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Abbottabad net services

THE Internet services provided by PTCL in Abbottabad and its surrounding areas is dead slow and has an unstable... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Private universities

THE present educational system is based on the principle of earning money only so as to fill the coffers of the... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Drug exports: a view

THIS refers to the report ‘Drug-makers plan 10 FDA-certified laboratories’ (May 17). The stance of the Pakistan... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Security operation fallout

FOLLOWING the ongoing security operation in Karachi, the government and law-enforcement agencies have taken many... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Nation’s image

IT is true, as said by every politician and every TV channel, that the nation’s reputation has been badly ... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Excessive billing

I live in Modern Colony, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore. I deposited Rs2,100 in the Habib Bank branch, Pindi Stop, Kot Lakhpat,... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Water crisis

APROPOS Faiza Riaz’s letter (May 20), I would like to add that water is scarce, but as compared to natural gas its... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Question to senators

THIS is apropos the news item ‘Senators want increase in age-limit for CSS exam candidates’ (May15). The reason... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Fire tragedy

THIS is apropos your editorial ‘Fire tragedy’ (May 19). Whereas the media, both print and electronic, has... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Whither democracy?

WHY is it that we have failed to inculcate the essence of democracy among our ranks even after 67 years of ... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

METRO EVENTS

Innovation corridorIlm Ideas is organising Pakistan’s first Education Innovation Corridor on Tuesday, June 2, at... Published May 25, 2015 06:46am

Rupee drops as dollar demand rises

The rupee depreciated by around four paisas in interbank dealings and by 40 paisas in the open market last week Updated May 25, 2015 08:47am

KCR revival

THE Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet allowed Pakistan Railways in January, 2013 to utilise $2.4bn... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am

Sustaining biodiversity

THE International Day for Biological Diversity was observed the world over on May 22, with an objective to raise... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am

Safoorah Goth tragedy

AS reported in the media, four persons belonging to an unknown militant group have been arrested, including the... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am

GB polls

ELECTIONS in Gilgit-Baltistan are scheduled in the second week of the coming month. This part of Pakistan has many... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am

Library & outages

THE Quaid-i-Azam Library is the most prestigious library in Lahore and Punjab. It is meant to serve as a centre of... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am

Garbage & MW police

A COUPLE of days ago I travelled from Islamabad to Lahore via motorway by a well-known bus service. We were served... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am

Solid waste threat

THIS is apropos Muhammad Ashtar’s letter ‘Solid waste’ (May 22). But, as usual, like all other problems ... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am

Rohingyas: apathetic Muslim world

THE Philippines has announced it is ready to help thousands of stateless seaborne stranded Rohingya people — did... Published May 24, 2015 08:00am