By Wasim Abid   On Friday July 28, 2017 the Supreme Court of Pakistan disposed off the constitutional petitions regarding the Panama Papers. The Supreme Court found the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Nawaz […]

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Trapped in poverty

by Mashaal Gauhar London’s Grenfell Tower tragedy in which over 30 people were killed when a fire engulfed a block of government-funded flats shines a spotlight on the Dickensian aspects of life where living standards […]

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Remembering Sadequain

  by Mashaal Gauhar In commemoration of what would have been his 85th birthday, Pakistan’s most influential artist, Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi, was honoured with a Google doodle last week. A prolific painter, poet and […]

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Let’s learn from Edhi’s life

by Mashaal Gauhar The deaths of the rich and powerful often elicit extravagant claims, but the nationwide remembrance and tributes for Abdul Sattar Edhi on his first death anniversary last week stands as testament to […]

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Terror in the heart of Lahore

  by Mashaal Gauhar With over 26 people dead and 30 injured, Lahore’s recent suicide attack is the latest in a long list of militant assaults on the capital of Punjab. In February, a suicide […]

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Panama & Accountability

by Imaan Mazari-Hazir In the wake of the unanimous judgment in the Panama Papers case, there is cause for celebration but also immense introspection. The fact that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should have, perhaps for […]


The Business of Entertainment

by Atiqa Odho The Pakistani Production and Entertainment sector has been evolving into a big business hub over the past fifteen years. A lot of content has been developed and many talented people have been […]


Marketing Pakistan

by Brian Cloughley (South Asia defence analyst and author of ‘A History of the Pakistan Army) I’m not advocating putting Pakistan on the market as such. There are plenty of countries up for grabs at […]


Futuristic Politics in Asia

by Huma Khan (Director Research and Communications Center for Global & Strategic Studies) Asia is known for its vastness, beautiful terrain, and population. Diversity in terms of culture, religion, and political systems is the hallmark […]