* Award goes to a non-American for the first time in history By Arsalan Haider LAHORE: Former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer Shaheed has been honoured with the Martin Luther King Jr Peace Award for his endless efforts in promoting human rights, ... Daily Times, 6 days ago
Salmaan Taseer gets top US peace prize - The Express Tribune, 6 days ago
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Benita Aw Yeong SINGAPORE - Watching her at work, one would probably put Madam Sara Taseer down as a regular jeweller and businesswoman. She speaks in gentle tones to a client over the glass cabinets within her plush, carpeted jewellery boutique ...Asiaone, 1 month ago
Our sense of patriotism is unique too: stand up for the national anthem before watching an Indian movie, worship nuclear weapons and detest India, Israel, the US and anyone who is not Muslim, but remain dependent on their aid Who would have thought ...Daily Times, 3 days ago
The baton of command of the Pakistan army was ceremonially passed from outgoing COAS General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani to new incumbent and the 15th COAS General Raheel Sharif on Friday. With it ended General Kayanis long 44-year career in the army, ...Daily Times, 5 days ago
(It's not the dawn we expected; It's not the dawn we were looking for — Translated by Mahmud Jamal) THE words of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, written in August 1947, may well be applied to the outcome of the long struggle for freedom of the media in ...DAWN Group, 3 weeks ago
Only through education will the future generations be able to think and question. Reforming the education system is the root to counter extremism Pakistan has been tormented with terrorism for almost over a decade now. Pakistan has been fighting the ...Daily Times, 3 weeks ago
We in the name of freedom of expression, regularly and unashamedly promote hate speech, religious extremism and violent propaganda for ulterior benefits Pathetic, despicable and disgusting, even if we put all of them together in one basket, they ...Daily Times, 4 weeks ago
A STRONG and confident state tackles its rebels, while a weak country like Pakistan, which is lacking in resolve and is in a confused state, succumbs to just one threatening letter and stops hanging of convicts and ruthless murderers who will some ...DAWN Group, 4 weeks ago
Religious blasphemy laws can be a touchy subject, especially in Pakistan, where just bringing up the subject of the blasphemy laws and whether they are right or wrong is considered, well …blasphemous. This wasn't always the case. The sentiment ...Libertymagazine, 1 month ago
WE get readily inflamed on being accused of being a failed state or failing society. But can we fathom the reasons or logic to explain even to a sympathetic observer our policies as a state or our priorities or reactions as a society? There is no ...DAWN Group, 1 month ago
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