6 mn read The government increased petroleum prices twice last week. Each time the per liter rate was raised by PKR 30, which means, in totality, there was an increase of PKR 60 in one week. This is the highest ever increment in fuel prices since Pakistan got freedom from the British Empire in 1947.
3 mn read It is very unusual in the history of the country that many newly elected cabinet members are facing cases against them, which include money laundering, drugs cases and corruption cases. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is working on these cases.
5 mn read After successful ‘vote of no confidence’ Imran Khan has been removed from the power and the opposition party Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) along with allied parties formed the coalition government in the country. The National Assembly has elected PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif as the new Leader of the House (PM), after which Shahbaz Sharif has become the 23rd Prime Minister of Pakistan.
3 mn read Ongoing constitutional crisis in Pakistan is nothing new and has been observed several times in history. None of the administration so far has completed its 5 years of power in the nation, after freedom. According to the information, initial 10 years witnessed 7 Prime Ministers, one by one. Out of which, administration that served longest was of Liaquat Ali Khan’s for 4 years. And later he was killed in 1951. The present administration is going through a similar situation, where anytime Imran Khan (Current Prime Minister) can lose his chair. On Sunday, opposition party came with no confidence motion in Pakistan’s National Assembly to dissolve current ruling party. However, Assembly speaker Asad Qaiser ruled no confidence vote, calling it conspiracy of opposition and foreign powers.
3 mn read Number of people complained of cough and itchy eyes in morning, after Diwali celebration. India celebrated Diwali on 4th November, one of the important festivals considered by Indians. Festival of lights, people celebrate it with sweets, gifts, lighting candles, fireworks, decorations. But due to the present situation of environmental crisis, now the ways of celebrating this festival have been slightly different. According to the information, the air quality index reached 774.69 at 3am on 5th November and an alarming situation 1645 around 1 am, in the capital, New Delhi. Considering the pollution, administration has several times recommended people to stop burning crackers, rather celebrate with other alternatives. And later, from last few years state administrations has taken steps to ban bursting of crackers for not making the condition worse.
4 mn read ernment (PTI). Petrol and electricity price hike twice a month make the life of a common man almost impossible in the country. As per IMF directions, the government is imposing more tax on Petrol and Electricity; moreover, local currency is dropping down its value against dollar continuously. Government has changed 4 finance ministers in 3 years but positive results could not be gained till yet.
4 mn read Due to poor economic policies of the current government Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is facing the worst ever economic crunch of its history. Pakistani Rupee (PKR) has dropped to its lowest rate; One US dollar has an exchange rate of 170 PKR. At present Pakistan has rock-bottom currency value in South Asia even war-hit Afghanistan has more stable currency as compared to Pakistan. On the other hand, a higher dollar exchange rate is directly proportional to a country’s loans so there is huge swell in local and foreign debt of Pakistan. Same time, the inflation rate has been increased to 13 percent so people are living below the average life here in Pakistan.
4 mn read Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently was given US Honour “Legion of Merit” by Donald Trump. On 22nd December, India’s ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu accepted the award on the behalf of Prime minister from the US National security advisor Robert O’Brien at the White house. The prestigious award is specified for his leadership in upgrading strategic partnership and India turning into a global power.
3 mn read The second lockdown in England is set to end at midnight on Tuesday, 1st December. Restrictions that will replace it draw similarities to the tier system imposed before lockdown was reinstated in November. However, many MPs are planning to vote against the regulations. After a month-long “circuit-breaker” across the mainland, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced […]