Fight against Honor Killings

Unlike domestic violence against women in Western countries, where the perpetrators are almost exclusively men, usually acting alone and spontaneously, the honor killings are carefully planned conspiracies. By Gary C. Gambill {Phyllis Chesler, a Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum, emerita professor of psychology and women’s studies, and the author of eighteen books, spoke […]

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Glorifying grief and institutionalizing tragedy

Seventy three years ago, Pakistan was delivered out chaos, fire, sorrows and grief. Every year, we have celebrated the birth of Pakistan, with painful memories—of deadly communal riots, that have remained pegged with the story of India’s Partition, since 1947. Again, in the year 1971, a grieved nation of Bangladesh was born from the ashes […]

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Fed govt. provides only one old aircraft for anti-locust spray in Sindh and Balochistan

Murad receives cold response by fed govt. on his request to provide 5 more aircraft for operation against locust Locust swarms have once again started attacking standing crops in various districts of Sindh Karachi: The federal government has made available only one old aircraft with one pilot at Sukkur, which has to cover Sindh and […]

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Sindh has only 14556 COVID-19 cases as 9270 patients have recovered

Out of 14556 patients, 12836 are at homes, 793 at isolation centers and 927 at hospitals Death toll is 380 which constitute 1.56 percent of the total patients  – Murad Shah   Karachi: The total number of coronavirus patients at present in Sindh is 14556, as 9270 patients out of 24206 have recovered. Out of […]

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Javed Jabbar vs. Pervez Hoodbhoy: Round 2 – Nationhood

Dr. Hoodbhoy stood in the center of the ring for the entire duration but Mr. Jabbar failed to come out of his corner. He sat on his stool and threw misdirected punches. Here again, Mr. Jabbar refuses to engage with Dr. Hoodbhoy’s statement head-on. By Anjum Altaf Pervez Hoodbhoy: The basis for Pakistan as articulated […]

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