Dr Zarqa Suharwardy Taimur

  • TAt least 2000 years old, Lahore is said to gain its name from Lava the son of the Hindu lord Rama. As a city it truly flourished after Islam spread to the subcontinent through the Sufi mystics; later the Mughal emperors built its famous Shalimar garden, Badshahi mosque, the Lahore fort and many ...

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  • TPakistan as a country stands out in the global arena due to its peculiar position. We are third in the entire world in anxiety related illnesses. It is no surprise looking at what this nation has been through with the Afghan war, terrorism, earthquakes, floods, injustice, corruption etc. More than ...

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  • TPakistan the land of the pure has practically been the opposite for most of my adult life. A harsh statement to begin with but nevertheless true. With this newly elected government though, we are hoping for a sincere attempt to bring the real meaning back to our name. It is a mammoth task with two ...

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  • TWe returned from Multan with a very heavy heart. This week is historic; it is the battleground where by elections are due this week on Makhdum Javed Hashmi’s seat.Multan, the city of Saints with more than 70 shrines, the home of many famous Pakistani politicians, hosted an event neither of us ...

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  • TSo, the awakening has come. What next and how? To understand what is happening in our state, here is a quick chronicle of events.Lahore: The historic jalsa of 28th September, 2014. Minar-e-Pakistan is located in the centre of the old city of Lahore, and the surrounding population are middle class, ...

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  • TPolitics in Pakistan has been ruled by a particular class of people since 1947 with most new entries converted to the same mindset and value system. The system we call democracy is in practice an autocracy where the institutions of government are politicised and made into personal forces of the ...

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