Maritime disputes in  the South China Sea

Maritime disputes in the South China Sea

16-Jan-17
1378

No one expected the international arbitration court to be the last word that China had no legal basis to claim longstanding rights over most of the ...

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Prison reforms

Prison reforms

16-Jan-17
831

The existence of jails is universal and in these designated premises are lodged the criminally deviants and delinquents till either they are exoner ...

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The curious case of Pakistan-India relationship

The curious case of Pakistan-India relationship

16-Jan-17
1362

Authorities in India and Pakistan are at it again. The war of words has recently echoed in the United Nations. His Excellency, Mr. António G ...

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A nation which loves to laugh at others

A nation which loves to laugh at others

16-Jan-17
900

Having my wrists shackled with the manacle of nationalism, I struggled not to write on this particular topic. I made a strenuous effort to resist m ...

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Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

16-Jan-17
1241

Pakistani media has rendered Trump as the enemy of Islam and Pakistan. Situation in Pakistan was not in favour of Trump in the past several months. ...

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GDP — fact or fiction

GDP — fact or fiction

15-Jan-17
1367

I am not sure whether or not Shakespeare is still part of the curriculum today, but almost everyone from before my generation, and thereabouts, wil ...

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Next phase of Pak-India standoff

Next phase of Pak-India standoff

15-Jan-17
1633

Of course New Delhi had calculated the aftermath of test-firing the Agni-IV intercontinental ballistic missile well ahead of time. Pakistan would o ...

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Palestine’s obscured cause

Palestine’s obscured cause

15-Jan-17
1289

Seventy-two countries are due to attend the conference on Sunday, today, in Paris presumably to lay an international framework for a two-state solu ...

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Labour without love

Labour without love

15-Jan-17
1278

Child labour has savaged into child torture. The story of ten year old Tayyaba is shockingly shameful but alas not uncommon. What is uncommon is th ...

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Moral bankruptcy and rise of sexual perverts

Moral bankruptcy and rise of sexual perverts

15-Jan-17
1369

The glitter of modernity is not without a taint of depravity. What’s too upsetting lately is a new breed of perverts who have been wreaking h ...

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The path to peace in Kashmir

The path to peace in Kashmir

14-Jan-17
2217

On behalf of the ‘World Kashmir Awareness’ and its members, sincere congratulations to Mr President-elect on your election as the 45th ...

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Landmark of India Supreme Court

Landmark of India Supreme Court

14-Jan-17
1911

Heading a seven judges bench of Indian Supreme Court, Justice Thakur said that seeking votes in the name of religion, caste, creed or language is i ...

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USSR: a Marxist critique

USSR: a Marxist critique

14-Jan-17
1280

Two-and-a-half decades ago, humanity suffered a cataclysmic shock when a society, having the potential of becoming an alternative to the dehumanise ...

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Timur, Ghengez, Gabbar or Sikandar

Timur, Ghengez, Gabbar or Sikandar

14-Jan-17
1265

The birth of children is a happy occasion in any family. So, it was not surprising that Saif Ali Khan Pataudi and his wife Kareena Kapoor celebrate ...

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A minor dose of reality

A minor dose of reality

14-Jan-17
1062

Our dear Prime Minister (PM) was seen at a Hindu Temple recently, making some pleasant comments about Pakistani “minorities.” I have re ...

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The school bullying need intervention

The school bullying need intervention

13-Jan-17
1492

Unfortunately, teasing is considered as a part of growing up and is often considered as a part of entertainment and almost every child experiences ...

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Damn the icebergs — full speed ahead

Damn the icebergs — full speed ahead

13-Jan-17
1370

Make no mistake: President Donald Trump’s political honeymoon may have ended even before he is inaugurated on Friday January 20th, 2017. The ...

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How to defuse comfort women feud

How to defuse comfort women feud

13-Jan-17
1570

Relations have never remained tranquil between Japan and South Korea. They have deep-rooted historical differences. Japan was an imperial power col ...

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Role of the fourth pillar

Role of the fourth pillar

13-Jan-17
1811

Media represents the society, and because of its demonstrated and inherent ability to influence human perceptions and create events, it is universa ...

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Fall from grace

Fall from grace

13-Jan-17
2040

Just like his predecessors, General Raheel Sharif, the former Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) has been drawn into controversy immediately after his ...

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