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23 November 2022, Wednesday I Vol 3, No.256

Imran Khan calling real estate the ‘biggest mafia’ in the country



ECP initiating an affidavit for the Toshakana case, the parliamentary panel pushing for a probe into the Neelum-Jhelum project possible collapse, and Pakistan being among other countries with a ‘high risk’ of currency crises

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In Brief
INTERNAL
Imran Khan calls the real estate the ‘biggest mafia’ in the country, pushes establishment to explain ‘economic disaster’ 
On 22 November, Imran Khan said that real estate is the “biggest mafia” in Pakistan because it acquires government land, gives it to the general public and then “transfers” the profits abroad. He noted that the land encroachment situation was “the same” in all parts of the country and that land worth PKR 1.2 trillion had been taken by the land mafia in Islamabad alone. Additionally, he said, “the economy requires certainty”, and that it is imperative to hold a free and fair election to revitalise the economy. He highlighted the importance of building a “resilient” economy and acknowledged his “mistake” of rolling out amnesty schemes without credible mandates. He asked the government to explain their “failure” to foresee the “economic disaster” in the country, and said that the “economic balance was already fragile”. (Kazim Alam, “Imran terms real estate ‘biggest mafia’,” Dawn, 23 November 2022)

The Neelum-Jhelum project might ‘collapse’, parliamentary panel pushes probe
On 22 November, a parliamentary panel was informed about the “serious threat” of the possible disintegration of the Neelum-Jhelum (NJ) hydropower plant. the chairman of NEPRA said that the government faces the “greatest fear” of a potential collapse of the plant, which has been closed since July 2022. The project entails PKR 10 billion being paid by the consumers and has suffered a fault following the blocking of water in the tunnel area. The chairman also said that the consumers might suffer a loss of PKR 1.2 billion. Additionally, the panel was informed of preliminary investigations of the tunnel, and that experts have identified eight causes for the tunnel’s possible collapse. (Zafar Bhutta, “Collapse of NJ tunnel feared,” The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022)

Election Commission initiates an affidavit for the Toshakana case
On 22 November, the District Election Commissioner (DEC)  Waqas Malik said that “criminal proceedings” against Imran Khan in the Toshakhana case had been directed for his involvement in the polls law for “corrupt practices”. In the affidavit, the DEC said that the ECP will ensure that there will be no corrupt practices in the reference polls and that Imran Khan would be dealt with under the Elections Act for corrupt practices. Further, he added that Imran Khan was directed to adhere to the ECP ruling of 21 November. The judge hearing the case barred Imran Khan’s lawyer from submitting his bank statement and said that his documents need to be certified as well. (“ECP official records affidavit in Toshakhana case,” The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022)

Planning Minister says political instability and inconsistent policies are reasons behind Pakistan’s ‘failures’
On 22 November, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said that the political unreliability and the incessant lack of policies in the country led to “multiple failures” over the last 75 years. Ahsan claimed that his government had “unveiled” the Vision 2025 programme in 2013, but was not progressing by the successive government. He said that this “obstruction of policies” was a reason Pakistan “was not moving in one right direction”. He also led that peace and stability were the “prerequisites” for the progress of any country and that the youth of the country needed proper direction to prevent a “demographic disaster”. (“Policy disruptions behind multiple failures: Ahsan,” The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022)

PROVINCES
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Jirga requests the government to spare Malakand from tax levies for the next 80 years
On 23 November, leaders of various political parties addressing a jirga with Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq in the chair “pledged” the government to exempt the Malakand division from taxes for the next 80 years. They expressed their demands of a special development package for the division on similar patterns in former tribal areas, and “threatened” to start a protest movement if their demands were not met. The jirga also discussed the existing law and order in the Malakand division, where a joint declaration was issued at the end of the jirga. Sirajul Haq said that “no one would be allowed to sabotage peace” in the region, and that they would “wage struggle” to get rights for the region. (“Jirga asks govt to exempt Malakand from taxes for 80 years,” Dawn, 23 November 2022)

Sindh: Election Commission announces LG polls in Karachi and Hyderabad for 15 January
On 22 November, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said the local government (LG) elections would be held on 15 January next year in Karachi and Hyderabad, and directed the government of Sindh to provide adequate security personnel for election duty and polling offices and stations. In a 10-page order by a five-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja, the ECP said that it is the “constitutional obligation” of the ECP to ensure the timely conduct of elections. The LG polls were originally scheduled for 24 July but were postponed three times, where the Sindh High Court (SHC) directed the ECP to release a schedule for the local authorities to prepare for the elections (Mumtaz Alvi, “LG polls in Karachi, Hyderabad to be held on Jan 15: ECP,” The News International, 23 November 2022)

