Tag: Secular

Salman Taseer’s vigil cancelled by authorities

News Analysis | On Thursday, the police and district administration stopped members of the civil society from holding a vigil to mark the death anniversary...

China: A story of a great transformation

Umair Aslam | I recently embarked on a journey to China for three weeks to attend a Seminar on New Energy Industry Cooperation for Developing...

‘Why just crackers? Ban Muharram bloodshed too’: Chetan Bhagat

News Desk | Irked over the ban of firecrackers by Indian Supreme Court on the occasion of Diwali, infuriated Indian columnist and author Chetan Bhagat,...

The rise and fall of secularism in modern Turkey

Yasir M’alik | Secularism has been a dominant belief system in the republic of Turkey since 1928, the times when it was constitutionally recognized and enforced...

How was the demand for Pakistan justified on secular grounds?

Nauman Sadiq l Although secularism, pluralism, and multiculturalism are the accepted social axioms of the modern worldview, but a demand for separate nationhood on the...

The Muslim world: Liberals pay the price of Trump & Saudis

Donald Trump’s fueling of Islamophobia with his newly imposed travel ban as well as his war on the mainstream media feed an increasing trend...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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