Dawn News


Midway budget

Now that the PML-N government has approached its midpoint, we all wait to hear what their narrative is going to be. Published May 28, 2015 01:09am

Art, history and artefact

Whether it is the Taliban in Bamiyan or IS in Palmyra, the wilful destruction of history has become a self-destructive Published May 27, 2015 02:00am

Budget in the dark

From all the details trickling out, it appears the budget will be pulling in a number of contradictory directions. Updated May 28, 2015 11:28am

Monitoring sermons

The Milli Yakjehti Council’s decision to monitor Friday sermons in order to counter hate speech is a laudable initiative Updated May 28, 2015 06:17am

Locker security

A number of bank branches reportedly do not follow the security protocols for lockers issued by the SBP. Updated May 28, 2015 06:16am

Police versus lawyers

The tragic loss of life in Daska was the unavoidable culmination of confrontations between the police and the lawyers. Updated May 27, 2015 04:58am

Capital flight

The government must show resolve at that time to not only continue its actions but also widen the scope of its efforts. Updated May 27, 2015 01:53pm

Attacks on Hazaras

The message for the Shia Hazara community in Balochistan is clear. There is no place for them outside their enclaves. Updated May 27, 2015 04:44am

Presence of IS militants

Pakistan already has its plate full dealing with the menace of militancy. It doesn't need a new player added to the mix. Updated May 26, 2015 04:15am

New provinces

WEST Pakistan had a population of 40m in 1947, with Karachi alone having approximately 500,000. Now Pakistan and... Published May 28, 2015 07:14am

Economic corridor

THE China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is in the news these days. It is a hot topic. There are people who vehemently... Published May 28, 2015 07:14am

‘Open sky’ policy

THIS is apropos the news item ‘Gulf-specific’ aviation policy questioned” (May 19). This government should not... Published May 28, 2015 07:14am

Scholarships: age limit

THE Higher Education Commission has been framing and endorsing rules without logic. It has an age limit of 35 years... Published May 28, 2015 07:14am

Tax rebate for teachers

THIS is apropos Suhail Ahmed Shaikh’s letter ‘Tax rebate for teachers’ (May 22). The FBR may consider granting... Published May 28, 2015 07:14am

A level exams: a plea

A LEVEL examinations are going on under the Cambridge International Examinations. The British Council is responsible... Published May 28, 2015 07:14am


IN Block II-K, II-A, II-H and II-J Nazimabad No. 2, the duration of loadshedding has been s increasing day by day. ... Published May 28, 2015 07:14am