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Dispute over the suggested demolition of the mosques in Peshawar intensifies
On 23 November, Dawn reported that the controversy over the proposed destruction of the Speen Jumaat mosque intensified as the mayor of Peshawar and several political leaders laid their support to the mosque protection committee in objection to the plan to demolish the structure. The mayor said that the city does not “want a clash” between the people and the administration and announced PKR 15 million for the renovation and rehabilitation of the structure. A meeting presided over by the mayor and leaders of various political factions opposed the district administration’s plan and said that “no one will be allowed” to make use of the Peshawar metropolitan government in the “presence” of law and institution. The mayor said that they would “protect” the mosque and will issue statements about the historical importance of the structure. (“Controversy over proposed demolition of Peshawar mosque deepens,” Dawn, 23 November 2022)

Balochistan: Supreme Court asks for transparency in Reko Diq dealings
On 23 November, the Supreme Court (SC) emphasised the parties to “concentrate” on the transparency of the Reko Diq Project. A five-member bench headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial heard the presidential reference on the project and said that the mining company needs to “advance” its arguments on the transparency of the project.  The counsel said that the company would lay an underground pipeline from Reko Diq to the seaport where the gold reserves and copper would be transported and led that the project was “seeking” the opinion of the SC to be mindful of the “legal mistakes” made in the earlier projects. (Sohail Khan, “SC seeks transparency in Reko Diq project,” The News International, 23 November 2022)

Balochistan: Supreme Court apprehensive of obligations in Reko Diq settlement deal
On 22 November, the Supreme Court expressed concern over the obligations of the proposed agreement of the Reko Diq exploration deal, which if not met may “expose” the country to a penalty similar to the USD 6.5 million awards by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal. A senior counsel for the Barrick Gold Corporation (BGC) said that the country would not be met with an international arbitration unless the company is denied of exploration rights. Further, he added that if the “complicity” of Pakistan was established with ample security in the area, the government could avoid the “negative effect” of the deal. According to the ICSID, the project is located 50km from Afghanistan and 40km from Iran and is exposed to “danger and instability”. (Nasir Iqbal, “SC wonders if obligations will be fulfilled in Reko Diq deal,” Dawn, 23 November 2022)

Punjab: Sugar mills refuse to begin sugarcane crushing, deadlock between the government continues
On 23 November, The Express Tribune reported that the sugarcane mills in Punjab have “refused” to go ahead with the sugarcane crushing season which begins on 25 November. The deferring of the crushing has deepened the worries of the harvesters, who are in anticipation of the sugarcane season starting later this week. The mills in the province have issued a message to the growers, saying that they are facing “technical issues”. The report also said that allegedly, the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) has “instructed” the mills to delay the crushing season until the government permits the sugar exports. The PSMA is in talks with the prime minister regarding the exporting of sugar at a lower rate and importing the same at a higher price. Despite the estimated fall in production for 2022-2023, growers believe that they will receive an exportable surplus by the end of the year. (Farooq Sindhu, “Row over sugar export further delays crushing,”  The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022)

JUDICIARY
Lahore High Court repeals the registrar’s objection to a petition against film Joyland
On 22 November, Justice Muzamail Akhtar Shabbir of the Lahore High Court (LHC) countermanded the registrar's office’s adjournment of a petition against the showcasing of the film Joyland and asked the office to “fix the hearing” of the plea before a relevant bench. The office had laid questions on the “maintainability” of the petition for a direct approach to the LHC but was dealt with an overruling by the judge. A petitioner objecting to the film said that the theme of the film might “have shocking effects” on society and that the Constitution needs to provide “freedom of speech and expression”. He alleged that the movie is “beyond the law” and that the film could “tilt” the men of the country to pursue relations with transpersons. (“Plea against Joyland: Lahore High Court overrules registrar’s objection,” Dawn, 23 November 2022)

EXTERNAL
Pakistan among other countries with a ‘high risk’ of currency crises
On 22 November, the Japanese Bank warned that seven countries along with Pakistan are presently at a “high risk of currency crises” and that 22 out of 32 countries which are under the bank’s warning system are overseeing risk since May of this year. The system calculates scores on all 32 countries, which increased from 1,744 to 2,234 since May. The model scores the countries on eight indicators, including foreign exchange reserves, exchange rate, financial health and interest rates. Pakistan and Hungary scored 126 on the scale. The bank called the risk “an ominous warning sign” of the increasing risk in the emerging market (EM) currencies and also estimated that a score above 100 indicates a 64 per cent chance of a currency crisis in the next year. (“Pakistan, Turkiye, others ‘at high risk of currency crisis’,” Dawn, 23 November 2022)

ECONOMY
Federal Board of Revenue falls short in paying back tax refunds to export industries
On 22 November, exporters in the country warned the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) of shutting down their textile units due to a cascading liquidity crunch in their operations. The FBR has deferred PKR 55 billion in the last six months of the year, with refund payment orders amounting to nearly PKR 45 billion since October. The exporters’ income tax credit dues are nearly PKR100 billion, with the duty drawback of local taxes and levies and the payment to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) standing at PKR 45 billion and PKR 10 billion respectively. The exporters expressed serious concerns over the delay in their payments, and said that the deferment is affecting their working capital and “putting their business to halt”, saying that the Pakistan textile industry is “likely to lose markets internationally”. (Mubarak Zeb Khan, “FBR fails to refund Rs200bn to exporters,” Dawn, 23 November 2022)

Special Notes
PTI’s ‘Haqeeqi Azadi March'
Where is the march?
For now, the march is suspended in Rawat.
 
