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LHC’s verdict in Musharraf case

The Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision declaring unconstitutional the formation a special court that tried Gen Pervez Musharraf in a high treason case is not likely to...

Rain and snowfall related deaths

Weather-related deaths are always making the headlines. People die from extreme heat; cold nights also kill, and heavy downpours lead to collapsed roofs leaving entire...

A neighbour to all

International politics, they say, is about managing relations with neighbouring countries and of course onecannot choose one’s own neighbourhood. But the global...

Old-school leadership

Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), a German philosopher and historian, famously stated, “Great men appear when a given socio-economic situation requires them.” The...

Expulsion of Saudi personnel from US

It has yet to be seen if the expulsion of at least a dozen Saudi military students from the US for serious charges like links with extremists and child pornography will...

MQM back to its usual ways

The only surprise in Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui’s resignation from his post as Minister for Information Technology...

War And Peace, a sociological analysis

War is in nobody’s interest, Prime Minister Imran Khan recalled that Pakistan has suffered greatly due to earlier regional conflicts. He made it clear that Pakistan...

Straight Talk: 2020 — survival or bankruptcy

The view from our apartment’s balcony is a golf course situated in the heart of bustling Jakarta. The view is so refreshing and soothing. I am here with my family to...

Ukraine plane tragedy

War kills people – combatants, non-combatants, innocent or otherwise. The US-Iran conflict has brought this ugly reality to the world, especially to the families of...

Politicians and pressure

Politics is not a transparent trade anywhere in the world. Politicians spin facts and manoeuvre situations tactfully, without indulging in falsehood or deception, to...