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Battle for Islamabad

The local government election campaign in Islamabad is at its most crucial stage. The election will take place on December 31, 2022. Most likely, the election will feature a two-way…

Sustainability and Islamic finance

The unique characteristic of Medina Economics is the fact that almost all the building blocks of the Islamic economic system were completed in the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)…

A besieged Islamabad

The long march has been on the road for a full one week now with no visible indication of it weakening either in numbers, or in the trademark expression of…

The long road to Islamabad

Finally, PTI chairman Imran Khan launched his much hyped and long-awaited ‘Haqeeqi Azadi March’ from Liberty Roundabout Lahore towards Islamabad on Friday. Thousands of PTI supporters participated in the first…

The journey of Islamic banking in Pakistan

Islamic banking aligns with the spirit, ethos, and value system of Islam and is governed by the principles laid down by Islamic Shariah. At the core, it is Riba-free banking…

The forgotten schools of Islamabad

Discussions about education often broadly categorize institutions in our local school education sector as public schools, private schools (with the most expensive segment among them referred to as ‘elite schools’)…

Stability: Dhaka vs Islamabad

A lot of people ask why Bangladesh has been able to manufacture over a decade of economic growth enabling political stability. Part of the answer casts the intensity and transformative…

Indian secularism and Islamophobia

India pretends to the world that it is a socialist, secular and democratic republic. These great but equally elusive ideals were added to the preamble of the Constitution of India…

Islam, governance and the Taliban

Although there is an unmistakable march of secularism around the globe, religion continues to play an important political role in many parts. Currently, there are 27 countries in the world…