Bangla Sunday, September 27, 2020
Ikram Sehgal

Ikram Sehgal

38 Posts

DHA Karachi and CBC disparaged wrongly

The Pakistan Meteorological Department has confirmed that Karachi received the heaviest rain in a single day in 90 years when 231 mm fell in just 12 h...

Conditions for fruit cultivation are ideal in Pakistan and...

Pakistan is climatically capable of growing fruits easily and in abundance. Evidence for the growth of fruit and vegetables in the subcontinent has be...

Army-run NUST shows Pakistan the way forward

A public research university under the administration of Pakistan’s Armed Forces, the National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), w...

The ‘Abraham Accord’

On 13th August, 2020 UAE and Israel signed an US-brokered agreement that has come to be known as the ‘Abraham Accord’, implying that the t...

Erdogan’s reclamation of Turkey’s Islamic past is legitima...

Thousands flock to perform Eid prayers at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey on July 31 2020 Situated on the shores of the Bosphorus connecting the...

Opposition parties’ obstructionism is a threat to Pakistan

Pakistan is supposedly a parliamentary democracy and a federation. But the rules of functioning for such a set-up have never been understood or applie...

Action of August 5, 2019 presages fresh troubles for Modi...

August 5, 2020 is the first anniversary of India’s unilateral declaration of the way it thinks the Kashmir problem should be solved. On 5 August...

Pakistan’s teeming millions are on the verge of a digital...

Mass poverty and pandemics are both facts of life which involve millions of people at the same time. The same can be said of relief measures – t...

Kashmiri lives also matter

The anti-racism movement, “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) has created a global outcry. In the US, the place of origin of the anti-racism wave,...

Urgent need to de-colonize our minds

A marble statue of Christopher Columbus was beheaded in Boston The corona pandemic and the new social movements created by it has stirred up &nda...

Vested interest outmanoevres the national interest in Paki...

One of the most impeding characteristics in Pakistani society is the striving of people to do favours and to get favours in return, whether in cash an...

From India with “Love”!

Apologies to Ian Fleming for adapting the title to the situation in Pakistan. Terrorism is back again in Karachi and it is: “From India with lov...

Pakistan must use the new avenues opened by the pandemic

While we are still in the middle of this pandemic and our bodies may be blocked partially because of the partial lockdown, our electromagnetic beings...

Pakistan’s federal budget: Desperate circumstances, courag...

Pakistan’s economy had already been suffering before the COVID-19 outbreak, it was in no imminent danger of a recession.  The Current Accou...

A blueprint for Pakistan’s budget

The economy which the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) government took over in 2018 had been subjected to horrendous mismanagement force-multiplied by r...

The fight against racism post covid-19

Within a very short period the COVID-19 pandemic has broken up economic, social and also intellectual traditions existing for decades and was thought...

State Bank of Pakistan’s Rozgar scheme helps both capital...

For the private security services, the Covid-19 pandemic posed multiple problems. The closing down of businesses and industries meant loss of revenues...

Enhancement of cotton textile sector is critical for Pakis...

Pakistan’s cotton textile industry is the largest in the country’s manufacturing sector. It accounts for 8.5% of Pakistan’s GDP, emp...

India still to learn lessons from Brooks-Bhagat report on...

Transparency and learning lessons from past mistakes are not virtues in most countries. Even when an inquiry commission is set up to find out what wen...

Border standoff: Indian army knows any aggressive response...

Despite the ongoing pandemic hitting India more than China, India has been engaging in blunders like anti-Muslim policies and the Kashmir settlement l...

Mufti Muneeb moon-fighting with Fawad Chawdhry

Pakistan has always taken the matter of moon-sighting very seriously. However, the moon-sighting controversy is not Pakistan-specific. Moon-fighting g...