Looking back at the battle of Moscow 80 years on (Part 1)

The Battle of Moscow was a military campaign that consisted of two periods of strategically significant fighting on a 600 km (370 mi) sector of the Eastern Front during World War II. It took place between October 1941 and January 1942. The Soviet defensive effort frustrated Hitler's attack on Moscow,

What is the future of US-Pak relations amidst US baleful intentions?

The United States and Pakistan must achieve a strategically beneficial and sustainable relationship because, despite global strategic realignments, the international community has never been more interdependent and interactive.

Karachi coastal zone: Pakistan’s golden steps into blue-economy

The Karachi Coastal Com­prehensive Develop­ment Zone (KCCDZ) spread over 640 hectares or 1,581 acres on the western backwaters marshland of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) will revamp one of the oldest city slums areas relocating its more than half a million population.

Iranian poll contains important messages for Biden and Raisi

Iranians surveyed last month by Iran Poll and the University of Maryland’s Center for International and Security Studies were telling Mr. Raisi that they are looking to him to alleviate Iran’s economic and other problems and have little hope that a revived nuclear agreement will make the difference,

Modi and Shah: Anathema of the duo ruling India

For the last seven years Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his 2C-in-C, Home Minister Amit Shah, have left everyone wondering about the way they have gone about running the country. One consequence of this bafflement has been the persistent attacks on them by everyone

KP Government might be slow but it works: A young citizen reflects!

KP government, like governments everywhere, may be slow but it works and is trying to change the society around it. Laraib Farhat, a young volunteer recounts her interesting experiences of working on Sustainable Development Goals.

The smokescreen of Afghan women

Across Afghanistan, women’s lives are being severely circumscribed as the Taliban moves to reimpose the segregation that marked their previous rule in the 1990s. In short, the issue of women’s rights in Afghanistan faces highly uncertain prospects, and most likely women’s rights will deteriorate.

Eid Milad un Nabi: An occasion of prosperity and festivities

Muslims around the world celebrate Mawlid (Muhammad's birth) on 12 Rabi’ al-Awwal, the third month of the Islamic calendar. Muslims, need to study him, his teachings, his way of life and transfer this knowledge into our children and keep this tradition alive for the next generations to come.

Encroachment in Pakistan: A national psyche

An encroachment occurs when part of a building or fixture from one property intrudes onto adjoining land. It is also common to see the encroachment of ideas into religious ideology and defining ideas that can be good business propositions while playing on the superstitious beliefs of common people.

Bollywood and Hindu Nationalism: A tale of two old allies

With the ascendance of the Hindu right in India in the 1990s, Bollywood films provided more than just entertainment. They became the perfect medium for disseminating Hindu nationalist ideologies and rebranding the Indian national identity as exclusively Hindu.

Muslim emperors of Subcontinent: Selfish invaders or founders of the Great Indian civilization?

According to Saleha Anwar a Lahore-based political analyst, the Muslim rule in the subcontinent greatly contributed to the development of the region in all respects like politics, culture and economy. The Muslim emperors set up one of the great and rich empires of the world in India.

Why Dussehra festivities is significant to RSS?

According to Mustafa Khan, the burning of the effigy of Ravan is called Dassera. The Hindus consider it as a victory over evil. The RSS is a racist organization and burning the effigy of Ravan is a matter of celebration. They wear new clothes and collect leaves from a tree.