It is imperative that Pakistan’s policy formulation is done in tandem with the sustainable development goals
The few crops farmers could have cultivated this year due to the water scarcity have now fallen prey to locusts
The bar associations should realise that their decisions are abandoning the vision of the country’s founder
MQM-P has failed to address Karachi's issues, despite being in some capacity of power for the last four decades
The key to attracting more business is not introducing a new yard but improving safety mechanisms of the existing one
Unfortunately, Pakistan remains one of only two countries in the world afflicted by wild polio transmission
Over the years, PIA has been destroyed by indifferent administrators, political appointments and incessant corruption
Shifts in the global balance of powers and geopolitical conflicts have significantly affected Pakistan's FATF problem
Perhaps PTI has become a victim of its own rhetoric, lofty promises and unrealistic slogans
Will a foreigner be allowed to run for parliament if they obtain Pakistani citizenship? On paper, the answer is yes
It is the responsibility of the incumbent government and opposition parties to ensure that we have faith in the system
The promulgation of the ordinance was followed by a flood of misinformation regarding its content
While our right to privacy is somewhat muddled, the right to dignity is guaranteed in our constitution
It would appear that PTI does not care about the political fallout of a witch hunt against the opposition
His tenure as CJP was, at the very least, one of the judiciary’s better periods, if not the best
If the LHC judgment is correct it would mean that domestic workers cannot avail protection under the 2010 Act
Political dynasties serve as a non-institutional barrier to candidacy in elections
What made the situation worse was; all of this was happening outside a hospital
If Pakistan cricket truly wishes to rise upwards then the first thing we must do is select a qualified coach
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
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.
Vawda defended his actions, claiming that people should focus on the message and ignore its presentation
People almost seem numb to the amount of kidnappings that take place in Pakistan, but none of this is normal
The first impression I had after hearing Abbasi’s statements was that they reeked of self-righteousness and...
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.
What was evident from every conversation I had with the locals was a sense of grief coupled with anger
The willingness of the government to collaborate with online marketplaces for export capacity building is apparent
This article shall attempt to pinpoint another medium through which local MSMEs can engage in export activity
A growing body of evidence suggests that pollution may contribute to depression, anxiety and mental health disorders
If financial corruption is to be eventually eliminated, moral corruption must first be overcome
Nowhere is mob hysteria more vehemently endorsed than in the cases of alleged blasphemy
One can quite easily argue that politics in South Asia largely revolves around geography
One of the pitfalls of modern scholarship on Islam is the desire to make Islam’s epistemological posture scientific
Resolving the Kashmir conflict could prove to be the pathway towards attaining regional stability in South Asia
It must be noted that the anger at immigrants and fear of cultural dilution is not found in the far-right alone
Manufacturing a threat to justify a war against Iran has been on the Israeli agenda since the 1979 Revolution
According to Chomsky, "Pakistan is indeed a disaster, in many ways."
Pakistan is the only country in the region which is ostensibly on talking terms with both Iran and Saudi Arabia
Chomsky believes that, "There is no such thing as a rosy or cynical view of human nature."
Nearly five decades after being traumatised by a brutal independence movement, Bangladesh has come out roaring
I sent him an email out of curiosity and, what started as an occasional email exchange, soon turned into a habit
Pakistan’s role in containing or escalating the conflict in the region can prove to be crucial
Trump is enthralled by the pageantry of the military and the ‘glory’ of war, yet he himself has never served
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.
Reading these words today, one gets the feeling that Manto had envisioned today’s headlines
'Letters to Uncle Sam' contain a remarkable overview of history, politics, culture and international relations
His work is presented here in the hope that it will ensnare readers into the beguiling net of Akhtar’s lucid style
‘Departmental Store Mein’ marked a break with the tradition of free verse by including pop cultural references
An original translation of ‘Chakle’ is offered here in the hope of presenting a fresh understanding of the...
Razia Sajjad Zaheer was one of Urdu’s most accomplished but least celebrated and acknowledged women writers
The last days of Josh were spent in an atmosphere reminiscent of the final years of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda
We remain largely ignorant about religion due to a reluctance to truly engage with the religious corpus
Not only is the poem arrhythmical abut the attempts at trying to try and establish a poetic metre are almost juvenile