Government’s disappointing retreat to petrol cartel

Government’s disappointing retreat to petrol cartel

ONCE again, the Imran Khan-led government has caved in to another powerful industry player: the petrol cartel. Following a month of bickering and dilly-dallying, the acute dearth of petrol at fuel stations across the country is finally resolved as the government has agreed to increase prices to the tune of...

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I wouldn’t have allowed lockdown if I’d been consulted: PM

I wouldn’t have allowed lockdown if I’d been consulted: PM

On Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan one again stuck to his stance that lockdown was not the solution to the coronavirus, saying that if provinces had consulted him earlier, he wouldn’t have allowed any “strict” lockdown in the first place. The premier reiterated this while addressing a launching ceremony of...

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Chief of Air Staff Meets PM Imran Khan

Chief of Air Staff Meets PM Imran Khan

On Monday, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Prime Minister’s Office. A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said that matters regarding the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) were discussed during the meeting.

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PM pays tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali

PM pays tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali

On Sunday, Prime Minister Imran Khan paid homage to globally reputed heavyweight boxing icon Muhammad Ali, saying that he was the greatest sportsman due to his belief that humans have “a higher purpose of existence”. “I believe he was the greatest sportsman, not only because he was talented, intelligent &...

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Sugar Scam: Those Who Stole Billions of Rupees Must be Brought to Book

Sugar Scam: Those Who Stole Billions of Rupees Must be Brought to Book

By Adeel Ahmed ONE wonders how long the poor Pakistanis will continue to be duped by the high and mighty of this land. Billions of dollars get swallowed and digested by those in power, justice swings into action, inquiries are launched, but no action is taken against those who looted...

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Citizens’ failure to follow SOPs

Citizens’ failure to follow SOPs

By Adeel Ahmed WITH Covid-19 cases swelling throughout the country, the deaths of some parliamentarians who contracted the deadly virus amply demonstrate the ferocity of the pandemic. Among the latest coronavirus fatalities are two legislators from Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa who died after testing positive. Earlier, a Sindh minister passed...

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Prime Minister Imran Khan Absolves Himself of All Responsibility with Regard to the Pandemic

Prime Minister Imran Khan Absolves Himself of All Responsibility with Regard to the Pandemic

By Adeel Ahmed SOME are calling it alarming, others inevitable. Still others unfortunate. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s decision to reopen everything—from industries to transport to offices—is getting a mixed reaction from people in Pakistan. However, in the face of gloomy data, the premier’s decision is likely to see a greater...

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Indian media—a manifestation of sensationalism, misreporting, and hyperbole

Indian media—a manifestation of sensationalism, misreporting, and hyperbole

Researched By  Adeel Ahmed/Fahmidah Yousfi   JOURNALISM is a medium of collecting, writing, and reporting news and facts. On a broader level, it is not only limited to publishing news in the newspapers, but also includes magazines, radio, and television. Journalism is a form of writing that tells people about things that really...

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PM Imran distraught by deaths of Pakistanis living abroad due to COVID-19

PM Imran distraught by deaths of Pakistanis living abroad due to COVID-19

On Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said he was distressed to hear about the many Pakistanis living abroad who have lost their lives to the novel coronavirus. The prime minister offered his condolences to the families of the deceased on Twitter, saying that many of the victims served on the...

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PM Imran earmarks Rs200bn for laborers after coronavirus crisis

PM Imran earmarks Rs200bn for laborers after coronavirus crisis

Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that the government has set aside Rs200 billion for laborers who will face unprecedented problems following countrywide lockdowns to control the spread of the coronavirus. “In many countries a curfew has already been placed. Had I been in Italy or France, I would have...

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