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Trump’s Islamophobia

October 7, 2017

Western history is tinted with its accusations on Islam and widespread campaign on Islamophobia. We need not to go in the past to prove how much contradictory these accusations have been from the reality. Donald Trump has been accusing Muslims for all the terrorists’ attacks and has practically shown his...

Karachi knife attacker

October 6, 2017

  “Something is going to happen to you”, Karachi knife attacker whispered these words to one of the victims before stabbing her.  His motives and beliefs still remain unknown but this assumed psychopath has just given a face to the implicit hatred and biased, so many people hold against women in our patriarchal society. Whatever he meant from ‘something’...

Employee rights

October 5, 2017

Unemployment is a scavenger and has taken away many lives. Some have been linking unemployment to the growing technology that has pushed away the man power. Some associate it to the increase of population. While some are of the view that the literacy level is too low and our education system is not preparing the youth for the actual practical life. But a key factor that...

Biased bill 2017

October 4, 2017

After the ouster of Nawaz Sharif from the public office, election commission of Pakistan informed PML-N that according to Political Parties Order 2002, a disqualified MNA cannot hold any position in the party. Government of PML-N who was already dissatisfied by the court’s order, stood against it. It came out victorious after the controversial and biased election bill...

It took decades for Saudi Arabia to pay heed to its status as an ultraconservative kingdom in the international world. Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be on the driving seats by 2018. Acceptance of female drivers is a part of Saudi Arabia ‘Vision 2030’ where it wants to lessen the country’s dependence on oil, keep more of its money within its borders and stir...

Balance required

October 1, 2017

Switch on the television and tune in to any news channel after 7 PM, there would be mayhem, three to four guests and an anchor trying to prove each other wrong. As the debates rage on emotions will boil over and you will see participants hurling allegations against each other and trying to out-shout other participants. This is the usual practice on Pakistani media were...

A vague confession

September 29, 2017

‘Pakistan foreign minister accepted the liability of extreme militant groups’, read the headline of most of the newspapers after the statement of Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif at Asia Society, New York. The strong rebuttal of Pakistan on Donald Trump’s policy regarding South Asia was made obsolete by our own foreign minister. He not only hinted at the presence...

Path to confrontation

September 28, 2017

The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz has adopted a clear two pronged policy with regards to Panama the Panama Papers case. Certain high profile leaders within the party have been rubbishing talk of an ‘establishment’ led conspiracy against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Whereas other leaders including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif himself in his latest press talk openly...

The Federal capital has long been plagued with the problem of encroachment. There seemed to be no solution to this growing problem as over the recent few years the encroachers grabbed more and more space in various markets. In some major markets the situation was so severe that the encroachers had left no space for the shoppers. Temporary kiosks turned into permanent shops...

Across border attacks

September 27, 2017

A 22-year-old army lieutenant Arslan Alam was martyred on Saturday at a newly built security post in the Rajgal Valley in the Khyber Agency. After successful completion of military operation in the area, army expanded its presence to monitor the cleared area. Sindh regiment’s lieutenant was commanding the border post when it came under fire reportedly from inside Afghanistan. Pakistan...

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