Dawn News


An effective defence

In blasphemy trials, lawyers’ conduct falls far short of the required standard to ensure a fair trial. Published Jul 04, 2015 12:48am

Telling London heat

Benazir Bhutto and other politicians may have lived in London while in exile before moving on. But Altaf Hussain hasn’t Published Jul 04, 2015 12:48am

Creative solutions

The shortage of female teachers for mathematics and science is felt everywhere in the country. Published Jul 03, 2015 01:20am

The season begins

The PPP has never been poorer. It has been allowed to tread a slow, agonising path to total, and perhaps permanent, Updated Jul 03, 2015 02:36am

End of Khyber-II

On the first anniversary of Operation Zarb-i-Azb on June 15, the military wrapped up Operation Khyber-II in Tirah region Updated Jul 04, 2015 02:47am

Bridges to nowhere

The collapse of Chanawan bridge near Gujranwala is a tragedy whose cause might take a while to determine. Updated Jul 04, 2015 02:56am

Injustice averted

HAD it not been for timely action by the police, the horror that was Kot Radha Kishan could have been replayed all... Published Jul 04, 2015 12:47am

Crossovers from PPP

The PPP has reached a point where a clutch of trained, skilled members are leaving it. Updated Jul 03, 2015 02:41am

Response to heatwave

Primer's visit, and the response of his govt more generally, appears almost flippant in the face of a large death toll. Updated Jul 03, 2015 02:45am

Violence in Sinai

IT is a measure of Egypt’s political instability that the completion of one year of President Abdul Fattah... Published Jul 03, 2015 01:20am

Rupture in the Baloch insurgency

For many years, the unity between various militant groups has been a distinguishing feature of the Baloch insurgency. Updated Jul 02, 2015 10:37am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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