Discussion on Peace Journalism Held in Media Studies

Peace Journalism gives voice to views   Peace Journalism shuns turning victims’ experiences into entertainment and does not use victims’ grief to score political points. It is about concepts of balance, fairness and accuracy in reporting. It provides a road map tracing the connections between journalists, their sources, the stories they cover and consequences of…

Human Trafficking:

WHERE the crime of human trafficking is concerned, Pakistan has received mixed marks in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report, released recently by the US State Department. The report says that while human trafficking remains a substantial problem for the country, efforts are afoot to address outstanding issues. Also, Pakistan remains on the tier-2 watch…

Karan Johar should really up the secrecy surrounding the script of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, his directorial comeback film.

According to Deccan Chronicle, a source close to the film’s production has confirmed that Fawad and Anushka are lovers in the film and elaborates on their love story thus: “Anushka and Fawad are from Karachi, who meet each other in a foreign country. Fawad is a DJ while Anushka comes from a nawabi family.” Then comes this familiar twist…

Turkish team meets PA speaker

LAHORE: All Islamic countries should enhance trade among themselves as Pakistan and Turkey are setting an example for them. This was stated by Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Iqbal Khan while talking to Speaker of Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ismail Kahraman, who called on him here on Wednesday, says a press release. Rana Iqbal said: “It…

Education Crisis

A CRISIS that has been several decades in the making, increasing in intensity while government after successive government was allowed to evade its responsibilities, appears to be reaching a head. What started off as some protests by citizens against private educational institutions raising their fee, appears to be snowballing into a larger, countrywide debate —…

The Roots of Terrorisim

A CURSORY analysis of the START Global Terrorism Database reveals that over the past decade, Pakistan has had the highest number of terrorism-related deaths in the world. In fact, the death toll exceeds the combined terrorism-related deaths for both Europe and North America. Hence, an understanding of terrorism, its dynamics, its causes, the reasons for…

Poor Health Facilities:

PAKISTAN with more than 160 million people and a growth rate of 2.8 per cent stands amongst the most populous countries of the world. Almost 60 million people in this country do not have access to basic health facilities. Some 67 million are compelled to drink unhygienic water which is resulting in ever mounting waterborne…