Health Alliance has welcomed the Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into Diabetes’ recommendations for the Australian Government to protect children from junk food... Read more »

FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL: Strengthening Pakistani Cricket through Professionalism, Competency, and Merit

[The decline of Pakistani cricket is a multifaceted issue that requires a holistic approach to address. By focusing on professionalism, competency, and merit, Pakistan can rebuild its cricketing infrastructure and restore its... Read more »

SYDNEY THUNDER LAUNCHES HISTORIC TAPE-BALL CRICKET EVENT

Tribune’s Report (by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 29 June 2024). In a vibrant and culturally rich celebration, Cricket NSW and Sydney Thunder unveiled the Tape-Ball Cricket competition at the iconic Cricket Central,... Read more »

THE POWER OF THE GLOBAL HALAL INDUSTRY

[As the global demand for Halal products surges, the Muslim Ummah stands at a pivotal moment to harness this economic power. Drawing valuable lessons from China’s remarkable economic ascent, the global Muslim... Read more »

PARENTS URGED TO BOOK IN FREE FLU VACCINATION FOR KIDS AS CASES RISE

Press Release, Victoria State Government, Dept of Health, 26 June 2024: Victorian parents are being urged to book their children in for their free flu vaccination, as cases of the virus surge... Read more »

SCIENTISTS WELCOME INAUGURAL AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL BOARD

Press Release, Science & Technology Australia, 26 June 2024:  Australian research will be powerfully boosted, and researchers strongly supported by the appointment of the inaugural Board of the Australian Research Council, announced... Read more »

Modi’s Hindutva Agenda Faces Global Backlash After Election Setback

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia Post election results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s influence and policies have come under intense scrutiny, both domestically and internationally. Despite the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)... Read more »

Private Health Insurance and Older Australians

National Seniors Australia, Media Release, 20 June 2024: Complex, inequitable and unaffordable but utterly important. New research by National Seniors Australia (NSA) reveals a myriad of issues with Private Health Insurance (PHI)... Read more »

SAUDI ARABIA CONFIRMS 550 PILGRIM DEATHS DURING HAJJ DUE TO EXTREME HEAT WAVES

Tribune Report, 18 June 2024:Diplomatic sources in Saudi Arabia confirmed on Tuesday 18 June 2024 that at least 550 pilgrims died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage due to extreme heat-related issues, as... Read more »

PAKISTAN IN SEARCH OF NEW FUTURE

National Freedom Won by the People but Lost by the Neo-Colonial Generals and Elite By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. Evil is evil if not stopped, it becomes a habit then a tradition,... Read more »

A BUDGET INVESTMENT IN A FAIRER AND MORE MODERN RENTAL MARKET

Sydney (NSW Government Media Release by Marnie Procter , 16 June 2024): The 2024-25 NSW Budget will establish a NSW Rental Taskforce to help deliver the Minns Labor Government’s plan to build better... Read more »

HDC Leads Halal Industry Knowledge Transfer Across ASEAN

Petaling Jaya, 14 June 2024 (Report by Norsida Ahmad):  The Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC) is taking a proactive step to fast-track halal industry’s development within this region by organizing the Malaysian... Read more »

CHAMPION OF INNOVATIVE CRICKET

[Tape-ball cricket is a great innovation by Pakistanis that has gained popularity in Australia. Pakistanis have not only produced legendary players in world cricket but have also innovated the fun and recognized... Read more »

TAPE-BALL CRICKET LEAGUE LAUNCHES BY CRICKET NSW

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan Sydney Thunder, a franchise of Cricket NSW, is excited to announce the launch of a tape-ball cricket league competition on June 29, 2024. Tape-ball cricket, which... Read more »

WHY DO EGOMANIAC LEADERS WAGE WAR ON HUMANITY?

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. Leaders who could not Think as Normal Human Beings Leaders who view humanity less than in equal human status are extremely naive about their own nature of... Read more »

HAMOODUR RAHMAN COMMISSION REPORT

HAMOODUR RAHMAN COMMISSION REPORT Every Pakistani and Bangladeshi should read this eye-opening report on the actions of the Pakistan Army in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in 1971. It details the acts of... Read more »

AUSTRALIA LEANS TOWARDS TWO-STATE SOLUTION ON ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia The recent statement by Penny Wong, the Australian Foreign Minister, at the National Security Conference organized by the Australian National University, may surprise many both... Read more »

Boosting safety and security in our faith communities

Sydney, NSW Government, 23 May 2024; The NSW Government is delivering on its promise to ensure places of worship across the state are safer and more secure through the Safe Places for Faith... Read more »

CAN RELIGION BE SEPARATED FROM STATE’S AFFAIRS?

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia I penned this article in 2017, yet its relevance persists in elucidating the dynamics of recent elections in India. [Many states’ affairs related to the... Read more »

AUSTRALIA DELIVERS FIRST BACK-TO-BACK BUDGET SURPLUS IN NEARLY TWO DECADES

Cost-of-living measures a key feature The Australian Government unveiled its FY2024-25 budget this week, unveiling Canberra’s spending for the next year. The Government announced a $9.3 billion budget surplus for the previous... Read more »

FORUM KAZAN 2024: THE BEST PLATFORM TO EXPLORE RUSSIA’S HALAL INDUSTRY – HDC

Petaling Jaya, Press Release from Norsida Ahmed, HDC, 22 May 2024: Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC) recently participated in the Kazan Forum 2024 held in Kazan, Russia. This prestigious forum serves as... Read more »