Ramzan

Ramzan: Less-known benefits of fasting

Ramzan is one of the most sacred months of the Islamic calendar. In this blessed month, the holy Quran was revealed and fasting was...
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Modi’s India is no more white & green; it is all saffron

The lynching of two sadhus and their driver at Dhabadi-Khanvel road near Gadchinchale Palghar, while they were going to Silvassa reveals how abysmal the...
Pakistan

How Pakistan became safer than New York

Let me go out on a limb and say something that could come back and haunt me. Pakistan is doing well at managing the...
Pakistan

Pakistan: Leaders must be elected, not imposed

No, political leadership cannot be fabricated. Pakistan is a living proof of this flawed approach. The Chaudhrys of Gujrat, Sharifs of Lahore, Wattoos of...
USA

How will COVID-19 shape the world politics?

During the Cold War, the two antagonists – the USA and former Soviet Union - in their bid to safeguard the vital western and...
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How to kickstart the economy whilst keeping people safe?

Imran Khan’s government seems to have adopted a prudent approach by gradually starting the process of re-opening the economy, while side by side trying...
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Can we take “advantage” of the coronavirus crisis?

“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things that you...
Complexities being faced by Gulf states amid COVID-19

Saudi Crown Prince MBS bids for British soccer club amid Covid-19

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has rolled the dice with a US$ 374 million bid to acquire storied British soccer club Newcastle United.If...
Covid-19

Covid-19: Pakistan must redefine its national security

The present circumstances appear as a recurring nightmare that we can’t seem to wake up from. Every day we sip our morning coffee with...
World

Post-Corona World Order: Democratic or Authoritarian?

Fukuyama, in "End of History" had argued that western liberal world order has become the universal form of political government - but this liberal world order is fast crashing due to Corona Pandemic. A virus is destroying world order?
Bhutto

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto: A Challenge to Status Quo

The first and only free election held in 1970, moved the power centre of Pakistan. Ayub Khan's controlled democracy was overwhelmingly rejected by the...
world

Post Covid-19 world: More Pak-India skirmishes?

After the morning of 9/11, the world did not remain the same. The debate of international relations which revolved around threats to global security,...
Covid

Covid-19: The dull response of Pakistanis as Holy Quran also being ignored

We've learnt from the Covid-19 experience that human life is the most precious thing on the face of the earth, the rest all hovers...
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COVID-19: United Nations on a ventilator

The writing on the wall suggests that COVID-19 is fast consuming the United Nations.  The increasing global ineffectiveness and sluggishness is hammering down the...
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Imran Khan emerging as the leader of developing world

Pakistan' PM Imran Khan, by raising demand of debt relief has emerged as a leader of the developing world.
Twitter

Pakistan’s Twitter: Platform for Intellectual Diarrhea!

We as a nation do not fully comprehend the meaning and value of freedom of expression. Yet, this nation has gained access to a...
Afghan

Afghan peace: India’s failing proxies against Pakistan

Since the 80s, Delhi has been convinced that a direct conflict with Pakistan would be disastrous because Pakistan had implicitly developed nuclear device. Therefore,...
Arctic

The Arctic: Great powers & their geopolitical interests

Climate change, global warming, and new trends of power politics have brought the Arctic into unique geopolitical limelight. The melting ice-cap is altering conditions...
Human

Indo-Pak: Polished guns but impoverished humans

In the world of conflicts, a quest for peace and human security is inevitable. Even though the credibility of the United Nations has certainly...
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Kashmir: Iran’s handling of Israel offers valuable lessons for Pakistan

For months after August 5, 2019, when the state of Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of the special status and carved into two Union...
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Lockdown: Middle class to fight hunger and malnutrition

Twenty-five percent of the Pakistani population lives below the poverty line. This population predominantly consists of illiterate, daily wagers, unskilled or semi-skilled workers having...
working

Covid-19: Remembering Russell in these idle times

The advent of industrial society changed our attitude to work and leisure. Societies began to regard long hours of work, with concomitant monetary compensation,...
Khan

What’s next for Prime Minister Imran Khan?

Prime Minister Imran Khan, intellectuals and government functionaries must realise that the world’s worst collective economic depression of its history is not ahead, but...
Balochistan

Covid-19: Time to rescue Balochistan

People of Balochistan depend on two sources for their survival: the God and the Government. There are no social, industrial or corporate sector in...
Muslims

Modi: Caught between coronavirus and Muslims

There is a high watermark of the tide of the deluge that has swept through India in the name of coronavirus, which is currently...
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A Coronavirus guide to fixing Pakistan’s economy

Sana Jamal & Muhammad Ahsan|In the pandemic era, every day we learn about new cases, new fatalities but every new day also brings us...
Covid

With US sanctions intact, China emerges as Iran’s lifeline

The Covid-19 pandemic has become a political testing ground for Iran and the US. Whether or not US should lift sanctions on Iran, is...
Corona

Covid-19: Measures that are proven to be effective

In the age of Covid-19, life has changed dramatically. Whenever a person faces tough times, there are always two ways to confront a situation:...
lockdown

COVID-19 pandemic: 2 best ways to win the fight!

Governments across the globe are scrambling to contain the spread of Covid-19. Developed countries with near universal healthcare such as the UK, Italy and...
Weapon

Is COVID-19 a biological weapon?

Jumel Gabilan Estrañero/Ma. Kristina Decena SiuaganCan something as transmissible and fatal as Sars-CoV-2, which causes the now dreaded COVID-19, be the next chemical and...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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