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Shahid Shahnawaz

Shahid Shahnawaz

The Writer is a Journalist.

Eid al-Azha and philosophy of sacrifice, what good can Muslims do for the poor?

The second significant religious festival of Islam, Eid al-Azha, will be soon observed. The festival is being celebrated in Gulf countries, Saudi Arabia, the USA, and Canada today while Muslims living in Pakistan and other countries will celebrate this holiest

Ambassador’s daughter abduction case, why was Afghan ambassador called back?

A case of abduction of Silsila Alikhil, daughter of Afghan ambassador to Islamabad Najibullah Alikhil, has been registered. Three taxi drivers are under investigation and the Afghan Ambassador has also been called back to the country. Pak-Afghan relations have already

Taliban controlling 85% of Afghanistan, will Afghan government writ be maintained?

Afghanistan has always been an important country for Pakistan, a decade-long war in the country has had devastating effects on the peace of our nation. The Afghan Taliban recently claimed control of 85 percent of territory in Afghanistan. Afghan Taliban

Irregularities in examination: What will be the future of students?

The conducting of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2021 (matriculation exams) witnessed several irregularities today (Monday) at various examination centres across the city. According to reports, examination papers were not delivered to examination centres set up at private schools

Bombing of Gaza: Why is Israel conspiring against Muslims?

Israel’s persecution of Palestinians has become a matter of alarming concern for all Muslims around the world, including Pakistan as attacks on the Al-Aqsa Mosque is one of the worst religious crimes, while Israel has once again violated the ceasefire

World Anti-Drug Day: Why is the number of addicts increasing every year?

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is being observed all over the world, including Pakistan, while the number of drug addicts is increasing with each passing year, which is an alarming situation. Every year, various agencies, including the Anti-Narcotics

Who is responsible for ‘budget book incident’ in National Assembly?

Members of the government and opposition benches in the National Assembly yesterday came face-to-face, insulted each other, threw the budget book at each other faces, and caused a lot of disturbance during the Budget speech. The question is who is

Did the government deliver a people-friendly budget?

Federal Minister for Finance Shaukat Tareen has presented the budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 with an outlay of more than Rs 8,400 billion. What measures have been taken for benefit of the people? Which items will become cheaper and

Everyone should plant one tree to resolve Karachi’s heat problem

Sindh government spokesperson and Adviser on Law, Environment & Coastal Development Murtaza Wahab inaugurated botanical garden and tree plantation drive at Karachi University He regretted the lack of tree planting in Karachi and said we need to plant trees to

‘Cancel exams for recovery’: Students tell Covid-positive Shafqat Mahmood

ISLAMABAD: After Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood tested positive for the novel coronavirus, wishes poured in from every nook and corner for his speedy recovery. Social media users took to Twitter and expressed concerns over Shafqat Mahmood’s health and