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Bewilderment over rational tax policy

There is a national consensus that the existing tax system needs to be completely restructured to provide an equitable, pragmatic, investment-oriented and growth-inductive policy and nationally integrated automated tax administration…

Talent and spirit running wild

Precariously making the cut for the eighth and final spot on the ICC ODI rankings, Pakistan came into the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy tournament as rank underdogs. Routed by India…

The new Wild West

IT’S now universally acknowledged in casual conversations that fewer people are watching news channels. Each time I am forced to tell someone new I meet what I do for a…

Complex life

Throughout the world, scientists are speaking out like never before. They’re talking about an emergency situation of the health of the planet threatening “complex life,” including, by default, human life.…

A Lifetime Of Mourning

A lifetime of mourning

The new cycle of death and destruction has renewed our sense of insecurity – and that too, so unceremoniously. With the internet blocked and towns and villages filled with army…

The Wildfire

The wildfire

By now the worst wildfire in California has been extensively covered, even as rains drown the ashes and bones during the grim search for the missing. Despite their best attempts…

Life In Prison

Life in prison

The most important aspect of this new Irish film, Michael Inside, is its cinematic approach to telling the story. Ireland has a long history of theatre and successful drama which…

Life In Plastic

Life in plastic

Mainstream western culture is addicted to the convenience of plastic, to single-use items, cheap electronics of limited lifespan, and excessive packaging that assures us of safety and cleanliness. In the…