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The processed reality

Dr Saulat Nagi The true concern of intellect is to investigate the given truth in its totality and negate the reification of thought based on falsification. Instead,...

PM’s ordeal will continue

ZAHID HUSSAIN The prime minister may have escaped the ultimate humiliation of being removed from office, but his ordeal continues. The split judgment of the five-member...

Robber barons masquerading as politicians

Dr Ikramul Haq A division bench of the Lahore High Court had observed on March 2, 2017 that sugar mills owned by the ruling family have brazenly flouted court orders and...

Media review

Mohammad Shehzad If laughter is a medicine for the mind, its cheapest brand has to be the coverage of national politics our Urdu language media. Consider the statements...

Rules of the game

Wajeeha A. Khan Societies are built on institutions, which are, as economist Douglass C. North put it, the “rules of the game” that help propel us towards, or...

Load-shedding and an election

Khurram Husain While the verdict on the Panama Papers case commands the national attention these days, another issue of potential game-changing significance is taking...

Now or Never, Do or die

Syed Shoaib Umer Ahmad A day of judgment which was the most awaited day in the history of Pakistan is here now, after few hours the verdict will be announced, the...

From Mardan, with love

Syed Rizwan Mehboob Mardan has the honour of being home to one of the earliest schools in the region, marking the enlightenment movement spearheaded by two towering,...

The Jhadav conundrum

Dr Tariq Rahman Despite the saying that ‘If one has not seen Lahore one has not been born’ (best savoured in Lahore’s Punjabi), there is actually not as much...

Taking stock of the Kashmir dispute

Nyla Ali Khan Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh has recently claimed that Kashmir will be a changed place within a year. The presence of several mainstream political...