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From crises to cultivation

Today, Pakistanis are being compelled to risk their lives for necessities as basic as a sack of wheat. When flour becomes more valuable than human life, it serves as a…

Sugar scandal

Yet another scandal, and yet another burst of public outcry. Financial scams now seem to be part and parcel of our governance. However, the most surprising aspect about the recent…

Sugar: pumping ‘poison

Indeed a highly commendable step by Prime Minister Imran Khan of initiating a detailed inquiry into the sugar barons and their billions. Sugar Inquiry Commission’s report has revealed the dark…

Sugar: health, industry, economy — II

The preponderance of sugar over other industries has contributed to the decline of our resilient cotton crop, causing hindrances to a sustainable economic future. The production statistics for major crops…

Sugar: health, industry, economy

The role purportedly played by sugar in eroding society, environment, the health and consequently disposable income of consumers all over the world has been extremely negative. In the case of…

Climate Change And National Security

Climate change and national security

Climate change and its concomitant natural disasters pose a clear danger to national security in the present era of the hyper-utilisation of natural resources in the unbridled pursuit of industrial…