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Zainab and Aasifa: Living In Darker Times

Zainab and Aasifa: Living In Darker Times

Syed Javaid   It gives me a deep pain to write on the above-captioned subject but I deem it my moral duty as a member of the society to raise the voice and condemn.  The irony is how the same crime is dealt in two different nations. The rapist & murderer of Zainab in Pakistan has […]

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The Boomerang Effect: How Netanyahu Made Israel an American Issue, and Lost

The Boomerang Effect: How Netanyahu Made Israel an American Issue, and Lost

Despite massive sums of money spent to channel public opinion in the United States in favor of Israel, unmistakable trends in opinion polls are attesting to the changing dynamics of Israel’s support among ordinary Americans. Not only is Israel losing its support and overall appeal among large sections of American society, but among young American […]

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Interview: Remembering Kunan Poshpora Mass Rape

Interview: Remembering Kunan Poshpora Mass Rape

He was the first government official to visit Kunan after the mass rape in 1991 and his report resulted in his immediate transfer. In a candid conversation with Saima Bhat, Syed Mohammad Yasin reveals details of the gruesome act.  Q1. Some people are accusing you of not speaking about the incident all these years. Your […]

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Do Not Forget – O’ My Countrymen

Do Not Forget – O’ My Countrymen

Now I’ve returned, The place, the country, Where my hope of life was snatched, ‘They call them security’ ‘They call them brave’ And those uniformed- Snatched me from myself! From January, So frightened I observe myself, To turn its page. As it witnessed my hopeless shrieks! The horror, the lived nightmare! It reminds me of. […]

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Zainab and Asifa: Living in Darker Times

Zainab and Asifa: Living in Darker Times

ASHRAF LONE We are living in darker times and these are turning more darker with each passing day. The killing of children in conflict zones like Kashmir, Palestine, Syria, Afghanistan is continuing with no stop to these. From 2008 onwards in Kashmir we have seen in popular uprisings, how children have been killed and blinded […]

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Wisdom in the moment of difficulty

Wisdom in the moment of difficulty

Faizan Bashir I wasted my moment, in the process of procrastination, All of a sudden i turned out to release some sort of indication. I put my hands into the crippling stuff, All of a sudden, it turned out to be bluff. The extremes, the eagarness and the passiveness taught me best, That some sort of […]

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Book Review: Ghamidi Nazariyat ka Tehqeeqi wa Tanqeedi jaiza (Ghamidian Ideology: Critical-cum Analytical Study) by Dr Muhmmad Qasim

Book Review: Ghamidi Nazariyat ka Tehqeeqi wa Tanqeedi jaiza (Ghamidian Ideology: Critical-cum Analytical Study) by Dr Muhmmad Qasim

Owais Manzoor Dar Javed Ahmad Ghamidi (b: 1951) is a well-known Pakistani scholar. He is the founder and the current President of Al-Mawrid Institute of Islamic Sciences. He has written on different aspects of Islam, its history and law in books namely MIZAN, BURHAN and AL-BAYAN (Exegesis of Quran). Besides making his own unique interpretation, Ghamidi’s […]

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Mother Tongue First

Mother Tongue First

Zeeshan Rasool Khan and Eram Hamid Khan The transmission of culture from one generation to other is possible only through the language. For preserving a culture and identity, safeguarding mother language is of utmost importance. History bears witness that people struggled and are struggling for domination of their mother tongue in many of states in […]

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End Of India

End Of India

  Bani Umar Title: End Of India Publisher:Penguin Price: Rs 200 Pages: 163 Khushwant Singh was born on February 2, 1915, in Punjab province of Pakistan and after the partition, he migrated from newly formed state to India.Khushwant Singh is considered India’s best-known writer, columnist, and journalist.He was founder editor of Yojana.He left fiction as […]

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Man and Human, How Different?

Man and Human, How Different?

Raees Ahmed Even if we’re the progeny of apes or any other animal, that shouldn’t be our pretence how we sometimes justify our inhumane behaviour. By saying humans are evolved from animals, which justifies their animal behaviour, is no doubt a stereotype that we have cultivated into our minds to justify our transgression. We are […]