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By Tahira Irfa The development and prosperity of any country depends highly on agriculture as it is considered to be the spinal cord of economy. Pakistan is an agricultural country, 70% of whose population comprises villages. The majority of people living in the rural areas are linked to agriculture sector,...

The corner of chaos

April 13, 2018

By Prof. Aftab Amber When a chaotic situation prevails in a society then justice disappears quickly from society and a chaos exists to derail the system of society. Someone has said; Facts are all accidents. They all might have been different. They all may become different. They may collapse altogether. The same case with the society when we talk about chaos and confusion...

By Asif Mehmood It is unfortunate that a seasoned political figure like Sheikh Rasheed is asking for the imposition of Judicial Martial law. What could...

By Junaid Ali Malik The recent incidents of throwing shoe and ink on politicians are condemnable. They expose the aggressive mindset unbridled in our society....

By Abdullah Mustafvi No one can deny that positive acceleration on CPEC is a major irritant for our enemy India and New Delhi can go to any limits to sabotage the project as long as trigger happy figures like Modi and Ajeet Doval hold the offices in decision making quarters. It will not be an exaggeration if we consider Balochistan as our soft belly under existing regional...

By Iqbal Khan Contemporary frenzy of exclusionism in India is not really a new phenomenon. Pakistan’s foreign founding fathers had well grasped its existence and irreversibility. Realisation of exclusionism as foundations stone of Hindu mythology was the main driving force for creation of Pakistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tenure has set the exclusionism in full...

By Fazal Elahi Pakistan’s print and electronic media has, over the past more than a week, been rife with speculations pertaining to Pakistan being placed on the ‘grey list’ of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Denials and assertions from relevant quarters, vis-à-vis this grave issue, too have been equally potent. To be able to better appreciate the crux of...

By Ehtisham Amir An old quote reads, “a lie gets half way around world while the truth is still tying its laces”. So true it is. And this adage is applicable in all spheres of life with equal ease. Be it our mundane human activity or be the highest form of statecraft. Goebbels is credited or accused of turning lies into an art of propaganda. Few countries are so fond...

Chronic Illiteracy

February 27, 2018

By Makhdoom M. Shahab-ud- Din Education constitutes among the basic necessities of life in the modern era. It is the single important entity by which...

By Sahibzada M. Saeed Second half 20th century has witnessed multiple transitions at structure level. 150 years old age of colonialism has ended. In post-colonial era various states has emerged. Decades long cold war started between two ideological rivals. The world has split into two blocks. Vietnam War, Arab-Israel conflict, civil wars in Africa and Latin America, Iran-Iraq...

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