Archive for 'February,2014'

Investing in High Schools for Girls: a pragmatic approach

Investing in High Schools for Girls: a pragmatic approach

By Zeeba T. Hashmi  Among the biggest challenges   faced by Pakistan today is interlinking girls’ education with supply of teachers to enhance education growth and its encouragement. There is a crying need to implore further into [...]

طالبان اور مذاکرت

طالبان اور مذاکرت

تحریر: شعیب میر A poem composed in the metrical rhythm of fearless freedom fighter, distinguished parliamentarian and romantic poet Maulana Hasrat Mohani’s (1875-1951) famous couplet: ہے مشق سخن جاری چکی کی مشقت بھی اک طرفہ تماشہ [...]

ہوتا ہے شب و روز تماشہ میرے آگے

ہوتا ہے شب و روز تماشہ میرے آگے

تحریر: راشد بلوچ   نکتہ آفرینی و خیال آرائی میں ید طولی رکھنے والے عہد ساز عظیم شاعر غالب تو نجانے کن حالات میںیوں گویا ہوا تھاکہ بازیچہء اطفال ہے دنیا میرے آگے ہوتا ہے شب [...]

Legacy of Hearts

Legacy of Hearts

Voyagers to the Horizon By Ziad Ahsan We have all had moments of sudden illumination when it occurred to us that we had ideation of doing great things in an extraordinary manner, and it was so [...]

Protecting the Indigenous Groups of Pakistan

Protecting the Indigenous Groups of Pakistan

By Zeeba T. Hashmi     We are a people of different faces Of dreams unique Of expectations calling for dignity.   We are a people of different colors Of love we seek Of recognition we [...]

طالبان کے طوطے

طالبان کے طوطے

تحریر: منور علی شاہد پاکستانی فوج کی ایک ہی کاروائی کے نتیجہ میں جنوبی وزیرستان کے مختلف علاقوں میں40 کے قریب دہشت گرد ہلاک ہو گئے اور ان کے خفیہ ٹھکانے بھی تباہ کر دیئے گئے [...]

Moratorium on Death Sentences: protecting sacredness of life

Moratorium on Death Sentences: protecting sacredness of life

By Zeeba T. Hashmi During the time I spent at the United Nations, I had experienced two major international blocks divided on the issue of human rights which showed huge differences on how the world views [...]

Squeezing funding to terror outfits

Squeezing funding to terror outfits

By Zeeba T. Hashmi The problem is not hard to understand terrorism.  We all know terror attacks kill or injure, yet we do not have a proper strategy to cope with this magnanimous monster, that not [...]

Winning the Ideological War

Winning the Ideological War

   By Balal Haider   “This is a war of ideologies, and idea can’t be defeated by force and bombs. The truth will be the winner” Omar Khorasani, the spokesman of the TTP Mohmand Agency tweeted [...]