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Pakistan inequality, Pakistan, income, Survey

Inequality on the rise in Pakistan as 20% richest own 50% of country’s income: report

Inequality is on the rise in Pakistan. In 2018-19, the richest 1% of the country owned 9% of the country’s income, now the richest 20% of Pakistanis own 49.60% of...

Pakistan, Ramazan, prices, inflation, Imran Khan, Pakistan prices

Can Pakistan govt keep prices of essential commodities under control in Ramazan?

Prime Minister Imran Khan on April 13 ordered officials to closely monitor the prices of essential commodities and ensure they are available during the holy month of...

TLP protest, TLP protesters, Pakistan, Khadim Rizvi, Tehreek-e-Labaik

‘Tum Loog Laanti Ho’: Woman calls out ‘TLP protesters’ for blocking roads

A woman in Lahore lost her cool when her way to home was blocked during a protest by Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) protesters earlier this week. The woman, whose...

Hareem Shah, TikTok, Sheikh Rasheed, Hareem Shah Sheikh Rasheed

Hareem Shah makes a big statement about Sheikh Rasheed’s marital status

Famous and controversial TikToker Hareem Shah has revealed that Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has not got married till date ‘because of her’. In an interview...

Brazil vaccine, women, empty syringe

Video of woman getting Covid vaccine with visibly ‘empty syringe goes viral

A video from Brazil is making rounds, showing a woman is being administered a coronavirus vaccine but the syringe looks to be ‘empty’. (Brazil vaccine) A number of...

Transgender Karachi, tailoring

Karachi transgender woman finds comfort in tailoring job

Story by Reuters As Pakistani transgender woman Jiya measures customers at her tailoring shop in a brand new Karachi market, her eyes gleam with the prospect of a busy...

Tehseen Abidi, PPP, MQM

MQM’s Baaji Tehseen Abidi is now a proud ‘Jiyali’ after joining PPP

Tehseen Abidi, a female leader of the ruling party’s ally Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM), has joined the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). The claim...

Fawad Chaudhry, Suparco, science ministry

Fawad Chaudhry wants control of Suparco under science ministry

Pakistan will establish its own civil space programme if the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) is not handed back to the Ministry of...

Pakistan e-passport, Pakistan, Sheikh Rasheed

Pakistan to launch e-passport system from June: minister

Pakistan will launch an e-passport system by June and services of a German company have been acquired for this purpose, said the interior minister on Friday. Talking to...