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Undermining Saarc

A DAY after insinuating that India may use water as a weapon against Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi... Published Sep 29, 2016 01:10am

Women & Fata reforms

AS a significant feature of the Fata reform package, an all-male, six-member government committee has recommended... Published Sep 29, 2016 01:10am

T-20 clean sweep

PAKISTAN’S T-20 win against West Indies has come as something of a surprise given the ease with which the success... Published Sep 29, 2016 01:10am

Water wars

How should Pakistan respond to Modi's reckless gamble on the Indus Waters Treaty? Updated Sep 29, 2016 04:37pm

Police brutality

POLICE torture, unless especially egregious and captured on camera, barely registers a blip on our national... Published Sep 28, 2016 01:08am

KP tuberculosis law

CONSIDERING the prevalence of the disease in Pakistan, the passage of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tuberculosis... Published Sep 28, 2016 01:08am

CPEC security force

FOR a number of weeks at least, the issue of raising the funds to pay for the creation of a special CPEC security... Published Sep 27, 2016 01:01am

Freezing terror funds

THE recent move to block the bank accounts of individuals suspected of involvement in terrorism-related activities... Published Sep 27, 2016 01:01am

A polio-free Pakistan

IN recent times, Pakistan’s polio eradication efforts have witnessed much improvement. From more than 300 reported... Published Sep 27, 2016 01:01am

Modi's speech

IN his first public comments since the Uri attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has threatened a policy of working ... Updated Sep 26, 2016 11:23am

KP police powers

THE Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly was witness to an unusual spectacle on Friday — a meeting of minds... Published Sep 26, 2016 02:01am

Syria truce in tatters

THE truce that Washington D.C. and Moscow hammered out for Syria earlier this month is all but dead, and with it any... Published Sep 26, 2016 02:00am

Ties with Russia

THE timing may be incidental — or perhaps fortuitous for Pakistan — but the arrival of a 70-man Russian squad,... Published Sep 25, 2016 01:16am

Altaf’s call

THE internal tumult that the MQM has been experiencing ever since its supremo, Altaf Hussain, made an incendiary... Published Sep 25, 2016 01:16am

Monetary policy

IT has taken them a long time, but finally the State Bank has come around to the view that the deteriorating... Published Sep 25, 2016 01:16am

Stunted development

TO many it will appear as nothing more than another low rank achieved in an index measuring how dismal life can be... Published Sep 24, 2016 01:06am

Peace pact in Kabul

IF one lives long enough in Afghanistan, it is possible to have been everything: mujahideen commander, war criminal,... Published Sep 24, 2016 01:06am

Prison conditions

PAKISTAN’S jails are overflowing, yet there seems to be little evidence that the state has a comprehensive plan to... Published Sep 24, 2016 01:06am

PM’s speech at UN

PRIME MINISTER Nawaz Sharif has made his case at the UN for the world to pay attention to the Kashmir dispute and ... Published Sep 23, 2016 01:01am

‘Remittances’ to India

EVER so often an absurd piece of information tends to go viral and sparks theory construction on an epic scale. Most... Published Sep 23, 2016 01:00am