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Rights of Transgenders in Pakistan

Gender identity is perhaps the most important aspect which determines the psycho-social behavior of humans. A gender identity crisis not only leads to a...
Assam

Assam – National Register Citizens: Citizenship Defined through Religion?

It started at 9 am, and for the next six hours there was widespread blood-letting of men and women, the slaughter of young and...
FATF

FATF: International Lobbying by India Might Retain Pakistan in Greylist

Opinion | Geo-political considerations will be driving the FATF (anti-money laundering watchdog)’s most likely decision to retain Pakistan in the grey list as its Plenary...
Trump

US No Longer World’s Human Rights Champion: Trump Made Sure of That

Opinion | For the better part of a century, the United States could claim the moral high ground despite allegations of hypocrisy because its policies...
US

Russia & US too Afraid to Lose Turkey for Their Own Self Interest

Opinion | Syria has long been regarded by some as the sacrificial lamb over whose spilled blood the New Cold War began, and once again...
Kashmir

Trump – Modi’s Multi-Billion Dollar Embrace and Kashmir Imbroglio

Opinion | Wow, what an embrace it was! None could deny that this profoundly warm embrace between the heads of two major business partners and...
Taliban

Taliban Delegation’s Visit: Are Peace Talk Prospects Better?

Opinion | The Afghan Taliban representatives met Pakistan’s leaders in Islamabad, last week. The movement’s leaders have put across their stance on the many contentious...
Police

Police Reforms: Issues, Effects and a Way Forward

Opinion | Pakistan’s good governance; its justice, law and order situation; its peace and prosperity in life of its citizens; its fight against terrorism and...
Brohi

I Should Have Honor: Khalida Brohi’s take at Honor Killing in Pakistan

Opinion | I proudly call myself a tribal woman, and I carry with me hundreds of stories that have shaped and enriched my life and...
Joker

A Worthy Contender Heath Ledger can Pass On Crown To: Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker

Opinion Jokes aside, this is a brilliantly crafted movie. There's a story, intense plot, gritty setting, and highly charged acting. Wouldn't be surprised if Joaquin...
Qatar

Qatar – An Emerging Hospitality Hub

Opinion | Qatar has been an independent sovereign state since 1971. It is one of the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and...
Terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Pangs of Terrorism

Opinion | When the first Big Fight on terrorism began it was a debate subsequent to the 9/11 attack. In those days Bernard Lewis had...
protesters

Learning lessons: Protesters Stay One Step Ahead of Rulers

Opinion | There’s a déjà vu feeling to this year’s wave of protests across the Arab world. It’s not that this year saw the toppling of the...
Macron

French President Macron says he will beat Islamist terror at all costs

French President Emmanuel Macron Tuesday vowed an "unrelenting fight" against Islamist extremists at a memorial ceremony for four Paris police staff stabbed to death...
Brexit

Britain & EU accuse each other of sabotaging Brexit talks

Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union teetered on the brink of collapse on Tuesday, with tit-for-tat claims of intransigence and sabotage before...
Kashmir

Kashmir: Painful history, Difficult Present & Uncertain future!

Opinion | Geographic Aspects of J&K State The State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is situated at the extreme western section of Great Himalayan Range where...
Speeches

Greatest Speeches Throughout History & Imran Khan’s UNGA Address

Opinion | Following Premier Imran Khan’s impassioned speech at the 74TH UNGA session, a new debate has triggered among the masses whether speech matters or...
Army Chief

Pakistan Army Chief in China to deepen strategic relationship

Opinion | On the latest leg of military diplomacy, Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa has arrived in Beijing amid Pakistan’s unprecedented challenges in its foreign...
RSS theory

Science with Religion: RSS theory of birthing a “Super-Baby”?

Several RSS leaders have floated the 'baby by choice, not by chance’ theory. The proponents of the theory include luminaries like Dr. S.K. Pandey,...
Judge's

A Judge’s Duty is to Sift the Grain from the Chaff

Opinion | A person is presumed to be innocent unless proven guilty, is the cornerstone principle of Criminal Administration of Justice (hereinafter referred to as...
Fazal ur Rehman

Fazal Ur Rehman- Fighting for Islam or Islamabad?

Opinion |  Politics in Pakistan like many other third world countries something directly but often indirectly shaped by externalities set by international players. Right-wing forces...
Kashmir

Kashmir’s road to “Self-Determination”: Necessary Steps

Like a roar of the lion, Prime Minister Imran Khan's powerful speech reverberated in the UN corridors. The world watched in awe. The already...
Afghan

Islamabad Parleys to give Fresh Impetus to Stalled US-Afghan Talks

The US foreign policy is a function of its domestic public opinion, strategic priorities of its defense establishment and geopolitical imperatives. Post 9/11 intervention...
UNGA

Imran Khan: Facing the World at UNGA

On 28th September, a day after, PM Imran Khan's speech at UNGA, I was at a dinner in Islamabad's posh F-6/3 sector. The host...
Afghan

Afghan Presidential Elections: Peace in Afghanistan and India

India is probably the only country to hail the “successful conduct of Presidential elections” in Afghanistan on September 28. Everyone else is holding breath....
Teachers Day

World’s Teachers’ Day – The status of Teachers Must be Improved!

In every society, teachers play a pivotal role and considered as the nation builders because the role of the teacher in any society both...
India

Veneer of Bonhomie: India’s fight against Bengali migrants

Opinion | Foreground Before embarking on three-day (October 3-6, 2019) visit to India, Bangladeshi prime minister ordered removal, at native expense, of India-East –Pakistan border pillars,...
My Lord

Should Judges in Pakistan be called My Lord?

Opinion | With the recognition of rights, humanity acknowledged their protection. And to protect them, society established the courts system. In the courts, most noble,...
Police

Police Torture: Reasons and Remedial Measures

Opinion | During the days in the recent past, the news of Police torture and consequent deaths of some persons have been flashed in our...
Kashmir

Kashmir and Hong Kong: Ruins of British Imperialism

Opinion | Presently, the world is witnessing two major conflicts in Asia; one is of Kashmir and the other is of Hong Kong. Both of...

Latest

K-pop Singer Sulli Lifeless at twenty five – Newsweek

K-pop singer Sulli has been found dead at the age of 25.Sulli, real name Choi Jin-ri, was discovered at a house in Seongnam, in the Gyeonggi province on Monday, reports Korean news agency Yonhap.Local police said Sulli was found by her agent at the residence at 3:21 p.m. local time. Police believe that the singer…