Wed May 04, 2016
Rajab 26, 1437 A.H.
A symbiotic link
April 24, 2016
General Raheel Sharif’s recent call for across-the-board accountability to uproot corruption followed by the sacking of senior army officers...
April 06, 2016
It is all very well to talk about the civil-military divide in Pakistan. Yes, the divide is there. Yes, it has always been there. Yes, the army...
Tweak them instead
March 17, 2016
According to a news item, top leaders of religious parties, seminaries and scholars held a meeting at Mansoora in Lahore on March 15 and agreed to...
Dekh magar pyar sey
February 20, 2016
Roughly translated, the title means “You may look at me but only with love in your eyes”. This phrase – a favourite of rickshaw...
January 11, 2016
In the East Room of the White House last Tuesday, President Obama broke down in tears when, bypassing Congress, he publicly announced executive...
Of brothers and scapegoats
October 05, 2015
Around the time that Ashraf Ghani was describing Pakistan-Afghanistan ties as “not brotherly”, the Taliban forces were in the process of...
The three Sharifs
July 06, 2015
As things stand today, Pakistan’s political, security and social situations are defined by three Sharifs: Nawaz Sharif, Raheel Sharif and Ramzan...
Losing a child
April 21, 2015
A long, long time ago my 17-year-old sister died a sudden death. My mother survived her by nearly 36 years. During those three decades she never...
The Yemen choice
April 08, 2015
The Middle East imbroglio demonstrates the complexity of the post-9/11 world in which Obama’s foreign policy has managed to upset America’s...
Murder, motive and belief
January 15, 2015
France is mourning the death of 17 people after three terrorists attacked the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo last week and later...
January 13, 2015
Two news items caught my attention recently. One, an Argentinean court has ruled that an orangutan held in an Argentine zoo be freed and transferred...
Chief Minister Sindh announces Rs 20 million for SMIU
Pakistan pushed out of Top 8 in ODI Rankings
SHC adjourns hearing of Ayyan Ali’s plea till May 16
My place in football history is assured, says Ronaldo
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