A new chapter is possible

It does look like the world’s largest democracy and the world’s foremost advocate of democracy have more in common. Updated Jan 27, 2015 09:51am

Confusion at SBP

IT must have been uncomfortable for State Bank Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra to announce the monetary policy... Updated Jan 27, 2015 09:45am

Qadri’s case

The difficulties the police in this country face in gathering evidence, and prosecutors in mounting a strong case,... Updated Jan 27, 2015 09:32am

Power blackout

This is not the first time that our transmission grid has been brought down by a single event in one section. Published Jan 26, 2015 07:00am

Arms on campus

The answer to fear factor lies in implementing well-coordinated safety measures at schools not in acquisition of guns. Published Jan 26, 2015 07:00am

Karachi mass transit

The lack of political will, absence of ownership of projects and vested interests failed city's transport system. Published Jan 26, 2015 07:00am

Yemeni crisis

UNLESS better sense prevails and all stakeholders choose the route of dialogue to address their differences, the... Published Jan 25, 2015 07:22am

Obama’s India visit

Even before US President Barack Obama arrives in India Pakistan has already featured in in the conversation. Updated Jan 25, 2015 11:59am

Health sector mess

AS the process of decentralisation to the provinces began in the wake of the 18th Amendment health was one sensitive... Published Jan 25, 2015 07:22am

Banned or not?

All the confusion can be cleared up by a simple, authoritative statement but the government choses to remain silent. Updated Jan 24, 2015 02:39am

Polio arrests

The threat of arrest is an extreme way of forcing parents to accept the vaccine, more suitable measures can be taken. Updated Jan 24, 2015 02:53am

King Abdullah’s death

The important development following Abdullah’s death is the appointment of Mohammed bin Nayef as deputy crown prince. Updated Jan 24, 2015 02:46am

Anti-torture bill

The state may deny it but it is no secret that in lock-ups and internment centres, violence torture are rules of thumb. Updated Jan 23, 2015 01:53am

The CII – again

The Muslim Family Law Ordinance, 1961 has laid down the procedure for divorce, the CII’s statement only sows confusion. Updated Jan 23, 2015 01:47am

Sindh resignations

It makes for a very uneasy equation when the aspiring mediator suddenly accept the resignations by one party. Updated Jan 23, 2015 01:59am

Foreign funding of militancy

There is nothing wrong with seminaries receiving foreign funds, problem arose when this cash is used to fund terrorism. Updated Jan 22, 2015 03:13am

Rising inequality

In just two years, the richest 1pc of the world will own more than the rest of the world combined, says the Oxfam. Updated Jan 22, 2015 03:24am

Mirage of authority

Injection of funds is no panacea: in any case, much of Balochistan’s share still does not come to it directly. Updated Jan 22, 2015 03:20am

Cricket record

The AB de Villiers century has left critics searching for superlatives and statisticians scratching their heads. Published Jan 21, 2015 06:38am

Extremism danger

It is a welcome sign that many people have been booked over the dissemination of extremist ideas. Published Jan 21, 2015 06:38am