Dawn News


The powerless pilgrims

The sort of meticulous investigation that is required to prevent another stampede simply does not seem to be taking Published Oct 14, 2015 01:30am

Russia’s gambit

Regarding Syria, there’s a belief that Putin knows what he’s doing. Published Oct 14, 2015 01:30am

A goal too far?

Many reasons are given as to why Pakistan has not made significant advances on the MDGs. Published Oct 12, 2015 01:29am

State’s incapacity

There needs to be a new way to think about the inability of the Pakistani state to carry out tasks beyond the simpler Published Oct 12, 2015 01:23am

Intolerance in India

The alarm bells are ringing; India needs to reaffirm its commitment to pluralism and diversity. Updated Oct 14, 2015 03:14am

PPP’s decline

It is the people who kept the PPP alive. The people’s desire no longer seems to be there. Updated Oct 14, 2015 03:03am

Power sector debt

According to the finance ministry report, the circular debt now stands at Rs648bn, up by Rs33bn in merely three months. Updated Oct 14, 2015 02:53am

Lessons for PTI and PML-N

The votes have been counted, the results are in — but have the protagonists learned anything? Updated Oct 13, 2015 08:33am

Terror in Ankara

Yet, for Mr Erdogan it is the Kurdish insurgency rather that the IS that is the problem. Updated Oct 13, 2015 07:40am

Countering hate speech

The govt appears to be taking no chances, as the state is keeping an eye on the movement of controversial clerics. Updated Oct 13, 2015 07:38am

Beyond the by-elections

PML-N, PTI appear more keen on campaign rhetoric than the real need: electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 elections. Updated Oct 12, 2015 02:31am

Fragile economy

THIS refers to the news report ‘Govt raises Rs97.6bn through PIBs’ (Oct 8). Fearing large fiscal deficit, the... Published Oct 13, 2015 06:18am

Samjhota Express

I WAS devastated on reading the news on Saturday that the Indian railway authorities did not permit the Samjhota... Published Oct 13, 2015 06:18am

Cricket with India

IT is rather strange to observe that the Pakistan Cricket Board and government functionaries are bent upon asking ... Published Oct 13, 2015 06:18am

Identifying Hajis

PAKISTAN is mourning its missing and martyred Hajis. Their families are looking for them and so is the government.... Published Oct 13, 2015 06:18am

Karachi: going green

WE recently celebrated our Independence Day and decorated our country with green flags to show patriotism. Soon ... Published Oct 13, 2015 06:18am

NSC return

DURING the second term of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister, there had been a generous raise by the government in the... Published Oct 13, 2015 06:18am

Joyrides & taxpayers

THIS is apropos the prime minister’s visit to the US to participate in the UN Assembly session with his army of... Published Oct 13, 2015 06:18am