Dawn News


Regional connections

Unfortunately the latest JEC session between Pakistan and Afghanistan ends without any breakthrough. Updated Nov 25, 2015 02:45am

Aaliji’s passing

Aali was a crusader of Urdu, and his legacy lives in the shape of the Urdu University in Karachi and much more. Updated Nov 25, 2015 02:23am

Monetary policy fears

SBP says headline inflation is expected to reverse its declining momentum in the months to come. Updated Nov 25, 2015 02:39am

Religious extremism in Jhelum

A majority community must use its strength not to oppress minorities but to guarantee their right to live with dignity. Updated Nov 24, 2015 02:39am

Stuck in the past

Infrastructure projects alone are not the right foundation for a strong democracy. Updated Nov 24, 2015 02:34am

Killing of journalist

The state needs to end the culture of impunity so journalists will be able to discharge their obligations without fear. Updated Nov 24, 2015 02:28am

Dossier diplomacy

The civilian government needs to rethink its dealings with the military particularly when it comes to India. Updated Nov 23, 2015 11:41am

Vulnerable Africa

African Union should formulate a continent-wide strategy to battle the menace of militancy. Published Nov 23, 2015 03:14am

Female franchise

Parliament should enact legislation that re-polling be mandatory where results show a less than 10pc turnout of women. Published Nov 23, 2015 03:14am

Militancy far from over

AS three separate incidents in different parts of the country showed on Friday, despite continuing military and... Published Nov 22, 2015 02:20am

Signals from Washington

AFTER the hype surrounding last year’s trip, Gen Raheel Sharif’s second visit to Washington DC as army chief was... Published Nov 22, 2015 02:20am

Bangladesh trials

GREAT harm can be wrought if the line separating punishment from vengeance becomes blurred, making it all the more... Published Nov 22, 2015 02:20am

Introspection after polls

Well-wishers want the LGs to grow teeth fast so that they can press for a meaningful presence. Published Nov 21, 2015 05:54am

Any hope for Syria?

Unless IS is routed in Syria, there is no possibility that any peace plan can progress. Published Nov 21, 2015 05:54am

Ethnic profiling

The state should protect the refugees, not harass them. Published Nov 21, 2015 05:54am

Nandipur crisis

The PML-N, at least at the prime ministerial level, remains willing to acknowledge and confront mistakes and failures. Updated Nov 20, 2015 03:09am

Islamophobia in the West

Without addressing situations in Palestine, Kashmir, Chechnya etc, there can be no real resolution of militancy. Updated Nov 20, 2015 03:12am

Nuclear accord progress

Once the IAEA officially verifies the Iranian measures, sanctions by the UN, US and the EU will be gradually lifted. Updated Nov 20, 2015 03:07am

When antibiotics no longer cure

WHO launches its ‘Antibiotics: Handle with Care’ campaign. It is high time Pakistan began to plan along similar lines. Updated Nov 19, 2015 08:18am

Railways descent

If the Bolan accident is a result of a human error the blame must rest at the top of the fragile system. Updated Nov 19, 2015 08:21am