Haroon Janjua

  • ISLAMABAD - Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Chairman Mahmood Khan Achakzai yesterday said his statement about Afghan refugees had been misquoted by the Afghan media. Afghan news media quoted him as saying that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province belonged to Afghans and they should be allowed to ...

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  • Islamabad - She is squatting in the dirt, collecting garbage from heaps of rubbish in the slum areas of the federal capital. Zainab (8) and her brother Adnan (6) hold their sacks on their shoulders in the early hours of morning, although unkempt in their appearance yet with generous smiles on their ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The recent row between Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, and Husain Haqqani, the former ambassador to Washington, has yet again triggered a debate about Pakistan’s foreign policy making process and the growing impressions about the country’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In the absence of technological equipment to issue early warnings about the much intense and longer monsoon season this year, the govt authorities and rescue officials will face immense difficulty in tackling the irremediable catastrophe. In past years, the country heavily suffered from ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Clearing its position on Panama Leaks issue, the Awami National Party (ANP) has said that it wants peaceful resolution to the issue and will not support any street agitation. Talking to The Nation yesterday, ANP leader Afrasiab Khattak said that the ANP has no need to take dictation ...

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  • Islamabad - Residents of the capital have expressed alarm over the incidents of intimidation and harassment by security guards of powerful and influential figures. Security guards openly tot their guns at pedestrians and drivers on the roads, warning them not to come close to the vehicles of their ...

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  • The China Pakistan Economic corridor (CPEC) is a mega development project proposed to link South Western Pakistan Gwadar port with Chinese northwestern sovereign region of Xinjiang. The corridor is aimed to connect via strong communication networks across Pakistan and Xinjiang. Estimated to ...

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  • Islamabad - The Soho of Islamabad is F-6’s Kohsar Market, known by the townspeople as one of the liveliest and happening locales in the country, the much-loved haunt of the country’s crème de la crème when they happen to be in Islamabad.The abiding interest of most ...

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  • With regards to ISIS, the US is keen to resolve the escalation of sectarian conflicts in Iraq, with the Iraqi government playing a truant; the regime which the US helped bring into power after Saddam. With Iraqi sectarian leadership furthering the schism and chaos, the US appeared to have little ...

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  • The ongoing series of violent conflicts in the Middle East are catching the attention of the entire world and given the scale of carnage and loss of life, it is time for a permanent solution. Never before has the anxiety and concern of the international community been as high. The balkanization and ...

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  • James Foley, an American photo journalist was first kidnapped and later executed by ISIS militants recently over ongoing tension in Syria. As a freelancer chasing a critical story independently without guarantee of a paycheck, he was aware of the fact that this was life threatening. This is neither ...

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  • Pakistani governments periodically go through the motions of budgeting for the education sector in a way akin to throwing peanuts to elephants, indicating the decision makers’ degree of alienation from ground realities. At all levels, the education system has been facing long standing ...

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