Challenge for politicians

Any strategy against terrorism would only be successful, if the country’s political leadership own and support it. Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:04am

Assault on education

The militants have declared war on education, its time to uproot these avowed opponents of learning. Updated Dec 18, 2014 07:28am

Attack on media team

Only condemnations for violence against media teams in their programs are not enough for party leaders. Updated Dec 18, 2014 07:23am

Devolution ‘rollback’

Any moves towards the ‘rollback’ of 18th amendment, which bestows provincial autonomy, will prove disastrous. Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:10am

New blood-soaked benchmark

The tragedy struck a collective psychological blow that the country will take a long time to recover from, if ever. Updated Dec 17, 2014 02:24pm

Deal on climate change

Unfortunately more industrialised countries are doing the most damage to climate and the whole planet pays for it. Updated Dec 16, 2014 04:52am

Hockey chaos

Pakistan hockey players should also show decency, besides better playing skills. Updated Dec 16, 2014 04:59am

No let-up in rhetoric

Though India and Pakistan are taking several steps back on the road to peace, there are lessons to be learnt by both. Updated Dec 16, 2014 05:01am

US funding for military

The sanction of $1bn in military aid to Pakistan has raised a basic question: why does Pakistan still need US funds? Updated Dec 15, 2014 04:57am

A war based on falsehood

The war, waged against Iraq, based on false statement resulted in millions of casualties, anarchy and creation of IS. Updated Dec 15, 2014 05:36am

Intractable problem

Drugs addiction has become a horrible problem, a concerted push led by the centre is required to curb the evil. Updated Dec 15, 2014 05:19am

Need for introspection

OVER the past few days, there have been visible signs of flux within the MQM. On Wednesday, party chief Altaf... Published Dec 14, 2014 01:36am

Still no resolution

YET another week of hope and trepidation appears to lie ahead for the country. Today, the PML-N and the PTI are set... Published Dec 14, 2014 01:36am

Sugar pricing dispute

IT has been more than two months now that a dispute over the minimum support price of sugarcane has been simmering ... Published Dec 14, 2014 01:36am

Rethinking shutdowns

Shut downs hit the common citizen hardest. Protest should be recorded without causing inconvenience to public. Updated Dec 13, 2014 09:40am

Circular debt yet again

Rising circular debt and pushing IPPs to call in their sovereign guarantees show the weakness of the govt's position. Updated Dec 13, 2014 05:25am

Foreign pressure

If we want to sustain foreign pressure and earn the world’s respect, we will have to put our house in order. Updated Dec 13, 2014 05:55am

State Bank’s annual report

The SBP's annual report rightly highlights the structural weaknesses that have plagued the economy for many decades. Updated Dec 12, 2014 05:31am

Another Israeli atrocity

Ziad Abu Ein died at the hands of Israeli security personnel, he was protesting peacefully against settlement activity. Updated Dec 12, 2014 05:09am

A dangerous parallel

Parliament should demonstrate its will and capacity to settle the matter of extra-judicial detentions and killings. Updated Dec 12, 2014 05:19am