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Zafar Alam Sarwar

  • January 03, 2021

    Guidance for leaders seeking political power by all means

    Political activity has come down to such a level in Pakistan that the common man seems seriously worried about the future of his family. Cost of...

  • December 20, 2020

    Benazir’s vision of prosperity

    Benazir Bhutto, elected twice to the office of the prime minister of the Republic of Pakistan and assassinated in the Liaquat Bagh of Rawalpindi on...

  • December 07, 2020

    Long travel, time but still no job opportunity

    The number of job seekers has been increasing in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan ever since the return of the so called democracy. There were...

  • November 22, 2020

    Poverty, aggression demoralising Indian troops in IOK

    Western countries say India is a secular state where democracy prevails, but ground realities today belie the claim. Democracy, as American...

  • November 19, 2020

    Getting relief from self-interest sacrifice

    “Our domestic life may not be as sweet as it was a long time ago, but now we have to exercise patience and share each other’s happiness and...

  • July 07, 2020

    National unity only way to survival

    Rawalpindi and Islamabad have notable status importance for reasons known to all Pakistanis and foreigners, especially neighbouring countries....

  • June 27, 2020

    United we stand, divided we fall

    A farmer had three grown-up sons who always quarreled among themselves. He asked them to live in peace, but his advice had no effect on them. He was...

  • June 05, 2020

    Who will save the ‘sinking ship’?

    The man who heads a family of five or six remains says he has not come out of the food price horror even after 32 years. One wheat roti and a cup of...

  • May 18, 2020

    Islam advocates equality, justice and tolerance

    It does not behove any Muslim Pakistani, even if he is a political or a religious leader, or a religious leader-turned politician, to cast...

  • April 20, 2020

    It is time to stand united and speak truth

    There’s old saying that our sub-continent divided into a number of large and petty states in the long past used to fight with one and other for...

  • April 18, 2020

    Common people say greater unity need of the hour

    Common people say they have been crying in the past for solution of their socio-economic problems, now thers is a ray of hope something will be done...

  • April 06, 2020

    Corona challenge: It is time to stand united and speak the truth

    There’s old saying that our sub-continent divided into a number of large and petty states in the long past used to fight with one and other for...

  • March 21, 2020

    ‘Kashmiri Guru’s soul haunts killers’

    Many may have not known anything about Mohammad Afzal Guru, but his execution and burial in Tihar Prison of Delhi on February 09, 2013 brought to...

  • March 06, 2020

    West sleeps over barbarity in IOK

    Kashmiris whose motherland was occupied by India at gunpoint in violation of the United Nations Charter some seven decades ago have not surrendered,...

  • February 24, 2020

    ‘A new beginning for Pakistan’

    Achievement of Pakistan after a long arduous struggle Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan made it clear to...

  • February 10, 2020

    ‘Atta’, sugar paving way to soft revolution

    Educated but unemployed youth seems not very happy with the new regime as it was expected by all sections of society.The common people, in fact, are...

  • February 05, 2020

    Unprecedented Indian terrorism in Occupied Kashmir

    All people, Muslim or non-Muslim, have not closed eyes and ears to what happens in Rawalpindi-Islamabad, or elsewhere in the country, and the world....

  • February 01, 2020

    Why Kashmiris observe Oct 27 as Black Day?

    Can durable peace and prosperity for the people of Pakistan and India and neighbouring states be achieved without solving the Kashmir...

  • January 31, 2020

    Survival in the face of great odds

    Democracy is once again the talk of the town but not over a cup of tea and a piece of biscuit because milk, tea leaf and sugar also have gone...

  • January 30, 2020

    Bitter fact of life today

    Every now and then one hears from the mouth of out-of-power leaders that they will not make any mistake, rather take people along with them in long...

  • January 05, 2020

    Peace, not war, to solve human problems

    In a two-hour interview, the Correspondent of the ‘Daily Worker’ London, A. S. R. Chari, got several points cleared by Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali...

  • December 22, 2019

    Masses without true leadership

    “If there were leaders like Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Shaheed-e-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan and Masud Khadarposh, there would have been no...

  • November 30, 2019

    Is it a conspiracy against Imran’s administration

    The common man in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad goes to market happily to buy food items but returns unhappy. He curses the hoarder...

  • November 23, 2019

    Some people after world cup winner’s govt

    Years ago, one as senior editorial staff member of The Pakistan Times, Rawalpindi-Islamabad, also holding the position of commerce editor, predicted...

