Over 400,000 informal workers from textile, auto sectors lost their jobs in first half of FY23; stakeholders urge govt to develop.
For some salaried individuals, the monthly income hasn’t seen a raise for years, but price hikes have shot up their expenses.
“We are confused. We have told [the locals] that if any other deaths occur, they must tell us and we will conduct an autopsy to confirm," says DHO.
Seasoned law enforcers say political rivalries have mired investigation into attack on Imran Khan’s caravan in ‘needless legal complications’.
“To put Pakistan on a sustainable growth path, we encourage the country to continue working with IMF on implementing reforms," says US official.
Local government set-up in Karachi is divided into three tiers — union committees, town municipal corporations and City Council.
“The Maulana has been campaigning for our basic, legitimate rights, which are neither against the Constitution nor the state of Pakistan," says a shopkeeper.
Insiders say the merger of MQM factions would not be reversed as long as the establishment desires it should stay intact.
The PML-N continues to struggle with its internal divisions.
A PTI MPA claims that a vote of confidence is not on agenda for Jan 9 so far.
The narratives almost always invoke charges of immoral behavior between men and women who are well-known enough to generate intrigue and scandal.
Alongside electables, Baloch politicians also seem to be migrating towards the JUI-F.
Shabbar Zaidi says bringing in an interim set-up of technocrats is imperative because certain “tough” decisions has to be taken.
Sporadic instances of ‘extortion calls’, encounters with IS, TTP men indicate their networks still active.
OBL and al-Zawahiri had a lasting impression on TTP philosophy.
Senior leader of the movement blames the government’s “non-serious attitude” for the impasse.
Afghan govt spokesman says Pakistan needs to work on the causes that lead to instability in the country.
Legal experts believe that a legal battle appears to be the only way forward for resolution of the current crisis in Punjab.
After greenbacks, euros and pounds have also ‘disappeared’ from market.
Party seemingly suffering from identity crisis that threatens to tear apart its political leadership, split its support base.