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Bevin Kurian – At the height of its glory, the Sassanid Empire of Persia stretched from the borders of Turkey in the west to the eastern periphery of Pakistan, encompassing the Caucasus, modern day Iran, the Arabian Peninsula, Afghanistan, and Central Asia. The dominion was a thorn in the side of the ‘venerated’ Holy Roman Empire by waging constant skirmishes against the Greek cultural influence. By virtue of the dynasty’s enormous grandeur, its rulers adopted the title, King of kings.Continue reading …
Malik Ayub Sumbal – The United States wants Pakistan kept away from post-US Afghanistan, which requires more influence from India. So the recent strategic partnership between Afghanistan and India is of historical importance, and a basic step towards this policy.Continue reading …
Malik Ayub Sumbal – In collaboration with four fellow members of the editorial team of Monthly Muckraker, the first investigative magazine published from Islamabad, I founded the Young Journalist Association on 21 December 2009. We were soon joined by a group of more than 100 young journalists based in Islamabad and who were working for leading newspapers and television channels.Continue reading …
Human Rights Watch reports that there are about 2 million women from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and other countries who work as domestic workers or house maids. They are faced with a slew of problems that ranges from late payment of salaries, extended working hours, beatings, and sexual abuse.Continue reading …