The Divine decree, free will and supplication

Does man possess free will to choose his course of action? Does God know all along everything that is ever going to...

Realignment of Indian troops along the border

Indian army’s land warfare doctrine has focused on enhancing capacities to cater to multi-front threats. According to the doctrine, India would timely...

Beware America

Righting the Wrong Since Trump rose to power in 2016, my concerns about the future of America have only been gravely compounded. It...

An unfeeling IMF

The PML-N led alliance had reiterated that it could resolve the economic problems including withdrawal of the huge subsidy on petroleum products...

Let them speak

The shoe is on the other foot. Not snugly, because the instances haven’t been as stark, but the other foot it is....

Dadu fire

The lack of rescue and fire-fighting facilities is mostly ignored until a tragedy strikes. On Tuesday, in a devastating inferno in Dadu,...

Exploiting travellers

Earlier this month, I was travelling from Sukkur to Karachi via a well-maintained and air-conditioned van, which was a relief because most...

Shortage of nurses

Despite being considered the backbone of hospitals, nursing staff seldom receives recognition or appreciation for their work. They are faced with dire...

Developing countries facing a very difficult economic situation

During its peak, the pandemic caused recession, and recession-like economic situation, in most parts of the world. Vaccine inequality, lack of debt...

UN conflict and food security conference

I follow international forums raising concerns about global warming, population growth, and its implications and I can cite several reports indicating Pakistan...

Bringing the moon to Earth for Greek Prince 

A Letter from Prometheus Chattering about early general elections is of course consolidating the demands of former prime minister Imran Khan who still...

The arrests are not stopping

Why is no one ready to claim ownership of the arrest of former Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, in a case involving...

Gujrat double murder

The desperate hunger for a path to permanent residence abroad, which has led to many young Pakistanis marrying much older women abroad...

French presidential elections

Emmanuel Macron comfortably and decisively defeats Le Pen in the French presidential elections. This brings a fortunate pause, if not a full...

Timely Initiatives

The visit of newly elected Prime Minister Mr Shahbaz Shareef to Quetta is a good sign to address the long-standing issues of...