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Combatting & redefining future

The worldwide Covid-19 crisis has jolted the entire humanity, exposed vulnerabilities of even those states considered as economically and politically so “powerful”...

Vision of ZA Bhutto (I)

This day of 4th April reminds us of the judicial murder of a great charismatic public leader Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in 1979 – a day that was actually the death of...

Incentivising construction?

The intention behind the prime minister’s generous package for the construction sector, now elevated to industry, is understandable because of the urgency to create...

One million and counting

It’s no surprise really that the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the world since no vaccine has yet been found to treat it. But the speed with which...

Paedophilia

On December 31 of last year, Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization of an outbreak of coronavirus causing severe illness, which was subsequently named...

Never Give In..

To paraphrase Churchill. We shall fight this virus till we win.. we shall fight it in our homes, in our factories, in our shops and in our hospitals. We shall fight with...

Pak’ GDP growth expectations

It’s no surprise that practically all countries are revising their annual GDP growth rates downwards in light of the heavy economic and financial impact of the...

Inciting violence in these times

It almost beggars belief that a certain prayer leader in Karachi defied the strict official lockdown, went ahead with Friday prayers – a large number of people...

Dealing with COVID-19 the Pakistani style!

As COVID-19 spreads, speculation is that the virus at the pyramid base is expending though going unreported to stem panic. As per information that nonetheless trickles...

National Security, Crona and the shackled leviathan

As the Chinese curse has it, people are living in interesting times. Sometimes books are so intuitive that one feels like experiencing extra sensory perceptions. Albert...