Who said what?
PTI Senator Faisal Javed Khan stated that Imran Khan will lead the "biggest yet peaceful protest" in Rawalpindi. He claimed that the people were demanding early elections to address the problems Pakistan is facing, adding, "This is the matter of the country and its poor people."

Fawad Chaudhry stated that 30,000 to 40,000 people would reach Rawalpindi by 25 November, after which Imran Khan will lead a rally in the city. Meanwhile, Asad Umar called on the residents of Rawalpindi to prepare for Imran's arrival saying, "Pindi, get ready! Kaptaan is coming on Nov 26 along with the rest of the country."

Other developments 
Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Aamer Farooq stated that the administration would make a decision regarding the PTI’s petition for holding a public procession on 26 November and the landing of Imran Khan's helicopter at Parade Ground. He added that the court was not “responsible for providing helipad services.”
 
Follow-Up: Imran Khan’s assassination probe
Status of the probe
On 23 November, The Express Tribune reported that Naveed Ahma, the suspect arrested for opening fire at Imran Khan stuck to his initial statement while being interrogated thrice by the joint investigation team (JIT). According to its source, the interrogators of the JIT Naveed went his initial statement that he had acted alone and some speeches of Imran hurt his religious sentiments despite the JIT coming down harsh on his. 
Pakistan on Twitter
"Nawaz Sharif's photos from Italy are an expression of the helplessness and worthlessness of our judicial system, a convicted person whose bail has been made the prime minister by our system is defaming the entire system, the people involved in this crime are the worst of Pakistan. The powerful mafia is the future of Pakistan only with the defeat of this mafia.”
-Ch Fawad Hussain 

"For the past seven months, Imran Khan was accusing America and the establishment of overthrowing the government, suddenly he realized that there was no external or internal conspiracy in his government family. After signing an agreement with an American lobbying firm, Imran Khan is constantly taking every U-turn with his narrative.”
-Sherry Rehman

"The PM Office has received the summary from the Ministry of Defence with a panel of names for the appointment of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Army Staff. The Prime Minister will take a decision on the appointments as per the laid down procedure."
-Prime Minister's Office
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Zahid Hussain, The moment of truth
Dawn, 23 November 2022
It will be extremely challenging for the new army command to deal with the multiple problems faced by the institution…It is the moment of truth for the incoming army leadership that is to take charge at this very critical juncture in the country’s trajectory. It may not be easy to move away from this damning legacy.

Editorial, Time to set things right
The News International, 23 November 2022
Probably the most urgent of all challenges to the economy is the political risk hovering over our horizons. One hopes the government can quickly push through the long-drawn-out November appointment matter, and steer the nation towards political stability.

Rafia Zakaria, Slave to the game
Dawn, 23 November 2022
The fact is that most workers, Pakistani or Nepali or Filipino, are irrelevant and replaceable, and live entirely at the whim of their employers. All Gulf states feature two parallel universes: the Qataris roaming Doha’s malls make 20,000 euros a year and those they are served by as they try to send even a few hundred euros home to their families.

Editorial, Justice denied
Dawn, 23 November 2022
The acquittal on Monday sends a disheartening message to those risking their lives to stand up for those less fortunate, even as it emboldens groups who, with the help of unscrupulous political patrons, are devouring the city’s resources unchecked. The Sindh government must immediately file an appeal against the acquittal.

Editorial, Disappearing act
Dawn, 23 November 2022
The former prime minister appears to have made use of a diplomatic passport recently issued to him by the interior ministry to make his trip…Yet, it seems that the first priority for him upon being given the enhanced travelling privileges that come with a diplomatic passport was a rambling leisure trip. One also wonders if Maryam Nawaz and her father paid a thought to how the people back home would feel about their European tour.

Haris Iqbal, The case for unity between Pakistan and Afghanistan
The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022
The economic future of Pakistan is dependent on Afghanistan as it is the key country which connects us with Central Asian countries… Chaman borders. We should help the new Afghan government to develop standardised organisations like NADRA to issue valid ID cards and passports to streamline border traffic.

