Stories By Henna Saeed
110 Dec 2013 Tue
NATO makes use of Pakistan to get supplies to US troops stationed in neighbouring Afghanistan. But more recently, items such as spy watches, spectacles and other gadgets, have ended up being sold in the Pakistani city of Lahore.
227 Nov 2013 Wed
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered the formation of an anti-terrorist task force to combat militancy in the country's largest province, Punjab. Officers of the new unit will get more pay, more perks and operate independently of the police.
321 Oct 2013 Mon
After YouTube, Pakistan has now banned its first gay website -- authorities said the move was based on moral grounds, but those behind the website said it is a violation of the freedom of speech.
418 Oct 2013 Fri
Pakistan is in the midst of one of the worst energy crises in its history. The prolonged outages are slowing the pace of economic activity and sparking public unrest.
505 Oct 2013 Sat
A business school in one of the best Pakistani universities has made it mandatory for female students to wear a scarf, and have banned wearing jeans on campus.
623 Sep 2013 Mon
Lawmakers from Pakistan and India gathered in Islamabad this week for talks on water sharing as Pakistani experts and farmers are growing increasingly concerned of India's plans to build another 60 hydroelectric power projects on the Chenab basin, a river that is equally shared by both countries.
720 Sep 2013 Fri
According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, there is a rape in Pakistan every day and an incident of gang-rape takes place every four to eight days.
819 Sep 2013 Thu
Women doctors are are highly sought after as brides in Pakistan -- they are considered to have the qualities of both a working woman and a housewife, in addition to the status that comes with being a qualified medical professional. However, there is a downside...
918 Sep 2013 Wed
Pakistani student Haroon Tariq has broken the current world record by securing a total of 47 "A"s in the Cambridge International 'O' and 'A' Examinations. The phenomenon of overachievers such as Haroon is affecting the general student population in Pakistan.