Zeroing IN

Still in Limbo
Zeroing IN

Still in Limbo

The enforcement of a Single National Curriculum (SNC) across the country was one of the pre-election promises of Prime Minister Imran Khan. It remains a…

The NewsMaker

Frontiers

Afghanistan: Difficult Choices
Frontiers

Afghanistan: Difficult Choices

The war-weary Afghans are facing an uncertain future as the withdrawal of US-led foreign forces from Afghanistan has been gathering pace. In fact, the Americans…

Horizons

Not a Real Estate Issue
Horizons

Not a Real Estate Issue

After the killing of more than 240 people in Gaza, and 12 in Israel — mostly civilians — the 11-day-long conflict between Israel and the…

ThinkTank

The Quest for Peace
ThinkTank Featured

The Quest for Peace

The quest for peace within the South Asia region has been unending and yet this goal has remained elusive. More specifically, talking about Pakistan and…

Prespective

ViewPoint

The Time of Reckoning
View Point

The Time of Reckoning

Like most every society across the globe, we too are a class-based society. However, the economic gap between the classes here is more pronounced than…

InFocus

The Way Forward
InFocus

The Way Forward

Good governance (GG) has become a buzzword in Pakistan and is used commonly to describe the state of affairs in government institutions, be they at…

Balance Sheet

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.…

Special Report

A Different Picture
Special Report

A Different Picture

Three hundred years ago, Thomas Jefferson, the third president of America said, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed. If you do read…

Scandal

Broadsheet: A Can of Worms
Scandal

Broadsheet: A Can of Worms

     Who, in Pakistan, negotiated the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s agreement with the London-based assets recovery firm, Broadsheet LLC and why was the contract so…

Tomorrow's Pakistan

BookStore

Quantum Leap
BookStore

Quantum Leap

The First CellAuthor: Azra RazaPublisher: Basic BooksPages: 368Price: Rs. 2,195 Dr. Azra Raza The First Cell by Dr. Azra Raza defies pigeon-holing because it is…

Media Matters

Academe

Innovation in Education
Academe

Innovation in Education

Though sometimes reminiscent of him, I wouldn’t say that Wasim is Sancho Panza, the wise guy, a realist, a character from the Spanish novel Don…

Retrospect

The Past is Another City
Retrospect

The Past is Another City

The City of Lights ... Karachi then. A city in total eclipse, Karachi today. The story of the city’s evolution is a saga of a…

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.

Dispatches from Chundrigar Rd

Musings

Demystifying diplomacy
Musings

Demystifying diplomacy

I had the privilege of reading two notable books by former Pakistani diplomats last month; Pakistan’s Foreign Policy — A Reappraisal by Shahid M. Amin;…

Interview

The Sri Lankan Connection
Interview

The Sri Lankan Connection

Forging Stronger Ties Muhammad Saad KhattakPakistan High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Of all the countries in South Asia, perhaps Pakistan’s relations with Sri Lanka have…

Your Say

Letters – June 2021
Your Say

Letters – June 2021

Time to Stand Firm This letter is with reference to the article ‘A Unilateral Flexibility’ by Amir Zia. The writer correctly points out that making…

From the Editor

The Core Issue
From The Editor

The Core Issue

A secure and resilient marketplace is essential for our national security, economic security, and technological independence. COVID-19 has proved that the lack of domestic production…