Talat Masood, Winds of change in the Muslim world
The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022
The Muslim countries however have weaknesses that they need to overcome. There is a requirement for introducing major social and political reforms in most of the countries because without it all-round progress would not be possible. They need to prioritise this effort keeping in mind that the transition would be fairly challenging.

Editorial, Need to talk it out
The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022
Engaging Khan in a meaningful dialogue is the only way out. Time to take a call in rationality before it gets late. It will be a blessing in disguise for the battered economy and sordid political environment. Ushering in stability by cajoling political players for a constitutionally-ordained solution is indispensable.

Editorial, Sindh Moorat March
The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022
The Federal Sharia Court must let sanity prevail and work towards strengthening the bill, not weakening it. The government must ensure proper implementation of trans laws while people should give them the opportunity to integrate themselves back into society.

Editorial, March for equality
The News International, 23 November 2022
Dignity, regardless of class and gender, is a fundamental right granted to every citizen under the constitution. The brutalities transgender persons go through on a daily basis and the increasing violent attacks on them, especially in recent years, should serve as a grisly reminder of how far we have still to go before all citizens of Pakistan enjoy equal rights and protection under the law.

Dr Syed Akhtar Ali Shah, Need to bridge the gap
The Express Tribune, 23 November 2022
The crux of all this discussion is that the policymakers have to understand the psyche of the youth by adopting a conciliatory approach...The gap between institutions of the government and the public, in particular the burgeoning youth, has to be bridged. Still, there is time before it is too late.
 


“Pakistan’s performance at the COP27 is praiseworthy but is the first step in a long battle. For us, climate change is nothing short of an existential threat.” 

-An opinion in Dawn on ‘Making waves at COP27
 

 

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Lowest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day

07 October 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 272

Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum appointed as new chief of ISI

