A suicidal wait

Alas, we have done so. Kept snakes in our backyard. And now they are attacking us. Published Jan 31, 2015 01:11am

The missing story

The curtain has long fallen on the phase when the timid would be overwhelmed by the directness of the message-oriented Published Jan 30, 2015 02:29am

Brute facts of rule

The oil crisis has failed to galvanise the government towards making the necessary changes at the top. Published Jan 29, 2015 12:30am

An expanding war

The Shikarpur tragedy underscores the need to expand the war against extremism beyond the tribal areas to smaller towns. Updated Jan 31, 2015 04:04am

Amir’s comeback

The ICC decision to allow Mohammad Amir to return to domestic cricket has given the young pacer a new lease of life. Updated Jan 31, 2015 04:27am

Governor’s resignation

The Sharifs are bound to face strong criticism for yet again failing to coexist with other prominent figures. Updated Jan 31, 2015 04:32am

The wrong priorities

The best way to engage and empower local communities is to pave the way for local elections. Updated Jan 30, 2015 07:23am

Electricity for Karachi

It is a simple fact that Karachi needs the electricity from the national grid just like every other city does. Updated Jan 30, 2015 07:27am

Anti-child marriage law

In most of Pakistan, the burden of being born female is often compounded by the cross of early marriage. Updated Jan 30, 2015 07:32am

Anti-militant push: out of steam?

PM can hold meetings on electricity and fuel crises, involving the interior minister, but not a word on the militancy? Updated Jan 29, 2015 06:30am

Terrorism: car number plates

FIFTEEN years ago, the government conducted a major research on car registration. They found out that to stop ... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:27am

Sit-ins: another view

THIS refers to the letter ‘Are sit-ins democratic?’ (Jan 29). Prof Sharif Al Mujahid has made a strong case that... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:27am

GB: recruitment

CORRUPTION in any form ruins the very roots of any institution. But corruption in the education sector destroys... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:27am

Lost luggage

THIS refers to the so-called reputable airlines which gives a raw deal to its passengers when they damage or lose... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:27am

Fake batteries

RECENTLY, I visited a battery shop with my father to purchase a battery for UPS. There were many batteries of ... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:27am

Award for martyrs

SOME of our politicians have suggested the award of Nishan-i-Haider (NH) to the martyrs of the APS, Peshawar. They... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:27am

College facing problems

THE C & S Government Degree College in Shikarpur is the oldest college in Sindh. But it has been facing a host ... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:27am