By Aftab Channa - With the poor governance and alleged irregularities in financial matters of the Sindh province, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif has instructed the Pakistan People's Party
By Zulfiqar Kunbhar - The communities living in the fan shaped delta of Indus River, the lifeline of Pakistan, are entirely different from the rest of the country. Almost entire community gathers at one place
By S. Mubashir Noor - Even for a cult of personality, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is unique. Its beloved leader, Altaf Hussain, sings, tells jokes, and takes a nap; all while addressing the faithful.
By Ayesha Majeed - This is an attempt to frame the rich history of costumes and textiles that this subcontinent enjoyed in the reign of Mughal emperors (1526-1857). Their leisurely and relaxed life style
By Rabia Ahmed - The Mayo Hospital is located on Hospital Road, at the time of its construction in 1870 a peaceful street in the midst of a beautiful town. It is now a dirty, overcrowded road with all the attendant pollution
By Yasir Habib Khan - Despite government’s rebuff, Ebola’s incursion looms dark in Pakistan as more than 100 Pakistanis working or trading in Ebola affected areas have returned to Pakistan during last two months.
By Mirza Khurram Shahzad - Exactly after two years when she was shot in the head, Malala Yousafzai became the second Pakistani ever to have won the Nobel. Though she shared the peace prize with the Indian Child rights activist Kailash
By Sidrah Roghay - In the historic October 21 rally in Karachi, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the young Pakistan People’s Party chairman, spoke strongly against the Taliban and extremism—for the two discourage critical thinking and push the
By Rabia Ahmed - Soranus, a Greek physician practising in Rome in the 2nd century AD wrote about patients presenting with soft bones and terrible deformities. Frustratingly, he didn’t know what caused this.
Heavy monsoon rainfall in the country has brought catastrophe in Kashmir and most parts of the Punjab as flash floods have displaced thousands of people from their homes, further inflicting huge financial losses to an ailing economy. Severe damage was caused by spillage from the Jhelum and
By Irfan Bukhari - In small towns and big urban centers, quacks promising to increase male potency and offering quick cure for sexual dysfunction abound. At medical store counters, the hikmat outlets and seedy quack’s clinics, such products outsell everything else – painkillers and tranquilizers included