The problems of polygamy

In recent years, polygamy has become more normalised in Pakistan’s marital culture, and is presented as a solution for

LNG imports

Exempting LNG imports from GST would violate the principle of neutrality in taxation.


Pak-Afghan ties: the road ahead

THE history is so long and fraught and the problems so complex that the start of the Ashraf Ghani presidency in...

Karachi operation

ON the face of it, the numbers appear impressive. A briefing on the Karachi operation, given by a Sindh Rangers...

PTCL suspension

SINCE technology dictates and defines everyday life so comprehensively a suspension of the routine is all the more...

Apology and after

The PPP has only been reduced to a regional party, more or less confined to Sindh.

A broken system

In fact, the data collected by the Faisalabad police serves as an eye-opener to indicate just how rotten the system is.

Confident consumers

Investor confidence might be plummeting and the country’s savings rate may be the lowest in the region.

No end in sight

Clearly, the big loser in all of this is the country and any prospect of governance taking centre stage anytime soon.


Sit-ins & ECP report

I AM neither a politician nor do I have any political affiliation but I try to find the ‘facts’ among the...

‘Not Imran’

APROPOS the letter ‘Not Imran’ (Sept 18) by Saleem Raza, I think comparing Imran Khan to Mussolini and fascists...

MPhil vs MSc

THE finance department of the Punjab government through its letter, No.FD.SR-I/9-21/2013 dated April 1, 2013,...

Signal jammers

I AM a student of International Islamic University, Islamabad. I live in Kuwait Hostel, Faisal Mosque. For more than...

HEC: degree verification

THIS refers to the difficulties being faced by a number of students in getting their degrees attested by the Higher...

Gilgit DHQ Hospital

RECENTLY, my wife got sick and we had to visit DHQ Hospital, Gilgit. The doctor advised my wife to have a CT scan....