Exceptional genes plus fortunate circumstances is why some become maths-science superstars.
While PTV can be criticised, it has stayed above the gutter-level broadcasts of some private TV channels.
Siding with those who deliberately seek to starve Yemen’s children has degraded Pakistan’s moral status.
Operation Zarb-i-Azb’s success has persuaded the army that deviant militants can be successfully crushed.
There’s a belated realisation that thousands of Pakistani lives were lost to militancy fuelled by hate material.
The most worrying aspect of the QAU strike is that it exposes Pakistan’s failed attempt at nation building.
Pakistan’s generals and politicians would rather bomb IS than argue logically against it.
Football and cricket are supposed to keep students away from guns and bombs. Should one laugh or cry?
Religion in politics produces a highly toxic, explosive mix.
The Indian pilot’s mistake could have activated Pakistan’s war plans and triggered its nuclear assets.
It is time to give the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation a decent burial.
Our universities need to be reoriented towards teaching and moved away from so-called research.
Pakistan must declare its neutrality in the Saudi-Iran conflict by immediately quitting the Saudi-led IMA.
Kashmiri nationalists must realise the grave dangers of giving more space to religious extremists.
Much of the Pakistani public, tacitly or openly, endorses violent punishment of suspected blasphemers.
Terrorism alone does not explain why the US is drifting away from its wonderful enlightenment ideals.
Donald Trump’s presidency is the tip of the spear that xenophobic white supremacists are using to reconquer America.
Only a miracle can now prevent Pakistan from becoming 400 million people in around 35 years.
The thousands of Americans who protested the Muslim ban at airports were there to protect a principle.
Gallantry has no place in this planet’s future wars. Technology will decide.