After the union cabinet in September 2012 gave its nod to the electronic national identity card (e-tazkira), the government of Afghanistan expressed its readiness to replace the old paper identity card with the new and technologically-advanced identity card.
Today, we, the brave people of Afghanistan commemorate the Anglo-Afghan Treaty of 1919, which is known as the Independence Day of Afghanistan.
Reverberating in international media these days, the terms Islamic State (IS), Islamic State of Iraq and Shams (ISIS), Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and Daesh are appellations denoting the same entity.
The holy month of Ramadan starts from Thursday. It is an illuminating example of how humanity can come together in a positive way for a common good.
Some self-righteous clerics in Pakistan have this uncanny knack of stirring the hornet’s nest with their inflammatory, irrational and controversial statements.
In Afghanistan: the culture of protest and violence or lack of competent legal system to redress grievances
The international efforts to rebuild the justice system in Afghanistan as part of state-building have come a long way in the last 12 years. From the zero baseline of the Taliban regime to today
Described as “fourth estate”, press plays an important role in society, as is evident from Thomas Jefferson's observation: “Where it left to me to decide between government without newspapers or newspapers without government, I would not hesitate a bit to prefer the latter”.