The lost Republic Day

The lost Republic Day

23-Mar-17
1051

On this March 23, it would be 61 years since Pakistan inaugurated its first constitution declaring the country a republic- a first in the Muslim wo ...

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Uttar Pradesh: A lesson for leftists

Uttar Pradesh: A lesson for leftists

22-Mar-17
1247

The path to Delhi goes through India’s Uttar Pradesh (UP), the most populous state, where voting the caste (or any candidate that ostensibly ...

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Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West

Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West

21-Mar-17
1773

Migration, mobility between social classes, Islamic fundamentalism, and the relationship between East and the West are the terrain Mohsin Hamid exp ...

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Trump’s farewell to charms

Trump’s farewell to charms

21-Mar-17
1164

Liberal internationalism is dead. Or at the very least on death row awaiting execution should US President Donald Trump push forward with his campa ...

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Science and Politics– preventive measures

Science and Politics– preventive measures

21-Mar-17
1062

Prevention is better than cure,” said Desiderius Erasmus, a famous Dutch scholar. This quote passes through our ears quite of ...

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Consequences of Tax Evasion on General Public

Consequences of Tax Evasion on General Public

19-Mar-17
1863

Pakistan has a tax oppressive system that only benefits the elites and the rich rather than poor and deprived.

Common men are helpless to be ...

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Ulemas - a Lamppost or a Post?

Ulemas - a Lamppost or a Post?

19-Mar-17
1735

The word “Suffa” is known to us in the context of Islamic History. In Arabic, Suffa means “veranda, shed, and porch”. It wa ...

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From Awais Lovely to Nasir Khan Jan

From Awais Lovely to Nasir Khan Jan

19-Mar-17
2234

Here’s a look at what we are watching and talking about nowadays and what it used to be like a few years back, how trends have changed here a ...

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New emerging axis of Russia, China and Pakistan: regional implications

New emerging axis of Russia, China and Pakistan: regional implications

18-Mar-17
8030

The international political structure is at the apex of transformation. Previously, an improbable combination of Pakistan, Russia and China is now ...

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Holi is loved by Muslims too!

Holi is loved by Muslims too!

18-Mar-17
2096

Holi has a Muslim history as well. Revered Sufi saints like Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia and Ameer Khusro have, in their chaste Persian and Hindvi poetr ...

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Tackling the juvenile offenders

Tackling the juvenile offenders

17-Mar-17
2239

 

Poverty has always bred resentment, a root cause of many crimes. The lack of opportunities for young people including education, spor ...

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The weaker gender

The weaker gender

17-Mar-17
2143

I tend to disagree with our people, when they try to label, the females as the "tender gender." In Urdu language, there is an expression signifying ...

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Murad Saeed’s sisters and selective-feminism

Murad Saeed’s sisters and selective-feminism

17-Mar-17
2256

So I’m pretty certain that MNA Javed Latif must have mass-forwarded Women’s Day messages on his WhatsApp, the kind that call women a wo ...

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Mr Chaudhry’s Daughter

Mr Chaudhry’s Daughter

16-Mar-17
2493

This piece of writing is just fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

Mr Chaudhry was a g ...

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Pakistan Won!

Pakistan Won!

15-Mar-17
2868

It was a beautiful celebration of colours, lights and music encapsulated in an air of happiness. The sights and sounds in Lahore seemed as if they ...

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Adios Boom Boom!

Adios Boom Boom!

13-Mar-17
3436

In every international sports player’s life, there comes a point when s/he has to say goodbye to his/her career. It is evident from history t ...

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Things I hate about Lahore

Things I hate about Lahore

10-Mar-17
5119

Every city or town in Pakistan is famous for one thing or the other. However, for us Lahoris, all arguments cease to matter before our simple motto ...

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Empowering Women – Empowering Economy

Empowering Women – Empowering Economy

07-Mar-17
5171

Empowering women is the key to social and economic development in the world. In today’s world, around49.6 percent of the world's population i ...

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I beg to differ

I beg to differ

06-Mar-17
5302

ISLAMABAD: Various cities in the upper parts of Pakistan were jolts by earthquake tremors on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. I heard o ...

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Gender equality, a dogma!

Gender equality, a dogma!

05-Mar-17
5941

 

What is Gender equality and how it can be achieved? the answer is very much simple gender equality is achieved when women and men enj ...

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