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NOTA and the ECP

June 12, 2018

By Asif Mehmood Suppose there are three persons from three different political parties contesting the upcoming elections in your constituency. Suppose you don’t like any of them.  Suppose all have equal reputation or you can say notoriety. Suppose you raise your voice in your respective circles but the...

By Iqbal Khan While there is a reason to believe that Pakistan-India relations are heading for the better—at least for the time being, Indian media continues to be stuck up in its self-created anti Pakistan rhetoric. India Today recently aired a programme captioned: “India First”; content focused on usual rant that Pakistan’s ISI is now roping in Tehreek-i-Taliban...

By Asif Mehmood If the Caretaker government acts in complete disregard of the law then what else can be more painful and disgusting. The Elections Act 2017 is of paramount importance in General election. This is the fundamental document that regulates the process of General Elections. Issues relating to the Elections have been discussed at length in this document. The...

By Asif Mehmood Despite that the matter of nomination papers has been decided by the honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan with the direction that all candidates in General Elections must now submit an affidavit that will require them to disclose information that has been omitted through a questionable legislation, still the issue is that much important that it must be discussed...

By Sobia Kazim It is until only a few years back that many of us were living in a state of denial when it came to dreadful impacts of climate change. This phenomenon is mainly induced by an incompatible lifestyle pattern to natural ecology. The problem has been aggravated by ill-conceived industrial development that involves irresponsible practices. Unfortunately, despite...

By: Prof. Aftab Amber The universality of Islam has set the best place of honor for a teacher, the Holy Prophet [PBUH] being the grand teacher of the highest moralities is a grand example for the teachers of today. Mola Ali [A.S] said; a person who teaches a single letter is your master, means is your teacher. When the greatest religion Islam is giving teacher a grand...

By Sobia Kazim Growing old is an inevitable phenomenon. Seeing German senior citizens enjoying their lives at its best reminds me of Pakistani senior...

By Asif Mehmood Attack on Ahsan Iqbal is speaking volumes of the fact that  the society is moving forward at full pace to be kept hostage to Extremism and this is the high time we must realize the nature of this alarming situation. The fact is not denying that terrorism is by product of extremism and while the state has done commendable job to curb the terrorism it has...

Professor Aftab Amber We have been enslaved in the bent of instincts. Instincts of hunger, thirst are very dominating. We seem weak in front of such instincts....

By Iqbal Khan Unrelenting insurgent attacks in Afghanistan and frequent visits of the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Alice Wells, to Islamabad are now a regular fixture of Afghan crisis. Taliban spokesperson Zabeehullah Mujahid has announced that Taliban would soon begin their annual fighting season, commonly known as ‘spring...

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