Struggling since inception

Foreign exchange reserves with the central bank continue to fall as talks with the IMF continue. The latest number will be updated...

The message to Secretary Blinken

Washington Watch I was part of a small delegation of Arab Americans invited to meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the...

Dwindling work ethics and motivation: A barrier to economic performance

Work ethics refers to a set of moral principles, values, and attitudes concerning how to behave at work. The discourse of labour...

Significance of the Khar-Momen meeting

Pakistani Minister of state for Foeign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar and Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Kalam Abdul Momen on Saturday discussed “mutually...

The world needs a prudent approach

At the end of World War II, global leaders and policymakers, especially from Europe and the United States, resolved to formulate policies...

In the love of Urdu

It all started with my desire to subscribe for myself and a friend the Mahana Akhbar Urdu published by the Idara-i-Farogh-i-Qaumi Zaban...

Healthcare collapse

Admittedly, there is an urgent need for prudent measures to confront the impending healthcare catastrophe to stave off the miseries of the...

Enjoying snowfall

Recently, it was forecast that there would be snowfall in Quetta. This weather forecast, fortunately, proved true and there, indeed, was snowfall...

Striving for autonomy

Pakistan, a state that was never envisioned to exist, let alone flourish and grow, now stands in the twenty-first century with nuclear...

Cyber deterrence

Cyber deterrence is the use of threat and defensive strategies to prevent or discourage cyber-attack on a country or organization. The goal...

Solidarity with Kashmiris 

Like every year, people and the government of Pakistan are observing yet another Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5, 2023 to reiterate...

Sorry legacy

Triumphs - as the victory festivities for returning generals in ancient Rome were called - were quite the spectacle. An extravaganza where...

PEC beyond access

The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), whose responsibility it is to help the country advance in the field of technology and innovation, has...

Wasting food

Food wastage is a common yet dange-rous problem of society. Pakistan is an agricultural country that can easily cater to the food...

Dunning-Kruger effect is at play

In the current post-truth era, where truth no more matters, and when fake information is pedalled and imbibed through osmosis, everyone behaves...