The enduring legacy of Helga Ahmad – Pakistan’s pioneering environmentalist

She successfully pioneered the use of biogas digesters in Pakistan decades ago

Updated Apr 17, 2021
Is there a need for ancillary services for new parents?

Health professionals have not fully understood how important it is to focus on the journey of parenthood holistically

Updated Apr 16, 2021
Why America couldn’t win its war in Afghanistan

The greatest reason behind the US’ defeat lies in its lack of political will to make the hard choices needed to win

Updated Apr 15, 2021
Why has there been a shift in Pakistan’s relations with the Middle East?

Islamabad needs partners to implement its economic agenda, while the Middle Eastern states require regional security

Updated Apr 14, 2021
The regional ramifications of the US-India bonhomie

The constant American military and strategic support to India will further intensify an arms race in South Asia

Updated Apr 13, 2021
How Russia successfully restored balance to its South Asian strategy

Russia is more aware and worried about India’s new de facto military alliance with America

Updated Apr 12, 2021
What would Haseena Moin’s Tanhaiyan look like today?

The women in her dramas were independent characters that found their strengths and rose to tackle their own issues

Updated Apr 10, 2021
To forgive or not to forgive, that is not the question

To become better at existing, or at whatever you do or even life in general, you have to know what you did wrong

Updated Apr 09, 2021
How urban planning can help Karachi tackle a growing heat crisis

Karachi is what experts call an urban heat island, a city that is warmer than its surrounding suburban and rural areas

Updated Apr 08, 2021
How to increase female labour force participation in Pakistan

What can Pakistan learn from the rest of the world in order to encourage women to play a key role in the labour force?

Updated Apr 07, 2021

Opinion Poll

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?

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  • Exclusion from climate summit

    Officials and environmentalists in Pakistan are annoyed over exclusion from the summit despite Pakistan being ranked as the fifth most vulnerable country with regard to global warming

  • Retracing our steps

    The Sindh government does not seem to be too eager to prevent the crisis

  • Falling standard

    From attendance, quizzes and assignments to posting marks on LMS and CMS, the performance of teachers and staff members remain at variance with professional standards

  • The Holi festival

    Holi is the well-renowned festival of a very ancient Indus Valley civilisation that is celebrated by the Hindu community around the world

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