The problem with keto

Healthy living is not a 100 m dash. It is a marathon. It is hard enough to watch your diet over a...

Erdogan’s misogyny transcends his moral decadence

It is hard to find something more scornful than Erdogan’s sudden decision to withdraw Turkey from the Council of Europe Convention on...

South Asian security paradigm

Pakistan’s media entities did not give much coverage to a US intelligence report, entitled ‘The Global Trends’, released on April 7, this...

Is the Pandemic Syndrome going to end?

We have gone through a sudden period when an unseen and insignificant virus, one which is unknowing and uncaring, had gripped the...

The unification of religion and science

With the advancement in science, the authenticity of certain beliefs has been questioned and tested at times. Universal moral beliefs cannot be...

Kashmir Crisis: A challenge to world conscience

Benjamin Franklin, a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence from Britain, and a man responsible for negotiating a treaty between the...

A game of musical chairs

The maestro seems to have started enjoying the game of musical chairs. He is playing the game much too often with his...

Isn’t the constitution worth defending?

The government has declared the TLP a terrorist group and banned it.  Just as it has said that people are not supposed...

Rise of the state

“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of...

Online classes during the second wave

With the reopening of schools in Kashmir on March 1st this year, both parents as well as students were overjoyed to see...

The fault in our textbooks

"Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been...

India’s changing nuclear status

India’s nuclear power is expected to undergo a significant expansion in the coming years in part due to the Indo-US Civil Nuclear...

Only losers want it

AT PENPOINT Now that the Daska by-election re-polling has been conducted, the series of by-elections to three provincial assemblies and the National Assembly,...

Violent extremism

Rampant religious extremism and sectarianism are wracking Pakistan today. The religiously frenzied features of Pakistani culture, politics and society are remnants of...

Social Media and polarization of society

Social Media has witnessed a mushroom growth that has impacted the discourse of political, cultural and religious systems by providing the equal...