Mind your cap

The world may have missed it but not the cricket fans in Pakistan and India. In the third One- Day match against Australia, the Indian cricket team put on military caps for reasons known t them best. It was not taken notice of by the…

Hospital waste

The capital is home to many public and private sector hospitals besides numerous laboratories as the city caters to patients coming in from far and wide. This huge industry, however, has failed to pay attention to the tons of hazardous…

Policing for smart cities

Policing has been around for centuries and the tasks of police have not changed much over the millennia. The growth in policing can be seen in three stages starting from Informal policing, where all members of a society equally share the…

Moral foundation of education

Our education system has been a victim of many ills and ironies the snapshot of which can be watched from many public and private facets of life. On the one hand this system is producing degree holders trained of…

‘Atrocious’ attire

Educational institutes in particular the universities are supposed to be a place of free thinking where students gain confidence and prepare themselves for the practical world.  But it does not to be the case in Pakistan. One university or…

Whither nuanced diplomacy?

When all else fails between warring states, it is the diplomats that are supposed to save the day for them. Pakistan’s diplomatic corps led by the able Shah Mehmood Qureshi had the country wondering by their naïve reaction to the recent OIC…

Cognizance of Ragging

Masud Khabeki Today, ragging has become deep rooted in our educational set up, but many would be surprised to know that ragging is originally a western concept, where seniors played practical jokes at the time of welcoming freshmen to the…

Intellectual Spark of Our Youth

Dr. Abdul Saboor, Pakistan should be proud of her youth who have always been in the forefront in making a good name and true fame for the nation. Blessed is the soil of this country where our young boys and girls are growing up though in…