Dawn News

March, 06 2015


Madressah financing

The Punjab police have been giving conflicting answers to a simple question about madressahs, receiving foreign funding. Updated Mar 06, 2015 01:59am

Utter chaos

It was the entire voting process that was tainted by the actions of a few. Updated Mar 06, 2015 02:15am

Misuse of ECL

The procedure of placing names of individuals on ECL must made be more transparent and less prone to abuse. Updated Mar 06, 2015 01:52am

A provocative address

Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress shows the power Israel yields over the US political establishment. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Strange disappearance

How could somebody accused of murders be granted bail? The clear answer is that the investigators did a poor job. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

More of the same

If the resumption of talks is the goal, then this hesitant dance dubbed as ‘talks for talks’ is well worth the effort. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Polio narrative

Parents of children refusing to let the OPV drops be administered has become a seemingly intractable problem. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Senate’s welcome move

The bill can be taken as a sign that the country’s process towards political maturity continues. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

PSO results

Ultimately it was the circular debt and its impact on the company’s finances that led to the petrol crisis. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Minorities’ dilemma

For a tolerant society, it is essential that non-Muslim students are not forced to study the religion of the majority. Updated Mar 03, 2015 04:39am

Time to go back to parliament

PTI's return to the NA will bring pressure on the PML-N to deliver on its promise to enact electoral reforms. Updated Mar 03, 2015 04:49am

Graffiti menace

The menace of graffiti is very widespread problem in Pakistan and a more energetic approach is required to tackle it. Updated Mar 03, 2015 04:35am

Defence anxieties

The Indian defence budget is set to hit a record high of $40bn, compares with Pakistani military budget of roughly $7bn. Updated Mar 02, 2015 09:15am

IS’s war on heritage

The threat is indeed considerable as hundreds of archaeological sites in Iraq now lie within IS-controlled territory. Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Tensions with Dhaka

Hasina Wajed in Bangladesh appears to be on a mission to disrupt, even harm, ties with Pakistan. Updated Mar 02, 2015 07:41am

Another jailbreak

THE successful escape on Friday of a militant involved in the Nanga Parbat massacre and another accused of killing... Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Kashmir: the way ahead

IN the cauldron of Kashmiri politics, the union between the Narendra Modi-led BJP and Mufti Mohammed Sayeed-led... Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Saving Radio Pakistan

PERHAPS the best way to describe Radio Pakistan is to say that it is a giant in decline. Once the indispensable... Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Disarray in LNG imports

There are a few basic questions, such as who will pay for the first consignment that will have to be ordered soon. Updated Feb 28, 2015 07:38am

Afghan refugee concerns

The UNHCR has said that it does not support Afghan refugees involved in militancy. Updated Feb 28, 2015 07:41am