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Tandoor

How Tandoors can help fight hunger during curfew?

The current coronavirus pandemic is not only a medical emergency but an economic emergency as well. Given that almost half of our population lived...
globalization

Nightmare of globalization: Will Corona reverse globalization?

Waleed Yawer | As Facebook would suggest, apocryphal accounts of Americans refusing purchase of the Corona Beer is just that, an attempt at left-wing humour...
jinnah Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodbhoy, and not Jinnah, is wrong.

Twangar Kazmi | Recently in a widely shared talk, Mr. Pervez Hoodbhoy said, “Jinnah had no idea what he was doing” and made many other...
Pakistan

Covid-19: Pakistan could have tackled it better

There’s a message in Pakistani and Egyptian responses to the Coronavirus: neither ultra-conservative science-rejecting worldviews nor self-serving autocratic policies aimed at regime enhancement produced...
security

Covid-19 security threat: Trillions spent on security but no mechanism to fight Covid-19

To live in interesting times – allegedly an ancient Chinese curse. Although the phrase appears as though it is a harbinger for blessings and...
Covid-19

Did Hollywood predict Covid-19?

Do the Illuminati rule the world? Are people secretly working together to control and organize the world? Is questioning the hidden agenda of elites...
coronavirus

Coronavirus: What really caused its emergence & what would be its aftermath?

Coronavirus cases are continuing to accelerate as the world's most affluent countries, for a change, bear the brunt of a serious infectious illness. Yet...
covid-19

COVID-19 Crisis is golden opportunity to unite Muslim World

Threat Perception: Between Lockdown or No Lockdown: Since World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency, 199 states around the globe including the...
origin of covid-19

Origin of Covid-19: The tale of world’s deadliest disease

Speculation about origin of COVID19 has engendered questions about weapons of mass destruction. A retroviral antidote to COVID19 may yet take about a year....
Modi

Modi generated migrant crisis has become top threat to India’s corona safety

Prime Minister Modi's terrible mishandling of his country's 21-day lockdown demand has created a self-inflicted humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions in the world's second-most...
Lockdown

Biggest question of the century: Should we save people from corona or hunger?

Despite relentless critique by the opposition bent upon making political capital out of potential catastrophe, and virtually in confront the media “sold” out on...

Afghanistan: What will it take to achieve sustainable peace?

  What happens when you run out of leadership? You become a laughing stock and an ever-brawling pack of people. You become clueless of national...
China

Post-pandemic world: Is China going to replace U.S. as superpower?

Amid opacity hovering over post-pandemic world — one thing is certain — the prevailing global contagion is likely to alter the course of the...
Coronavirus

Russia comes out in support of China after US allegations on coronavirus outbreak

All through the recent weeks since US President Donald Trump coined the epithet “China virus” to rename Coronavirus, Moscow kept a deafening silence. Finally, on...
economy

Why world economy is at the brink of collapse? Investment Banker explains

Paris is not so romantic anymore. Is it? Manhattan sleeps very early now. Doesn’t it? Giving hugs and kisses is considered a sign of...
Curfew

Partial lockdown or curfew? Who is right – PM Imran or CM Murad?

Pakistan’s fight against the spread of coronavirus is entering its most critical phase. Despite the ongoing lockdown, there have been more than 1,400 coronavirus...

India is busy in hating Muslims in the age of pandemic!

After China and Italy the world has turned its attention to India. A country of 1.3 billion that has seen a surge in cases...
comrade

Let’s not forget Dr Mubbashir Hasan – right hand comrade of ZAB

On March 14, 2020, people from all walks of life gathered to pay their last tribute to a great comrade. The socialist, democrat politician...
Pakistan economy

Pakistan can witness worst de-industrialization if lockdown mishandled

As Pakistan enters its 7th day of industrial lockdown on Friday 27th (including 3 days of 23rd’s long weekend) the question being asked by...
middle east

Why Middle East fails to achieve sustainable peace?

The Middle East has remained one of the most volatile and unstable places on the world stage. Throughout the history it has been entangled...
Pakistan

How cruelly will Corona affect Pakistan’s economy?

Yesterday, Pakistan reached the 4th week and most critical phase of the Corona Virus Pandemic. It is now a race against time to successfully...
Work

How long will it take to go back to work?

President Donald Trump is eager to get the Covid-19 epidemic over with. On March 24 he voiced the hope that by Easter, April 12,...
world corona us china virus

World was moving towards peace, suddenly coronavirus changed the course. So has world’s first...

World at Dawn of 2020 2020 was expected to be a year of respite and tranquility after having gone through hell for over 18 years....
china us

Will China gradually replace the United States in the Middle East?

The question is not if, but when the long-standing American defence umbrella in the Gulf, the world’s most militarised and volatile region, will be...
Imran Khan

Is Imran Khan responsbile for problems of Pakistan?

Corona Virus has hit the world hard. The developed countries are reeling under its potent onslaught. Desperate cries of shortage of ventilators, hospital beds...
coronavirus

Corona pandemic: What kind of world will now emerge?

The mysterious microbe originating from Wuhan, a city in mainland China, has now spread across all the continents of the world (barring Antarctica). COVID-19,...
pandemic

How does the pandemic provide opportunity to speed up Afghan peace process?

Coronavirus has spread its tentacles across the globe. The phenomenal speed with which the pandemic has spread has caught scientists by surprise. The disease has...
digital

This is why we must urgently adopt digital cash in Pakistan

Ordered to sit at home because of the coronavirus epidemic to avoid infection social contact has been outlawed. Apart from touching other people, we...
covid-19 corona virus

Opinion: Religious clerics will make COVID-19 worse in Pakistan?

Pakistan, like much of the world, is in the midst of a covid-19 pandemic. Luckily, compared to global numbers and averages, it is doing...

Covid-19 through Behavioral Economist’s Eyes: Pakistan needs extraordinary steps

Infectious diseases like Black Death, Plague, Cholera, Spanish Flu and SARS have shaped history and economies. The new coronavirus (Covid-19) is a threat to...

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Is Imran Khan responsbile for problems of Pakistan?

Corona Virus has hit the world hard. The developed countries are reeling under its potent onslaught. Desperate cries of shortage of ventilators, hospital beds...

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