Thinking of Obama as US turns into an unreliable ally

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- What made the Syria deployment easily justifiable was the fact that the cost in terms of American lives was practically zero. For all we know, US President Donald Trump's Syria w... Read More

PIA: another takeoff

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- The national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), has been flying low, in murky skies plagued with huge losses, dense policies, corruption, over-staffing and non-p... Read More

Musharraf's fortune

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- It seems that General (retd) Pervaiz Musharraf either has support of some very powerful elements, or our banking system and the Federal Investigation (FIA) are exceptionally incom... Read More

Will the new episode of 'Riverdale' be as 'messed up' as the creators claim?

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- Life is a cabaret on 'Riverdale' this week. In an exclusive clip, Josie McCoy takes the stage at Veronica's speakeasy for a performance of the Broadway classic "Cabaret," famously... Read More

Will the US quit Afghanistan?

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- The Trump administration recently announced the withdrawal of a few thousand American soldiers from Syria; same is being said about Afghanistan. Will the US quit Afghanistan ever?... Read More

Have a safe journey

Sir, Jan. 17 -- Few days back, while travelling to Lahore from Peshawar by car, a speedy car tried to stop me while overtaking. I realised that the guy sitting behind the driving seat has a piston in ... Read More

Children and Child labor

Sir, Jan. 17 -- Children are our future to build a strong nation. Ironically, in Pakistan, 22.84 million children are still out of school. And according to a survey conducted by the Federal Bureau of ... Read More

Between words and deeds

Sir, Jan. 17 -- People, politicians and pundits are generally so attuned to and acclimatized with making such rosy claims, statements or promises that they cannot deliver a bit in practical reality. ... Read More

Tea drinkers in Pakistan on the rise, so is demand for imported tea

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- Tea imports into Pakistan during the first half of current financial year increased by 8.63 percent as compared the corresponding period of last year. About 95,977 metric tonnes o... Read More

Pakistan adopts IMF system to ensure transparency on economic data

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- Pakistan has implemented the recommendations of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical data through the... Read More