Bangla Sunday, September 27, 2020

Karachi Canvas

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 fe...

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 subc...

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 & Techn...

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’, impl...

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 under...

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 solv...

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 mea...

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 ant...

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...

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, whe...

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...

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 electrom...

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.  Th...

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-...

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 l...

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&r...

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 Kashm...

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....

Countering RAW’s hybrid warfare

RAW headquarters in New Delhi India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) is supposedly dedicated to foreign intelligence gathe...

Post-COVID-19, Pakistan will have to look to China more an...

While the proportions of COVID-19’s debilitating effect is not yet clear, the pandemic is causing a massive melt-down of the glob...

Unconventional problems need unconventional remedies

Millions of people have lost their jobs and more will lose. The pandemic is not only taking lives but is badly aggravating the economic...