There is a law and order situation in Ghotki, Sindh over alleged blasphemy by a Hindu owner and principal of a local school. An FIR was registered against Notan Lal, the accused when one of his students testified that...
  The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) in Lahore, recently issued a notice to all the cafeterias and canteens on campus to make arrangements for separate sitting of men and women with ‘suitable partition’. The notification added that ‘surprise...
Far right-wing group Majlis-e-Ahrar has taken exception to an interview of Aasia Bibi to The Sunday Telegraph, where she broke her silence about her ordeal of being on a death row for nearly a decade over false charges of...
Pakistan has found a powerful ally to counter its rampant anti-polio propaganda: Facebook has begun cracking down on user accounts and pages responsible for spreading misinformation about the crucial vaccination, and has taken down 31 pages behind the campaign...
Indian media outlets on Friday started reporting, albeit without any source that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s Asia Pacific Group (APG) has blacklisted Pakistan. The decision, Indian media said, was taken after Pakistan could not convince the global...
The International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief is being celebrated across the world today. The day however was largely ignored in Pakistani media despite the fact that Pakistan has remained a long-term target...
In a story published by Daily Ummat, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan has declared its latest campaign to support the ‘Jihad-e-Kashmir’.  The piece extols the success of TLP’s social media campaigns, and how the organisation sees this as a stepping stone to...
The target killing of two prayer leaders within a space of 24 hours in the small town of Kuchlak, outside Quetta has left the authorities perplexed and rummaging for possible motives. The first attack took place at Al-Haj mosque situated...
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has banned a television commercial by multinational beverages company Coca Cola, ‘Extremely Pakistani’ after the ad received serious flak over controversial messaging. The notice issued by the media watchdog said that the content of...
Controversy sparked on Pakistan Twitter when a video of an elderly Pakistani man interacting with the US President Donald Trump surfaced on social media. He introduced himself as Abdul Shakoor, an Ahmadi Pakistani citizen who was recently released after...

RECENT POSTS