Category «Opnion»

Ousted FBI chief James Comey accused the White House of lies

Ousted FBI chief James Comey accused the White House of lies and defamation Thursday, in explosive testimony that painted Donald Trump as dishonest and operating far outside presidential norms. During almost three hours of blockbuster sworn testimony to a Senate panel, Comey described himself as “stunned” by Trump’s “very disturbing” and “very concerning” behaviour during …

Pakistan urges control in Gulf diplomatic calamity

Pakistan urges control in Gulf diplomatic calamity 09-Jun-17 by By Ijaz Kakakhel ISLAMABAD: The resolution moved by Aftab Khan Sherpao of Qaumi Watan Party called upon all countries to show restraint in diplomatic tussle between Qatar and Saudi Arabia-led other Arab nations and resolve all differences through dialogue. “This House calls upon the government to …

Pak Approved Russia’s Request To Use Gwadar Port: Chinese Media

Pak Approved Russia’s Request To Use Gwadar Port: Chinese Media World | Press Trust of India | Updated: January 05, 2017 23:43 IST   by Taboola The report suggests Russia should join the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Beijing:  “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as a flagship project of the One Belt and One Road (OBOR) …

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat as the chief of army staff and the chairman .

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minis­ter Nawaz Sharif on Saturday named the new military command, appointing Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat as the chief of army staff and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), respectively, in the hope of stabilising the fragile civil-military balance. The appointments were set in motion …

Electoral system flaws: PTI loses court battle against Khawaja Asif

Electoral system flaws: PTI loses court battle against Khawaja Asif By Irfan Ghauri Published: November 11, 2016 ISLAMABAD: The detailed judgment is likely to be released in a few days, after which it will become clear if the petitions were dismissed merely on technical grounds or on merit.In the short order, the apex court judges …

World Bank projects economy will grow at 5%, miss govt target

 The Express Tribune : Business  ‘Pakistan Development Update’: World Bank projects economy will grow at 5%, miss govt target By Salman SiddiquiPublished: November 11, 2016 KARACHI: The Washington-based lender added that the country’s economy could see a growth of 5.4% in FY18 on the back of continued mushroom growth in the services sector, recovery of agriculture …

Michigan Muslims face reality of Trump victory: ‘I pray for our community’

Michigan Muslims face reality of Trump victory: ‘I pray for our community’ In Dearborn, Michigan, where a third of residents are of Arab descent, residents voice alarm at the election’s results – but say they are ‘not giving up the fight’Joumana Ahmed: ‘I’m moving to Canada.’ Photograph: Ryan Felton for the Guardian ,For the city …

Maximum participation in CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Planning and development Ahsan Iqbal said that private sector was the driver of economic growth and government wanted its maximum participation in CPEC projects to realise full benefits of this flagship project. While talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry that called on him led by …

Sharif’s politics at hazard

Sharif’s politics at hazard Mazhar Abbas November 07, 2016 Pakistan The prime minister his legal and political teams are confident to overcome the crisis but, the top PML-N hierarchy as well as Sharif’s family are also holding serious deliberations on every aspect of the present crisis and also working on a possible alternate plan.The Sharif …