FEATURE ARTICLES

Multi-faceted debonair PM of Pakistan

Educated persons, sports people, the upper and middle classes in Pakistani society and those sick of the run-of-the-mill South Asian politician greeted Imran Khan being elected Prime Minister of Pakistan in 2018 with gladness. This was echoed in our country and worldwide. Yes, he is a new type of western …

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Commission report: Back to square one By M S M Ayub

This commission recommended criminal proceedings against the person who appointed it Wahhabism was the ideological factor behind the April 21 attack, according to the PCoI’s conclusions When the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) was appointed in 2010 by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the New York based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said …

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Pakistan: Buddhism beyond Perceptions

“Pakistan is an Islamic nation, where there is no Buddhist population. Buddhism was discouraged and Buddhists     forcibly converted to Islam and that is the reason behind an absence of a flourishing Buddhist population in Pakistan.” These and others are some of the common statements that I hear from …

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