06 October 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 271

Controversy brews over the appointment of NAB chief

05 October 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 270

PM Khan sets up ‘high-level cell’ to probe Pandora scandal

30 September 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 266

Senate alarmed over anti-Pakistan bill moved in US Senate

27 September 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 263

Statue of Mohammad Ali Jinnah destroyed in Gwadar

22 September 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 258

Government and Opposition agree to set up a panel for poll reforms

21 September 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 257

Government fails to make Urdu official language, says Supreme Court

20 September 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 256

Fazl asks Islamabad to immediately recognise the Taliban government

16 September 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 253

Government and media agree to form a body for PMDA review

15 September 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 252

If govt is not behind PMDA, it should take its notice, says PFUJ

14 September 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 251

COAS warns against hybrid threats

11 September 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 248

PDM to boycott joint parliament session

10 September 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 247

Opposition parties blame each other for PDM’s disintegration

09 September 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 246

Bilawal asks for parliament debate on Afghanistan, CPEC attacks

08 September 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 245

Cabinet reiterates plan to use EVMs in 2023

07 September 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 244

CCI decided to includes hydel power in renewable energy targets

03 September 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 241

PTI asks ECP to deploy army during cantonment polls

02 September 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 240

Mohsin Dawar launches Nationalist Democratic Movement

01 September 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 239

PM launches Pak-ID mobile app for computerised National Identity Card

31 August 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 238

Shehbaz and Bilawal's support to the media

30 August 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 237

PDM holds power-show in Bagh-i-Jinnah, Karachi

26 August 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 233

ECC approves import of sugar, wheat

25 August 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 232

PPP welcomes PDM activities in Karachi, says Bilawal

24 August 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 231

PM directs all provinces to implement Single National Curriculum

23 August 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 230

PML-N to back no-trust move if PPP presents workable idea

21 August 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 229

FDI inflows to Pakistan drop by 39 per cent in July 2021

20 August 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 228

Another Woman, Another Attack, but Same Questions

19 August 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 227

The debate on the Pakistan Media Development Authority

17 August 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 225

Media bodies reject government’s attempt to establish PMDA

16 August 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 224

Pakistan on Taliban’s takeover

14 August 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 222

Foreign exchange reserves to make a new record, says SBP Chief

12 August 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 220

The increase in car sales

11 August 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 219

Pakistan sees a decline in remittance

10 August 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 218

Pakistan in the Olympics

09 August 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 217

Blast in Quetta's Serena hotel

07 August 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 215

Sharif, UK and the Visa issue

06 August 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 214

“AJK’s” new Prime Minister

05 August 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 213

Pakistan’s narrative on Kashmir

04 August 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 212

Pakistan has other options, says NSA Moeed Yusuf

03 August 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 211

The backlash against Aurat March

02 August 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 210

Decoding the Sialkot by-elections

30 July 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 207

The Digital Pakistan Policy

29 July 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 206

Pakistan’s urban flooding problem

28 July 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 205

Pakistan’s move towards Central Asia

27 July 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 204

Civilian causalities hit record level: UNAMA Report

26 July 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 203

The "AJK" elections

24 July 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 202

Pakistanis trend #JusticeForNoor

22 July 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 200

Pakistan’s IPP Saga

20 July 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 199

The “AJK” elections

17 July 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 196

Pakistan caught in the crosshairs of Afghan government

15 July 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 194

Targeting of Chinese investment in Pakistan

14 July 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 193

Pakistan's “I am not Malala” narrative

13 July 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 192

Pakistan's Debate on Afghan Fallouts

12 July 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 191

The problems of Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline

10 July 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 189

PM's meeting with Balochistan lawmakers

09 July 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 188

Will not impose complete lockdowns, says Planning Minister

08 July 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 187

The problem of gender-based violence in Pakistan

07 July 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 186

Understanding Pakistan’s water shortage

06 July 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 185

The TLP debate in Pakistan

05 July 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 184

Pakistan, China and Xinjiang: Deciphering Imran's statement

03 July 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 182

The return of the PDM

02 July 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 181

Child soldiers in Pakistan: A never-ending ordeal

30 June 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 179

Pakistan in between China and the West

29 June 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 178

Pakistan's current Afghan narratives

28 June 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 177

Roshan Digital Account and the rising remittances

26 June 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 175

Pakistan and the FATF: Still in grey

25 June 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 174

Evolving Pakistan-Turkey Axis

24 June 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 173

From Musharraf to Imran Khan: Victim Blaming across the leaders

23 June 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 172

The Single National Curriculum debate in Pakistan

21 June 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No. 170

Electoral Reforms: Good idea, bad strategy

19 June 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No. 168

The electoral reforms bill & the domestic debate

18 June 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No. 167

Budget 2021-22: Mapping the domestic response

17 June 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No. 166

China’s Gwadar problem, and Gwadar’s China problem

16 June 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 165

National Assembly witnesses fistfights and profanities

15 June 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 164

Shireen Mazari accuses India of Nuclear Smuggling

09 June 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No. 158

Analysing the problems of Pakistan Railways

08 June 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No. 157

Beyond the CPEC: Expanding Chinese footprints in Pakistan

02 June 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.151

Media organisations oppose a proposal for regulatory authority

01 June 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.150

Police in Peshawar fire tear gas, baton charge govt teachers

26 May 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.144

Govt will not provide US bases in the country, says Qureshi

25 May 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.143

Pakistan and US NSAs meet in Geneva

21 May 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.139

70 years of Pakistan-China friendship

20 May 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.138

