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Holi in Multan

The Pakistan Hindu Council, while ensuring preparations to organize the annual combined marriages ceremony for deserving Hindu couples, faced various hurdles and uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, it…

A passage to Multan

IN many ways, the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) jalsa in Multan was the most significant one among the public meetings held so far. It was held in an area of Punjab considered…

Ahmad Shah Abdali Multani?

Ahmad Shah Abdali Multani?

There is a dire need for friendship and good-neighbourliness between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Geography cannot be altered and neighbours cannot be chosen. To live in mistrust of each other represents…

The Bus Comes To Multan

The bus comes to Multan

The third metro bus service in Punjab has just kicked off and the ‘famous’ story has just been told for the third consecutive time. It is said that a group…

No Saints In This Multan

No saints in this Multan

Pull out your divining rod and put your ear to the ground, it’s time to figure out what Multan meant. Gilani won; Bosan lost. That we know. But what does…

Multan Now, Maulanas Later

Multan now, maulanas later

One single front against the government or selective electoral alliances? A campaign now or should the thrust wait until the election for greater vitality? These are the questions for opposition…

Great Wall Of Multan

Great wall of Multan

If you have been to Multan in recent times you must have seen the bridges that have been erected there and the new, ‘Lahore-like’ roads that have been laid. You…

A nation of angry people

Anger, unfortunately, is deeply entrenched in Pakistan. In its worst form, it surfaced in the crowded Ichhra Bazaar last week when a young woman wearing a shirt with some Arabic…

Age of progress

The recent disclosure by JUI-F leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman has shed significant light on the concerning trends of unconstitutional practices within Pakistan. His revelations reveal not just isolated incidents but…

Israel deploys new military AI in Gaza war

Israel’s army has deployed some AI-enabled military technology in combat for the first time in Gaza, raising fears about the use of autonomous weapons in modern warfare. The army has…