Archive for 'September,2013'

Calamity-hit Baluchistan

Calamity-hit Baluchistan

-By Zeeba T. Hashmi   24th September, 2013—the day  when the earth shook under feet, bringing along chaos and fright among an already traumatized people of Baluchistan. Reminiscent of the earthquake of 1935, this one was [...]

Legal Rights of Consumers in Pakistan

Legal Rights of Consumers in Pakistan

–By Naseer Ahmed The right to have information about prices of products and services is a very important consumer  right.  In case you don’t know, this right is  protected under Article 19-A of Pakistani Constitution  which  [...]

Domestic Significance of Democracy in Pakistan

Domestic Significance of Democracy in Pakistan

By-Haroon Janjua   Democracy is a form of governance based on the freely expressed will of people to determine their own political, economic, social  and cultural systems and their full  participation in all aspects of their [...]

Symbols of hope and courage of Pakistan

Symbols of hope and courage of Pakistan

–By Zeeba T. Hashmi There was quite an uproar in the room.  There had been a talk earlier, and there  will be more after that.  The person who walked into my office was a well-known  human [...]

APC: a resolution of surrender?

APC: a resolution of surrender?

-By Shayan Malik Julius Cesar once said that “Men willingly believe what they wish”. Could his wisdom prove serviceable to us in trying to discern the foreseeable buffoonery found in the length and breadth of the [...]

Exclusionary Strain of Muslim Nationalism in Pakistan

Exclusionary Strain of Muslim Nationalism in Pakistan

By-Shayan Malik       Noted Indian journalist, M.J.Akbar, has often provocatively made the argument that the idea of India is stronger than the Indian and that the idea of Pakistan is weaker than the Pakistani. [...]

Missing clues in Peshawar Church Blast

Missing clues in Peshawar Church Blast

(Editor’s note: two important issues have come forth that need to be addressed by the journalists: female suicide bombers and the case of missing children) -By Timotheus Paul     On 22nd September 2013, Sunday afternoon, a [...]

یکساں نصابِ تعلیم کے بغیر جمہوریت کا نفاذ ممکن نہیں

یکساں نصابِ تعلیم کے بغیر جمہوریت کا نفاذ ممکن نہیں

معروف محقّقہ اور دانشور ڈاکٹر روبینہ سہگل سے انٹرویو اِنٹر ویو:علی ظیف ڈاکٹر روبینہ سہگل ملک کی ممتاز محقق اور دانشور ہیں۔ انہوں نے تعلیم، خواتین کے حقوق، عسکریت پسندی، معیشت اور ریاست کے خدوخال پر [...]

Pakistan’s pipeline predicament

Pakistan’s pipeline predicament

by- Kunwar Khuldune Shahid   Pakistan has a tumultuous relationship with gas pipelines of late. The country is three for three in terms of designing unfeasible pipelines and then blaming the unfeasibility of the pipelines as [...]

لاہور کے میلے!۔

لاہور کے میلے!۔

عمید ملک لاہور کے بارے میں مشہور ہے کہ دن سات اور میلے آٹھ ! اس شہر کا تمدن موج میلے سے عبارت ہے، وہ جشن بسنت ہو، میلہ چراغاں ہو، عرس میلے ہوں یا موسیقی [...]