Dawn News

02 March, 2015 / 11 Jamadi-ul-Awwal, 1436

A mixed bag

It seems that our best is often a direct outcome of our worst. Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Forcing an amendment

The practice of individuals buying their way into the Senate hardly stands blocked with this proposed change. Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Pulling a PML-N

What is the PML-N if not a party of bored, semi-talented men with small ambitions and big wallets? Updated Mar 01, 2015 11:27am

Rise Gwadar

Gwadar can claim three distinct advantages over Dubai and the other Gulf ports. Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

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

Tensions with Dhaka

Hasina Wajed in Bangladesh appears to be on a mission to disrupt, even harm, ties with Pakistan. Updated Mar 02, 2015 07:41am

IS’s war on heritage

The threat is indeed considerable as hundreds of archaeological sites in Iraq now lie within IS-controlled territory. Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Kashmir: the way ahead

IN the cauldron of Kashmiri politics, the union between the Narendra Modi-led BJP and Mufti Mohammed Sayeed-led... Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Another jailbreak

THE successful escape on Friday of a militant involved in the Nanga Parbat massacre and another accused of killing... Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Saving Radio Pakistan

PERHAPS the best way to describe Radio Pakistan is to say that it is a giant in decline. Once the indispensable... Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Disarray in LNG imports

There are a few basic questions, such as who will pay for the first consignment that will have to be ordered soon. Updated Feb 28, 2015 07:38am

Lee Kuan Yew’s illness

A REPORT says the founding prime minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, 91, has been sick with severe pneumonia and is... Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Moin Khan scandal

MOIN Khan’s casino controversy has added insult to injury. It came at a time when our team is already performing... Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

The downfall of cricket

SITTING alone and watching cricket matches, in the wilderness of a foreign country, with the hope that our national... Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Missing national unity

I HAPPENED to be one of the 42,000 people watching the Pakistan-India World Cup cricket match at Adelaide Oval on ... Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

An appeal to govt

‘TIME to get freedom from slavery’ is the title of a campaign launched by the human rights webpage AVAAZ.org ... Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Faulty transformer

I HAVE been a resident of Askari II, Chaklala Scheme 3, Rawalpindi since 1993. One transformer is linked to a couple... Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am

Protests on roads

POLITICAL and religious parties hold protest demos and rallies every now and then at Numaish Chowrangi. It not only... Published Mar 02, 2015 07:15am