Dr Abdus Salam’s role in seeking China’s help for Pakistan’s atomic bomb has just been revealed.
Ghost teachers in Pakistani rural schools are common enough but few know of our ghost mathematicians.
Mr Prime Minister: welcome to the liberal camp! You are saying now what we liberals have said for 20 years.
Nuclear strategists are actually not nuclear experts and have no ability to predict any significant nuclear event.
KSA and UAE cannot call for self-determination in Kashmir for fear of consequences at home.
Pakistan has kept its commitments to Kashmiris; now it must fulfil promises made to its own citizens.
Aiming for a culture of science will serve Pakistan better than trying to match India’s new moon shot.
Here’s how a weak state can survive in today’s cruel world without a protector and patron.
Mathematics is all about reason but reason in Pakistan appears to have dried up in recent times.
The Banuri-Rahman tiff provides an opportunity to debate the future shape of our universities.
Pakistan’s broken university system cries out for basic attitudinal changes; money cannot fix it.
As silicon chips battle the adversary’s silicon chips the era of aerial dogfighting is closing down.
One hopes for the day when Pakistan has a prime minister like New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern.
Eschewing militarism in favour of human development, Bangladesh set its initial priorities correctly.
These young women must be celebrated for what they did and not judged by how the West sees them.
Undoing the theft of QAU’s land will be a strong test of PTI’s stated resolve to fight corruption.
Does Imran Khan want to adopt the Madina state’s laws and emulate it as a political entity?
A similar open call for murder and mutiny by other Pakistanis would meet extreme punishment.
Every attempt to modernise education has run into an invisible brick wall of culture and conservatism.
Why do Pakistanis enjoying the West’s pluralism stay silent about pluralism within Pakistan?