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...

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...

Political climate

Pakistan’s current political situation is one of the worst that the country has ever faced in its history. The current government’s lack...

The blessings of Allah

Blessings are assets, gifts and important commodities of Allah. Our entire earth is teeming with countless endowments. These bounties are of the...

Inheritance rights

Pakistan has a poor record of providing women with the right to inheritance and property. Although there is clear Islamic jurisprudence on...

Prevailing crises

The very notion that the incumbent political class is equipped to handle the severity of the prevailing economic crisis is indeed a...

Eco-preneurship

The concept of eco-preneurship emerged from the growing trend of sustainability because it is a possible solution for the transition toward a...

My way or highway

Pakistan, a nuclear power and a country of over 220 million people, has been embroiled in a constitutional crisis. This is because...

Youth and flawed source of information

The young population in Pakistan is always dreamed of as a boon to the nation, but this dream has turned into a...

Slaves of Mobile Phones

The post-industrial industry era is bombarded with smartphones which are affecting the health of youth, both physically and psychologically. Children with ages...

Societal biases

I remember discussing with my grandmother in my childhood the role of girls in our society. She would always end up saying...

Welfare projects

Irrespective of which political party is at the helm of affairs, development and public welfare projects launched with tax payer’s money must...