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ECP clears Imran, Sadiq, Khattak, Fazl of indecent language charges with a warning

ECP clears Imran, Sadiq, Khattak, Fazl of indecent language charges with a warning

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday dropped the charges against Imran Khan, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Pervez Khattak for using indecent language during their election campaigns. A four-member ECP bench headed by the chief election commissioner announced its reserved verdicts in the cases, warning the politicians not to use foul […]

Is rupee overvaluation a myth?

Is rupee overvaluation a myth?

The purpose of this article is not to gauge the precise misalignment in the exchange rate. Instead the objective is to make the exchange rate theory more digestible. To begin with, it is the key price that links an economy with the global market. It’s important for two reasons. If this price is high, foreign […]

At Trump’s hotel, revenue went up this spring — thanks to a visit from big-spending Saudis

At Trump’s hotel, revenue went up this spring — thanks to a visit from big-spending Saudis

The general manager of the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan had a rare bit of good news to report to investors this spring: after two years of decline, revenue from room rentals went up 13 per cent in the first three months of 2018. What caused the uptick at President Donald Trump’s flagship hotel in […]

Due to terrorism, there is a devastating effect on the Republic of Pakistan.Ikram uddin.

Due to terrorism, there is a devastating effect on the Republic of Pakistan.Ikram uddin.

Ikram uddin,  05, August 2018 The killing of “Manzar Aam”Representative Mukaram khan Atif is very sad.The leading journalist Charsadda:(Manzar Aam Report)Ikramuddin a prominent journalist has said that death threats to journalists and their massacre has devastating impact on the Republic of Pakistan,He said that the Government should take immediate action against terrorists and other Taliban […]

Pakistan Strongly Condemns Suicide Attack at a Mosque in Paktia Province

Pakistan Strongly Condemns Suicide Attack at a Mosque in Paktia Province

Pakistan Strongly Condemns Suicide Attack at a Mosque in Paktia Province Pakistan strongly condemns the shooting and suicide attack during Friday prayers at a mosque in the city of Gardez, Paktia province today, that has resulted in loss of over 20 precious lives and injuries to many other namazis. We express our deepest sympathies and […]

New government should be given a chance: Sirajul Haq

New government should be given a chance: Sirajul Haq

Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq on Monday said that the new government, likely of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), should be given a chance to play their due role. The JI emir, while addressing a press conference in Lahore, struck a contrasting tone to that of his fellow Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) leader Fazalur Rehman, who has rejected […]

It’s a rich man’s world

It’s a rich man’s world

MANY people dislike the idea of rich businessmen parachuting into a constituency a month before the election and buying their way into the legislature. Never mind campaign finance rules that cap spending at Rs4 million, a candidate running for the National Assembly has to spend up to five times the official limit to ensure that […]

Election rigging 101: How to steal a mandate

Election rigging 101: How to steal a mandate

The general perception is that apart from the elections that were held in 1970 — which saw the then-East Pakistan break away from the West — none of the elections in Pakistan have really been “free” or “fair”. The Free and Fair Election Network’s (Fafen) General Secretary, Sarwar Bari, agrees. Historically speaking, election rigging in […]

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