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Rule by mob

This past week’s widely publicized case of a mob seeking to attack a young woman in Lahore on the suspicion of blasphemy flowing from her attire was a powerful reminder…

A case for cultural appreciation

It’s easy to shout out allegations on social media. Anyone and everyone can state their opinion repetitively, using buzz words to get more mileage. It’s a burden and a blessing,…

Decolonizing education in Pakistan

Established initially as institutions of higher studies, Madressahs taught law, Islamic sciences and philosophy. Prior to the arrival of British, both religious and secular education were taken care of for…

Going all wrong (Part – I)

Coming at the heels of the Minar-e-Pakistan ‘incident’, the prime minister’s recent lament that English medium schools are creating a class of individuals disconnected from their cultural moorings calls for…

Different Worlds

Different worlds

I have returned home after a two-month sojourn to Trump’s country. I last visited there in 2016. That was election year and halfway down it seemed Hillary Clinton had it…

China and the US

The Chinese are our best friends while the Americans always try to find some fault with us. Most recently, they even blamed China for our debt problems rather than the…

Iqbal Day at Riphah University

Riphah University’s Students Services Department organised Iqbal Day celebrations at different campuses on Rawalpindi/Islamabad on Friday regarding Poet Iqbal’s 141st birth anniversary. Several activities, including recitation, competition and poetry, calligraphy…

China And The US

China and the US

The Chinese are our best friends while the Americans always try to find some fault with us. Most recently, they even blamed China for our debt problems rather than the…

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