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Letters to the Editor (November 2018)

Letters to the Editor

Save Balochistan from Cancer Cancer is a deadly disease which is becoming common nowadays. But, the growing prevalence of cancer among people in Balochistan is especially alarming. There are few treatment facilities available for cancer patients in some parts of the province. But, the private hospitals where these facilities are available are way too expensive. Hence, cancer is spreading in …

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How to Create Millions of Jobs

How to Create Millions of Jobs

Plant the miracle Moringa tree for 1 million jobs, 25 million trees and Rs. 126 million revenue Pakistan is an agricultural country. It has the distinction of having the largest contiguous gravity flow irrigation system in the world – consisting of three reservoirs (Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma), 19 barrages, 12 huge inter-link canals, 59,200km of irrigation canals and over 1.6 …

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KOFI ANNAN

KOFI ANNAN

A PEACEMAKER, REST IN PEACE! (1938-2018) Kofi Atta Annan was born in Kumasi, Ghana, on 8 April 1938, and was fluent in English, French and several African languages. His father was the governor of Asante province and a hereditary paramount chief of the Fante people. He studied at the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi before enrolling at Macalester College …

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THE MAGNIFICENT

THE MAGNIFICENT

Four scientists who won the Nobel Prize twice If a Nobel Prize is the highest recognition for a scientist, being awarded twice is an extraordinary event that only four scientists have witnessed in their lives. Here’s a list of the four finest representatives of humanity, the most influential laureates who won the prize twice:  1. Marie Curie Born: 7 Nov …

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George Orwell’s “1984” & Mario Puzo’s “The Godfather”

George Orwell's “1984” & Mario Puzo's “The Godfather”

1. “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” 2. “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” 3. “If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.” 4. “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.” 5. …

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Letters to the Editor (October 2018)

Letters to the Editor

Imran Khan: The Hope Pakistani nation has selected Imran Khan as their next Prime Minister in the General Elections 2018. It really sounds so satisfying when we hear about the plans of the Prime Minister for the future. He is working really very hard to solve all the problems that are impediments to Pakistan’s progress. He has auspicated his government …

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No Pain, No Gain

No Pain, No Gain

May God acquaint you with some gale Your tides no stir at all exhale — The Student (in Zarb-e-Kaleem) by Allama Iqbal The above verse from Iqbal’s poetry aptly depicts why we call him the Poet of the East. He touches one’s heart with his unimpeachable character and noble poetry. He was ever so fretful about the shambles of the Muslim …

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Niccolò Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli

It’s good to be bad! Introduction Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli, popularly known as Machiavelli, was a 16th-century Florentine philosopher. He is known primarily for his political ideas but his philosophical legacy remains enigmatic. His most famous book ‘The Prince’ is considered his magnum opus. Machiavelli stood out from his contemporaries because he believed that politics and morality should be …

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How can we improve Public Service Delivery?

How can we improve Public Service Delivery?

The government is meant to be elected by the people, and to serve them in return. Every government would claim adherence to this notion but when you talk to the common people, the picture you get is exactly the opposite. Most people don’t think that governments listen to, or care about, them or that the government will solve their problems. …

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Letters to the Editor (September 2018)

Letters to the Editor

May the Dreams Turn into Reality! It sounds so sweet when we hear about the creation of a Naya Pakistan; a country that will be far away from all the crises which had paralyzed the development and progress of Pakistan. The General Elections 2018 have kindled the hope of change in the heart and mind of every individual in the …

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