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Missed opportunity

Nobody thought May 2013 was free and fair. It was, though, credible and acceptable. But credible and acceptable can be Published Jul 05, 2015 05:54am

An effective defence

In blasphemy trials, lawyers’ conduct falls far short of the required standard to ensure a fair trial. Published Jul 04, 2015 12:48am

Telling London heat

The heat some Karachi-origin political figures have been facing in London appears to be unprecedented. Updated Jul 04, 2015 11:09am

Creative solutions

The shortage of female teachers for mathematics and science is felt everywhere in the country. Published Jul 03, 2015 01:20am

The season begins

The PPP has never been poorer. It has been allowed to tread a slow, agonising path to total, and perhaps permanent, Updated Jul 03, 2015 02:36am

IMF review

THE latest review of progress under the Extended Fund Facility Pakistan signed in 2013 tells us more about the... Published Jul 05, 2015 05:29am

Trauma in Nigeria

A NEW president who vowed to crush terrorism doesn’t seem to have made much difference to Nigeria’s fortunes, ... Published Jul 05, 2015 05:29am

Forced charity

KARACHI’S business community and its citizens in general have long complained of being shaken down by criminals as... Published Jul 05, 2015 05:29am

End of Khyber-II

On the first anniversary of Operation Zarb-i-Azb on June 15, the military wrapped up Operation Khyber-II in Tirah region Updated Jul 04, 2015 10:38am

Bridges to nowhere

The collapse of Chanawan bridge near Gujranwala is a tragedy whose cause might take a while to determine. Updated Jul 04, 2015 02:56am

Injustice averted

HAD it not been for timely action by the police, the horror that was Kot Radha Kishan could have been replayed all... Published Jul 04, 2015 12:47am

Crossovers from PPP

The PPP has reached a point where a clutch of trained, skilled members are leaving it. Updated Jul 03, 2015 02:41am

The debate on dams and reservoirs

PAKISTAN is plagued by a delayed monsoon, drought and now a heat wave. Meanwhile, the debate on dams, reservoirs and... Published Jul 05, 2015 06:19am

Climate change

PAKISTAN is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world that is susceptible to climate change, but very few... Published Jul 05, 2015 06:19am

Nadra mistake

A FEW days ago, I visited Nadra’s G-10 Islamabad office for the renewal of my CNIC. After paying a heavy fee for... Published Jul 05, 2015 06:19am

Ramazan and prices

RAMAZAN seems to have become a festive occasion instead of the month in which we control all human desires which... Published Jul 05, 2015 06:19am

Tale of a Chitral school

APROPOS the letter written by Mr Javed Khan Tareen (June 30). I was a student of the Langlands School and College... Published Jul 05, 2015 06:19am

Quetta: water shortage

THE advent of summer opens the floodgates to thousand of seasonal refugees towards the valley of Quetta. People rush... Published Jul 05, 2015 06:19am

Rise of IS and Taliban

IS is becoming a threat not only to regional security but also to Al-Qaeda. It is making its presence felt in... Published Jul 05, 2015 06:19am