Dawn News


Lessons for PTI and PML-N

The votes have been counted, the results are in — but have the protagonists learned anything? Updated Oct 13, 2015 08:33am

Terror in Ankara

Yet, for Mr Erdogan it is the Kurdish insurgency rather that the IS that is the problem. Updated Oct 13, 2015 07:40am

Countering hate speech

The govt appears to be taking no chances, as the state is keeping an eye on the movement of controversial clerics. Updated Oct 13, 2015 07:38am

Beyond the by-elections

PML-N, PTI appear more keen on campaign rhetoric than the real need: electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 elections. Updated Oct 12, 2015 02:31am

Ruling party rifts

A blame game amongst the ministers make the govt appear disarticulated, uncoordinated, and increasingly factionalised. Updated Oct 12, 2015 02:28am

Mental health concerns

The need for a solid mental healthcare infrastructure may be far greater than is currently recognised. Updated Oct 12, 2015 02:10am

Return of the MQM

AFTER a two-month absence from the Senate, the National Assembly and the Sindh Assembly, the path has seemingly been... Published Oct 11, 2015 01:38am

IMF review

A SENSE of déjà vu is becoming inescapable when reading the IMF reviews of Pakistan’s ongoing programme. The... Published Oct 11, 2015 01:37am

Women’s cricket success

THE performance of the Pakistan women cricketers against their Bangladesh counterparts in the recent home series... Published Oct 11, 2015 01:37am

AIIB visit

If the true promise of the corridor is to be realised, it will be necessary to include Pakistan’s neighbours in it. Published Oct 10, 2015 07:03am

Response to Mina tragedy

The scale of the tragedy demands a strong response. After all, Muslims all over the world consider the Ka’aba their own. Published Oct 10, 2015 07:03am

KU’s overreaction

If the administration was indeed in the dark about what have been a high-profile event, then it too is partly to blame. Updated Oct 10, 2015 02:35am

Ministers’ criticism

The minister for water and power, and petroleum minister lash out at the Planning Commission and Nepra. Updated Oct 09, 2015 03:15am

‘Unknown Rangers’ ads

The furore over the advertisements placed by some police officials threatens to overshadow some very real concerns. Updated Oct 09, 2015 02:53am

Music to the ears

Building tradition takes time and the interplay of various factors over long periods. Updated Oct 09, 2015 02:32am

Qadri judgement

The Supreme Court has corrected that potential historic wrong Published Oct 08, 2015 04:58am

When a nation came together

Let’s not forget how the people of Pakistan pulled together to face a terrible calamity in 2005. Updated Oct 08, 2015 07:44am

A vulnerable minority

There should be a resolve to eliminate religious intolerance in all its forms without exception. Updated Oct 07, 2015 05:51pm

Power-sector transparency

The power sector is far too large an entity to be centrally controlled by a couple of ministers and the bureaucracy. Published Oct 07, 2015 06:43am