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Hope or ringing alarm: un visit 2019!

After a week-long appraisal and welcoming to our Prime Minister by his massive directionless direction audience both internationally and locally marked another unplanned...

‘Blood over different shades of green’

As a cultural event the Islamabad Literature Festival (ILF) has come to occupy a distinctive position in the cultural, educational, and literary life of Pakistan. A...

Let us love the human mind

Making mental health one of the government’s top priorities should be in every policymaker’s head. Unless we consider mental health a big issue, Pakistan will...

Road not taken towards planned towns

Winding, treacherous roads, full of potholes passing by shabby, rickety structures – all these speak volumes of our urban planning. As urban development is expanding,...

A patented blackmail psyche (I)

The features of corruption and nepotism that the Quaid-e-Azam had warned against has been going on unabated for decades, over time these methods have acquired a kind of...

Kashmir vs great power’s deep state ploy

The rare closed-door consultations (on August 16) on Kashmir by the Security Council ended without any outcome or statement from the powerful 15-nation UN organ, was...

Battleground Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda, which has been out of the news since the capture and killing of its chief, Osama bin Laden in 2011, hit the headlines again lately because its South Asian head...

In the world of ‘no free lunches’

Neither hunger can be eradicated by feeding the hungry, nor can corruption be combated by putting in 500 people in jail. The prime minister has initiated a soup kitchen...

A PATENTED BLACKMAIL PSYCHE

by IKRAM SEHGAL The features of corruption and nepotism that the Quaid-e-Azam had warned against has been going on unabated for decades, over time these methods have...

Afghan quagmire: hope for revival of US-Taliban talks

US President Trump may have tried to play smart by suddenly calling off talks with the Taliban apparently to give a jolt to the religious militia. However,...