Children, Today’s Lesson is…

At an early age as we attain our elementary education, one of the first things we learn, is about our homeland, Pakistan. We are taught that Pakistan consists of five provinces: Sindh in the south, Punjab to the east, Baluchistan to the west, NWFP in the north and Kashmir. With great pride and fondness we…

Progress…The Way Forward?

Ah! Much has been said about the vast degrees of progress we have made in the past decade or so…the country has indeed inched forward…the path to success has been laid…ladies and gentleman we are now on the yellow-brick road… If you doubt it…just take a look around you. Yes we’ve achieved steady growth rates…

The Democracy Dilemma

Democracy…a simple word best defined by “for the people, by the people”. Since independence the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has sought the true meaning of this word and has made countless efforts to decree itself a democratic state. Alas all its efforts have eventually come undone. This leads us to the question…isn’t it time that…