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It really is a crazy world

Shaukat Qadir In the last Senate elections, things didn’t go quite as well as expected. The PML-N was expected to win a far greater number of seats than it did and,...

Pakistan on the ‘Grey List’

Lal Khan Last Friday the global money-laundering watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to put Pakistan on its terrorist financing watch list. The...

Murder in Kasur

Ali Madeeh Recently, I was asked by a reporter to comment on the recent case of rape and murder of a young girl in Kasur. Our exchange may be of some help to those...

PCO judges and shady rulers

Dr Ikramul Haq Nawaz Sharif, in a statement on February 15, said: “Judge who took oath under PCO committed treason”, and asked, “Will PCO judges now give us...

Tapping Punjab’s tourism potential

Jahanzeb Awan The World Travel and Tourism Council Report 2017 places Pakistan at 136th position in the world in terms the tourism industry’s contribution to the GDP....

The Valentine’s paranoia

Minahil Mehdi We’ve been disallowed to celebrate Valentines, but I suppose one can still write about it. There has been no clarity about the exact dismissiveness...

Labour of love

Kamil Ahmed ‘Theory of Entanglement’ in Quantum Physics suggests a concept of fundamental wholeness in a sense that two particles if once entangled (even for a brief...

A tribute to an icon

Imaan Mazari Words fall short when one tries to describe Asma Jahangir. She was one in a million, larger than life. She was a breath of fresh airin a world filled with...

Saplings we nurture, the stock we bear

Raoof Hasan The stock one ends up reaping depends directly on the seeds that one sows. This is not more evidenced than by going over the list of people given the senate...

Our religious tests

Yasser Latif Space is said to be the final frontier. The world is preparing to go to Mars. Even our neighbouring country, India, has sent a successful Mars probe. Yet...