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300 million Pakistanis

Already, the state is unable to provide for its citizens; what will the situation be like when we hit 300 million souls? Updated Aug 01, 2015 07:29am

After Mullah Omar

Will Mullah Mansour really be able to rally all factions behind him. Updated Aug 01, 2015 02:34am

Evicting the poor

Growing amounts of urban land is being eaten up by property developers, pushing the poor further towards the margins. Updated Aug 01, 2015 07:27am

Hunting of houbaras

The SC declares that the Foreign Office, which issued the licences, did not “prima facie” have the authority to do so. Updated Jul 31, 2015 04:11am

Mullah Omar dies

In death, Mullah Omar has proved to be as controversial as he was in life. Updated Jul 31, 2015 04:02am

Change of tack?

Questions remain about the way the militant leader was killed. Updated Jul 31, 2015 04:29am

Road to religious harmony

Do the clergy have the wherewithal to isolate and report those preachers who spew hate and promote violence? Updated Jul 30, 2015 02:54am

Raids on eateries

The campaign must continue and at the same time an awareness programme must also be undertaken. Updated Jul 30, 2015 03:03am

Brokerage research

There should also be limits on what a brokerage can say about stocks that it holds in large quantities. Updated Jul 30, 2015 02:59am

Surveillance bazaar

It should be ensured that the surveillance technology gets used only for purposes of fighting crime and terror. Updated Jul 29, 2015 02:07am

Human trafficking

The report rightly points out that a comprehensive anti-trafficking law is needed in Pakistan. Updated Jul 29, 2015 02:12am

Gurdaspur attack

India, Pakistan need to come to an understanding on how to address real-time incidents along the Working Boundary, LoC. Updated Jul 29, 2015 02:03am

Politics of maturity

PTI does not appear to have a clear idea or vision for practising parliamentary politics. Published Jul 28, 2015 06:11am

Taxing non-filers

The govt is doing the right thing to hold out against pressure against the withholding tax imposed on the transactions. Published Jul 28, 2015 06:11am

Urban flooding

Drainage in urban areas is a crucial obligation of the government, and it must be discharged with more seriousness. Published Jul 28, 2015 06:11am

Monetary policy

Sentiments in the economy remain positive and upbeat, but sentiments are a poor foundation for growth. Updated Jul 27, 2015 02:14am

Resumption of executions

The govt should reinstate the moratorium given the irregularities that have come to define the criminal justice system. Updated Jul 27, 2015 07:41am

Polio and Pakistan

Nigeria’s example tells us that the anti-polio campaign has to be cohesive, involving everyone, including the clerics. Updated Jul 27, 2015 02:20am

More flooding lessons

ONE more time the monsoon season finds us struggling to cope with widespread inundation, flooding and the attendant... Published Jul 26, 2015 01:21am

Turkey’s shift

THIS newspaper has argued that to defeat the self-styled Islamic State, regional powers must combine forces in order... Published Jul 26, 2015 01:21am