Dawn News


A welcome thaw

Brahmdagh Bugti is seen as a man whose word, as a major leader, has counted a lot in the battle for Baloch rights. Published Aug 29, 2015 01:33am

Talking stocks

The market going up or down has very little to do with developments in the rest of the economy. Published Aug 27, 2015 12:57pm

Rangers’ mandate

The Rangers' operation in Karachi is at serious risk of losing its focus. Updated Aug 29, 2015 03:14am

By-elections indicated

Whoever wins, the PTI or the PML-N, the democratic process will surely be strengthened a smidgen by the by-elections. Updated Aug 29, 2015 02:49am

High-denomination notes

The note ought to be discontinued and large payments should be made through the banking system. Updated Aug 29, 2015 02:31am

Brahmdagh Bugti’s changed stance

IT is a volte-face that was least expected, and one that could have a defining impact on the Baloch insurgency.... Published Aug 28, 2015 12:57pm

Fiscal straitjacket

THE country has been stuck in a fiscal straitjacket since its inception. Calls for building the state’s revenue... Published Aug 28, 2015 12:57pm

PSL in Doha

AFTER much indecision, the Pakistan Cricket Board has finally announced the launching of the Pakistan Super League ... Published Aug 28, 2015 12:57pm

Karachi’s dilemma

When politicians abdicate their responsibilities, other institutions invariably act to fill in the perceived gap. Published Aug 27, 2015 12:57pm

Speaking mother tongue

THREE years ago, when I was looking for a school for my son, I visited several schools. On these visits when I was... Published Aug 29, 2015 06:50am

‘Evil nexus’

THERE is little doubt that Pakistan is besieged by ‘religious’ political and land mafias, which have joined ... Published Aug 29, 2015 06:50am

Healthcare in Punjab

THIS is apropos the takeover of Sheikh Zaid Hospital, Lahore, by the Punjab government, in the wake of the 18th... Published Aug 29, 2015 06:50am

Gallstones on the rise

HAVING gallstone, also called cholelithiasis, is a common problem, but it is most common among women, people over 40... Published Aug 29, 2015 06:50am

Modi in UAE

I AGREE with the editorial ‘Modi in UAE’ (Aug 20) that Pakistan revised its foreign policy. “The game is no... Published Aug 29, 2015 06:50am

VVIP culture

THIS refers to the letter ‘VVIPs lifestyle’ (Aug 22). I endorse the views of Wg-Cdr Mushtaq Ahmed and would like... Published Aug 29, 2015 06:50am

Broadband complaints

I INSTALLED my PTCL landline and Broadband services on July 31 from Landhi 89 Exchange, it worked well and smoothly... Published Aug 29, 2015 06:50am