From the Newspaper

Paying MV tax

IN July vehicles owners are required to pay their motor vehcile tax. However, the experience of paying MV tax at the...

PCSIR pensioners

PCSIR pensioners who retired in March 2013 have not been provided their post-retirement dues (commutation of pension...

It’s time the nation was built

AGITATIONAL politics is detrimental to nation-building at anytime and anywhere. But resorting to such actions at a...

The IDPs challenge

THE government needs to take the challenge of IDPs as a win-win situation. It is time this challenge was turned into...

Getting rid of interest

DAWN published a report in March that the Federal Shariah Appellate Court would start from March 24 the hearing of...

SBP monetary policy

THE most important part of the State Bank of Pakistan’s monetary policy announcement on July 19 was not the fact...

A ramp needed

I AM a beneficiary of the Behbood Savings Certificates (a part of the National Savings). The North Nazimabad Centre,...

Risking lives

THE government has come out with a plan to celebrate Independence Day on Aug 14 at D-Chowk in Islamabad this time...

Puraan distributary

GROWERS at the tail-end of the Puraan distributary (more than 100 villages) have been without water for many months....

Metro Events

Report launchPRIME is releasing its ‘Manifesto Tracking Scorecard Report’ on Tuesday, July 22 at National Press...

The ISIS creed

AN order issued by the justice ministry under the so-called Khilafat office in Mosul has asked Christians, who have...

‘Faith and folly’

THE column by Irfan Hussain ‘Faith & Folly] (July, 19) aptly portrays the appalling apathy of the Muslim world...

Give needy, not greedy

RAMAZAN is the month of blessings and charity. The religious side of all Pakistanis is working overtime in this ...

Tax on education

I WAS shocked to receive a letter from Sargodhian Spirit Trust Public School, Rashidabad, asking me to pay Rs17,000...

Land mafia and legal system

THE land mafia uses the legal system and lower courts to attain their nefarious target. For example, in our case a...

Gaza bombardment

Reference the news item in on-line Dawn (June 20) regarding the bombardment of Gaza in which “.... Israel widened...

Killing cheetah cubs

A FAMOUS film star in India is being prosecuted for killing a deer, while on this side of the border people destroy...

DHA woes

I fully endorse the views expressed in the letter (July 20).Not only is the Clifton Cantonment Board’s apathy...