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Why Libraries need a new narrative

Umar Sheraz | Libraries as depositories of knowledge have been part of human history for thousands of years and it is difficult to locate any...

Digital Literacy in the 21st century Pakistan

Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq | We see and hear the phrase “21st century” almost everywhere. Perhaps the term has become so ubiquitous that it has lost...

Cricket legends ‘blown away’ by Pakistani child bowlers

AFP | Two six-year-olds have become social media sensations in cricket-mad Pakistan with videos of their bowling "blowing away" the likes of Shane Warne and...

Saudi government to tighten fundraising laws to promote moderate Islam

James M Dorsey | A Saudi draft law could constitute a first indication that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s vow to return the kingdom to...

Can Pakistan avoid another APS Peshawar massacre?

Syed Ali Hadi | It has been three years since the heinous terrorists attack on APS Peshawar. Much has been done in terms of engaging...

Can education be decolonized in Pakistan?

Ikram Sehgal | Established initially as institutions of higher studies, Madrasahs taught law, Islamic sciences and philosophy. Prior to the arrival of British, both religious...

Pakistan: Surviving on uncanny strengths!

Amjad Mahmood | Every tribe, ethnicity, empire, dynasty, and nation since ages has held some form of authority, power, and influence during different segments of...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s book: A gust of scandals

News Desk | Nawazuddin Siddiqui in his book has come up with some disturbing revelations about his life outside the cinema. Love affairs, suicide attempts,...

Is PML-N government mishandling the CPEC project?

 Waris Husain | Through this piece, I would like to draw the attention of all concerned, particularly the members of parliament and all the political...

KPK government brings revolutionary changes in education sector

Aisha Sarwari | The Elementary and Secondary Education Department (ESED) of the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has addressed what is clearly an education emergency. A...

The Power of deep thinking: essence of creativity

Dr. Jamie Schwandt | True or False: “This sentence is false.” What was your answer to the question above? Did you quickly fire off an answer...

The obsession with new things is burdening our brain

Brian Lee | Commercial organizations depend and thrive on our natural curiosity. That’s right, companies know that people are driven by a strong obsession for obtaining...

Higher purposes of university education

Dr. S. Zulfiqar Gilani | Universities have mushroomed all over Pakistan, and there is an ever-increasing number of individuals with University Degrees. On the face...

To make wise decisions, ask yourself these questions

Lewis Humphries | There is a reason why critical thinking remains one of the most coveted skills among employers, as it drives effective problem solving...

The art of not knowing

Leon Ho | The fear of saying “I don’t know” started long ago. In the past, a person’s ability to gain employment was based on...

Will CPEC negatively affect the social culture of Pakistan?

Raheel Hassan | The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a buzz-word in the region today. China finds it as a conduit to expand its tentacles,...

To improve education in Pakistan we need 2-Way communication

Shahid Anwar | Organizational theory tells us that institutions are a function of what they communicate and how!  Good institutions come from good understanding amongst...

Not every child is an A grade student. Why we must...

I’m about to go on a rant. I hate homework. Controversial, as I’ve been a teacher for 22 years and I’ve personally set hundreds of...

Let’s talk science!

Sheikh Fayaz | Nov 04, 2016 An open letter to Dr. Parvez Hoodbhoy, by Sheikh Fayaz Dear Dr. Parvez Hoodbhoy, I hope that this humble piece of...

Why you must read Henry Kissinger’s “World Order”?

Moeed Pirzada | Why you must read Henry Kissinger’s “World Order”? – Unlike many books these days that read like a Master student’s exam passing...

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