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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
23,087
3924hr
Pakistan Cases
1,011,708
3,26224hr
6.6% positivity
Sindh
369,245
Punjab
353,695
Balochistan
29,681
Islamabad
85,947
KPK
142,139

Farooq Hassan

Opinion

Pakistan’s ‘Dr. No’

In this age of universal “Yes sir, three bags full sir” this might turn out to be an inspirational story. Then...
Published 14 Jul, 2021 03:59am
Opinion

Corporate ‘show boys’

We live in the media age. Unfortunately. Success is measured by photo ops, interviews, YouTube, TikTok. Certain...
Published 03 Apr, 2021 03:41am
Opinion

Brand management

In the 21st century brands are the most important corporate assets. According to Interbrand, the top 100 brands...
Published 09 Feb, 2021 04:43am
Markets

Govt U-turn is no bad thing

In 1962-63, I was doing high school in Sacramento, California. I was an American Field Service Exchange scholar. I...
Published 21 Nov, 2020 02:44am
Opinion

Take a knee - Part II

ARTICLE: Have you wondered who was the cruelest person in history? Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party? Genghis Khan and...
Published 01 Aug, 2020 01:12am
Opinion

Take a knee - I

ARTICLE: 'Take a knee' has taken the world by storm - from Japan, going west, to California. My own experience of...
Published 28 Jul, 2020 02:43am
Opinion

The sugar daddy

ARTICLE: In the past six months, the hapless citizens of Pakistan have been subjected to endless media onslaught on...
Published 30 Jun, 2020 03:10am
Opinion

The honey trap

ARTICLE: The 'honey trap' is a word that encompasses many things. It was first coined by the spy agencies who used...
Updated 14 Jun, 2020 01:34am
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Kashmir - the Indian timing

Timing is everything. When you propose to your favourite lady, everything has to be timed right. The Moon in full bloom. The candle light at the dinner table. The 10-carat diamond ring in your pocket. She will say 'Yes'. When a trained fighter pilot is on
Updated 28 Sep, 2019 09:27am
Markets

Political and strategic dynamics of Kashmir-I

Indian Occupied Kashmir(IOK) is on the boil again. Like a volcano it erupts periodically. The response from both antagonists (Pakistan & India) is mired in familiar standardization - same rhetoric, same drama, same calls to the International Community for
Published 26 Aug, 2019 12:00am
Markets

Political and strategic dynamics of Kashmir-I

Indian Occupied Kashmir(IOK) is on the boil again. Like a volcano it erupts periodically. The response from both antagonists (Pakistan & India) is mired in familiar standardization - same rhetoric, same drama, same calls to the International Community for
Published 26 Aug, 2019 12:00am
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Does Imran Khan have a tryst with destiny?

Pakistan is undergoing an unprecedented change. The driver is IK. I have never met IK except in 2005 when I invited him to address the Management Association of Pakistan on Leadership. Nor am I a card holder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. I have spent 52 ye
Published 20 Aug, 2019 12:00am
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The 'New World Disorder' and the relevance of Pakistan

As if by celestial edict, cricket World Order started dismantling itself 4 years ago. The most glaring examples are Trumpism and Brexit. Both are seismic events, presaging a tectonic shift in World Power politics. There is a massive push back against glob
Published 27 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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Developing tourism in Pakistan

IK has a fixation on tourism. Rightly so. It is stated to be the biggest industry in the world. It provides massive employment - the supply chain is very profitable - jobs, food, drinks and everything under the sun. IK must have been impressed with Bali,
Published 11 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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Eliminate with extreme prejudice

Murder is a fairly normal affair, Jamaica is the murder capital of the world - statistically speaking. A murder - whether a homicide, poisoning, targeted killing, etc., does not create much excitement - it's not "Breaking News". When you really need for t
Published 23 May, 2019 12:00am