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Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Today's Paper

Of UN failures & reforms

By Abdul Rasool Syed

November 6, 2018 – 3:29 am

Ensuring peace has always remained a universal aspiration for mankind. Various initiatives in this respect have been undertaken by enlightened people, groups and nations from time to time. The urgency to carve out an international peace organization for the first time was vehemently felt after the catastrophic events of the First and Second World Wars that resulted in millions of casualties. In the aftermath of the First World War, the League of Nations came into being yet it sowed the seeds of its own destruction from its very conception. With a maximum membership of fifty nine, it remained predominately a European organization. It made some progress in economic and social spheres, but its demise came with the start of the Second World War, when it abjectly failed in its objective, as many of its members openly flouted the principles of peace.


Pakistan must stop turning a blind eye to Balochistan’s economic woes 

By Dr. Vaqar Ahmed

November 2, 2018 – 5:58 pm

Faced with a severe balance of payment crisis, Pakistan’s new government invited a business delegation from Saudi Arabia to explore Balochistan’s investment potential – an arrangement which, at that point, was expected to yield a foreign currency inflow.


Religion: “A solution or itself an issue”

By Abdul Wajid Bangulzai

October 31, 2018 – 12:19 am

Technically speaking, the divine origins with strong inner sentiments to which one is bound to spend life voluntarily. Religion bounds man to be in some specified boundaries so as to spend (peaceful) life. Religion is considered to the top priority as far as the philosophical class is concerned just because it is a natural phenomenon that human is a religion-oriented creature.


Of devolution of power

By Abdul Rasool Syed

October 31, 2018 – 12:16 am

“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny” — James Madison


The dismal education system in Balochistan

By Abdul Samad

October 31, 2018 – 12:12 am

Balochistan is considered as the least developed province of Pakistan, despite being the largest province in terms of area. Balochistan is not least developed in education sector but in every walk of life. It is especially economically none develop.