Students claim that forcing online classes creates inequality since many students do not have internet access
As an ER physician I can tell you that more ventilators and equipment aren’t the answer to all our challenges
Beyond the economic and societal repercussions, my hope is for us all to develop greater humanity during this crisis
This pandemic should not be an opportunity for partisan, divisive, or needlessly sensational rhetoric
The majority of our journalists are simply not equipped to report on issues pertaining to the medical sciences
The premier’s conduct has revealed an unyielding attitude at a critical junction in Pakistan's COVID-19 trajectory
As a country, it needs to take some very tough but time sensitive decisions about a nationwide lockdown
The more medical staff we lose to the infection, the harder it becomes to fight back during a health crisis
The Umerkot Labour Department is more of an ad hoc organisation that does not even have a designated office
Banding together to control the havoc this pandemic has wreaked is the only way to get through this storm
For immediate financial relief, it may be necessary to look towards institutions such as the IMF and World Bank
Some countries have already been forced to release under trial prisoners and those convicted for minor offense
The flaw in Sharif’s analysis was that he did not realise how India had changed since the last time he was in office
The development of Thar coal is another indicator that Pakistan will continue to emit CO2 for the foreseeable future
Thus far, CCS technology has proven to be expensive, both in terms of money and energy wastage
The problem is that most PML-N stalwarts are continuing to practice a traditional, pro status quo style of politics
At the moment, Fazal is quite helpless since he already played his cards but neither PML-N nor PPP backed him
Despite the political pedigree, the problem is that PPP has now lost its appeal among the masses
Is the new six team model suitable for a country which has a burgeoning population of 220 million and counting?
Why can't a former leg spinning legend who did not actively commit the crime be thrown a lifeline for his survival?
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.
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 government lacked the spine to take up this issue themselves and instead, sent the matter to the CII
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.
With the justice system, we need to ensure business does not only remain as usual but progresses to higher standards
During our forced social isolation perhaps we should give a thought to those who have always been social outcasts
Despite the measures taken by the government, there is a serious lack of implementation
It is normal to be scared in the time of a pandemic and to hate on those not practicing social distancing correctly
It is important to draft laws and policies to reflect the increased risk to women and children in quarantine
Free data will increase usage tenfold, putting unmanageable strain on the networks, leading to poor internet quality
At such uncertain economic times, the low-income strata of almost all societies are the most vulnerable
Deeming children with disabilities as a punishment from God is, to put mildly, both disgusting and abhorrent
If a leader tries to do good, the population is ill-equipped to recognise it because it has known only known neglect
Trump looks for others to blame for our predicament, including the medical professionals
So I ask again, how would King see the world? I have a feeling he’d be heartbroken, although he may not be surprised
Since the first positive case the whole valley has remained on tenterhooks and now the cases have started accelerating
Besides the human respiratory system, the coronavirus also maintains a parasitic relationship with democratic systems
Beyond the surface is a disquiet and the sense of unease over the success of this unprecedented lockdown
European Muslims need a reconstruction of religious thought, socio-economic integration, and dialogue with non-Muslims
Is Muslim integration in secular European societies possible?
India’s state-abetted anti-Muslim pogrom in New Delhi earlier this month presented an opportunity for Iran
During this pandemic, such a rivalry spurs the jealous guarding of the research being conducted to develop the vaccine
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.
Jalib’s poem 'Dastoor' enhanced the democratic consciousness of the masses at a crucial time in Pakistan’s...
Surprisingly, Urdu memoirists and critics have not at all considered this period of Dagh’s poetry worthy of attention
Bahadur Shah Zafar was one of the three great Urdu poets who witnessed the consequences of the defeat to the British
Ludhianvi discusses that whatever a woman does, a man’s ultimate criteria of judging her will be her gender
Given his extensive body of work, it is shameful that only a handful of people attended his funeral in 1982
Qasir was one of the great but relatively unsung poets from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa who chose to write in Urdu
Ghalib is the closest in our subcontinental tradition to what Shakespeare is in the English tradition
“Hum Dekhenge” remains as prescient today as it was back in 1979, not just in Pakistan but for the entire subcontinent
Rather than having a mournful ring to it, the poem instead celebrates Asma Jahangir’s life