Profile: “We are Only Here because of the New Law”

Islamabad — Aneela Batool Mehmood is familiar with the election campaign drills for candidates. Ms Mehmood is a Jamaat-e Islami (JI) member since 2004 and is in charge of the party’s women wing in Punjab. She had started her political career as the head of the female wing for her husband’s political campaigns and moved on … Continue reading Profile: “We are Only Here because of the New Law”

Nothing Basic about Basic Health Care

A VILLAGE STUCK IN TIME The sun was about to set and Raila’s pain was increasing with every tick of the clock. She grew tense as it was the eighth month of her second pregnancy. There was no hospital nearby. And even if there had been, the family could not afford to seek proper medical … Continue reading Nothing Basic about Basic Health Care

Can Shehbaz Sharif Escape His Brother’s Shadow?

To become prime minister, the long-time ruler of Punjab must overcome his family’s scandals. The upcoming elections in Pakistan are a battle between candidates who have waited long years for the opportunity to become prime minister. Shehbaz Sharif is one such candidate. He has delivered in Punjab as its chief minister for the past 10 years. The … Continue reading Can Shehbaz Sharif Escape His Brother’s Shadow?

PTI unveils its Digital Policy for “Naya Pakistan”

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, PTI on Tuesday launched its digital policy here in Islamabad at a local hotel.   The Policy was presented by CEO DPL IT Syed Ahmad.  It promises to convert Pakistan into a knowledge economy and opening IT jobs and export opportunities in the country if PTI comes to power. Asad Umar claimed that about … Continue reading PTI unveils its Digital Policy for “Naya Pakistan”