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A successful visit

Last week Prime Minister Imran Khan completed his first visit to the US since coming into office. All indications are that the trip was a great success, even though it…

Towards A Knowledge Economy

Towards a knowledge economy

Pakistan is finally beginning to change directions under the visionary policies of the present government towards developing a strong knowledge economy. Significant investments worth over Rs200 billion are being made…

Doklam: Ending Faux Machismo

Doklam: ending faux machismo

The campaign that led to Modi’s elevation as the prime minister of India created quite a few neologisms, stirred political tattlers and provoked praise and pillorying. During one of the…

The Political Curse

The political curse

The situation in Sindh has worsened over time instead of moving towards prosperity. Various incidents of attacks on minorities, kidnappings, killings and social crimes have emerged from the province, which…

Disruptive Innovations

Disruptive innovations

Neuroscientists at the Wisconsin-based Wicab Inc have developed a device called ‘BrainPort’ that helps blind people see with their tongues. According to the late co-founder of the company, neuroscientist Paul…

Lessons We Refuse To Learn

Lessons we refuse to learn

A decade after the disastrous 2005 earthquake, on October 26 Pakistan's northern areas experienced another massive earthquake, which measured 7.7 on the Richter scale. Fortunately though, the earthquake's epicentre was…

Chessboard

Chessboard

PM Nawaz Sharif knows his chess better than the rest. The three-dimensional chessboard that our politics has now become, PM Sharif makes one move that titillates the Pindi boys and…