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Dr Sharmila Faruqi
Dr Sharmila Faruqi

  • April 01, 2024

    Why the NFC matters

    Expenditure on federal government operations surged from Rs271 billion in 2013-14 to Rs553 billion in 2022-23, a staggering increase of 104 per cent

  • January 27, 2024

    What the future holds

    Bilawal asserts our commitment to implementing a concrete plan that includes providing free electricity and enhancing social safety programmes

  • December 27, 2023

    Bhutto’s legacy

    The Pakistan People’s Party has long been a proponent of progressive politics, aiming to propel the country forward. On the 27th of December, the...

  • October 27, 2023

    The unforgiveable genocide in Gaza

    Smoke and fire rise from a levelled building as people gather amid the destruction in the aftermath of an Israeli strike on Gaza City on October 26,...

  • September 29, 2023

    Our big opportunity

    Pakistan currently finds itself at a critical juncture, grappling with a severe economic crisis that has dominated headlines both within and outside...

  • August 08, 2023

    From vision to reality

    Pakistan has marked the 10-year milestone of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor . This game-changing initiative has paved the way for extensive...

  • July 29, 2023

    Silent victims

    Besides the challenges of economic and political uncertainty, Pakistan has another crisis to deal with – human trafficking. As the country...

  • June 26, 2023

    Where did we go wrong?

    I recently went through an old photograph that stirred thoughts of the historic migration in 1947, when families left India, sacrificing everything...

  • May 06, 2023

    Women, climate change and health

    Climate change has impacted many people worldwide, from Syria and Turkey to Bangladesh, Maldives and Pakistan. Coping with the recent floods has...

  • March 31, 2023

    The looming water crisis

    Water scarcity is a growing concern across the globe, affecting millions of people every day. With a rapidly growing population and increasing...

  • March 02, 2023

    The climate challenge

    Human-induced climate change, also known as anthropogenic climate change, refers to the long-term changes in Earth’s climate system that are...

  • November 09, 2022

    Change for the better

    Pakistan is a country that has a plague-like problem of abusing women, including everything from domestic violence to child marriage.Only recently,...

  • September 28, 2022

    Breaking the false glass ceiling

    In Iran, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini passed away due to police brutality which had placed her in hospital with life-threatening injuries. Her family has...

  • July 26, 2021

    Crisis upon crisis

    The state of the economy of any country is determined through its Gross Domestic Product . Ever since the PTI government has come into power...

  • June 03, 2021

    The graves of Gaza

    In the midst of the global Covid-19 crisis, Palestine is once more bathed in bloodshed. Its people have been left to mourn, carrying the coffins of...

  • April 10, 2021

    Parliament on ventilator

    Pakistan is witnessing economic and political turmoil of an unprecedented scale and nature. State institutions and regulatory bodies no longer...

  • January 28, 2021

    Economic bomb

    For the last two and a half years of the PTI government, Pakistan has witnessed unprecedented levels of poverty, food insecurity, economic...

  • December 19, 2020

    Aseefa enters politics

    Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’s assassination had left the whole nation in tears and even the global community in shock. Her legacy left a deep...

  • November 05, 2020

    Save the animals

    With Covid-19 waves disrupting literally every segment of society this year, we are also experiencing a cruel and barbaric animal abuse wave all...

  • September 23, 2020

    No time for water politics

    Our glaciers are shrinking, droughts are intensifying, and oceans are acidifying with methane plums rising up from the ocean floor. This is all...

  • August 16, 2020

    Living among the graves

    The valley of Kashmir has been under a brutal military siege way before the Covid-19 pandemic unleashed its disruptive potential around the...

  • July 09, 2020

    A food insecure world

    With its powerful potential to disrupt all global activities, the Covid-19 pandemic is causing a major humanitarian crisis, threatening the food...

  • June 15, 2020

    Prioritizing mental health

    The Covid-19 pandemic is reshaping our lifestyles in an unprecedented fashion. In a bid to flatten the curve, the WHO has categorically stated that...