  • November 17, 2019

    The children who never enjoy childhood

    The lower class people of our society get amazed when primary schoolchildren pester them for the meaning of ‘revolution’ — the word being...

  • October 22, 2019

    Pakistan always friendly to India even in the face of her dualism

    One of the principles of foreign policy of Pakistan is promotion of friendliness and goodwill towards all nations of the world, in general, and of...

  • October 13, 2019

    India guilty of violating UN Resolutions on Kashmir

    The struggle of the people of Kashmir for freedom has to be regarded as a long human fight for right to self-determination backed by majority of the...

  • September 22, 2019

    Equal treatment to minorities in Pakistan

    The people of Australia appreciated the 19 February 1948 broadcast talk of the founder of Pakistan when he talked plainly about regard and tolerance...

  • September 18, 2019

    Ballot, not bullet, to solve Kashmir issue

    Might is not right, but right is might: ultimately, right defeats the aggressor country who presumes she is mighty. The fact has been proved in the...

  • September 14, 2019

    Indian poverty and genocide in Kashmir

    Western countries say India is a secular state where democracy prevails, but ground realities today belie the claim. Democracy, as American...

  • September 14, 2019

    Indian poverty and genocide in Kashmir

    Western countries say India is a secular state where democracy prevails, but ground realities today belie the claim. Democracy, as American...

  • September 07, 2019

    Pak defence, strong economy ultimate objective

    Just a few years back, a British official highlighted the significance of harmony between the people and armed forces of Pakistan to meet external...

  • September 03, 2019

    Quaid backed Indonesian fight for freedom

    The birth anniversary of the father of the nation is observed in Pakistan and elsewhere every December 25 with fervour and renewal of the pledge to...

  • August 24, 2019

    People want democracy based on justice

    The common people appear changing their mind about what they call ‘dirty politics’ and ‘leaders of self-interest’. They now talk about...

  • August 14, 2019

    The day of unity, faith and discipline

    The common people called ‘awaam’ across the country always exhibited enthusiastically their feelings about 14 August and 23rd March but their...

  • August 10, 2019

    Millions united behind army to foil enemy designs

    The common people, irrespective of creed or affiliation with any political group or party, say they are against terrorism/aggression in any form and...

  • July 01, 2019

    Who cares for the national interest?

    Very often one has witnessed common people in various towns discussing interest and national interest. Unlike leaders they come to terms over a cup...

  • June 30, 2019

    Opening the door to soft revolution

    People living in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad and Peshawar also still talk of long-awaited revolution that they think will bring about a...

  • June 27, 2019

    Opening the door to soft revolution

    People living in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad and Peshawar also still talk of long-awaited revolution that they think will bring about a...

  • June 24, 2019

    Remembering non-stop train

    Common people very often discuss in their own style the rise and fall of governments and institutions in the past.The starting point is Pakistan...

  • June 23, 2019

    Remembering non-stop train

    Common people very often discuss in their own style the rise and fall of governments and institutions in the past.The starting point is Pakistan...

  • June 15, 2019

    Unity need of the hour to rebuild Pakistan

    What is necessary first: getting united or becoming a true nation? How much important and how urgently needed is achieving both the objectives...

  • June 08, 2019

    God cherishes us but we’re thankless

    Why common people appear embarrassed when they are asked about welfare of their children?“My post-graduate son Ahmad is in search of a suitable...

  • May 26, 2019

    Developing the spirit of self-reliance

    One can recall the time when college boys and university students used to ask their teachers: “Sir, are we an independent and self-reliant nation?...

  • May 26, 2019

    Developing the spirit of self-reliance

    One can recall the time when college boys and university students used to ask their teachers: “Sir, are we an independent and self-reliant nation?...

  • May 20, 2019

    National unity ensures dignified survival

    Rawalpindi and Islamabad enjoy notable status and importance for reasons known to all Pakistanis and foreigners, especially neighbouring countries....

  • May 20, 2019

    National unity ensures dignified survival

    ISLAMABAD: Rawalpindi and Islamabad enjoy notable status and importance for reasons known to all Pakistanis and foreigners, especially neighbouring...

  • April 30, 2019

    Has hypocrisy gone into our blood?

    Citizens very often ask one another while discussing democracy: Has hypocrisy gone into our blood? Answer is multiple, but what the father of the...