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...

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...

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,...

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...

“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,...

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....

An inevitable future

The recent elections in the United States were followed manically by many Pakistanis. Most of them hoped to see the incumbent turfed...

A Plausible Solution to the Kashmir Issue

Newspapers these days are flooded with columns, articles, news and blogs highlighting the Kashmir issue as the Solidarity Day with Kashmiris was...

Cloak-and-dagger act

“Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet...

Modi reignited the Khalistan movement

In India, dominated by politicians from the Hindi heartland, Hindutva (Hindu Nationalism) has been using brutal force mercilessly against any move to...

The beginning of the end

After the thrilling episode of the Senate elections the political temperature in Pakistan is quite high. The game changing victory of Yousuf...

India-Pakistan Ceasefire: What Next?

India and Pakistan reached a ceasefire arrangement at the Line of Control (LoC) and 8n all sectors with effect from midnight February...

The Upper House by secret ballot

AT PENPOINT Does the action by the Election Commission of Pakistan on the NA 75 by-election, in which the poll was countermanded and...

Girls not yet fit to be brides

Last month, reportedly an MNA in his late 50s, violating the Child Marriage Restraint Act, married a 14-year-old girl in Balochistan. The...

Now China-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor

The academic and research collaboration between China and Pakistan have witnessed impressive growth in last few decades. With huge investment of Chinese...