Dawn News

Opinion / Letters

Mid-term elections

SOME politicians are demanding mid-term elections. Perhaps they are unaware that the very roots of the country are...


Ramazan & profiteering

RAMAZAN is a holy month but, unfortunately, it has become difficult for the people of Pakistan to utilise the...


Merani dam affectees

IN 2007, when a cyclone hit the coast of Balochistan, many people in Kech district lost their homes and livelihoods,...


Plight of fishermen

I FULLY endorse the views about the perils that the fishermen of India and Pakistan face at the hands of our...


MQM and law

THE MQM was founded by Altaf Hussain with the declared aim of giving the migrants a sense of identity. What has been...


ECP’s challenge

APROPOS the editorial ‘ECP’s challenge’ (June 30). No organisation ever accepts that it is at fault, and ECP ...


Divine justice

If Kashmiris themselves had not liberated the portion now aligned with Pakistan, at least fifty thousand more...


Climate change

PAKISTAN is amongst the most vulnerable nations that are facing the adverse effects of climate change. The country...


Heatwave deaths

THE recent heatwave in Karachi and the rest of Sindh has claimed nearly 1,300 lives. Viewing this as headlines in ...


Shopping after sunset

I WISH to draw attention to news items appearing quite often about the stand taken by traders against the ...


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