Naghmana Shahid

  • A couple of weeks ago, Syed Fakhr Imam, the Minister for National Food Security and Research, told the National Assembly that Pakistan is no longer self-sufficient in wheat. The Parliament has been informed that there has been a decline in the per acre yield. At the same time, the Economic ...

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  • The Muslim month of Ramzan, celebrated across the Muslim world, is a universal source of blessing. The Islamic calendar, basing itself on the lunar system, symbolises the reflection of the power of love and piety. Every month in the Islamic calendar brings a unique perspective in the human and ...

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  • Kite flying has been a favourite hobby since time immemorial. When I was growing up in the then East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, I remember this time of the year saw active promotion of kite flying. Of course, things used to be the same in Lahore for the longest time as well. In Pakistan, we always ...

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  • South Asia has a very important role to play for the future of the planet. It remains the pivot, an opening that offers a threshold for a new beginning. Pakistan being an important member of South Asia stands proud at the helm of the Himalayas, underneath the Greater Himalayas, awaiting to play its ...

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  • The Earth’s most crying sore, Kashmir, cries for help. It’s been sixty-nine years, and they haven’t been able to see the light of freedom. We have fought almost three wars against India: one at Dhaka, the second at the Line of Control, and the third we can hardly trace. Still, we ...

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