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?
To wilfully use religious sentiment for worldly gain is now firmly part of Pakistan’s political culture.
Pakistan has produced many good cricketers and businessmen but not a single mathematician.
These elections will be neither free nor fair but to vote is still important.
To gag voices that dare criticise abuse of power cannot lead to a better and more viable Pakistan.
Science suffocates when scientists are judged by their religion, race or ethnicity.
India would have been a dump for crackpot science had Modi been its first prime minister.
Greed-propelled professors must be stopped from wrecking Quaid-i-Azam University.
Missiles like Shaheen or Agni are minor technical feats but testing them helps create war psychosis.
Exceptional genes plus fortunate circumstances is why some become maths-science superstars.