Winter gas headaches

Fertiliser, power generation, CNG and industry all engage in a tussle to ensure that the burden of gas shortages Published Nov 20, 2014 01:09am

The issue is cronyism

The reason behind the empty posts is non-availability of the competent authority’s errand boy. Published Nov 20, 2014 01:09am

Ambala to Moscow

The nature of the smoking gun is a remarkable aspect of the Philby tale. Published Nov 19, 2014 01:56am


Terrorism rankings

In 2014, attacks have come down by 30pc, however, broad-spectrum steps are required to completely uproot terrorism. Updated Nov 21, 2014 10:16am

Unhealthy export

Pakistani authorities should heed the message from across the border and resolve the issues relating to drugs. Updated Nov 21, 2014 07:44am

Circular debt rises

Managing the power crisis on a day-to-day basis is a failed idea, the govt should take right actions to end the debt. Updated Nov 21, 2014 08:05am

Unease over PTI rally

Apparently the government has adopted strategy to disrupt PTI's November 30 rally, instead of addressing its demands. Updated Nov 20, 2014 07:10am

Transit trade abuse

The abuse of ATT facility should be investigated transparently and responsible should be brought to full justice. Updated Nov 20, 2014 03:49am

Removal of book

The book 'Truth Always Prevails' by Hashwani has been removed from stores despite no ban, on the behest of whom? Updated Nov 20, 2014 03:56am

Financial confusion

AML/CFT can complicate tracing illicit money, so extreme care is necessary when designing its framework. Updated Nov 19, 2014 07:12am


Whither CPSP?

I AM writing this letter hoping justice will be done to the hard working and poorly-paid medical professionals of ... Published Nov 21, 2014 07:30am

Public transport

KARACHI, a city of about 20 million people, has been experiencing crumbling physical infrastructure, especially... Published Nov 21, 2014 07:30am

Medium of instruction

URDU needs to be the medium of instruction in schools in Pakistan if for no other reason than at least for knowing... Published Nov 21, 2014 07:30am

Child labour

CHILD labour is a practice that deprives children from getting an education and having a proper childhood, all the... Published Nov 21, 2014 07:30am

Book fair

GOVERNMENT College University, Lahore, does its best to promote education in every which way it can. Recently, a ... Published Nov 21, 2014 07:30am


PAKISTAN ranks ninth among 180 countries as far as obesity is concerned, according to a study published in Lancet, ... Published Nov 21, 2014 07:30am

OGDC and politics

APROPOS the news about protest by the joint opposition in the Senate over police action against protesting employees... Published Nov 21, 2014 07:30am