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Lessons from APS Peshawar

December 16 is delineated as a Black Day in the history of Pakistan. On this day in 1971; Pakistan lost its eastern wing (East Pakistan). As if by design, exactly…

Textile sector on the verge of collapse?

With the imposition of 17% GST on the previously zero rated textile sector, FBR is looking at collecting Rs 600 billion from the sector and giving a refund of approximately…

Iraq warns of ‘collapse’ if Trump blocks oil cash

Iraqi officials fear economic “collapse” if Washington imposes threatened sanctions, including blocking access to a US-based account where Baghdad keeps oil revenues that feed 90 percent of the national budget.…

PMDC ordinance set to lapse on Sept 5

As the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Ordinance is going to lapse on Sept 5, the president and members of the council on Saturday held a press conference to…

The Dalai Lama’s lapse

“IF a female Dalai Lama comes, then she should be more attractive” because if she were not attractive then “people prefer not to see her”. This was what the soon-to-be…

Malala And APS

Malala and APS

Malala came back, and so did her haters. Scanning through any Facebook post on Malala’s injury or achievements, one could see the irreverent ‘laugh’ or ‘angry’ emoticons taking over the…