Qureshi calls for joint action to end Palestine crisis

19 May 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.137

PBS releases the 6th Population and Housing Census 2017

13 May 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.133

COAS meets with the US Charge d' Affairs

12 May 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.132

Pakistan to receive USD 500 million loan from Saudi Arabia 

11 May 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.131

COAS Gen Bajwa meets with President Ghani

08 May 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.128

FIA stops Shehbaz from flying abroad 

07 May 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.127

Speaker sets up committee for poll reforms

06 May 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.126

Pakistan’s third COVID-19 wave

05 May 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.125

COAS Bajwa arrives in Saudi Arabia

04 May 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.124

PM Khan urges OIC to vehemently counter Islamophobia

01 May 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.121

TLP files appeal against the ban 

30 April 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.120

Authorities raid Bashir Memon’s Cooking Oil Mill

29 April 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.119

Government keen on seeing Balochistan prosper, say PM 

28 April 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.118

Record number of COVID-19 deaths in a single day

27 April 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.117

SC accepts Justice Isa's review petitions

26 April 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.116

Province ask for army’s assistance in enforcing SOPs

24 April 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.114

Army called to assist in the COVID-19 situation

23 April 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.113

TTP claims responsibility for the Quetta blast

22 April 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.112

Punjab govt places 214 TLP activists under the Fourth Schedule

21 April 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.111

No intention of lifting the ban on TLP, says PM

20 April 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.110

TLP chief Saad Rizvi released from jail

17 April 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.107

Opposition criticises govt over ‘illogical’ accord with TLP

16 April 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.106

French embassy asks its citizens to leave Pakistan

15 April 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.105

Government decides to ban TLP

14 April 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.104

Law enforcement agencies begin clearing TLP protesters

13 April 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.103

Violence erupts over TLP chief’s arrest

12 April 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.102

Daska by-poll generally transparent, says Fafen 

10 April 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.100

Re-polling for NA-75 Daska begins

09 April 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.99

Pakistan commits Rs1.27tr in taxes with IMF

08 April 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.98

Pakistan and Russia agree to boost defence ties

05 April 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.95

PDM issues show-cause notice to PPP and ANP

03 April 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.93

PDM splits as five parties move to form a separate bloc

01 April 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.91

Divide deepens within the PDM

31 March 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.90

Government raises USD 2.5 billion from international market

30 March 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.89

PM replaces Hafeez Shaikh over inflation

29 March 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.88

COVID-19 test positivity rate surpasses 11 per cent

26 March 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.85

Yousuf Gilani declared as opposition leader in the Senate

25 March 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.84

PDM leaders agree to keep alliance together

22 March 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.81

PPP, PML-N disagree on Senate opposition leader nomination

20 March 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.79

Government to promulgate ordinances to fulfill IMF conditions

18 March 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.77

PPP says no post-resignation strategy was given by the PDM

17 March 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.76

PDM postpones long march amid differences over mass resignation

16 March 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.75

Government demands resignation of CEC and ECP members

15 March 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.74

Government offers to hold talks on electoral reforms

13 March 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.72

PDM to challenge election of Sanjrani as Senate chairman

12 March 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.71

Chaos marks beginning of elections to the Senate chairman

11 March 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.70

Supreme Court rejects PTI plea to suspend re-polls in Daska

09 March 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.68

Pakistan observes Aurat March across cities

06 March 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.65

Imran secures vote of confidence in National Assembly

05 March 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.64

ECP to meet to discuss PM’s remarks against the body

04 March 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.63

Senate elections conclude, Imran to seek vote of confidence

03 March 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.62

Polls underway for 37 Senate seats

02 March 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.61

Political temperatures rise as Senate elections close in

01 March 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.60

Senate polls will be held through secret ballot, says SC

27 February 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.58

Ready to resolve issues with India through dialogue, says Imran

26 February 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.57

FATF to keep Pakistan on 'grey list' till June

24 February 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.55

Pakistan, Sri Lanka discuss trade cooperation and regional security

23 February 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.54

Military dismisses rumours about appointing new ISI chief

22 February 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.53

By-elections turn controversial and violent

19 February 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.50

ECP rejects 25 nomination papers after scrutiny

18 February 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.49

SC pushes for proportional representation in Senate

16 February 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.47

Remittances cross USD two billion for seventh consecutive month

15 February 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.46

Navies conducts counter-terrorism demonstrations at Aman-2021

13 February 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.44

FO claims Pakistan made progress on remaining FATF items

12 February 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.43

Justice Isa should not hear cases involving PM, says the CJP

11 February 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.42

Government approves 25 per cent increase in employees’ salary

10 February 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.41

Legal fraternity extends support to lawyers; condemns CDA

9 February 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.40

Lawyers storm into chamber IHC’s Chief Justice

05 February 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.36

National Assembly turns chaotic amid open vote debate

04 February 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.35

Pakistan begins nationwide vaccination drive

03 February 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.34

Pakistan rolls out COVID-19 vaccines

02 February 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.33

Government passes CPEC Authority bill

30 January 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.30

US seeks custody of Omar Sheikh

29 January 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.29

Supreme Court orders release of Omar Sheikh

28 January 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.28

Former ISI chief had links with RAW since 2008: Defence Ministry

27 January 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.27

Cabinet to table bill to hold open vote in Senate elections

25 January 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.25

Government, opposition to meet today

23 January 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.23

Oppositions demands new head for Broadsheet inquiry committee

22 January 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.22

ECP rejects open hearing of cases

21 January 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.21

Pakistan conducts another test of Shaheen-III

