30 years have passed since the convention was adopted but there is a dire need to revisit those principles in Pakistan
The reticence to be associated with the term is not surprising given the image it has in Pakistan's political lexicon
Government healthcare facilities, ostensibly free but chronically underfunded, are accessed only by the poorest
Selective outrage undermines even genuine attempts to bring light to serious issues and is a problem across the globe
Locals believe that the trek can be kept clean if one organisation takes responsibility of the garbage disposal
It is imperative that we try to ensure that at least sites which hold great religious significance remain apolitical.
Pakistan’s existing e-commerce policies could prove to be rather short-sighted.
Policymakers in Pakistan need to treat this as a real problem which requires immediate attention.
Karoonjhar must be declared a World Heritage Site so that its culture, eco-system and way of life can be preserved
It would be strange for the courts to offer Nawaz bail on medical grounds but not extend the same facility to Zardari
Employees who find themselves at the receiving end of such malpractices have very little legal recourse they can take
The tomato fiasco has shown that the government is wholly unaware of the crisis currently confronting the common man.
The PTI government has made a blunder of this issue and now they will have to reap what they have sown.
From its northern mountains all the way down to Karachi, clearly smog is a serious issue for Pakistan.
The Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace comes with its own set of technical legal hurdles.
Many residents have faced hardships after being told to resettle somewhere else so that mining work can take place.
It is worth questioning why it took the PPP so long to get the ban on student unions lifted
It is imperative that the state provides an explanation for Akram's return in light of the Civil Servants Act 1973
POA is sending athletes to the Summer Olympics on a wild card but has ignored genuine medal-winning prospects
Based on the National T20 squads, it seems the PCB has failed to address many problems in the domestic set-up
If Liverpool manage a victory in Manchester, it might be the end of Solskjaer’s career as United’s boss.
The T20 team against weak Sri Lanka represents a missed opportunity to try out players for the world cup next year
Both Solskjaer and Emery are desperate win for a win, not just for their clubs, but to protect their jobs
When Farah started umpiring, people used to laugh at her, ask if her job is just to raise a finger when one gets out.
While many will rejoice at the omission of Malik and Hafeez, the inclusion of Akmal and Shehzad is incomprehensible.
The quandary Emery finds himself in is similar to the one Frank Lampard is currently in over at Chelsea
Crystal Palace, Newcastle and Leicester have made it clear that there are other contenders this season.
A shrinking imagination and an absence of philosophical thinking have contributed to the downfall of Urdu poetry
Despite the criticism, Durj is an earnest effort by Abbasi and team to break from the mould of Pakistani cinema
Mayo believes that art can have an impact on people and can help initiate dialogue.
Some sequels are designed to cater to viewers not familiar with the original series, this is not one of them
Joker is the uninhibited madness of a fractured, two-faced world order, manifesting itself as a weeping clown.
This isn’t just another forgetful Netflix original, rather, it is a tale that will strike a chord in many hearts
However analytical Ad Astra’s screenplay may be, it never strays from its core: the ties that bind parent and child
Over the years, Rambo’s spirit and the original soul of Morrell’s story has been taken over by stereotypical...
A band with a heart, their music breaks stereotypes and audiences at concerts cannot help but sway to their music.
The media fraternity largely seems oblivious to the impact of the content on the audiences
We cannot make fun of someone with a hole in their sock when we are barefoot ourselves.
Are we only standing in solidarity with Kashmiris who stand with the Pakistani state?
A race to know as much as possible about you has commenced amongst not just Google but all internet giants.
Abbasi framed his decision to marry her as a case of charity or sacrifice.
The portrayal of sexual orientation as a costume that one can put on whenever they wish to is immensely problematic.
Chopra has proven that she sees her role as a UN Goodwill Ambassador as nothing more than a resume-booster
Shahid Shafaat’s brilliant direction coupled with Sohai Ali Abro’s powerful acting is definitely worthy of applause.
ACF’s Ayesha Chundrigar recalls how “violated” she felt when the hate messages started pouring in.
The visiting Indian delegation made me realise we share a lot in common and how little the differences between us are
How the concept of Muslim nationalism has evolved over the years provides much food for thought
It is imperative that we as a society sensitise ourselves to these issues and do not sweep them under the carpet
When a society faces an intellectual crisis, it is the responsibility of the thinkers to diagnose the ailments
A lack of existing infrastructure has made mental health outreach very difficult in Balochistan/
If you read this, please say a prayer for my father, thank you
I have met a lot of people who were traumatised or discouraged by the behaviour of their psychiatrists.
Perpetrators do not realise that when they act in inhumane ways, they are actually dehumanising themselves
It should be remembered that it took many years before the actual damage stemming from cigarette smoke was assessed
Impracticality and immorality underpin India’s policies in IoK, just as they do the expansionist endeavours of...
The true extent of the similarities of the origins of India and Israel’s brutal occupations is not often dwelled...
It is likely that this verdict will only stoke the fires of religious bigotry in India.
BJP’s actions in IoK can also be perceived as aiming to fulfill the economic ambitions of a rising regional power.
Imran has honoured the wishes of many people by ensuring that the corridor is ready for Nanak’s birthday...
Salman, even outside the realm of conventional foreign policy, stays true to character as a leader.
There is no unified ‘Arab front’ against Iran and Iran’s Arab allies are entities whose roots lie in...
Despite the likelihood of a peace deal with the Taliban, many still remember the failures of the NRP
The suspension of a school headmaster is only the latest demonstration of growing religious hostilities in India
The movie will perhaps force us to ask questions about topics usually reserved for the back pages of a newspaper
The trailer doesn’t give details about the plotline but shows the distressed protagonist trying to escape his...
The movie seems like an intense, gripping thriller with a determined female protagonist
Before Imran's address at the UN, Shah Mahmood Qureshi discusses the crisis in IoK and the importance of this US trip
Doctor Sleep seems to have a more complicated plot compared to its iconic classic predecessor
The film seems sharp, witty and bizarrely humorous. You have to give points to Waititi for taking this creative risk
Disney seems increasingly uninspired and creatively vacant, relying on the powers of nostalgia to draw in an audience.
Maleeha Lodhi discusses the future of IoK at the UNSC, Pakistan's role at the UN and the personal attacks against...
The trailer has left people feeling confused, somewhat surprised and also overjoyed. For me, it's disappointment.
Not only is the poem arrhythmical abut the attempts at trying to try and establish a poetic metre are almost juvenile
The parallels between Andreyev and Manto are astounding, but, unlike Manto, Andreyev's work has fallen into obscurity
She talks in song and smiles along, She is every Romeo’s Juliet delight
The poet’s heartfelt reminder of water scarcity in Thar is all the more poignant during the global climate movement
Without you, I wander on ways I should not; with my body weary and my eyes beady, my soul begins to rot.
Two poetic tributes to Bibi Zainab (AS) and her sermon in the works of two of Pakistan’s greatest feminist poets.
There is a cross in this snow, there is a trail of blood, and that — is the only thing, I’ll follow.
You see the posh Prado that does not belong, you see the glock pointed, “Sir, go along”.
Because only a mother can cherish your existence, despite the haunted past that flashes with your presence!