The vale of fear

In 2015, the government made public the figure of 16,329 persons having been detained under the Act since 1988, nearly all from...

The troika-plus efforts to end violence in Afghanistan

The regional response to the Afghan end game appeared as the last hope to pressurize the warring groups to agree on a...

Indian state terrorism exposed

In the back-drop of the death of APHC leader Syed Ali Geelani, an icon of the freedom movement in Indian-Occupied Kashmir, and...

Growth story in jeopardy?

In less than a year into a growth spurt the country encounters powerful imbalances like a decline in the value of the...

England tours cancellation

Despite all assurances and preparations to safely host international cricket in the country, one after the other, foreign teams scheduled to visit...

The new normal?

Hearing Professor Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy’s concern about the dwindling numbers of ‘normal’ ladies in universities I was reminded of a video that...

Significance of Digital Parenting in modern society

Is your child secure? Parents are very sensitive about their children. According to a UNICEF recommended report 1 in 3 internet users...

The occupation severely endangers, not enhances, Israel’s national security

For decades, Israeli leaders have been engaged in a deliberate and persistent false public narrative to justify the occupation on the grounds...

After opposition and media

Soon after the ECP submitted a report to the Senate raising serious questions about the feasibility of holding the next elections with...

Helping Afghanistan

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, a lot of volatility has been witnessed, both in terms of the security situation in the...

Creating media content for persons with disabilities

According to the statistics released by National Database and Registration Authority, people with disabilities make 0.17 percent of the population of Pakistan....

The Pashtun context

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a mountainous landlocked country of Central and South Asia bordered by Pakistan to the east and...

Pakistan getting momentum in animated films

A few years ago, there was no trend of making animated films in Pakistan, and there was not much awareness among people...

Power sector planning: going beyond least-cost

“People and their managers are working so hard to be sure things are done right that they hardly have time to decide...

Covid-19 pandemic rages on

While the covid-19 pandemic rages on, it should not be ignored that Pakistan has experienced some positives. Perhaps the most heartening sign...