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Education a social instrument

Education means to impart knowledge. As Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said “Seek knowledge from the Cradle to Grave” Education is a medium of awareness. If you are educated you know your rights and duties and you can play an important role in society leadi ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

Malnutrition in land of plenty

Indus valley, now comprising the mountains, planes and deserts of Pakistan, has traditionally been world’s bread basket. The bowl of the world famous Basmati rice is located between Ravi and Chenab. Official forecast put this year’s paddy production ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

Hurdles behind quality education

It is said that education can bring change in society. Indeed, education brings positive change in man’s behaviour. Formal education, informal education, professional education etc. are kinds of education. Undoubtedly, our society tries its level bes ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

Institutions and nation-building

If we look at the history of Pakistan; out of 67 years of independence, Army ruled Pakistan for about 32 years. Other imperialists also supported dictatorship to protect their interests. It is believed that the army of a country should be strong enou ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

Future of Sindh lies in education

These days the incidence of ghost teachers is being publicized on print and electronic media. Most of these ghosts are either TV stars, media men or engaged in different trades, businesses and even politics playing cronies to the politicians – both l ... Thursday, November 27, 2014 Details

Prime example of rigging

The judges’ report on the investigation of NA-125 (Lahore) is a prime example of massive rigging and electoral fraud. PML-N Federal Minister Kh. Saad Rafique has been exposed for his alleged involvement in this fraud. He can not escape the wrath of t ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Pathetic state of Thar

This refers to your very meaningful cartoon “Relief goods for Thar affectees” (Nov 23) which depicts the pathetic state of the Sindh Government’s attitude towards people of Thar who are dying on daily basis due to lack of basic amenities like food, w ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Case against Musharraf

If our politicians think, like some do, that (unlikely) punishment of a military ruler will close all doors to military adventurism for ever, they are terribly mistaken. All it could perhaps accomplish is to make them extra careful, ensuring that the ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Finding a Pen Pal

A pen pal is more than an individual, as the term Pal suggests. Finding a pen pal online also helps to eliminate loneliness. Some people remain pen pals and continue to exchange letters and continue a life-long contact, before even meeting face to fa ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Pakistan’s opulent natural resources

It is a known fact that Pakistan is one of the richest countries of the world in terms of natural resources. It has been endowed with gigantic reserves of coal, gas, gemstones, copper and gold. Other resources also included oil, iron, titanium and al ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

A plea to Minister Railways

Being a University student, I am a daily commuter of Freed express train from Hyderabad to my village. Every hot summer or cold winter, I have to wait for train at railway station; this waiting time, at times extends to a couple of hours and have a ... Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Details

Alliance for global peace

Many militant factions have emerged since 9/11 on the bases of religion, freedom, ethnic issues and also to achieve material benefits; one of them is the sensational rise of ISIS. Regarding the October 23 editorial in Washington Post ‘’Iraq and U.S a ... Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Details

Prioritising education

Aristotle believed that ‘the roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet’. I believe that education is the light which helps the blind towards their destination. Education is the only thing which provides nation with their identity in this ... Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Details

Border realities

The status quo in Pakistan presents a bleak scenario. A circular crisis is perhaps the right term to ascribe to the inexplicable sequence of hapless events that we are witnessing. As if the infamy caused by the dharnas, bouts of polio and re-emergenc ... Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Details

Poor performance of NADRA kiosks

I want to draw the attention of the Interior Minister that I have regularly been paying my phone bills every month at Nadra Kiosk, installed in Iqbal Town Rawalpindi; but in spite of this, PTCL has disconnected my phone connection. The main reason ... Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Details

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