20 January 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.20

PDM holds protests outside the ECP

19 January 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.19

Cabinet constitutes committee to probe Broadsheet scandal

18 January 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.18

PDM to discuss ECP protests plan today

16 January 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.16

Vaccines will be procured in first quarter, says SAPM

15 January 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.15

Govt permits PDM to stage protest outside the ECP office

14 January 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.14

PTI blames agents in foreign funding case

13 January 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.13

Broadsheet revelations vindicate struggle against elite, says PM

11 January 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.11

India stalling progress of Mumbai attack case, says FO

09 January 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.9

Slain miners finally laid to rest

08 January 2021, Friday I Vol 2, No.08

Pakistan successfully tests Multi-Launch Rocket System: ISPR

07 January 2021, Thursday I Vol 2, No.07

PM promises to visit mourning Hazaras in Quetta

06 January 2021, Wednesday I Vol 2, No.06

Supreme Court directs ETPB to rebuild Hindu Shrine in KP

05 January 2021, Tuesday I Vol 2, No.05

Hazara mourners refuse to bury Mach victims

04 January 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.04

Militants kill 11 Shia Hazara coal miners

02 January 2021, Saturday I Vol 2, No.02

PDM raises the pitch; targets the Establishment

30 December 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.214

NA speaker told to accept resignations from the opposition

29 December 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.213

Govt ready for dialogue with the opposition, except Fazl, Maryam

23 December 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.212

Govt approves the 6th National Census-2017

21 December 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.210

Pakistan asks UN to forcefully condemn the attack on UNMOGIP

18 December 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.208

Qureshi's UAE visit

17 December 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.207

Imran Khan reiterates his support for the Afghan talks

16 December 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.206

PTI rejects ultimatum for PM’s resignation

12 December 2020, SaturdayI Vol 1, No.204

Cabinet Reshuffle: Portfolios of three ministers changed

11 December 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.203

PM asks the opposition to rethink conducting rallies 

08 December 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.200

Nawaz to make a ‘decisive speech’ at the Lahore rally

07 December 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.199

Pakistan’s surging second COVID-19 wave

04 December 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.198

EU retains ban on PIA flights

01 December 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.195

PDM stages another power show in Multan

28 November 2020, Saturday I Vol 1, No.194

Qureshi talks about Kashmir and the India dossier at the OIC

27 November 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.193

FO says Kashmir issue is a permanent item on OIC agenda

26 November 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.192

Pakistan shares dossier on India with the UN

25 November 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.191

Asad says COVID-19 numbers worsening, urges SOPs compliance

24 November 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.190

Pakistan to set up a new intelligence committee chaired by DG-ISI

23 November 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.189

PDM calls for the end of PTI’s “puppet rule”

20 November 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.188

Imran Khan’s maiden visit to Afghanistan

19 November 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.187

PDM may present its reforms as legislation in Parliament

18 November 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.186

PDM rejects Center’s move to ban public meetings

16 November 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.184

GB Polls: PTI becomes the single largest party

13 November 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.183

Maryam softens stance, says will talk to the Army

12 November 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.182

Survey predicts PTI’s victory in GB elections

11 November 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.181

Army takes action against the officials from the ISI and Rangers

10 November 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.180

COAS and DG-ISI to brief the Parliament

09 November 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.179

On Gilgit-Balitistan elections

06 November 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.177

Farmers protest in Punjab

04 November 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.175

FO rejects Indian Defence Minister’s remarks on GB

03 November 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.174

Maulana Fazlur calls for a PDM meeting

30 October 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.172

Pakistan criticizes the Indian media

29 October 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.171

"We gave India a bloody nose and it's still hurting" says DG ISPR

28 October 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.170

Pakistan observes 'Kashmir Black Day'

27 October 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.169

Quetta Rally and the PDM

26 October 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.168

PDM's strong rally in Quetta

24 October 2020, Saturday I Vol 1, No.167

Do More, says the FATF to Pakistan

23 October 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.166

Pakistan's Gender Gap

22 October 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.165

The "Karachi incident" spirals

21 October 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.164

"Who surrounded Sindh Police Chief's house," asks Bilawal Bhutto

20 October 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.163

FM Qureshi meets with Hekmatyar

19 October 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.162

PDM's second big rally in Karachi

17 October 2020, Saturday I Vol 1, No.161

PDM's first rally takes off to a great start in Gujranwala

16 October 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.160

PDM's first rally set to take off

15 October 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.159

Pakistan's pre-conditions for a dialogue with India

14 October 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.158

Pakistan re-elected to the UNHRC

13 October 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.157

Pakistan and the FATF's Grey List

12 October 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.156

Maulana Adil Khan laid to rest in Karachi

09 October 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.154

Khalilzad in Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace

08 October 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.153

Pakistan to experience muted economic recovery

07 October 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.152

20-point 'code of conduct' to promote sectarian harmony

06 October 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.151

A five-year development programme for the Gilgit- Baltistan

05 October 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.150

The next FATF meeting on Pakistan

02 October 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.148

Targeting Nawaz Sharif and the PML-N

01 October 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.147

On Pakistan Democratic Movement's rally:

30 September 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.146

PM Imran Khan wants to bring back Nawaz Sharif at the earliest:

29 September 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.145

Shahbaz Sharif's arrest causes an upheavel:

28 September 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.144

Abdullah Abdullah in Pakistan for a three days visit:

25 September 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.142

The Fallouts of the All Parties Conference:

24 September 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.141

Establishment and the PML-N:

23 September 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.140

For the US, the priority in Pakistan is to advance human rights :

22 September 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.139

One day after the All Parties Conference:

21 September 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.138

Nawaz Sharif goes on an offensive and talks about

19 September 2020, Saturday I Vol 1, No.137

Kashmir will be the focus of PM Khan’s UN address, says FO

18 September 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.136

Pakistan’s Persisting Polio Problem:

17 September 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.135

The need for a twin strategy in south Balochistan:

16 September 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.134

A non-bailable arrest warrant for Nawaz Sharif:

15 September 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.133

The CPEC march continues:

