Sunday, December 16, 2018

December — winter of despair!

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan Notwithstanding the fact that in the month of December was born Holy Christ (S.A.W), the founder of world’s largest religion Christianity, so...

Culture of appeasing to far-right groups

By Zahid Hussain Pakistan has finally acted against the radical clerics who incited mutiny against the army chief and called for the killing of the country’s...

Crack down on Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan

By Umair Jamal The government in Pakistan recently arrested the leadership of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP), a far-right religious group, which for the past two years, has been carrying...

Kartarpur Corridor more than a symbol of peace

By Haroon Khalid At Kartarpur Sahib, outside the main shrine which contains Guru Nanak’s samadhi,is his grave. He might be one of the only people in history...

Of PTI’s 100 days and U-turns

By Babar Ayaz While the perception was that the PTI would come out with some of the achievements of its government, this was a misperception. Because...

Madina state and ‘naya’ Pakistan

By Pervez Hoodbhoy PRIME MINISTER Imran Khan says naya Pakistan shall soon resemble the seventh-century state of Madina. Beginning with his inaugural address of Aug 20,...

Pakistan – fourth worst country for women

By Erass Haider Throughout history, women had it rough. By almost every measure, it was easier to be a man than to be a woman. From being unwanted before birth to getting discarded at...

Farhana Qazi – female Muslim James Bond

By Akbar Ahmad  Farhana Qazi, an American Pakistani, a senior counter-terrorism professional is the nearest equivalent to a female Muslim James Bond or Felix Leiter, forever battling the bad guys in a penumbral world....

Success of Malaysia – a lesson for Pakistan

By Dr. Vaqar Ahmed Pakistan’s premier completed his official visit to Malaysia this month. Both sides, as part of the joint press statement, acknowledged their close cooperation since Malaysia’s independence. Future exchange visits at several...

Religious tourism a way forward for India, Pakistan

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan One morning in 2008 I received a call on my mobile from a desperate lady in London. She was a Sikh Yatree, one of the groups of 20 that had planned...