By Haroon Janjua - Earth’s population has reached over 7 billion now and increasing 2.3 people every second, according to UN, while US Census Bureau Experts estimates total global population to reach 7.21 billion
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 Faisal Raza Khan - After a situation of complete distress, jingoism from India, calls for revenge and a darkness of hatred throughout an interval of seven months, Indo-Pak foreign secretaries met on
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
By Javed Aziz Khan - In Hangu, a boy known for his strong build and wrestling abilities challenged a terrorist and made the ultimate sacrifice for his school and his friends. In a 36-second video, two young boys are trying to overpower each other while swimming in a small canal in the southern
By Mina Sohail - In the bustling streets of Pakistan, burning effigies of American presidents, hoisted by angry mobs chanting anti-US slogans are a familiar spectacle. In March 2013, the Huffington Post published an article, ‘10 countries in the world that hate America the most’, and Pakistan ranked