Ahmad Mughal Irshad

Chairman, Iraj Education & Development Foundation, Pakistan

Pakistan: Paradise remains Paradise

Human beings can create hell and paradise on Earth. While incidentally damaging nature ever since birth, human beings have also made it hell for themselves through wars and violence and that is on top of the pollution, while we were…

Cheating Games

“EXact” scandal spread like a fire in the woods around the Globe. Media channels repeated ir over the last couple of day continually, linking and dragging other agencies, media houses and partners into this mess and garbage of a scandalized…

Pakistan – Death dances in Land of Peacocks

Top story of this week is from the Land of Peacocks (Tharparkar) Sind. Tharparkar is in Sind Province. It is called a land of peacocks. There is not even a single stream of fresh water in the region. However, in…

Shadow or Reality: War in North Wazirstan

Dialogues, arguments, speeches, newspaper articles and street demonstrations were all in favour of the Pakistan army to initiate full operations in North Wazirstan to demolish the Taliban in Pakistan for ever. North Wazirstan, a stretch of 72 kilometers of rough…

Pakistan – news of the week

Though all top stories of the week revolve around a single phrase,“violence and negotiations to deal with violence”, I want to highlight one story that was taken up by a few TV channels and newspapers. On Monday night 11 students…

Pakistan report: Negotiations and Drones

One of the top stories covered and highlighted by print and electronic media in Pakistan this past week was the negotiations between Thereek-e-Taliban and the Pakistan Committee in transition. One of the members of the Taliban Negotiation Committee, Lal Masjid…

Pakistan report – Nor happiness, nor majesty, nor fame

Main highlighted stories in the electronic and print media this past week were about violence and strategies to deal with the violence, except one underlined story in which Saudi ruling elites offer an old style economic deal, a barter system.…

Pakistan report: Violence and counter violence

This week was full of violent news. It seems civil war, tit for tat and violence against violence is the style! Security personnel have decided to curb militants with iron fists and repercussions soon appear. Several newspapers and news agencies…