Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: Shireen Mazari

A tobacco cigarette

Pakistan govt move to impose ‘sin tax’ on cigarettes, sugary beverages draws flak

Here’s what’s happening across the border: World Bank says India-Pakistan trade has potential to reach $37 billion, and Bill Gates appreciates Imran Khan's polio eradication efforts. 
Najam Sethi

Najam Sethi, man for all Pak seasons, back in new ‘bird’ avatar

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Human rights minister angry as niqab-wearing girl not allowed entry in Lahore school; Pak Air Force hit by developing cyber attack.
Khadim Hussain Rizvi

Hardline cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s Twitter account suspended

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Human rights minister Shireen Mazari condemns govt’s appeasement of ‘non-state actors’; Pakistan, China reinforce cooperation on CPEC.
Islamabad woman threatening police

‘Dekhti hun kiska baap rokta hai,’ Pakistan woman shouts at police

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Minister Shireen Mazari in tweet feud over Coke Studio cover of classic, and China denies CPEC responsible for Pakistan’s economic woes.
Shireen Mazari

Islamabad varsity says only men can smoke on campus, draws flak from human rights minister

Here's what's happening across the border: Celebrations as Sharifs are released from jail; country discusses issues of Uighur Muslims with China for the first time.
Shireen Mazari

Pak minister criticises Dutch contest on Prophet, mum on blasphemy at home

Pakistan government can now track overseas Pakistani account and Sharif’s mother defends her son.
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...