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A shameful chapter in American history

A shameful chapter in American history

Frank Islam (Washington): Never in my five decades as an American have I been more saddened or concerned for my adopted country of the United States of America than on January 6, 2021. That was the...

Pakistan: COVID-19 Vaccine For All

Washington (Frank Islam): With the Covid-19 caseload reaching a new peak around the globe at the beginning of December, there was a sigh of relief on December 8 when the rollout of a coronavirus...
Systemic Racism: America Requires A Systemic Response

America: Systemic racism requires systemic response

Frank Islam (Washington): On May 25, there was a 9-minute incident in Minneapolis, Minnesota that sparked protests in hundreds of locations across the USA and in numerous cities around the world. That incident was...
The Need for an International Interconnected Philanthropic Network to Defeat Covid-19

Connected Internationally: A need for Philanthropic Network to defeat COVID-19

Frank Islam (Washington): In times of crises such as flooding, hurricanes, and earthquakes, there is a substantial need for philanthropic assistance.  Because of the unprecedented global crisis caused by the COVID19 pandemic - which...
Joe Biden and Pakistan

US-Pakistan Ties: A President Biden would be a best choice

Frank Islam (Washington): The Covid-19 pandemic dominated the news in Pakistan and the United States in the month of April.  During that same time period, it became clear that Joe Biden would be the Democratic...
Coronavirus pakistan

Putting the Coronavirus Pandemic into Perspective

Frank Islam (Washington DC): At this point in time, on March 25, the only thing that can be said with any certainty regarding the Coronavirus pandemic is there is no certainty about how and...
Indias Budget 2020 Needs a few course corrections

India’s Budget 2020: Needs a few course corrections

Frank Islam (Washington): In her marathon 2 hours and 46 minutes speech introducing India's 2020 budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman painted an optimistic picture of the Indian economy. She stated at the outset that...
What the US, India and the world can learn from Martin Luther King and Gandhi

What the US, India and the world can learn from Martin Luther King and...

Frank Islam (Washington): In January 2020, India, the US, and the world need more peace, love, and healing. We need a renewal and a reawakening of our better angels. Those of us who understand this...
Pakistan-India ties in 2019: Harbinger for 2020

Pakistan-India ties in 2019: Harbinger for 2020 ?

Frank Islam (Washington): Pakistan-India relations in 2019 were extremely rocky. At year’s end, trade and diplomatic ties were attenuated. Bilateral relations were probably in the worst condition of this decade. In November, there was a little...

Pakistani start-up landscape in 2019

Frank Islam (Washington): Though Pakistan has recently improved its ranking in World Bank Doing Business Index 2020, jumping up 28 positions to 108 out of 190 countries, still various reports indicate that a large...

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China vaccine doses pass one billion mark

The number of Covid-19 jabs administered in China has passed the one billion mark, health officials said Sunday, more than a third of the...

Belgium bans Britain travellers due to covid-19 variant

Belgium will ban entry to non-EU travellers from Britain in order to limit the spread of a Covid-19 variant that has forced London to...

Afghanistan must stop making Pakistan a scapegoat for its own failures: FM Qureshi

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan was not responsible for Afghanistan's internal problems and was blamed and made out to be a...

Centre has a liking for Punjab, KP CMs because they ‘remain silent’: Wahab

Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab claimed on Sunday that the federal government had a liking for Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief ministers because they...

Govt needs to stop relying on charity: Shahbaz on vaccine shortages

Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday expressed grave concern on the shortage of vaccines in Pakistan and called...

covid19:1,050 new cases and 37 deaths reported countrywide in last 24 hours

Pakistan reported 1,050 cases of coronavirus on Sunday, with 37 people losing their lives over the past 24 hours. The positivity ratio stands at 2.55%. Out...