Wed May 04, 2016
Rajab 26, 1437 A.H.
Dr Ashraf Ali
Talk in spring
April 27, 2016
The Taliban are on the move. Operation Omari – named after former leader Mullah Muhammad Omar – has dashed all hopes of bringing the...
In the name of honour
March 30, 2016
A few days ago, a tragic incident in Sahiwal shook the entire city, when a man killed two of his sisters in the name of honour. The accused,...
Thar – waiting for a messiah
February 29, 2016
One is overcome in equal measure with shame and sorrow when travelling through the drought-struck Tharparkar district of Sindh – sorrow for...
Let’s talk about human rights
December 19, 2015
December 10 marked the International Human Rights Day. To commemorate the day, Islamabad – like other parts of the country – hosted a number of...
Bridging the gap
December 10, 2015
The recent carnage in California, where a Pakistani couple left 14 people dead in a shootout at a social services centre, has once again triggered...
The Paris fiasco
November 20, 2015
The series of attacks in Paris that left over 129 dead and more than 300 injured are considered to be the second largest and deadliest incident in...
November 13, 2015
Pemra has reportedly banned media coverage of proscribed organisations, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jamatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-e-Insaniat...
Disasters and delivery
November 01, 2015
The earthquake of October 26 inflicted heavy damages in terms of men and material. Government estimates put the number of dead at 268. Over 9,000...
The rise of Daesh
October 23, 2015
The rising activities of the self-styled Islamic State (Daesh) are posing a serious threat to the regional security in the Subcontinent....
Lessons not learnt
September 24, 2015
My last column, ‘Waiting for a tragedy’, that appeared on September 13 proved to be a wake-up call that went unattended till one more tragedy...
September 19, 2015
As part of its National Action Plan, the government’s decision to launch a decisive crackdown against sectarian hate-mongers and all those...
Waiting for a tragedy
September 13, 2015
The haunting image of a three-year-old boy’s dead body on a beach in Turkey, that shattered the collective conscience of the world, also sent a...
September 07, 2015
The political and judicial vacuum, coupled with bad governance and massive corruption in state institutions that resulted in creating a gap between...
August 30, 2015
The roots of terrorism in South Asia can be traced back to 1979 when the Russian Red Army invaded Afghanistan as part of its expansionist designs to...
August 25, 2015
The stage was all set for a flag-hoisting ceremony at the Ganda Singh Pak-India border in district Kasur to mark our 68th Independence Day. Madam...
Adnan Siddiqui, Sajal Ali to make their way to Bollywood
Maturing Kyrgios knocks Wawrinka out of Madrid Open
Computer use can alter your brain: Study
MQM’s MPA Dilawar joins PSP
Chief Minister Sindh announces Rs 20 million for SMIU
DG ISPR confirms six army officers punished
US says Pakistan sovereign to decide about purchase of...
Rangers form committee to ascertain cause of Aftab’s...
Army Chief orders inquiry into death of MQM activist Aftab...
Atizaz urges Nawaz to accept oppositions TORs, declare...
'Ace Against Odds’ - Sania Mirza’s autobiography to hit stands...
Lok Virsa to screen Pakistani classic ‘Anaarkali’
Facebook pays $10,000 to 10-year-old Instagram hacker
Scientists win $3 million for detecting Einstein's waves
‘Plastic shirt’ Messi fan flees Afghanistan over kidnap fears
Some unsolicited advice for Bilawal
The new great game
Aijaz Zaka Syed
An imperfect solution
The HEC revisited
Into the Green Zone