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Depression

Nida Kifayat Suicide is the act or an instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally. In doing so, the word ‘suicide’ has been deprived of its...

Beijing has signaled. Is Islamabad listening?

Raza Rumi Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister has been criticised by the usual suspects for his blunt remarks last week at Asia Society in New York. The minister put up a...

Of fudging and fraudulence

Dr Ikramul Haq The continuous allegations of financial mismanagement, figure funding and frauds by Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Finance Minister, facing trial after...

Facilitating peace process in Afghanistan is in Pakistan’s national interest

Raza Rumi During his election campaign, President Trump had vowed to end the foreign wars and redirect the resources towards domestic needs such as infrastructure...

Killing our daughters quietly

Yaqoob Khan Bangash A long time ago in Arabia, in an age Muslims call Jahiliyya (meaning ‘time of ignorance’), people used to kill or bury alive their infant...

CPEC — first or final nail in the coffin?

Shaukat Qadir I have frequently and at some length I must confess, expressed apprehension about our new relationship paradigm with China, which of course has CPEC at its...

Come September

Dr Saulat Nagi Certain movies leave an indelible mark on one’s memory. ‘Come September’ was one of those classics. Even today transcending the temporal...

Where are our modern day visionaries?

Shaheen Sehbai Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa as performed his national duty by speaking out and talking straight on Defence Day. In the absence of an active,...

Tackling domestic accidents through first aid

Khalid Bin Majeed The international community is all set to observe the World First Aid Day (WFAD) on September 9 this year. The day was instituted by the International...

Looking through Rohingya mirror

Daanish Mustafa As a young man I was quite enthralled of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Laureate and state counselor of Myanmar/Burma. She seemed very personable and brave...