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Govt backtracking on earlier commitment on caretaker PM: Khurshid Shah

ISLAMABAD : Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said the government is backtracking on its earlier commitment regarding the appointment...


Good heart health may prevent frailty in old age: Study

ISLAMABAD :A new study indicated that low heart disease risks among older people may help them to prevent frailty. Frailty is a condition associated with...

Why do so many men have eating disorders?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change...

Exercise 4-5 times daily to delay ageing

ISLAMABAD :Exercising for four to five times a day, may help to keep your heart stay healthy and slow down ageing, according to researchers. Research...


ECP uploads draft polling scheme on website for General polls

ISLAMABAD :Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has uploaded the draft polling scheme on its website for General Elections 2018. The polling scheme provides constituency wise...

Higher education sector budget enhanced from Rs45b to Rs107b in five years: Baligh

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Engr Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman Tuesday said the government had enhanced the budget for higher education sector...


Humaira Arshad once again files for divorce from husband

LAHORE : Popular Pakistani singer Humaira Arshad has once again filed for khula from her husband, actor Ahmad Butt. The singer approached a family...

LHC seeks records of 2014 Model Town incident

LAHORE : The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday asked for the complete records of the Town Municipal Administration's (TMA) application to remove encroachment...


Chinese delegation keen to work with Sindh govt on KCR, solar panel

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that his government was working hard to launch Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project but due...

Mayor reviews anti-encroachment operation at Empress Market

Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said anti-encroachment operation around Empress Market in Saddar will continue throughout Ramadan to free the whole area from hundreds of...

Economy Watch

European stock markets recoil at open

London :European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London's FTSE 100 index down 0.2 percent at 7,860.28 points. In...

To fulfill its mission, ADB must prioritize sustainability

Islamabad Asia is rapidly evolving its development needs. To keep pace with these changing needs and to ensure that solutions multilateral development banks like the...

Islamic Banking and Finance

Steadily growing Islamic finance sector at dev stage

Observer Report Islamabad The steadily growing Islamic finance sector is at a development stage at which it is about time to define and address the sector’s...

World’s biggest Muslim country intends to boost Shariah finance

Islamic institutions have a tiny share of the banking sector Kuala Lumpur THE Indonesia Stock Exchange greeted its latest listing on May 9th: that of BRIsyariah,...


Analysing CPEC Summit 2018

Qura tul ain Hafeez  CHINA-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project of China’s Belt and Road initiative, prioritised by both the Governments of China...

New era of Pakistan-China relations

Prof. Zamir Ahmed Awan OUR formal diplomatic relationship with China was established on the 21st of May 1951 but the history of our relationship goes...


Swat Motorway

PTI’s 100-day plan

Tormenting heat wave


Child labour

Bold step needed


Education sector


Zahid Malik , Founder Pakistan Observer
Zahid Malik , (Sitara-i-Imtiaz)

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