Op-Ed

Activism

Fears of Student Activism: Revival of Student Unions in Pakistan

Opinion | Student unions have played a vital role in the struggle of independence and in the post-independence political system of Pakistan. Muslim Student Federation...
KARTARPUR

The gateway to peace: Kartarpur serves as more than just a symbol

Op-ed | The opening of the Kartarpur Corridor providing access to Sikhs to visit the revered Sikh Guru’s final resting place is in reality of...
sanctions

Is Iran’s economy collapsing under crippling sanctions by US?

Opinion | The crippling unilateral sanctions imposed by the American policy establishment has began to have a telling effect on the Iranian economy, with public...
kartarpur

World watches Kartarpur Corridor keenly as it brings nations closer

Op-ed | In recent weeks, the media and policymakers in South Asia, and outside, have been closely following developments pertaining to the Kartarpur Corridor. The...
Passion

Lack of passion to serve public in Quaid e Azam’s land of pure

Opinion | Passion has been in short supply in the land of the pure. Ever since the house of Sharif entered the political arena an...
Hemant

Widespread Impunity and a Tribute To a Hero – Hemant Karkare

For India to wake up and not follow playing politics on terror as is PM Narendra Modi doing, it is necessary to remember what...
SERVICES

POLITICIZATION OF CIVIL SERVICES IN PAKISTAN

The Civil Services in Pakistan have colonial origins. A competent, effective and neutral civil service is the backbone of any country’s governance structure. Countries...
FATF

Pakistan Fighting On Two Fronts: With FATF & Against FATF

Opinion | In continuation to my last piece which was primarily to create an awareness cum understanding on Pakistan’s case as it stands today with...
healthcare

How IOMT (Internet of Medical Things) is Disrupting Healthcare

“Smart” devices connected through IoT (the Internet of Things) can transform how we play music, text our friends, and even order groceries from Whole...
protests

Middle Eastern Protests: Government’s Tug of War with People

Mass anti-government protests in several Arab countries are turning into competitions to determine who has the longer breath, the protesters or the government. In Algeria,...
Nawaz

Trusting Nawaz Was Bit Hard When 5 Family Members are Absconders

Opinion | It is hard to make sense of the political and legal happenings in Pakistan. Especially, as these relate to the ongoing corruption cases...
Plan “A”

Plan “A” Successful: Nawaz Sharif Maulana’s Hidden Yet Main Agenda?

Opinion | Having made the ouster of the PTI government their common aim the opposition parties of Pakistan have reached a dead end. None of...
escape

Escape From Kot Lakhpat: A Country Where Rich Are Above The Law

Op-ed | Technology has become too sophisticated with time to allow prison breaks. Whether its Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption or Frank Morris in...
world

Second Phase Of Arab Spring: Invisible Hands Pushing World To Unrest

Op-ed | The world is simmering with the spree of protests that have engulfed the world from the Middle East to Asia and South America...
Establishment

No, No, Establishment is Not Packing Imran Government

Opinion | Since Imran Khan took office, a section of media, political pundits and the naysayers are claiming his government will be gone any moment....
Hybrid

Hybrid War and Challenges For Pakistan

“The categories of warfare are blurring and no longer fit into neat, tidy boxes. One can expect to see more tools and tactics of...
Population

Pakistan & Population Explosion: Know When its Time To Stop

I. Population growth means, an increase in the number of people that reside in a city, state or country. It is a danger and...
Water

A Fair Water Sharing Treaty Between Pakistan & Afghanistan is Necessary

Opinion | Afghanistan should not be a water-stressed country. It has five major river basins which should be easily catering to the requirements of the...
Black Sea

Trump Erdogan & NATO: Discussion That Left Strategic Black Sea Out

Opinion | Presidents Donald J. Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a plateful of thorny issues on their agenda when they met in the White...
Kartarpur

From Kartarpur To Dhaka, Fences that Keep South Asia Medieval

Opinion | At 9 am on November 9, I arrived at the North-Western edge of India - the Immigration terminal at Dera Baba Nanak in...
Twitter

An Ultimate Guide on How to Use Twitter for Marketing?

Don’t you think that social platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have become an integral part of marketing? A large number of Twitter users...
Kurdish

Conflict Between Turkey and Armed Kurdish Groups

Turkey has long wanted to create a 32 km (20-mile) deep "safe zone" running for 480 km (300 miles) along its border with Syria...
Child Marriage

Child Marriage: A Dream Turned Nightmare & A Life Turned Into Hell

Opinion | Child marriage became a normative practice and only selected people raise their voices for the protection of their rights in this regard in...
Exports

Pakistani Exports – Bright Future Ahead yet Figures could be Worrisome!

Opinion | I had a very interesting sitting with our Commerce Minister a couple of weeks back where it was heartening to note that he...
Doctor

Dying Uproar of MTI Act: Poor Suffering In Doctor-Government Fight

Opinion | Grand Health Alliance(GHA) and Young’s Doctor Association(YDA) call off strike after Lahore High Court interruption. Doctors’ strike against MTI Act ended after myriads...
sanctions

US’ Sanctions on Iran and the Impact it has on the Region

US has re-imposed the sanctions with full force that had been waived under the JCPOA. These are the toughest sanctions to have ever been...
CSS

Is the CSS Exam Getting Difficult? Who is to Blame?

Opinion | The fault is in my stars, a trite excuse to obscure one’s under-performance. Another vindication could be that the marking system employed by...
China

China Getting Engulfed in Conflicts Middle East Presents

Opinion | China is maneuvering to avoid being sucked into the Middle East’s numerous disputes amid mounting debate in Beijing on whether the People’s Republic...
Nawaz

PMLN to Choose Between Money & Nawaz Sharif? – Maleeha Hashmey

Opinion | "Power does not Corrupt People, People Corrupt Power" - William Gaddis. People of Pakistan have never seen a political landscape as happening as it...
Life

Learn to Live Your Life At its Fullest: Kill Your Low Self-Esteem

Opinion | Let’s be honest we all had our battles throughout everyday life and it doesn't make a difference what has occurred from quite a...

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