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Fact, fiction, and some truth

Today we have entered a new age where it is difficult to distinguish between truth, fiction and propaganda. Social media has become the main source of information for a vast…

From capture to fiction

At 3:30 am on February 26, 2019, Mirage 2000 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crossed the Line of Control (LoC), initiating airstrikes on Balakot. At 05:45 am…

Legal fiction, Section 7E & Constitution

The Elahi Cotton case (it is the most misunderstood and misapplied judgement) makes absolutely clear that any item to be taxed should rationally be capable of being considered as the…

No debt fictional world

Imagination precedes invention - sure there have been accidental discoveries, but even in such cases, ultimately, someone was pursuing their imagination, albeit for some other objective. To venture a guess,…

No debt fictional world

Imagination precedes invention - sure there have been accidental discoveries, but even in such cases, ultimately, someone was pursuing their imagination, albeit for some other objective. To venture a guess,…

Facts vs fiction

The previous four articles by the author in Business Recorder were based on an in-depth analysis of the state of the economy in 2016-17 and the Federal Budget of 2017-18. During the…

Not So Fictional

Not so fictional

Well begun is half done, they say. The year 2020 has started well for some. If we thought 2019 entrenched control from behind the curtain, the beginning of 2020 has…

The Fiction Of Change

The fiction of change

Days after imploring Hindus of the world to unite – from the platform of Chicago’s World Hindu Congress – because a “lone lion can be hunted down by a pack…

The Fiction Of Altaf Fatima

The fiction of Altaf Fatima

Hardly a week had passed since the death of Fahmida Riaz that we lost another writer of outstanding merit and talent – Altaf Fatima – who died at the age…