Opinion: Pakistan, Middle East and Beyond
May 31, 2013 – 3:24 pm | 6 Comments

by Tabish Hijazy
The concept of the Asian Century is taking its roots in the global dynamics. Not only in economic terms – as Asia has been playing a key role in the global economy since …

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Pakistan’s Botched Foreign Policy on Yemen
April 14, 2015 – 11:26 pm | No Comment
Pakistan’s Botched Foreign Policy on Yemen

by Hammad Qureshi
Last week, we saw a rather strange turn of events. It was the first week of April 2015, and as the heavenly season of spring descended upon Islamabad- the beautiful, a session of intelligent …

Opinion: Pakistan, Middle East and Beyond
May 31, 2013 – 3:24 pm | 6 Comments
Opinion: Pakistan, Middle East and Beyond

by Tabish Hijazy
The concept of the Asian Century is taking its roots in the global dynamics. Not only in economic terms – as Asia has been playing a key role in the global economy since …

Opinion: CNG Cylinder Explosion Claims 17 Innocent Souls
May 30, 2013 – 10:30 pm | No Comment
Opinion: CNG Cylinder Explosion Claims 17 Innocent Souls

by Sara Saad
A few days ago, the deadly incident of the explosion of a CNG cylinder in a school bus claimed 17 innocent souls, provoking panic among the public, leaving the city of Gujrat in …

Opinion: Lest We Forget – Asiya and Neelofar
May 30, 2013 – 7:58 pm | 4 Comments
Opinion: Lest We Forget – Asiya and Neelofar

“It is not just that two women were buried, but justice itself was buried in graves all across the state.”
by Mahwish Qureshi

In the afternoon of 29th May, 2009 at Bongam, Shopian district of Indian Occupied …

Analysis: A Nuclear Pakistan in the Neighbourhood
May 29, 2013 – 10:14 pm | 11 Comments
Analysis: A Nuclear Pakistan in the Neighbourhood

by Atiq Durrani
The science of atomic radiation, atomic change and nuclear fission was developed between the period from 1895 to 1945, much of it in the last six of those years. From 1939 to 1945, …

یومِ تکبیر پاکستان کی جوہری تلوار
May 29, 2013 – 12:00 pm | No Comment
یومِ تکبیر پاکستان کی جوہری تلوار

مورخہ: 28 مئی؛ سنہ: 1198ء؛ مقام: راسکوہ، چاغی، بلوچستان۔
‘اللہ اکبر’ کے بلند وبالا نعروں کے ساتھ ملک بھر میں پاکستانی ٹی وی کے پردوں پر پہلے کامیاب جوہری تجربہ کا مشاہدہ کرتے ہیں؛ بیشتر ان …

Opinion: Yom-e-Takbeer Special; Pakistan’s Nuclear Sword
May 28, 2013 – 1:15 pm | 27 Comments
Opinion: Yom-e-Takbeer Special; Pakistan’s Nuclear Sword

by Aneela Shahzad

On March 15th, India’s premier threatened that his country is capable of making a “big bomb” that would be used to defend the country, and threatened Pakistan to concede Azad Kashmir over to …

Analysis: Rohingya, Get your Facts Straight
May 27, 2013 – 11:00 pm | 2 Comments
Analysis: Rohingya, Get your Facts Straight

by Ambreen Aijaz
Rohingya, perhaps, are well defined as the world’s least wanted community! The facts we may ignore, but the spillover will have an effect, if preventive measures will not be taken for reason to …

Pak, China friendship is “Unbreakable”: Spokesman FM
May 24, 2013 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
Pak, China friendship is “Unbreakable”: Spokesman FM

BEIJING, May 23 (APP): The on-going visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to Pakistan will further add impetus to the relationship between the two countries as spokesman foreign ministry here Thursday declared the bond of …

Editorial: Chinese Premier Visits Pak
May 24, 2013 – 1:49 am | No Comment
Editorial: Chinese Premier Visits Pak

Premier Li Keqiang has said “the tree of China-Pakistan friendship” was planted decades ago, nurtured by successive leaders and “is now exuberant with abundant fruits.”
The two day visit, of the Chinese premier is being taken …

Editorial: Woolwich Attack; Nobody Wins when ‘Hate’ Wins
May 23, 2013 – 4:32 pm | 12 Comments
Editorial: Woolwich Attack; Nobody Wins when ‘Hate’ Wins

Editorial | Dan Qayyum
London stands shocked and horrified as two men, armed with knives and cleavers, hacked to death a British soldier in full public view yesterday. The attackers claimed on video to be acting in the …

