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Child kidnapping

The most heinous crime you can think of is kidnapping a child. With just one act, that for the kidnapper is nothing more than a step towards making some easy…

Adnan Ullah

Adnan Ullah

I am Adnan Ullah. I have done Masters in  Library and Information Science from Sarhad University. I am serving as an IO in Information Services Department, Riphah International University Main campus. I…

A Tale Of Kidnapping

A tale of kidnapping

Shahbaz Taseer’s kidnapping in August 2011 and recovery about four and a half years later on March 8 provide us with a few insights that are worth recalling. First, there…

Old DNA

Old DNA

They need us, they fear us, they must work with us and they’re suspicious of us. Americans. But possibly the best thing they do for us is let their officials…

Vajpayee, Modi And A Shared DNA

Vajpayee, Modi and a shared DNA

It is, of course, a fallacy that there is a hierarchy of agreeable and less agreeable Hindutva ideologues. As such, it could be a Brahminical myth that Modi of a…

The Dynamics Of Kidnapping

The dynamics of kidnapping

As the federal cabinet – which recently met in Karachi – noted, kidnapping for ransom has become one of the biggest threats to security in the city. There have been…

State of lawlessness

As we can all see and read frequently in both mainstream and social media, a new wave of crime is sweeping across the nation. This is perhaps most visible in…

Schools under attack

Schools in Nigeria and Pakistan are at risk from the growing threats of militant attacks. In 2022, the Global Coalition for Protecting Education from Attacks (GCPEA) reported seven attacks on…

What should Pakistan do? (Part – II)

Pakistan was the first country in the history of the world to have been created through the power of the vote. Quaid e Azam had said that “Democracy is in…