Day: December 22, 2012

‘Pablo’ death toll may reach 1,500

The Inquirer: The death toll from Typhoon “Pablo” will likely hit 1,500, making it the second deadliest since the country began keeping records, Benito Ramos, head of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), said on Saturday. Ramos said that so far, the council had counted 1,067 dead […]

Terrorism and National Consensus

Source: Friday Times: The recent attack on Peshawar airport by TTP terrorists has raised several important questions regarding national security, civil-military relations and media perceptions. Unfortunately, the fact is that on a core concern of national security – the army chief has admitted that the existential threat to Pakistan is […]

Considering society

Source: ET More than 200 villagers overpowered six police men and beat up the man, before burning him. The time has come to consider the nature of our society and what is happening to it. We appear to have descended into a frenzy of madness and wonder if anyone can […]