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Monday, October 21, 2019 | Today's Paper

Libraries are the true souls of minds

By Munaj Gul Muhammad

October 16, 2019 – 3:11 am

Libraries are truly the magical places on the earth, there one could find himself and even give worst-off people a chance to improve themselves.

Shiv Khera’s “Freedom is not free” gives us tips to welcome change in our life

By Ali Jan Maqsood

October 16, 2019 – 3:08 am

The book Freedom Is Not Free is a motivational collection of writer and activist Shiv Khera. He has written a total number of sixteen books. He has authored one of the bestselling books of India ‘You can win’ as well. Both books (You can win and The freedom is not free) are aimed to motivate the readers from all across the globe, specifically subcontinent.

Heavy silting renders Pasni Fish Harbor inoperative

By Hazaran Baloch

October 14, 2019 – 2:58 am

Pasni is a coastal town of the province Balochistan, located on the Makran coast in Gwadar District. Over 60,000 people live in Pasni, and fishing is their sole and primary source of generating income and employment opportunities. Because of it, the local people of the town are demanding for the rehabilitation of the fish harbor – which has been closed since 2003. After the closure of the fish harbor, the fishermen are anchoring their boats at a small creek called ‘Juddy Hoor.

13 Reasons Why talks of suicide

By Ali Jan Maqsood

October 13, 2019 – 9:47 pm

After a friend recommended the book Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, I had a short look over the first few pages which were exciting.

A patented blackmail psyche

By Ikram Sehgal

October 11, 2019 – 2:35 am

The features of corruption and nepotism that the Quaid-e-Azam had warned against has been going on unabated for decades, over time these methods have acquired a kind of legality and rightfulness. Everybody today seems to accept the fact that sitting in a position of power makes one entitled to take payment for favours. The weak presence of accountability in all sectors of administration and business over the years created a kind of psyche among the people that takes corruption for granted and demands more. Undermining the existing rules and laws made their enforcement almost impossible because those meant to enforce and implement them had the same evil attitude to make money whenever possible, to the detriment of rule of law and discipline. Consider the low tax collection has forced the Pakistani state forced to ask for loans or even gifts since it is not able to meet its expenses from the tax income.