Opinion: Rise in Cases of Sexual Assaults in India: Rapist; the Social Monster
May 21, 2013 – 12:10 pm | 6 Comments
Opinion: Rise in Cases of Sexual Assaults in India: Rapist; the Social Monster

by Fatima Hatim Anjary
India, considered a newly industrialized country, with one of the fastest growing economies in the world, faces numerous challenges on the social end. While, on one hand, Brahma Chellaney is chanting slogans of “Positive thinking” and …

Analysis: The Impunity of Draconian Laws in J&K
May 19, 2013 – 7:30 pm | 3 Comments
Analysis: The Impunity of Draconian Laws in J&K

by Umar Hadee (Indian Occupied Kashmir)
It was 9:30 pm on August 24,2012 when policemen barged into the house of Bashir Ahmad Sofi of Ganderpora Eidgah in the Down Town locality of Srinagar. They asked …

Op-Ed: Pakistani Youth at a Crossroad of Ideologies
May 19, 2013 – 12:27 pm | 2 Comments
Op-Ed: Pakistani Youth at a Crossroad of Ideologies

by Humaira Naz
Adapting to change, agreeing to a new philosophy or taking risks are the ideas which appeal to the young masses the most. In the case of Pakistani youth, many of our influences come from …

Opinion: Pakistani Elections and Kashmir
May 18, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Opinion: Pakistani Elections and Kashmir

by Saadut
The recently concluded Pakistani elections were keenly followed in Kashmir, more keenly than they would have followed Indian elections. And this in spite of the fact that the Kashmir issue was virtually absent from …

Opinion: Nakba; Remembering 65years of Oppression
May 17, 2013 – 12:39 pm | 3 Comments
Opinion: Nakba; Remembering 65years of Oppression

by Ghareeba
We will return.
That is not a threat,
not a wish,
a hope,
or a dream;
but a promise.
May 15th, 2013, marked the 65th commemoration of the Nakbah – the Great Catastrophe, described by Mahmoud Darwish as “an extended …

Op-ed: What did Election 2013 Give Pakistan?
May 16, 2013 – 1:48 pm | 6 Comments
Op-ed: What did Election 2013 Give Pakistan?

by Faiqa Salman
Hopes and Aspirations for a change were high and were reasonable although change is not what was delivered in the elections. A new reality named PTI emerged as a big force which is …

Editorial: Open Letter to ECP
May 15, 2013 – 11:12 am | 3 Comments
Editorial: Open Letter to ECP

As a policy giving institution, PKKH does not consider it its premises to support any political party, but it does consider itself to be a strong opposition to all political parties, in democratic spirit, as …

Opinion: Reality Denied
May 14, 2013 – 4:37 pm | 3 Comments
Opinion: Reality Denied

by Syed Ahmed
What’s that line from The Untouchables “… surprise is half the battle. Many things are half the battle, losing is half the battle. Let’s think about what’s the whole battle.” Let’s think about …

Letter to Editor: Today a Beautiful Dream Died
May 13, 2013 – 3:27 pm | 5 Comments
Letter to Editor: Today a Beautiful Dream Died

Dear Editor:
Today a beautiful dream died.
I had gone to sleep in the early hours of Sunday morning hoping against hope and praying like a sinner that the official and final results of the Election Commission would show …

Opinion: Pakistan; The Sleeping Tiger
May 13, 2013 – 1:40 pm | 21 Comments
Opinion: Pakistan; The Sleeping Tiger

by Imaan Hamid
Pakistan does not know its strength. However, its enemies know it well.
This country, with its significant geo-strategic location, its nuclear power, its great past and present thinkers and visionaries, its idealistic youth, its brave army …

Opinion: Election 2013; Insight From an Outsider
May 13, 2013 – 11:21 am | 2 Comments
Opinion: Election 2013; Insight From an Outsider

by Ghareebah
And so the elections in Pakistan come to an end, with slogans (read roars) of “dekho dekho kawn aaya; sher aaya, sher aaya..” But is it not the same old Lion, that has graced …

Analyisis: Terrorism: A Brief Intro
May 12, 2013 – 2:49 pm | 3 Comments
Analyisis: Terrorism: A Brief Intro

by Talha Ibraheem
Terrorism – An Introduction
In the contemporary world, where change is the only constant; different sets of moral rules were implemented in past. Interchanged with previous ideologies, misconstrued, misrepresented, thus a moral deficiency prevailed …

انتخابات سنہ 2013؛ پی کے کے ایچ کی قوم سے اپیل
May 11, 2013 – 3:00 pm | No Comment
انتخابات سنہ 2013؛ پی کے کے ایچ کی قوم سے اپیل

81 افراد کے جاں بحق اور 437 کے زخمی ہونے کے بعد بالآخر انتخابی مہم اپنے اختتام کو پہنچی، اور بالآخر پاکستان اس فیصلہ کن صبح کا انتظار کر رہا ہے جب کروڑوں لوگ سنہ …