The curtains were about to fall on JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s much-publicised dharna (sit-in) against the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan in the suburbs of Islamabad as the two major opposition parties, the PPP and the PML-N, declined to cross the red line and the establishment reportedly conveyed a stern message to the […]
Movie Review: Fractured
The psychological Netflix thriller, Fractured can leave you quite unsettled and even fearful – of hospitals, even though they are an unavoidable recourse in times of emergencies.
Caught in the Crossfire
Clashes between the medical staff and the KP government erupted after the Regional and District Health Authorities (RDHA) Act 2019 was passed by the KP Assembly in the last week of September, 2019. The protesting doctors see the bill as a deliberate attempt by the provincial government to privatise health centres.
Documentary: Salam – The First ***** Nobel Laureate
Salam was a tragic figure and this is a tragic documentary. Alongside the personal was the professional, the aspect that remained at the forefront of his life till the very end.
Documentary: Armed with Faith
Armed with Faith follows how ill-equipped these men of the bomb disposal unit are for their high risk jobs, and the grisly scenes they have to contend with. And yet they are armed with an unshakeable faith, and infused with zeal to protect their fellow men, sometimes with their bare hands.
A little over a week after Pakistan agreed to the IMF bailout terms, a 55-member delegation representing Chinese companies met PM Imran Khan in Islamabad, vowing to make investments worth $5 billion over the next five years. In Islamabad, this was seen as a signal that China was willing to help Pakistan fulfil the IMF terms to ensure that the CPEC goes ahead as planned.