20 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 24, 1435

Anwar Abbas

Islam & modernism

Islam does not reject science and rationalism.

The morning after

The decades have proved that it is not easy to retain freedom.

Responsible charity

Giving charity may distract from finding the best solution.

Sharia’s attributes

SALVATION and grace cannot be regarded as the monopoly of any one faith, any one sect or any one people. No one can...

A part of history

THE suicide attack on a bus carrying pilgrims from Iran to Pakistan has deeply saddened me not because I was born in...

Disenfranchising women

BEFORE the advent of Islam the position of women was not enviable, neither in Arabia nor in other parts of the ...

Old & disabled ignored

GENERAL elections in Pakistan are round the corner. Politicians and political parties are crying themselves hoarse...

Old & disabled ignored

GENERAL elections in Pakistan are round the corner. Politicians and political parties are crying themselves hoarse promising change, an improved economic situation for the people, freedom from debt and slavery of the US and elimination of corruption.

Thoughts before polls

MY wife and I react differently to television coverage of killings by bombs and guns, and to devastation caused by intolerance and greed of a few over a large number of people.

A tale of goodwill visits

A LITTLE over 15 years ago, a friend approached me to secure for his mother a ‘multi-entry’ visa for India. His grandmother was ill in Mumbai and the mother (the only daughter) wanted to visit her from time to time.

Off the rack: Honouring the victim

Mukhtaran Mai will receive an honorary doctorate from Canada`s Laurentian University on October 30. According to ...

Education for democracy

SINDH education minister Pir Mazharul Haq`s idea that courses on the benefits of democracy should be incorporated in...

FILMS: Shehar aur Sapna and Slumdog

Slumdog Millionaire, the small film that made waves at the Oscars and won eight Academy Awards may never have been...