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Letters to the Editor (June 2018)

Letters to the Editor (June 2018)

The End of JCPOA Basically, Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), widely known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, was signed and ratified between the P5+1 and Iran in 2015. The main purpose of the deal was to limit the size of stockpile of enriched uranium which is used to make nuclear weapons. Interestingly, the deal was named a peaceful agreement …

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A Balance Sheet of the PML-N Government (Editorial June 2018)

A Balance Sheet of the PML-N Government (Editorial June 2018)

After the 2013 general elections, Pakistan witnessed a historic turn of events. With a resounding victory in the polls, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) emerged as the majority party and formed the government with Mian Nawaz Sharif as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. His swearing-in earned him a unique honour: he became the first person elected as country’s chief executive for …

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Nurses

Nurses

The Heart of Healthcare Systems Every one of us has to see a doctor many a time in our life. However, when this needs become acute, we need another person besides a good doctor and that is a nurse, also called sister or staff. They are the main pillar of the whole edifice of healthcare in a society. And, to …

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Interstitium

Interstitium

The largest organ in the body?  The human body is incredibly complicated, and it’s no surprise that we haven’t cracked every code that makes our fleshy forms run smoothly. Researchers are constantly finding new mechanisms by which our immune systems work, our cells function, and our muscles move. But far less often – if ever – do we hear that …

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Letters to the Editor (May 2018)

Letters to the Editor (June 2018)

Cheating Leads to Nowhere This is sad to say that cheating culture is destroying the young students of Balochistan. We can’t reckon more than 10 percent of the students of Balochistan who can attempt papers without cheating. Unfortunately, the examiners allow the students to do so openly. Amazingly, they support them to cheat by bringing various answers of the questions. …

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The Pakistani Brand of Democracy (Editorial May 2018)

The terrible tyranny against the 'demos'

The terrible tyranny against the ‘demos’ “The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.” ― Leon Trotsky The words ‘true democracy’, ‘sanctity of vote’ and ‘let the people decide’ are in the air nowadays. Although every democrat would support these ideals, yet most people, who form the ‘demos’ part of democracy, find …

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STEPHEN HAWKING

STEPHEN HAWKING

The brightest star in the firmament of science “Great men are not born great, they grow great,” thus says Mario Puzo in his world-famous novel ‘The Godfather’. Indeed, Stephen Hawking – a great physicist and author of ‘A Brief History of Time – who passed away on March 14, was a true manifestation of what Mario Puzo calls ‘great men’. …

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Pakistan and the World

Pakistan and the World

By: Engr Najib Wazir A huge fortune always requires greater vigilance, will and power to own it. This exactly is the case with Pakistan that has a stunning geo-strategic position and is also a nuclear weapons state but due to its flawed foreign policy, it has witnessed the dwindling of its leverage in the arena of international affairs and regretfully, …

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The Killer Disease CANCER

The Killer Disease CANCER

On this World Health Day, let’s resolve to eliminate it A few days ago, one of my colleagues sought permission to leave early as she wanted to visit a friend of her who was diagnosed with breast cancer. The next day, I asked her about the visit and the condition of her friend. What she told depicts the level of …

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Letters to the Editor (April 2018)

Letters to the Editor (June 2018)

Love Marriages Nowadays love marriage is a very common thing in the world and in Pakistan too. Before deciding on love marriage, couples mostly fail to think whether they can stay with their decisions or not. And a result, divorce rate is alarmingly rising. According to a report in 85 percent love marriages in Pakistan end up in separations. After …

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