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A people’s census

IS there finally something to celebrate in the government’s decision to release the Census 2017 resu­lts? It would appear so, on the face of it. Revealing the results of the census will…

Free-market capitalism is on trial

There is a growing awareness in the rich world that most of the benefits of technology and globalization flow to people who own investible capital and to the well-educated, while…

Moon-sighting

One may not always agree with Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry, but on moon-sighting he has been spot-on. He probably doesn’t realize that moon-sighting with time has attained…

What’s with the Police anyways?

Between a Khawaja and an Imam Sindh Government has lost more than face. Government's writ stands challenged. It brings into question the provincial government's right to control, direct, and hold…

In the world of knowledge economy

We are almost in the midst of the age of knowledge economy. All around us, especially in our immediate east and up north, it is the knowledge economy that is…

Violations And The LoC

Violations and the LoC

Hundreds have been killed and maimed in the senseless, mindless violence across the Line of Control ever since it came into being in 1972, mostly as a result of the…

B&R – a revolutionary idea

The Belt and Road (B&R) initiative is a global as well as a revolutionary venture. It is expected to be completed by 2049 when China would celebrate the centenary of…

The Weaponisation Of Space

The weaponisation of space

The US is formally committed to dominating the world by the year 2020. With President Trump’s new Space Directive-4, the production of laser-armed fighter jets as possible precursors to space…

The IAF In Crisis

The IAF in crisis

On February 26, at 0330 hours, 12 Mirage 2000 – French multi-role, single-engine fourth-generation jet fighters – of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and…