11 September 2020, Friday I Vol 1, No.130

Pakistan and the SCO

10 September 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.129

Accountability Court declares Nawaz Sharif as an absconder

09 September 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.128

Federal-Provincial divide over Karachi increases

07 September 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.126

On Karachi, PPP and PTI divide comes to open

05 September 2020, Saturday I Vol 1, No.125

Kashmir in the UN and Pakistan

02 September, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.122

Court directs Nawaz Sharif to appear before the court

01 September, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.121

Rains and Floods continue to haunt Pakistan

27 August 2020, Thursday I Vol 1, No.117

An article speculates the Opposition’s options and strategies

26 August 2020, Wednesday I Vol 1, No.116

"General Bajwa stabilized Pak-Saudi ties"

24 August 2020, Monday I Vol 1, No.114

Pakistan, China and J&K

22 August 2020, Saturday I Vol 1, No.113

Pakistan and China pledge to safeguard common interests

20 August 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.111

The tragedy of Scientists from Pakistan's minority communities

19 August 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.110

"Pakistan can never recognise Israel," says Imran Khan

18 August 2020, Tuesday, Vol 1, No.109

PTI's two-year report card

15 August 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No.107

Pakistan's Palestine Dilemma

14 August 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.106

Pakistan at 73: Celebrating the Independence Day

13 August 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.105

COAS Gen Bajwa to visit Saudi Arabia soon

12 August 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.104

Government and opposition agree on six FATF bills

10 August 2020, Monday, Vol 1, No.102

The FATF divides within Pakistan

09 August 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No.101

Pakistan This Week

08 August 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No.100

National Assembly clears two FATF bills, but blocks one.

07 August 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.99

Govt decides to lift restrictions as COVID cases decline

06 August 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.98

Pakistan's continuing Kashmir frenzy

05 August 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.97

Pakistan's new Map of J&K

04 August 2020, Tuesday, Vol 1, No.96

Kashmir obsession in Pakistan

31 July 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.94

Two FATF bills passed in the National Assembly

30 July 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.93

Religiosity in Pakistan: From Creeping to now Galloping

29 July 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.92

Opposition parties attempt to come together

28 July 2020, Tuesday, Vol 1, No.91

Pakistan's internal debate on Kulbhushan Jadav

26 July 2020, Sunday I Vol 1, No.89

Pakistan This Week

23 July 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.86

On the abduction of a Journalist in Islamabad

19 July 2020, Sunday I Vol 1, No.82

Pakistan This Week

17 July 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.80

The licences are not fake but only dubious

16 July 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.79

On building Diamer-Bhasha dam in Gilgit-Baltistan

15 July 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.78

On Af-Pak Transit Trade

12 July 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No. 75

Pakistan This Week

11 July 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No.74

FATF action plan to be completed at the earliest: Shaikh

08 July 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.71

Return of Lal Masjid Maulana

07 July 2020, Tuesday , Vol 1, No.70

Female Literacy in the Pashtun tribal regions

06 July 2020, Monday, Vol 1, No.69

The problem with Pakistan Railways

02 July 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.65

The Curious case of "Minus One" Formula in Pakistan

30 June 2020, Tuesday, Vol 1, No.63

BLA claims the attack on Stock Exchange in Karachi

28 June 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No.61

Pakistan This Week

27 June 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No.60

PTM accepts the dialogue offer, but wants CBMs

24 June 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.57

Reviewing Pakistan's Space Programme

23 June 2020, Tuesday, Vol 1, No.56

Imran Khan says he was against the idea of lockdown

21 June 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No.54

Pakistan This Week

20 June 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No.53

Budgets presented in KP, and in Gilgit-Baltistan

19 June 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.52

PTI tries to get the BNP back into coalition,

18 June 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.51

Baloch partner of the PTI government leaves the coalition

15 June 2020, Monday, Vol 1, No.48

The PTI government invites the PTM for a dialogue

14 June 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No.47

Pakistan This Week

13 June 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No.46, Special Brief

Pakistan Budget 2020-21: The First Cut

12 June 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.44, Special Brief

Pakistan’s Economic Survey 2019-20

07 June 2020, Sunday I Vol 1, No.38

Pakistan This Week

05 June 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.36

Highest COVID Spike

04 June 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.35

Imran receives a briefing at the ISI HQ

03 June 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.34

Covid cases spike and Lahore becomes the epicentre

01 June 2020, Monday, Vol 1, No.32

Drivers of Karachi Violence

30 May 2020, Saturday, No 1, No.30

Gwadar port ready for the Afghan goods

29 May 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.29

Pakistan remembers 28 May Nuclear Tests

24 May 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No.24

Pakistan This Week

22 May 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.22

The missing girls of Pakistan

21 May 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.21

Locusts threaten Pakistan's food security

17 May 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No 17

Pakistan This Week

15 May 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.15

Disregard for SOPs peaks Covid-19 cases

14 May 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No 14

Violence in Afghanistan and the Media in Pakistan

12 May 2020, Tuesday, Vol 1, No 12

Smart Lockdown, SOPs vs Social Realities

9 May 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No 9

Record COVID-19 spike in a single day;