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ECP selection

The country does not deserve another contested election that leads to one of the biggest parties taking to the streets. Published Jul 27, 2016 02:08am

Gas allocations

The proposed revision of the gas allocation formula would benefit Punjab more than the other provinces. Published Jul 27, 2016 02:08am

Saudi-Israeli ties

If the Saudi outreach is designed to cement an anti-Iran alliance, it will only further destabilise a region on edge. Published Jul 27, 2016 02:08am

Change in Sindh

The real reason behind the dismissal of Shah may be Mr Zardari’s desire to make peace with the establishment. Updated Jul 26, 2016 03:51am

Indian FM’s remarks

Perhaps the Indian government will ratchet down its unnecessary and undiplomatic language. Updated Jul 26, 2016 10:05am

Doping scandal

There are so many who have been stripped of their medals after it was ascertained that they used illegal drugs. Updated Jul 26, 2016 04:15am

Carnage in Kabul

KABUL is bleeding again and the mosaic of terror that Afghanistan has to contend with has become yet more... Published Jul 25, 2016 01:48am

Child abuse scandal

ANOTHER horrific case of child sexual abuse has surfaced in the country, this time in Kot Addu in Punjab. According... Published Jul 25, 2016 01:48am

Failing the refugees

ACCORDING to a recent Oxfam report, Pakistan hosts 1.56 million refugees — the fourth highest number in the world.... Published Jul 25, 2016 01:48am

PM’s task

AFTER weeks — months, really — of speculation, it was a reassuring signal: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chairing ... Published Jul 24, 2016 05:20am

Bloodshed in Europe

A SPATE of attacks over the past few days has left Europe reeling. Starting with the Bastille Day rampage in Nice in... Published Jul 24, 2016 05:20am

‘Closure’ of schools

PAKISTAN is in a tough spot. More specifically, a complication has resulted from the country’s close relationship... Published Jul 24, 2016 05:20am

AJK elections

The new government will have to tackle several issues, including unemployment, which is considerable in the region. Published Jul 23, 2016 03:37am

Cleaning up Karachi

There is no quick fix for such a prolonged dereliction of duty that has reduced Karachi to a vast, urban slum. Published Jul 23, 2016 03:37am

Property valuations

The flaw in the govt’s approach is that it appears to see everything through the prism of short-term revenue generation. Published Jul 23, 2016 03:37am

Foreign policy and parliament

PM, his cabinet with the backing of parliament and in consultation with the military can try and chart a new course. Updated Jul 22, 2016 02:50am

Pro-women legislation

The criminal justice system must dispense punishment that is commensurate with the crime. Updated Jul 22, 2016 11:20am

Candidate Trump

Mr Trump’s divisive campaign rhetoric has made it ok to hate, ok to blame the ‘other’ for all problems. Updated Jul 22, 2016 02:44am

Rangers’ mandate

Unfortunately, the Sindh govt is reaping its long-sown harvest of treating the police as a handmaiden in its sins. Published Jul 21, 2016 06:35am

Organ donation

Over 50,000 people die every year in Pakistan due to end-stage organ failure. Published Jul 21, 2016 06:35am