Zeroing IN

Indian Press Under Siege
Zeroing IN

Indian Press Under Siege

Siddique Kappan, a Muslim journalist, remains imprisoned under India’s harsh sedition laws since October 2020. He was accused of sedition under India’s notorious Unlawful Activities…

Horizons

Caught in the Middle
Horizons

Caught in the Middle

First it was the US-Soviet Union cold war that sucked Pakistan into the so-called jihad in Afghanistan in the early 1980s. Now, it is the…

ThinkTank

Prespective

The Limits of Autonomy
Featured Perspective

The Limits of Autonomy

In the economic front, the incumbent coalition government of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) believes that all its failures are due to the current structure of the…

ViewPoint

Changing Course?
Featured View Point

Changing Course?

There has been a sudden and unanticipated change in the economic scenario for Pakistan since the beginning of the ongoing financial year, 2021-22. The previous…

InFocus

Going Green
InFocus

Going Green

One of the fastest ways to offset greenhouse gases is through reforestation. Given how long it takes for trees to grow, it might seem a…

Balance Sheet

Mood of the Moment

Inexplicable and Unnecessary
Mood of the Moment

Inexplicable and Unnecessary

Despite the improvement in Pakistan’s economic indicators, the State Bank of Pakistan, under its controversial governor, Reza Baqir, has greatly undermined the progress made in…

Real Politik

Do or Die
Real Politik

Do or Die

Surrounded by political hounds and desperadoes, Prime Minister Imran Khan took a huge risk and survived — but only by the skin of his teeth.…

Scandal

Not Yet Off the Hook
Featured Scandal

Not Yet Off the Hook

The President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shehbaz Sharif, and his son Suleman may have been cleared by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) in…

Tomorrow's Pakistan

BookStore

Fact, Fiction and Fantasy
BookStore

Fact, Fiction and Fantasy

Where Clouds MeetAuthor: Tahir MehmoodPublisher: Ferozsons (Pvt) Limited.Pages: 255Price: Rs. 795 Mr. Tahir Mehmood After his first book of short stories — A Lone Long…

Media Matters

Framed
Media Matters

Framed

When I joined an institute in Karachi to learn the basics of animation I didn’t expect a system that fosters mediocrity, where you lose not…

Academe

A Silent Revolution
Academe

A Silent Revolution

There is a silent revolution in education, science, technology and innovation underway under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, after a decade of neglect.…

Retrospect

Come Fly With Me
Retrospect

Come Fly With Me

With an eventful career in aviation and two books on the subject behind him, Captain Johnny Sadiq is full of interesting stories and anecdotes. He…

Crystal Ball

Line of Fire, No More?
Crystal Ball

Line of Fire, No More?

With the DGMOs’ hotline communication and joint ceasefire announcements, are India-Pakistan relations on the mend? Lt. General (R) Naeem Khalid Lodhi      Apparently the ceasefire…

Dispatches from Chundrigar Rd.

Pakistani icon

The Asian Bradman
Pakistani Icon

The Asian Bradman

His tall, upright carriage and easy loose-limbed walk mark him out as an athlete even today. Almost three decades after he retired from professional cricket,…

Musings

Projecting Pakistan’s Narrative
Musings

Projecting Pakistan’s Narrative

Senator Rehman MalikThe writer is the Former Interior Minister of Pakistan, author of five books, Ex-Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior and Chairman Institute of…

Interview

Your Say

Letters – November & December 2021
Your Say

Letters – November & December 2021

Smear Campaign The article ‘The Power of Hashtags’ written by Munazza Siddiqui rightly pointed out how hashtags are cast-off and mostly misused for propaganda. The…

From the Editor

The Rise of the Right
From The Editor

The Rise of the Right

As thousands of workers and supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaaik Pakistan (TLP) threatened to stage a protest in Islamabad, claiming that the government had broken the…