Sat October 22, 2016
Muharram 20, 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...
Police arrest 5 suspects in Karachi search operation
Trump gains on Clinton, poll shows 'rigged' message resonates
New posthumous Prince albums to include unreleased music
Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites
At least 53 people killed, nearly 300 injured in Cameroon train...
PM says he will follow SC orders on Panama Leaks...
Pakistan beat South Korea 1-0 in ACT Hockey
Ibad 'disappointed' at unpleasant language in verbal spat...
At least 53 people killed, nearly 300 injured in Cameroon...
I neither know PTI sit-in aims nor was consulted: Qadri
Muslims in Italy protest over restrictions on their worship
Chai wala does not want to work in films
Tom Cruise's 'Jack Reacher' expected to dominate US box office
Supreme Court says, Schizophrenia not a mental illness
Spaceship carrying three-man crew docks with ISS
The winners and losers of globalisation
Syed Mohibullah Shah
The role of the judiciary
Malik Muhammad Ashraf
Recipe against conflict
A dark debate