Accelerated billing

People have reported receiving higher bills the moment the new meters are installed.

Food insecurity looms

The situation should prompt the state into preparing a plan that can address food security issues during emergencies.

Governance challenge

Serious and meaningful structural reforms are needed to put state and society on a more stable, growth-orientated path.

PTI’s new dilemma

Mr Khan is now alone on Constitution Avenue, and more and more it appears that the PTI chief has miscalculated.

Attacks in Quetta

Balochistan appears to be slipping back towards outright anarchy and the state seems utterly clueless and impotent.

Measures against Ebola

Round-the-clock health staff has been appointed at all international airports to screen passengers.

Education in a shambles

Pakistan will have no future unless it invests heavily in the young.

Confused priorities

It seems that the learned doctors of religion that serve on the council have an obsession with marriage laws.

Power fumble

The government is struggling to formulate a response to the power crisis in the same manner as its predecessor.

Licence suspension

A MERE four months after Geo News was fined and its broadcast licence temporarily suspended by Pemra, on Monday it...

Tensions on Pak-Iran border

WHILE certain sections of the geostrategic community in Pakistan have always touted the geographic importance of the...

Talk of nukes

THE nuclear boast by a federal minister in the National Assembly on Monday was not required. The minister, retired...

A national shame

We are not so sure if the authorities will be moved by this outrage to act decisively and crack down on urban crime.

Targeting of non-Baloch

The trend has especially manifested itself in its latest iteration, triggered by Akbar Bugti’s murder in 2006.

The drop in FDI

Outflows in the form of dividends and repatriation of profits has risen, ie foreign investors prefer to take out.

The army’s view

Gen Sharif suggested that cohesive, dedicated and timely involvement of all stake holders is essential for peace.

Space for culture

The state can help by supporting such literary endeavours and protecting them from the threats posed by hardliners.

Bilawal’s rally

The PPP speaks for the deprived, but it does not seem to be too concerned with ensuring that they do not remain poor.

Ebola danger

THE level of panic that has ensued in several developed countries regarding the threat of Ebola there is perhaps...

Power reshuffle

RECENT changes in the power sector, arguably one of the most crucial areas in need of major reform, have led to much...