Dawn News


Hockey disaster

WITH the national team’s ignominious failure to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016 at the World Hockey... Published Jul 06, 2015 06:26am

Implementation of NAP

THE controversial remarks attributed to a Supreme Court bench against the government’s lacklustre implementation ... Published Jul 06, 2015 06:26am

Tariff increase

POWER consumers in the city of Karachi recently woke up to news that read a little like an electric shock. For a... Published Jul 06, 2015 06:26am

Trauma in Nigeria

A NEW president who vowed to crush terrorism doesn’t seem to have made much difference to Nigeria’s fortunes, ... Published Jul 05, 2015 05:29am

IMF review

THE latest review of progress under the Extended Fund Facility Pakistan signed in 2013 tells us more about the... Published Jul 05, 2015 05:29am

Forced charity

KARACHI’S business community and its citizens in general have long complained of being shaken down by criminals as... Published Jul 05, 2015 05:29am

End of Khyber-II

On the first anniversary of Operation Zarb-i-Azb on June 15, the military wrapped up Operation Khyber-II in Tirah region Updated Jul 04, 2015 10:38am

Injustice averted

HAD it not been for timely action by the police, the horror that was Kot Radha Kishan could have been replayed all... Published Jul 04, 2015 12:47am

Bridges to nowhere

The collapse of Chanawan bridge near Gujranwala is a tragedy whose cause might take a while to determine. Updated Jul 04, 2015 02:56am

Response to heatwave

Primer's visit, and the response of his govt more generally, appears almost flippant in the face of a large death toll. Updated Jul 03, 2015 02:45am

Crossovers from PPP

The PPP has reached a point where a clutch of trained, skilled members are leaving it. Updated Jul 03, 2015 02:41am

Violence in Sinai

IT is a measure of Egypt’s political instability that the completion of one year of President Abdul Fattah... Published Jul 03, 2015 01:20am

The lone gunman

That a mentally unstable individual could have access to a gun is shocking, reflects level of weaponisation in society. Updated Jul 02, 2015 10:45am

The bigger picture

Is the military leadership the one with the initiatives while the civilian government simply acquiesces? Updated Jul 02, 2015 10:41am

Rupture in the Baloch insurgency

For many years, the unity between various militant groups has been a distinguishing feature of the Baloch insurgency. Updated Jul 02, 2015 10:37am

Foiled militant attack

IN what appears to have been another so-called intelligence-based operation, a raid on the outskirts of Lahore this... Published Jul 01, 2015 05:57am

Irresponsible warning

THE MQM is under tremendous pressure, both in Pakistan and the UK, as allegations of the party’s alleged links to... Updated Jul 01, 2015 10:03am

Khan of Kalat agrees to talk

ANY move that appears to break the stultifying impasse in Balochistan is cause for at least some cautious optimism. ... Published Jun 30, 2015 01:38am

ECP’s challenge

AS the judicial commission inquiring into allegations of fraud and misconduct during the 2013 general election moves... Published Jun 30, 2015 01:38am