A teacher explained that since there were no school sanitation facilities, many students would go home and not return.
What is ironic though is that the real victims of corruption, the poor, have no clue about the on-going situation.
Despite eight years of civilian rule, retired generals still remain much more powerful than elected prime ministers.
We started an organisation called RETO to help spread computer literacy in some of the obscure towns of Pakistan.
Yesterday, a talk at LUMS ‘Un-Silencing Balochistan’, which brought together academics and activists was cancelled.
What lessons are our children learning when they see a teacher with a book in one hand and a gun in the other?
The fact that Obama is in India for the second time, however, does reflect the utter failure of our diplomacy.
We are risking innocent lives by protecting those who do not believe in any human rights, religion or humanity.
Will former rivals, President Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah, be able to jointly lead their country?
Pakistan, even after more than six decades of its existence, remains an enigma to the world.
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Pakistan has decided it will not evacuate its citizens from China to counter the threat of the fast-spreading corona virus. Do you agree with the decision?
Polls are non-scientific, reflect only the online audience and can be manipulated.
People are now all too aware of the Covid-19 virus and how it spreads, and countries all over the world have taken serious precautionary measures to curb the spread.
The power woes of the citizens of Karachi are too many , including loadshedding, high tariff.
One can only pray rule of law is enforced rather than another cycle of political point-scoring
Cyber harassment also has severe psychological repercussions
The recent downpour in Karachi has caused much havoc for citizens.
Those who consider taking online classes a piece of cake must do a little research
It has been four years since the death of Abdul Sattar Edhi
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