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Another voice stifled

September 8, 2017

World’s largest democracy has witnessed another instance of intolerance. Gauri Lankesh, an Indian journalist who was quite active and explicit of her anti BJP thoughts has just been assassinated. Born in Shivamogga district on January 29, 1962, Gauri studied in Bangalore. She initially wanted to become...

BRICS members gathered in International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xiamen, southeastern China’s Fujian Province. In its 9th summit held in China, the BRICS declaration has to some extent followed the footsteps of President Donald Trump. According to an Indian daily, The Economic Times, China has pointed out to the caution when referring to Pakistan as the...

‘Stateless and unwanted’, who in this world would like to be a subject of such name calling? The treatment faced by the Rohingya Muslims has forced the world to look into their identity. These 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims in Burma striving with the imposed threats is calling to the world attention. The country bordered by Bangladesh has spewed out the Rohingya Muslims....

Muslims are striving hard to portray their true image to the entire world. They are not only sacrificing their peace and wealth but have also put their lives on stake. It isn’t terrorism alone that has had dire consequences on the image of the Muslim world. Certain practices that are supposed to spread a peaceful image of the Muslim community have been turned into pronouncing...

Heavy rainfall in Karachi

September 1, 2017

At least 13 people, including four children, were killed as the metropolis was battered with heavy rainfall on Thursday after initial light showers a day before. Heavy rainfall started late Wednesday night, resulting in disruption of power supply to many areas of the city. The highest amount of rainfall was recorded at 130.3mm in Nazimabad, followed by Masroor base which...

Recent remarks of president Trump have initiated a new debate in the country. The American stance and post scenario of the country! Almost all the politicians are of the view that Pakistan doesn’t need any kind of American assistance especially when it comes to the financial aid. It has been promulgated that America has not only undermined its own soldiers in the country...

COAS has rightly responded to the naive assertions of US. He has assured US that we are not in need of any financial backing. Trump’s bitter remarks have generated quite an emotional response throughout the country. But our diplomatic ties with other countries are far more different than the internal politics. It isn’t possible and is not in the national interest to...

Pakistan has suffered greatly from terrorism & can be an important partner in our shared goals of peace & stability tweeted the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. His thread of tweets in another talk but the way Trump has withdrawn the expected stance on the Afghan policy depicts that America intends to prolong the war which it already seemed to be...

Civil military ties

August 22, 2017

Military, considered to be one of the prestigious institutes of the country has been facing political interference since inception. Be it the appointment of COAS or the corruption cases in both the institutions, it has been assumned that people will keep on pointing fingers on this relationship. But it isn’t possible to stop speculating about military due to the martial...

Sexual harassment may be awful but its post scenario of walking down the stairs of ‘respect’ is even worst. No law and no amendments will change the approach of the society unless the society is willing to take the subject seriously and stops spewing out hatred for the victim. 50% of working women face sexual harassment, a research conducted by UNISON in 2008 brought...

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