Why nations prosper

Students are capable of constructing their own reality   Teaching profession is sacred and of paramount importance for individual, social and national uplifting. Teachers around the...

The ultimate bestiality

Persecution of minorities in a country that was created for a minority     Reportedly an elderly woman and two children belonging to a minority community died...

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Today’s Cartoon

PML-N back in the driver’s seat

With real issues staring it in the face The people of Pakistan have spoken by exercising their right to vote. The increased voter turn-out is...

This time in Delhi

India has been caught on the wrong foot again. It has evoked anger over the bomb blast at Delhi High Court on the one...

Mullah Mansour’s fate

And the Heart of Asia conference   With the Indian foreign minister coming for the Heart of Asia conference in Islamabad, a welcome opportunity for holding...

The way to counter Modi’s moves

No reason to gloat Narendra Modi’s transformation from Hindu war goddess Durga to smiling Buddha was not dictated by choice but by necessity. After having...

Who is next?

Justice for all Unfortunately over the years many of our worst fears have been confirmed and realties have been quite contrary to the aspirations of...

More on Khan

As he sat across from Karan Thapar, Imran Khan wore his smug and confident look. When Thapar asked him about militant groups and whether...

The irrepressible Nisar

He has problems Failing badly in the performance of his own duties Ch Nisar continues to meddle in the domain of his colleagues. He reprimanded...

US foreign policy is in disarray

The Obama administration must prove to America’s allies that it is competent to lead. US foreign policy is in troubling disarray. The result is unwelcome...

The day after

Japan which has helped many countries including Pakistan whenever they have faced the wrath of nature is now dealing with the after-effects of the strongest tumbler recorded in its history. Despite the intensity of the quake, the losses to life and structures would have been minimum on account of the pre-emptive measures taken during the 1980s if the tumbler was not followed by a devastating tsunami. In the coastal cities in the north, the waves swept away hundreds of homes,

No turning back on Afghan peace

PM Abbasi’s Kabul visit on April 6 part of concerted efforts The ball, not of the cannon munitions’ variation but metaphorical and pacifist, was...

White Lies

It was quite a kerfuffle in the parliament the other day, but nothing that hasn't been seen before. Not just in Pakistan but also...

Post sanctions Pak-Iran relations

Historic opportunity Pakistan and Iran are next door neighbours. They also share a common cultural tradition and have close linguistic ties. A world wide Pew...

Quaid, CPEC and provincialism

United we should stand     The following was posted on a WhatsApp group, presumably an extract from an article written on CPEC: “It doesn't matter whether there...