Dawn News

March, 04 2015

A high-stakes game

Trading votes for money is not unusual in Senate polls. But this time the allegations are stronger. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Polio narrative

Parents of children refusing to let the OPV drops be administered has become a seemingly intractable problem. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

PSO results

Ultimately it was the circular debt and its impact on the company’s finances that led to the petrol crisis. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Senate’s welcome move

The bill can be taken as a sign that the country’s process towards political maturity continues. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Time to go back to parliament

PTI's return to the NA will bring pressure on the PML-N to deliver on its promise to enact electoral reforms. Updated Mar 03, 2015 04:49am

Minorities’ dilemma

For a tolerant society, it is essential that non-Muslim students are not forced to study the religion of the majority. Updated Mar 03, 2015 04:39am

Graffiti menace

The menace of graffiti is very widespread problem in Pakistan and a more energetic approach is required to tackle it. Updated Mar 03, 2015 04:35am

Defence anxieties

The Indian defence budget is set to hit a record high of $40bn, compares with Pakistani military budget of roughly $7bn. Updated Mar 02, 2015 09:15am

Saving Moenjodaro

IN 1978, I visited Moenjodaro and saw that water level at some places was five feet below the ground. I said , ‘My... Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Military parade

WHETHER it is the Islamic State, Boko Haram, Al Qaeda or the Taliban, their aim remains the same — instil fear and... Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Militarised society

THE precautions taken for the security of schools are fraught with dangers as children remain vulnerable while... Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Karachi: PM’s visit

THE prime minister flies to Karachi, holds a meeting, called apex meeting, at a luxuriously decked-up table, with ... Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

A widow’s appeal

MY husband, a BS-16 officer of the FBR/Inland Revenue Services, while working in the Regional Tax Office, Karachi,... Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Library sans catalogue

THIS refers to the deplorable state of students library in my college, ICB, G-6/3, Islamabad. The library has been... Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Class V exam fiasco

THE Punjab Education Department failed to conduct the board examination for Class V this year. This resulted in ... Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am