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Children at risk

Muhammad shahid The popular TV drama, Udaari, and mind-boggling incidents of kidnappings of children are reflections of the fact how innocent children who otherwise...

NAP: the new scapegoat

Durdana Najam After the Quetta carnage came the usual clamour that the National Action Plan (NAP) has failed to deliver. The civil and military heads got together to...

Where is the local government? (I)

Gulmina Bilal Ahmad It is so unfortunate for us Pakistanis that even after spending so much on local body elections in all four provinces and the capital, the local...

Combating criminal misuse of IT

Malik Ashraf In view of the burgeoning cybercrimes and national consensus on saving society from their awful effects, government has promulgated a law, Prevention Of...

69 years of feeling inferior

Maria Sartaj They can stock up on all the masalas (spices) from desi (local) grocery stores, yearn for mangoes of the langda variety, watch back-to-back episodes of Mann...

Accountability: the need of the hour

Ahsan Alvi A few days ago, during a discussion with my relatively apolitical friends, I realised the insensitivity and the obliviousness that is prevalent in the...

Eradicating polio

Shaikh Abdul Rasheed The crippling polio virus is no longer an endemic in all countries of the world except in two — Pakistan and Afghanistan — where 13 and six...

Three big, big bets

Harlan Newport, Rhode Island: Life, it can be argued, is based on a series of big bets beginning from birth. Is an individual lucky enough to be born into a family with...

Gospel of Terrorism Changed (II)

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The Head of Human Rights Commission (EU) blasted Iran for its continued infiltration, conspiratorial role and series of proxy war in the Middle...

Azerbaijan International Defence Industry Exhibition (ADEX) 2016 (II)

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan It will soon produce 4 types of ammunition for grenade throwers, as well as barrels for all types of weapons in size from 5.45 mm to 30 mm. The...