Opinion / Letters

Merit under siege

THE Sindh government has recently passed a bill giving itself all powers, free of all checks and balances, to fill...


Protecting markhor

MARKHOR, a unique goat with unusual horns which sometimes are five feet long, also known as Margoumi in local...


Expatriate’s complaint

I came to Pakistan a few days ago with my family, including an infant and kids. I counted my passport and NICOP ...


Physicians & patriarchy

THIS is apropos the article ‘Physicians and patriarchy’ (Nov 12) by Rafia Zakaria. I personally know a number ...


Laptops scheme

ACCORDING to the prime minister’s directives, the Higher Education Commission is going to distribute 100,000...


Wasting food

THE Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)website states that a third of the food produced worldwide is wasted....


Thank you, Dawn

A BIG thank you to Dawn for printing my appeal on Nov 19 for donations for Daniyal, a five-year-old boy suffering...


Jam Sadiq bridge

I WOULD like to draw the attention of the authorities concerned towards the continuing deterioration of Jam Sadiq...


Diamer-Bhasha dam

REFERENCE the letter ‘Kalabagh dam’ (Nov 25). The writer praises Chaudhry Shujaat and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi for...


Madressah girls’ trauma

THE news of the recovery of 20 girls, under 10 years of age, is shocking. Without discussing what is true and what...


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