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FDI increases by 66 percent in July-Jan 2020

KARACHI, Feb. 19 -- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased 66% to $1.56 billion in July-Jan 2020. According to the State Bank, foreign investment saw a record increase of 66 percent in July-January... Read More


Abbas' UN speech and the breakdown of Palestinian politics

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- A precious moment has been squandered; Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had the chance to right a historical wrong, by reinstating Palestinian national priorities at the UN Se... Read More


Why 'Westlessness' is a worry for the world

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- The Munich Security Conference finished up on Sunday after discussions involving around 500 political and business leaders, including Emmanuel Macron, Mike Pompeo and Mark Zucker... Read More


Is the free market free?

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- What is a free market economy? Usually, it is supposed to be an economy that is free from of any kind of intervention or regulation by any authority. In economics language, howe... Read More


Will the AAP mania spread?

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- Sometimes, in the hopeless political landscape of the developing world dominated by the entrenched political entities and age-old norms, comes some ray of hope, a breath of fresh... Read More


US-Taliban talks may finally yield concrete results

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- This weekend marked the 31st anniversary of the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan. Rather than being able to celebrate the occasion, Afghans spent the weekend nervously awaiting... Read More


Peace deal with the Taliban becoming a reality

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- After months of negotiations, ups and downs and frustrations, the US and the Taliban have finally agreed on the reduction of violence to eventually pave the way for a formal peac... Read More


Fire damages PML-N leader Marriyum Aurangzeb's flat at Parliament Lodges

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- A fire broke out on Monday night on the third floor of Parliament Lodges in Islamabad, causing damage to the apartment of PML-N leader and spokeswoman Marriyum Aurangzeb, officia... Read More


1 policeman martyred, 2 hurt in IED blast near police van in DI Khan

PESHAWAR, Feb. 19 -- At least one policeman was martyred while two others were injured on Tuesday when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off near a police mobile in Kulachi area of Dera Ismail... Read More


Govt decides to review proposed rules to regulate social media platforms

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 19 -- Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday presided over an important meeting to review the proposed rules to regulate social media platforms. The meeting was attended by the official... Read More