ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasised on women empowerment through better health and education, hereditary rights and financial independence. Addressing a ceremony in connection with the International Women's Day on Monday, the president said...

NCOC to review schools opening decision after surge in Covid positivity rate

ISLAMABAD: In view of the alarming surge in coronavirus cases in the past week, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday decided to review its "school opening...

PDM to field Gillani for Senate chairman election

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman announced on Monday that the anti-government coalition has unanimously agreed to nominate Pakistan People's Party (PPP) senior leader Yousaf Raza...

Govt has ‘destroyed’ the media, asserts Justice Isa

Justice Qazi Faez Isa argued before the Supreme Court (SC) that the federal government has "destroyed" the media and is controlling it in an attempt...

On books and readers

There are those who never do any reading unless at gunpoint or on the eve of an exam, and as little as possible at that. This way of life...

Syria’s humanitarian crisis is a stigma on the world’s conscience

The ten-year old civil war in Syria has gone far beyond tragic mass devastation. The body and soul of two Syrian generations have been crushed. Their hopes and dreams...

Inoculation conundrum

The anti-Christ to the ominous Covid-19 Coronavirus has arrived as the Abrahamic Messiah to the Jews in the realm of the Pharaoh, to pariah the Mephistopheles. The coming of...

Social Media and Our Future Generation

With the advancement of science and technology, every aspect of human life has seen a drastic change. It not only has made our lives quite easier and comfortable but...

“Frailty, thy name is (no longer) woman”

"Frailty, thy name is woman" - this is a famous quotation from Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. It is a poetic way of saying, "women are frail" or "you are as...

Traditional classroom teaching vs online instruction

The availability of online education at the global level has helped students, having busy lives and limited flexibility, to obtain quality education. As opposed to traditional classroom teaching, web-based...