Globalisation and Pakistani culture

Ours is a hybrid culture     Globalisation is deeply related with various issues including “the spatial reorganisation of production, the interpenetration of industries across borders, the...

Caste system of Pakistan

The independence movement for Pakistan was based on two nation theory. The theory proposed that Muslims are different from majority Hindus based on religion...

Lack of education is adversely affecting girls

Education is the right of every human but unfortunately in Pakistan women are still deprived of education. For a prosperous society a role of...

Media landscape in Pakistan

Freedom and responsibility go together It is rightly said that press (media) and a nation rise and fall together. The media as a fourth...

Aitchison College disowns Ch Nisar, Imran

--Principal calls emergency meeting following statements on Qadir Mulla --Fears college would directly be held responsible for producing Nisar, Khan Lahore – Our Education Correspondent: Aitchison...

Elementary education

Trends and needs There has been much talk and debate regarding quality education in Pakistan. Ironically, they all revolve around mostly the types, sources and...

Traffic problems

With the increasing population the problem of traffic control has become very acute in almost all the big cities in Pakistan. The increase in traffic has also increased the number of traffic accidents and our roads are growing dangerous day by day. Unfortunately, we have little traffic sense and perhaps no respect for the traffic rules.
No doubt, bad roads and high speed driving are the main causes of traffic accidents Traffic problem in Pakistan is getting worse with every

A futuristic vision of Pakistan

Here is how we can rebuild our homeland   Today Pakistan, pitched as it is, on the crossroads of its short but eventful national history, is...

Quaid’s vision for the minorities

And the reality in today’s Pakistan     The founder and father of the nation of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was undoubtedly revered and trusted by all,...

Thank you, dear Muslimaat

A letter of gratitude to #MuslimahPride social media jihadis Dear Muslimaat, I don’t have words to express my gratitude and appreciation for your noble battle against...

Pillars of state

Why we need to respect the constitution   Every now and then there is a wave of articles proposing that it is more important to save...

Joint family system in Pakistan Part-1

Status, issues and solutions In Pakistan, the very first question that is raised after knowing that a girl is getting married is always, "Is...

Zodiac signs and personality traits

Know yourself and others There are 12 zodiac signs, and each sign comes with its own set of strengths and weaknesses – something figured...

The Looming Plastic Pollution Crisis

The oceans could drown in plastic, taking us with them Recent studies in the Arctic revealed that each litre of sea ice contains around 12,000...

Co-education in Pakistan

Co-education is a modern concept. It was first introduced in Switzerland but later on it spread to other countries as well. In our country, it is popular only in vocational institutions.
There exist two schools of thought which differ sharply in their views about co-education. One group favours co-education. It includes the people who are educated in the western traditions. They say that we should adopt co-education in our schools and colleges because our country is poor and

Future of Pakistan-Iran ties

Preventing the next regional conflict Pakistan certainly seems to be passing through one of it toughest phases, with turmoil internally and in the neighbourhood. Since...

Not poor, but poorly managed

Pakistan has many resources, but is still poor   By Sheikh Shakil ur Rehman   Pakistan, the dream homeland of the Muslims of subcontinent, is facing stiff...