Archive for 'December,2013'

کیا ہمیں نئے سال کی خوشیاں منانے کا حق ہے؟

کیا ہمیں نئے سال کی خوشیاں منانے کا حق ہے؟

تحریر: جمیل خان میرے اس سوال کو قنوطیت کا الزام دے کر آگے نہ بڑھ جائیے گا۔ کچھ دیر شور و غوغا اور فائرنگ کی آوازوں سے یکسو ہوکر اپنے ضمیر کی آواز پر بھی توجہ [...]

عمر رسیدہ افراد

عمر رسیدہ افراد

تحریر: نصیر احمد     ہمارے سماجی نظام کی بنیادی اکائی خاندان معاشرے کی فلاح و بہبود کی راہ میں ایک بہت بڑی رکاوٹ ہے۔جس خاندانی نظام کی تقدیس کے نام پر لوگ اپنی جان وار [...]

آخر کیوں دہشت گرد جیت رہے ہیں؟

آخر کیوں دہشت گرد جیت رہے ہیں؟

تحریر:حسن عسکری     پاکستانیوں کو ایک دہائی سے خون میں نہلایا جا رہا ہے۔ ایسا لگتا ہے شاید ہم بے بس ہیں اور کچھ نہیں کر سکتے، سوائے اپنی جان کی بھیک مانگنے کے۔ ہمارے [...]

Textbook Indoctrination and Impact on Children

Textbook Indoctrination and Impact on Children

By Zeeba T. Hashmi   Based on the principles as laid down by Objectives Resolution, the text-books designed have a history of shifting towards rigid religious views with little regard for world view. The religious indoctrination [...]

Bury the Hatchet

Bury the Hatchet

By Haroon Janjua       The divisive political machinations before our independence from the British led to the brutal partition of subcontinent, and it left lasting scars of chaotic feelings within hearts of the population. [...]

Bashir Bilour—Remembering his legacy

Bashir Bilour—Remembering his legacy

By  Shivangini Pathak     Dialogue seems a counterproductive weapon when two parties engage in a battle of thoughts, notions, constructive criticism, which is  perceived as simultaneously being juxtaposed  with peace and more importantly, the goals which are being achieved in a  condusive [...]

Being and its existence

Being and its existence

By Zeeba T. Hashmi   There is potential in being more realistic, often read pessimistic, if one is to capture the pragmatic approach to life, less dependent on the sentimentality that one is easily prone to [...]

Education Policy in Pakistan

Education Policy in Pakistan

By Dr. Tariq Rehman   The Pakistani state embarked upon a number of policies ever since the birth of the country. These were: expansion of education and literacy (modernization); dissemination of Urdu (vernacularization); ideological socialization and [...]

Ignored by the mainstream political parties

Ignored by the mainstream political parties

By Zeeba T. Hashmi Sitting in a cafeteria in a relatively cozy urban centre that demarcates no racial or religious boundaries, a young and fiery Ramesh Jaipal seemed casual but determined to get his point across. [...]

Child abuse

Child abuse

By Waseem Altaf Nadeem Ikram and Zara Arshad, class fellows at the Government College Lahore, were very much interested in each other and had plans for marriage as Nadeem had also been appointed as lecturer at [...]