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Are you human?

Life can be just so beautiful if we stop complicating it “Jeevan me ziada rishte hona zaroori nahi hai, par jo rishte hain un me jeevan hona zaroori hai,” says my friend

Speak up for Gujranwala

Innocent people have been killed in our own backyard Last night Gunjranwala was Gaza. Seven-year-old Hira, her sister Kainat and 55-year-old Bashiran bibi were burned alive after a violent mob set fire

Invoking a countdown

Army should stay out and allow democracy to sort itself out   By invoking article 245 of the constitution and asking the armed forces to “act in aid of civil power when

Subversion of the state

Nawaz Sharif should resign and face the law    “Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad” Prometheus in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow‘s poem “The Masque of Pandora” The history of Pakistan

A forgotten hero

Sir Zafarullah Khan and the tragedy of Palestine and Pakistan     “This is a solemn moment, solemn in the history of the world, in the history of this great — let

The nightmare of Gaza

Where Israeli aggression continues unchecked   I can only imagine the horror in Gaza today as Israel intensifies its assault of that overcrowded, impoverished strip. It is a continuing nightmare story of

Losing the plot

The present political imbroglio has a sense of déjà vu about it     Is the ruling PML-N government losing the plot, thanks to its abysmal performance on the political front? Only

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