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Pakistan’s apex court ousts country’s remier over corruption claims

Pakistan’s apex court ousts country’s remier over corruption claims

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for life from holding any public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time. Sharif’s ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, one of the several factions of Muslim League linked to premier Nawaz’s name, which has […]

Pakistan: Politics of Power for Power

Pakistan: Politics of Power for Power

With its ever growing citizen population, Pakistan has always struggled with the supply and demand of electricity. However, the problem was not so severe until the first decade of the 21st century when military dictator General Musharraf’s regime privatized the electric supply corporation, Karachi, and established distribution companies in various regions of the country, separating […]

Korean automobile industry set to re-enter Pakistan market

Korean automobile industry set to re-enter Pakistan market

A number of foreign automobile companies, including some from the Republic of Korea – Hyundai Motor Corporation, and KIA Motor Company among others, are keen on investing in setting up car assembling plants in Pakistan, a potential market with a member population of around 200 million. Both leading Korean automobile companies used to assemble cars […]

Pakistan and Korean Exim Bank sign loan agreement for IT park

Pakistan and Korean Exim Bank sign loan agreement for IT park

The government of Pakistan and Korean Exim Bank signed loan agreement on Tuesday for a new information technology park in Islamabad. Total project cost is US $ 88.383 million including a loan of US $ 76.3 million from Korean Exim Bank under the Economic Development Cooperation Framework (EDCF) arrangement. Secretary Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Tariq […]

Anti-corruption uprising: Korea and Pakistan on same path

Anti-corruption uprising: Korea and Pakistan on same path

Pakistan is perhaps one of the few countries where the media – print as well as electronic, allocate much space to the developments taking place around the world – be it US presidential elections, American policies, ongoing wars in the Middle East, mass migration of people, natural disasters, tug of war among the big powers […]

History is full of political assassinations

History is full of political assassinations

Pakistan is perhaps one of the few nations of the world where the people take a keen interest in the developments taking around the world. The reports about the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-eun, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on February 13 were also published and telecasted by Pakistan’s […]

Economic Corridor proves ‘Game Changer’ for Pakistan

Economic Corridor proves ‘Game Changer’ for Pakistan

In April 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Islamabad, where he unveiled a $46 billion infrastructure spending blueprint for Pakistan under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to serve as a linchpin of Beijing’s drive to open new trade and transport routes across Asia and challenge the U.S. as the dominant regional power. It all […]

Pakistan: CPEC opens doors to Chinese and Korean investors

Pakistan: CPEC opens doors to Chinese and Korean investors

Paul Kagame, the sixth President of Rwanda, took office in the year 2000 when his predecessor, Pasteur Bizimungu resigned. Kagame a former commander of the rebels who ended the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, once said: “In Africa today, we recognize that trade and investment, and not aid, are the pillars of development.” In fact, this principle […]

Vanishing Jain Temples of Thar Desert

Vanishing Jain Temples of Thar Desert

It was December 2010 when after a day-long drive and visiting various historical sites on the way from Karachi, the southern port city of Sindh province of Pakistan, me and my friends reached Islamkot, a tinny town located in the center of Thar, one of the largest deserts of world, bordering Indian State of Rajasthan. […]

Pakistan: A nation virtually in state of war since seven decades

Pakistan: A nation virtually in state of war since seven decades

Pakistan completed 69 years of its birth on August 14, 2016. During these seven decades, the country had been experiencing upheavals, and for that it always remained plunged in a state of instability. Since its inception in 1947, the nation was told all the time by the rulers be it a civilian or the military […]

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