Tue January 17, 2017
Rabi-us-Sani 18, 1438 A.H.
Pak vs Aus
Dr Ashraf Ali
January 13, 2017
In a latest attack against ethnic minorities, some armed men killed nine Shia Hazara miners in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan last...
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...
Privatization Commission approves leasing out PSM
Putin mocks claims that Trump was spied on
Pakistan’s economy set to grow further in 2017: report
‘China, US will face head-on confrontation ’
Djokovic fends off Nadal-slayer Verdasco
Prominent generals for top posts in 2019
Pakistan ahead of India in development: World Economic Forum
Citizens panic as tremors felt in certain parts of Karachi
Nawaz lied in parliament to save corruption worth...
Pakistan not to accept external pressure on IWT: Asif
China to develop prototype super, super computer in 2017
Michelle Obama: uber-mom, style icon, political force
Acupuncture may cure baby colic, says criticised study
Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dead at 82
Los Angeles eyes two-stadium opening ceremony
Bring the missing activists home
Why Saigal? What’s with him?
No more excuses
Nuclear bomb: from wonder to worry
M Zeb Khan