August 9, 2022

Banning a news channel is not the solution PEMRA thinks it is

What happened: On Aug 8, ARY News broadcasts were restricted in a number of regions of Pakistan. According to ARY News, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority ordered the suspension of transmissions in a number of locations, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Sialkot, Hyderabad, and Faisalabad (PEMRA). Why it got banned: After the recent martyrdom of […]

July 9, 2022

Women reveal how the NAB Chairman harassed, recorded and undressed her in the NAB office

What happened: A woman named Tayyaba Gul revealed how she was harassed, videotaped and stripped naked by the NAB officials when she refused to comply with former Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal’s “demands.” She made this revelation before the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Details: Iqbal, currently serving as the Head of the Commission of Inquiry […]

July 5, 2022

After Bushra Bibi’s alleged audio leak; Former PM’s alleged audio with Azam Khan might surface

What happened: Senior journalist Ansar Abbasi in his Daily Jang column, wrote that after the former first lady’s alleged audio was leaked, “Khan’s conversation with his principal secretary Azam Khan at the time when he was Prime Minister of Pakistan PM can be leaked.”  Details: On the other hand, after Ansar Abbasi’s column irked backlash, Dr. Arsalan Khalid, […]

July 4, 2022

Hamza Shehbaz announces free electricity for low-income households consuming up to 100 units 

What happened: As a part of the relief package announced by the federal government, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Hamza Shehbaz, has announced free electricity for households that are consuming up to 100 units of power in Punjab, “a move which can turn out to be a major relief for the vulnerable segments of the society.”  Details: During […]

July 4, 2022

COAS Bajwa directs ISI and military officers to stay out of politics 

What happened: The Cheif Of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, has issued directives for all the vital commanders and key officers, including the ISI. Ansar Abbasi reported for TheNews that “Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has issued fresh directives to all his commanders… to stay away from politics and avoid interacting with politicians.”  Details: TheNews further quoted the […]

July 4, 2022

Shehbaz-Zardari coalition govt ends PTI-initiated Sehat Card in KP: Reports 

What happened: The Finance Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Taimur Jhagra, has once again claimed that the federal government has stopped funding the PTI-initiated Sehat Card. Tribune quotes the details: “Sehat Cards have been terminated in the tribal districts to the dismay of the local residents who demand that tribal districts are now part of KP and […]

July 4, 2022

No more hikes; Petroleum dealers threaten to shut down stations after Eid 

What happened: The Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association has announced, and as Tribune quotes, “It will be going on a nationwide strike as of July 18, shutting down petrol stations all over the country.” The decision came to light after the federal government led by Shehbaz Sharif has every 15-days announced to increase the petroleum prices in the country.  […]

July 1, 2022

PTI’s initiated scheme ‘Mera Pakistan Mera Ghar’ suspended by Shehbaz-Zardari govt; Reports 

What happened: It has been reported by a few publications that the PML-N-led coalition government has reportedly suspended two major subsidized loan programs that Imran Khan’s government previously introduced. The schemes initiated by PTI were for low-cost houses and youth entrepreneurship; as a publication quotes, “these schemes are being reviewed and revised by the government of Pakistan […]

July 1, 2022

My own party conspired against me in the 2018 elections

What happened: In a viral video, the PPP turned PTI politician and former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has made remarks that have irked controversy. In the viral video snippet, Khan’s close aide, Qureshi said, “If I had won the 2018 elections, then the situation in Punjab would not be the same as it is today.” Qureshi further […]

June 30, 2022

No one can be more classy! Khan should be nominated for the ‘100 most beautiful faces of 2022’ 

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, was not nominated among the 100 most handsome men of the year 2022. The creator of this list, TC Chandler, apparently left the world-cup-winning captain out of the list, leaving Khan’s supporters and die heart fans in dismay.  What you need to know: Khan’s supporters on social […]

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