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...

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...

Proving one’s loyalty

We have often been critical of the West, especially the United States and the United Kingdom. But we, especially our politicians, never...

Inclusive curriculum

It is imperative to understand that the purpose of a curriculum is two-fold: one is to enhance employability, and the second is...

European Union: A missionary based organization

European Union is a missionary based Organization. This is comprised of European states without United Kingdom and the exemplary unity has made...

The missing link in Pakistani system

Polybius, an eminent ancient scholar, analysing the Roman Empire, came to the conclusion that it was made of a mixture of aristocracy,...

Putting record straight

This refers to the letter ‘1971 in perspective', which, among other things, said 70 per cent of Pakistan’s revenue was generated from...

Wireless operators

While there are growth opportunities in Sindh police, its telecommunication department makes the whole process stagnant. There is no police officer in...

Midnight nuisance

This refers to an incident that caused great nuisance and distress recently to my community in Karachi’s KDA Scheme No. 1. A...

Research usability, and ethical issues

Research plays an important role in determining a country’s economic progress, social development and its ability to positively contribute to all fields...