June 16, 2022

Will Shehbaz Govt shut down PTI initiated ‘Ehsaas Rashan Program’ in Punjab? 

What happened: Reportedly, two local publications reported that the Punjab government is planning to shut down the Ehsaas Rashan Program, which Khan’s government previously initiated in 2021. ProPakistani quoted the Finance Department, “department had proposed the closure of the program soon after the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz assumed power in the province.”  Details: On the other hand, the Chief Minister’s Utility […]

June 15, 2022

Imran Khan says he will surprise his political opponents soon and won’t accept any ‘lollipop’

What happened: Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, has promised to surprise his political opponents, shortly. In an exclusive interview with ARY News on June 14, the former prime minister stated that he will step up his campaign against political opponents. ‘Will fight them on every forum.’ Details: In response to a question, Imran Khan […]

June 15, 2022

Hindu academics, activists join Indian Muslims to condemn in protest against blasphemous remarks by BJP spokesperson

Anti-Muslim animosity has been common in India for many years, according to Delhi University Professor Aupuravanand, “But when the BJP government took power, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh took steps to ‘harm Muslims,’” he added. What happened: As Muslims around the world protest the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Nurpur Sharma and Naveen Jindal’s blasphemous words against the […]

June 14, 2022

Despite his brother’s govt, Nawaz Sharif might not return to Pakistan 

What happened: It was speculated that the former prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Shareef, might return to Pakistan after Khan’s ouster and Shehbaz’s return to the government. Even though senior leadership of PML-N had also said that Nawaz might return, this time around, the chances are getting slimmer, and here’s what you need to know.  What […]

June 14, 2022

Rising inflation forces government to double toll tax on motorways 

What happened: The Shehbaz Sharif-led government plans to collect double tax on motorways that single drivers only use in a bid to curb the rising economic crisis in Pakistan and due to the increasing fuel prices. At the same time, the government is hinting at adapting a plan to allow vehicles on alternative days based on […]

June 13, 2022

Farah Khan and her husband were part of Bani Gala ‘Friends Like Family’ 

What happened: In a rather shocking turnaround of events, a local publication in Pakistan reported, “Farah Khan and her husband Ahsan Jameel Gujjar were treated as residents of former premier Imran Khan’s house in Bani Gala.” The News quoted the development as, “Special Branch records of 44 months, the names of Farah Khan alias Gogi and her husband Ahsan […]

June 13, 2022

More than 4 million people still unemployed in Pakistan

What happened: As the population in Pakistan is at an uncontrollable rate, the unemployment rate has also been on the rise. However, during the previous fiscal year, unemployment reduced by 0.3% in Pakistan, which remains at 6.3%. Samaa quotes, “The country continues to struggle with unemployment which clocked in at 6.3% for the fiscal year 2021-222.”  Details: The […]

June 11, 2022

Let’s talk about ‘mysterious’ deaths of people linked with cases against PDM government

Who was Maqsood Chaprasi:  According to a death certificate provided by UAE authorities, Maqsood died on June 6 at the age of 49.  Previously: In December 2021, FIA filed a challan in a special court against PM Shehbaz and Hamza Shehbaz for their suspected role in laundering Rs16 billion in the sugar scam case. According […]

June 11, 2022

No right to vote, but non-resident Pakistani businessmen will now have to file returns 

What happened: The Federal Board of Revenue has increased the opportunity of the criteria for becoming the tax resident individuals in Pakistan. The finance ministry announced the Finance Bill of 2022-2023, stating that the non-resident Pakistani business people would now be required to file their income tax returns regardless of their period of stay in Pakistan.  […]

June 11, 2022

More obstacles for a common Pakistani? Miftah Ismail says he’s going to end fuel subsidies too

What happened: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said the government would abolish fuel subsidies soon after submitting the budget for fiscal year 2022-23. Details: Last month, the government raised petroleum prices by Rs60 and presented the “toughest” federal budget in history for fiscal year 2022-23, with a budget of Rs9.5 trillion, in the hopes of reviving […]

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