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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...

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...

Understanding Article 239

February 24, 2018

By Asif Mehmood As we have discussed earlier that PMLN govt has perhaps adopted the policy to criticize the judiciary with malafide intent m now they are doing the same by wrong and flawed interpretations of the provisions of the Constitution. The writer is a bilingual columnist and a Talk Show host. He can be reached at asifislu@hotmail.com For...

By Asif Mehmood In the post Panama phase of the Pakistani politics and especially after being disqualified by the Supreme Court of Pakistan the PMLN formed...

By Askari Raza Malik India continues to blatantly indulge in unrelenting ceasefire violations, all along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary....

By Fazal Elahi On his arrival in Davos, Switzerland on January 25, 2018 to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) US president Donald Trump said he brings a message of “peace and prosperity” to the annual world economic summit held in the Swiss Alps. This was president Trump’s maiden appearance at the World Economic Forum. On being asked by the media about his message...

Dr. Irfan Ashraf Before I took decision to visit Balochistan after the new government, I was bit reluctant to be faced by the same despair that we used to witness in the old days. But there is no denying from the fact that what I came across was quite different than what we all assume about our most enriched province. On one side where Balochistan Frontier Corps(FC) has...

Dr. Kausar Talat A national flag carrier with a history of milestones in aviation, the first Asian carrier to fly the Lockheed Super Constellation L-1011,...

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