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Our Language Tragedy

Our language tragedy

There are 69 languages spoken in Pakistan. In addition to Urdu only one language is recognised in each province as the ‘provincial’ language. The non-recognition of the minority languages causes…

How to prepare a Resume

Here are some well formatted sample résumés you can copy. For information on how to choose a layout and to write your own résumé, read the topics below. Method 1…

The Bard’s Nightmare

The Bard’s nightmare

An ‘A’ Level English literature student, the daughter of a friend, told me that she was reading Shakespeare for her literature course. When I asked her if she was enjoying…

Examination Woes

Examination woes

The child of a colleague appeared for the Grade IX board examinations this year.He was shocked when he got his marks. He thought his papers had gone much better than…

‘Hang Dr Zulfiqar’

‘Hang Dr Zulfiqar’

The government is obviously too busy with petty matters to have taken notice of a sinister move to subvert the sacred death penalty regime. Some condemned prisoners have chosen to…

As We Near Collapse

As we near collapse

With the elections behind us, we can now look ahead to try and shape a better future for ourselves. Priority must now be given to projects that can contribute to…

Pakistan’s Economy – II

Pakistan’s economy – II

Lessons of experience Positive policy actionsThe above brief economic history narrative suggests several points. Political leaders, both civil and military, have had a major impact on the course of economic…

Excellent Institutions

Excellent institutions

few days ago my dear friend, Hanif Abbasi, invited me to attend the annual prize distribution ceremony at the Government Postgraduate Viqar-un-Nisa College for Women (VNC) in Rawalpindi as chief…

Khadim-e-Ala

Khadim-e-Ala

Intention, capacity and delivery. He wanted to give 300,000 really deserving, low-income passengers a more respectable, a more efficient and a cheaper way to commute between Gajju Matta and Shahdara.…