Zushan Hashmi

  • Sports is often referred to as the great distraction, but like every other industry, it has a unique role in politics, particularly within diplomacy; from soft power projection and economic growth to building bridges, sports can do much more than play with the emotions and passions of its fans. And ...

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  • While Pakistan isn’t exactly renowned for its sporting achievements, outside of cricket, its sports manufacturing and textile industries were mostly well regarded for producing some of sports’ most iconic kits and goods.However, with economies of scale, and the ease of business access ...

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  • The sporting world, much like other industries, is facing unprecedented and dire circumstances due to the obvious global situation. However, most sports in Pakistan, barring cricket, were already on the fringes of existence pre-COVID-19. One such sport is squash. It was once heralded as a national ...

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  • Islamabad - Making the experience of art and music accessible to all is more important than ever. Whether it’s learning to play an instrument, going to a museum, or painting, exposure to art is beneficial in so many ways. Unfortunately, many of us, despite having the resources, fail to ...

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  • The government has been dealing with the Faizabad protestors with a lot of resilience. With the city on lock down and pressure mounting daily; the demands of the protesters seem to be ever increasing. The intricacy of the situation is not unknown to the political actors involved, as these religious ...

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  • BOGOTA - President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday announced Colombia’s police had seized 12 tons of cocaine, which he said was the largest single drug seizure in the history of the country. The drugs were discovered stored underground when around 400 anti-narcotics police stormed four farms ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Power Division Awais Laghari has expressed serious concern over the performance of HR departments of DISCOs and directed them that all the vacant positions at officers level be filled at the earliest. Awais Laghari also directed that bifurcation of MEPCO, LESCO and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on November 2 for the combined income groups increased by 0.97 percent as compared to the previous week. The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 227.53 points against ...

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  • During the most recent season of Coke Studio, Momina Mustehsan (of Afreen Afreen fame) became a viral sensation across social media, predominantly for her looks rather than her vocal prowess or musical skills. Similarly, over the past few days, a chaiwala from Mardan, Arshad Khan, hit social media ...

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