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Our National Obligations On Pakistan Day

Our national obligations on Pakistan Day

It has become a practice to write editorials and articles on Pakistan Day, every year, it is inevitable that much of what is written should have become cliched over the…

A conscious life

HUMAN life is the greatest enigma for those individuals who constantly reflect over it. It has been described in literature through various metaphors, similes, analogies and examples. In the Quran,…

The Confessions Of St Isaac

The confessions of St Isaac

Oh, that moment of weakness if only it could be forgotten when Isaac called for pen and paper and in his own hand and at considerable length penned down the…

Of Humayun Khan & Muhammad Ali

Of Humayun Khan & Muhammad Ali

Not too long ago, as time is measured in history, foreign communists were barred from the United States while their home-grown American comrades, who lurked in camouflage in movie studios…

Life During Ramazan

Life during Ramazan

The month of Ramazan 1437 (2016 AD) ended a week ago. While a majority of the faithful respected the spirit of the sacred duty of fasting the way some people…

Muhammad Iqbal On The Spirit Of Islamic Culture

Muhammad Iqbal on the spirit of Islamic culture

Iqbal states that the essence of ‘Tauhid’ as a working idea is human unity, human equality and human freedom. Therefore, practically speaking, the spirit of Islamic culture liberates man rather…

Funding Terrorism

Funding terrorism

Point six of the National Action Plan calls for the state to choke terrorism financing. Choking funds is not possible without understanding the processes of fundraising, transfers and utilisation of…

Purpose Of Life

Purpose of life

Human existence is limited in time and space but it has a lofty purpose. Every religion highlights the purpose with guidance to achieve salvation. The understanding thereof is a must…

Al Ban-istan

Al Ban-istan

The first day of Eid is for fulfilling religious obligations, while the second and third days — always gazetted holidays — are days off to spend with friends and family.…

Jail Assault And The Republic’s Dilemma

Jail assault and the republic’s dilemma

The Taliban come to attack the Dera Ismail Khan Central Jail carrying their lives in their hands. They assault it with mortars and rocket-propelled grenades. And the first thing the…