Dawn News


The history wars

Will Hindus feel more ‘indigenous’ because a group of scholars is willing to make historical dating a political act? Published Nov 25, 2015 01:43am

Growing gender gap among voters

The blame can be placed squarely at the door of the political parties, primarily responsible for registering voters. Updated Nov 27, 2015 07:32am

Khost drone strike

It is now an open secret that eastern Afghanistan has become a hotbed of both anti-Pakistan and anti-Afghan militancy. Updated Nov 27, 2015 07:38am

Karachi protest

This is not the first time that unarmed protesters are suffered violence at the hands of the state. Updated Nov 27, 2015 07:36am

Climate change: without a vision

AS the world prepares for the largest climate summit of its kind, the secretary general of the United Nations has... Updated Nov 26, 2015 11:07am

Syrian crisis worsens

THE shooting down of a Russian warplane by Turkey on Tuesday ratchets up the conflict in Syria and underlines the... Published Nov 26, 2015 07:03am

Double standards

To anyone not viewing the issue in isolation, the double standard was obvious. Updated Nov 26, 2015 09:15am

Regional connections

Unfortunately the latest JEC session between Pakistan and Afghanistan ends without any breakthrough. Updated Nov 25, 2015 02:45am

A heroic 1971 battle remembered

EVEN though we lost East Pakistan, the people of Pakistan must be told that the Battle of Hilli fought between... Published Nov 27, 2015 06:59am

Widening the tax net

THE prevailing taxation system of Pakistan needs overhauling to widen the tax net. Through the Financial Act, 2015,... Published Nov 27, 2015 06:59am

Madressah registration

THERE are about 35,000 madressahs in Pakistan but no record of registration is available. The very word... Published Nov 27, 2015 06:59am

NDMA clarification

THE federal government committed Rs500m for the rehabilitation of the infrastructure damaged during floods in 2010.... Published Nov 27, 2015 06:59am

‘Enough PhDs’

THIS is apropos the article ‘Enough PhDs’, thank you’ (Nov 21). The writer has raised a very significant point... Published Nov 27, 2015 06:59am


I AM writing to express my concern over the insensitive use of loudspeakers. It has become a nuisance in our city.... Published Nov 27, 2015 06:59am

Education of children

IN the flat above mine resides a family with three children, but none of them is sent to school. This family prefers... Published Nov 27, 2015 06:59am