Ignorance and false honour

Ignorance and false honour

Muhammad Ilyas Khan According to a recent news from Faisalabad Honour killings: Man guns down six daughters – The Express Tribune a man gunned down his six daughters “on suspicion that two of them were in relationship with boys in the neighbourhood.” The man killed the two teenage girls (14 and 16 years old) because they developed relationship with boys. […]

Education is the way out

Education is the way out

Muhammad Ilyas Khan   Pakistan has been in turmoil for a considerable time. Ignorance, hatred and intolerance and the consequent desperation seem to be on the rise in all spheres our national life. The suffering of the innocent people at the hands of the militants, extremists and terrorists on the one hand is ripping apart the lives of our hapless […]

Universities in Pakistan and the UK: a comparison

Universities in Pakistan and the UK: a comparison

Muhammad Ilyas KhanThe article appeared in Dawn, Pakistan and is available at: http://www.dawn.com/2011/09/11/students-voice-a-comparative-glance-at-universities-in-pakistan-and-the-uk.html and is published here with the consent of author. The following is a comparison of universities in Pakistan and the UK based on the views of Pakistani students studying at Master’s and PhD level in UK universities. The views came in response to two questions: “What makes […]