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The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

November 23, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat

The news about Zahra’s suicide went viral and triggered public conjecture, which was stereotypical. There were words about the refusal of her monograph for six times, lack of patience...

Casualties Lead to Despair

Casualties Lead to Despair

November 23, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Despite the democratic system, the issue of terrorism has filled the air with a sense of disappointment. The high graph of soldiers’ casualties has hardened the process of recruitment...

Unless You Create Good Universities; You cannot Move into the Next Phase of Development!!

Unless You Create Good Universities; You cannot Move into the Next Phase of Development!!

November 22, 2017 | Hamid Bamik

The title of this paper is derived from the book of The New Asian Hemisphere written by Kishore Mahbubani, the dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University...

Political Hullabaloo in Pakistan

Political Hullabaloo in Pakistan

November 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

After Pakistani Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz’s leader Nawaz Sharif disqualified by Supreme Court (SC), a sense of political hullabaloo emerged inside Pakistan...

The Weak Points of Afghanistan’s Higher Education

The Weak Points of Afghanistan’s Higher Education

November 21, 2017 | Mustafa Ahmadi

In the world where all proceed toward progress and development, one cannot underestimate the role of educational institutions since level of higher education and dynamic system of education and...

Civilians Suffer amidst War

Civilians Suffer amidst War

November 21, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Human rights violation constantly makes global headline. People’s rights are violated in some ways or the other, especially on the basis of their racial and religious backgrounds...

From Ethnicity to Democracy

From Ethnicity to Democracy

November 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Basically, Afghanistan was established in 1747 through tribal confederation. The form of state was sultanate and all tribes could not convene in the session when Ahmad Shah Abdali was...

Shyness and Superstition – Options for Women’s Death

Shyness and Superstition – Options for Women’s Death

November 20, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

The labyrinth of life has brought no changes in the world of Afghan women whose life is simple and sad. There is no clear census about their health. In the turbulent state of Afghanistan, there has...

The Hero and Villain

The Hero and Villain

November 19, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

There are not only individuals who shed the blood of innocents but also a number of people who sacrifice their lives to save the blood from being shed. We live in the world where heroes fight...

Five Things You Need to Know about ISIL

Five Things You Need to Know about ISIL

November 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) did not only shed the blood of innocent individuals but also dishonored thousands of women and destroyed tens of cultural monuments...

Kabul and a Women’s Garden

Kabul and a Women’s Garden

November 16, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

There are many states with manifold cities in the world, however, there are some countries in need of open spaces for women. Kabul is a city in dire need of open space for women to meander...

Still in Pursuit of Islamic Emirate?

Still in Pursuit of Islamic Emirate?

November 16, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban’s dream for establishing Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan did not come true. They ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 with the barrel of gun and practiced upon harsh ideology...

Kabul University and Academic Freedom

Kabul University and Academic Freedom

November 15, 2017 | Hamid Bamik

Academic freedom is both a “core value and governing principle” of higher education institutions. Its proponents are in this belief that academic places are designed to...

Al-Qaeda – A Threat to the Region

Al-Qaeda – A Threat to the Region

November 15, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

With the defeat of the self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Al-Qaeda is most likely to emerge stronger than before and fill the vacuum left by ISIL group. Al-Qaeda sought...

The Evolution of Microfinance in Post Conflict Afghanistan

The Evolution of Microfinance in Post Conflict Afghanistan

November 14, 2017 | Rasuldad Danish

Amid the growing concern on poverty in developing countries, microfinance stood out as a promising means of poverty alleviation in Bangladesh through the initiative taken by Muhammad Yunus...

Does Every Cloud Have a Silver Lining?

Does Every Cloud Have a Silver Lining?

November 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban, which held power over roughly three quarters of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, still wage war against Afghan government and target both soldiers and civilians. Following the downfall...

‘Man is Born Free, and Everywhere He is in Chains’

‘Man is Born Free, and Everywhere He is in Chains’

November 13, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

In modern world, freedom has been recognized as a natural and fundamental right of mankind. All have been born free and are supposed to exercise their rights freely. Freedom is strongly cherished...

