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Let the games begin

Minority sports are games played by fewer people than say cricket which has become the dominant giant of our sporting calendar and is claiming the largest share of funding and…

Power games

Afghanistan, a land of breathtaking beauty torn by ethnic, tribal and religious divisions, has been at the center of geopolitical contests for centuries. It has been almost two decades since…

India’s disinformation games

On December 9, 2020 the EU-based watchdog DisinfoLab uncovered an Indian disinformation network, operating since 2005, tasked solely with promoting India and damaging the reputations of nations it is at…

The Hunger Games

The hunger games

The statement that hunger has reached crisis proportions in Pakistan may come as a surprise to anyone eating at a plush restaurant or walking down the well-stocked aisle of an…

Emerging business independence

There is something unique in the air of Sialkot which makes this city different from the rest in the country, if not in the region. Sialkot has produced luminaries such…

Bad vision

Undoubtedly, there is someone out there who is far worse than I, when it comes to catching up on reading all the piles of information that the internet coughs up…

Bias in textbooks

GENDER bias in textbooks is an important but overlooked problem. Content analyses of textbooks have shown that women occupy a subordinate status in society; their roles are insignificant and mostly…

Rebuilding hockey

PAKISTAN lost to Belgium 5-0 in the World Cup pre-quarter final match this year. For Belgium, the eventual winner, this was a great achievement. Several years ago, Pakistan (along with…