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Cost of re-elections

WE have witnessed dozens of re-elections on different provincial and national seats in the last two years after the... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

A general amnesty

IT is indeed a welcome move on the part of the Balochistan government to announce a general amnesty for all ... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

Pursuing reading habit

A DICTUM goes that a reading nation is a leading, but this very vital trend has declined in Paksitan sharply as... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

‘SC reprimands NAB’

APROPOS the news item “SC reprimands NAB for not investigating major scandals” (July 02). The apex court... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

Emergency 1122

I HAD a shocking experience that I would like to share with readers in the hope that my concerns reach the concerned... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

Heatwave & Ramazan

EVEN though the heatwave has subsided, I wonder if this Ramazan is only for the elite. After all, only the educated,... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

Smooth traffic flow

IT has been observed during Ramazan that traffic flows smoothly on roads and streets without being congested... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

KP: Kalabagh dam

IT seems surprising that neither PTI nor JUI-F ever lays stress on building Kalabagh dam, which could be the only... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

Pakistani ‘Gitmo’

THIS refers to a June 26 letter in which the writer compares Dawn’s front-page picture (June 14) with Guantanamo... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

Former Dawn staffer passes away

ISLAMABAD: Kaleem Ahsan, a former Dawn staffer who worked with the organisation first in Karachi and then Lahore,... Published Jul 04, 2015 06:00am

Monsoon rains from tomorrow

LAHORE: The Met Department on Friday forecast monsoon rains in upper Punjab, parts of KP and Kashmir from Sunday... Published Jul 04, 2015 05:59am

Of mango prices

OUR government takes every possible step to provide products on cheap rates to its citizens. But it seems that the... Published Jul 03, 2015 06:26am

‘Quo vadis? Pakistan’

APROPOS the article ‘Quo Vadis? Pakistan’ by Ashraf Jahangir Qazi (June 30). The first para refers to the... Published Jul 03, 2015 06:26am

Urdu literature

APROPOS the letter (July 1) on the plight of Urdu literature. I agree that Urdu literary magazines are finding it... Published Jul 03, 2015 06:26am

Heat and lifestyle

THE deadly heat wave last week caught Karachiites unawares and by surprise. We are used to hot and humid weather in... Published Jul 03, 2015 06:26am

‘Pakistan’s gone girls’

APROPOS Ms. Zakaria’s article ‘Pakistan’s gone girls’ (July 1). Pakistan’s sex ratios at birth, contrary ... Published Jul 03, 2015 06:26am

Unsocial gathering

SOCIAL networking sites were made for socializing. However, people are becoming more and more unsocial with each... Published Jul 03, 2015 06:26am

Whither PCCC?

THE Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) was established soon after Pakistan came into being. The PCCC came ... Published Jul 03, 2015 06:26am