Empty Nest Syndrome

Empty Nest Syndrome

November 12, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The war and militancy created large-scale challenges for human societies. A large number of people from war-torn countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, etc. took refuge to other countries...

Effective Factors in Mental Health

Effective Factors in Mental Health

November 12, 2017 | Ali Rezayi

There is no agreed definition for mental health or illness. Those who play their role constructively in society are mentally healthy and vice versa. Culture will strongly affect a society’s...

Superstition Rules Societies

Superstition Rules Societies

November 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Superstition holds strong sway in human societies. People show tendency in myth and legend. They believe in baseless and deceptive statements. Superstitions have continued from primitive...

The Consequences of Punishing Children

The Consequences of Punishing Children

November 09, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

Family plays a key and an irreparable role in socializing children. As a most fundamental environment for training, a family will put a profound effect on its members, mainly on children. Families should...

Muhammad Iqbal – A Charismatic Leader

Muhammad Iqbal – A Charismatic Leader

November 09, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Pakistani philosopher and thinker Muhammad Iqbal – also called the ‘Spiritual Father of Pakistan’ – played a highly crucial role in social, cultural, religious, and political...

Who Listens?

Who Listens?

November 08, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Women’s rights are violated in many parts of the world, including democratic countries. Women are threatened in social media and harassed mentally and sexually. Their vulnerability...

The Peril of ISIL Continues

The Peril of ISIL Continues

November 07, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is losing its ground in Syria, will continue to menace the region. The defeat of ISIL group in Iraq and Syria is not its death...

The Cornerstone of House is Ruined

The Cornerstone of House is Ruined

November 07, 2017 | Syed Asif Husseini

The acknowledgement of financial corruption by head of parliament is a big fear in Afghanistan. When Wolesi-Jirga (the lower house of parliament) is engaged in corruption, is there left any other...

Why Should Protect Freedom of Expression?

Why Should Protect Freedom of Expression?

November 06, 2017 | Aminullah Amini

In a simple term, democracy is defined as a manner for collective decision, in which all have equal role. Human societies are gradually inclined to move toward democratic decision...

Kabul University and the Prevailing Challenges Awaiting it

Kabul University and the Prevailing Challenges Awaiting it

November 06, 2017 | Hamid Bamik

Kabul University is still bearing the grave and heavy aftermaths of the long period of civil wars. When it was young, it was the center of social, cultural and educational attraction, attention, and...

Do not be the Silent Half!

Do not be the Silent Half!

November 05, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

It is an undeniable fact that women form the half population of society, but nothing has been created to meet their needs. To view stores and markets, the bulk of customers are women who...

Escalation in Hate Crime

Escalation in Hate Crime

November 04, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Hate crime has increased to a great extent in democratic countries, mainly the UK, and Muslim men and women are targeted on the grounds of their beliefs and Islamic covering. Women’s headscarf...

The Passive Role of National Council

The Passive Role of National Council

November 02, 2017 | Syed Asif Husseini

National Council is the nation’s home. Dignity and national authority must be manifested in the home of nation. In Afghanistan, however, the status of parliament has declined...

The Bombastic Peace Talks

The Bombastic Peace Talks

November 02, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The issue of peace talks has been ambiguous. Much was said about the relations among key players in peace process like Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the US and the Taliban’s approach toward...

Challenges before Women’s Participation in Power and Politics

Challenges before Women’s Participation in Power and Politics

November 01, 2017 | Abdul Nasir Mowahhidi

In democratic societies, citizens’ political participation plays a pivotal role in a country’s political development. People constitute the main pillars of democratic government...

The Effects of Positive Thoughts on Mental Health

The Effects of Positive Thoughts on Mental Health

October 31, 2017 | Ali Rezayi

In the current unbridled world, where mundane issues have outshined anything, altruistic sentiments are eroding. As violence and bloodshed are increasing in this world, nothing will lead...

Human Rights Violations Continue

Human Rights Violations Continue

October 31, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

“We the people of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and...

The Need to Support Mass Media in Afghanistan

The Need to Support Mass Media  in Afghanistan

October 30, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi

The right of access to information is considered one of the fundamental rights of mankind in the society. Based on this right, citizens are able to get access to national and international...