From the Newspaper

About ‘the majority myth’

MUDDASSIR Rizvi in his article ‘The majority myth’( Feb 9) ably analyses the low vote-shares obtained by the... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

Fatima Surayya Bajia

WE had not fully recovered from the shock of demise of a stalwart of Urdu litrature that another bright star faded... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

PCC another non-starter

THE idea of a police complaint centre through SMS/Internet appears to be another waste of effort. It was launched by... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

Clarification

THE Ministry of Finance while referring to a report titled, “Military Irked by delay in release of funds for... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

PIA strike: a rejoinder

THE impression given in AVM (r) Abdus Sattar Toor’s letter (Feb 9) seems to be that Air Marshals worked wonders ... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

‘Afghanistan: road map’

THIS is with reference to your editorial ‘A road map for Afghanistan’ (Feb 9). For a while now anything less ... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

Checking terrorism

THE Special Security Unit of Sindh Police has started a Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) programme. The... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

Privatise govt?

PRIVATISE Steel Mill, privatise PIA and privatise HMC and other organisations.What next? The government of Pakistan?... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

METRO EVENTS

PerformanceViewing of ‘Sherry’, a short story by Jamila Hashmi, and a dramatic performance by Sheema Kermani... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:53am

METRO EVENT

Book launchThe launch of a book Sawdust Castles — a memoir by Omar Khan at Mohatta Palace, Clifton, at... Published Feb 13, 2016 06:52am

Mangrove forests

MANGROVE forests are an integral part of the delta ecosystem of Sindh’s districts of Karachi, Thatta (now also... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

NTS test

THIS is apropos an omission during the psychometric test for the ministry of defence conducted by the National... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

Living in the past

DR Pervez Hoodbhoy was spot on while delivering the keynote address at the 7th Karachi Literature Festival, when he... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

Ignoring poor village

PEOPLE of Kassak village in Turbat are deprived of basic needs such as hospitals and high schools. As people are ... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

SPSC criterion

REFERENCE Arsalan Hyder’s letter ‘SPSC criterion’( Feb 9), recording his complaint against the Sindh Public... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

Dr Atta’s lecture

THIS refers to a news item, ‘Knowledge is the key factor in development’ (Feb 5) regarding the lecture given by... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

Regarding CSS reforms

THE recent reforms in scheme and syllabus of CSS subjects was both welcomed and criticized. The reforms were... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

PIA surplus staff

THERE is no denying the fact that PIA, once a great airline to which airlines like Emirates looked up to for ... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:51am

Two suspected militants killed

KARACHI: Police on Thursday claimed to have killed two suspected militants in an ‘encounter’ in the Sohrab Goth... Published Feb 12, 2016 06:50am

Racial profiling of Pakhtuns

AFTER the attack on Bacha Khan University, the government has published and aired a pictorial advertisement for... Published Feb 11, 2016 06:15am