Dawn News

March, 30 2015

Caste-iron lines

Attacks on writers, film-makers and artists reflect illiberal attitudes in India. Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

The death consensus

If there is no intention or capacity to deal with the causes of crime and terrorism, the only option left is to kill. Updated Mar 28, 2015 07:56am

One sane course

Defence Minister Khawaja Asif’s clarification was as clear as any could have been. Published Mar 28, 2015 12:42am

Women and work

Can a country afford to under-utilise resources and still perform economically? Published Mar 27, 2015 02:18am

The wait for a miracle

There are many who will be advocating a less complicated procedure for getting this drug that has been promoted as an Published Mar 27, 2015 02:18am

Murky waters

WHEN a secretly recorded conversation between a national politician and one of his advisers is leaked to the media... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

LNG confusion persists

THE first-ever consignment of LNG arrived in the country to far less than the fanfare that one would have expected.... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

Moon-sighting consensus

IN Pakistan, even occasions of joy can end up being marred by controversy. Take the celebration of Eidul Fitr, for... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

Forgotten war

The military is seeking to return to the pre-insurgency status quo of the FCR, collective punishment and the jirga. Updated Mar 28, 2015 02:43am

Circular debt again

For a lasting fix to the problem of mismanagement, the role of the bureaucracy needs to be reduced dramatically. Updated Mar 28, 2015 03:31am

Minimum wage

The last labour force survey was conducted two years ago, and the process has become irregular. Updated Mar 28, 2015 03:48am

Karachi operation

Using the cover of a mainstream political party to perpetrate crimes deserves the strongest possible lawful response. Updated Mar 27, 2015 06:56am

HEC supervisors

I WAS appalled at the bureaucratic attitude of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), when they declined to include... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

Sewerage problem

WE, the residents of 20 houses in Shah Fasial Town, are extremely worried about the sewerage problem in our ... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

NBP pensioners

I AGREE with the views of Umer Hayat Khwaja regarding the indifferent attitude of the NBP’s management towards its... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

FIA investigating powers

THE recently-imposed restriction on FIA officials not to collect any information about taxpayers’ cases directly... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

State of psychiatry

MY family has suffered greatly at the hands of some psychiatrists who squeezed money from patients who consulted ... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

PTV cameras

IT is a pity that PTV’s obsolete cameras ruined the excitement of an otherwise spectacular Pakistan Day parade. ... Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am