Editorial

UAE targeted

UAE targeted

MONDAY’S deadly drone strikes by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting the UAE, and subsequent retaliatory attacks on... Updated 19 Jan, 2022 07:30am

New province debate

THE private bill introduced by a PML-N senator seeking a new province in south Punjab amounts to oversimplification... Published 19 Jan, 2022 06:45am

Omicron in Karachi

WITH the wedding season in full swing, it is no surprise that the Covid positivity rate in Karachi has been touching... Published 19 Jan, 2022 06:44am
The establishment pivot

The establishment pivot

It is a sad reality that the power matrix continues to revolve around the establishment. Published 18 Jan, 2022 07:25am

Remittances growth

THE hefty growth in remittances from Pakistanis living abroad continues to defy forecasts to the contrary. New State... Published 18 Jan, 2022 07:24am

China-Iran deal

THE China-Iran strategic deal that has recently taken effect is more than just a long-term bilateral agreement... Published 18 Jan, 2022 07:23am
Security policy unveiled

Security policy unveiled

PAKISTAN’S freshly unveiled National Security Policy has broadened the traditional concept and included economic... Updated 17 Jan, 2022 11:00am
Bold decisions

Bold decisions

IT is a double blow within a matter of days. The Islamabad High Court’s order last week to demolish a navy golf... Updated 17 Jan, 2022 08:08am

Rohingya camp blaze

A HUGE blaze in a refugee camp housing members of the Rohingya community in Bangladesh last week has left up to ... Published 17 Jan, 2022 07:18am

Omicron threat

AS Pakistan grapples with the fifth coronavirus wave fuelled by the Omicron variant, the state must take timely... Published 16 Jan, 2022 07:15am

Grim picture

There is much the govt can do to create an environment free of repression and coercion so that democracy is strengthened. Updated 16 Jan, 2022 08:38am

Larkana jail unrest

THAT Larkana Central Prison authorities had to resort to the excuse of “cleaning the jail” to shift 13 dangerous... Published 16 Jan, 2022 07:14am

CNG relief

THE Peshawar High Court has granted partial relief to CNG stations against a ban on their operations by the district... Published 15 Jan, 2022 07:02am
‘Mini-budget’ comes into force

‘Mini-budget’ comes into force

MANY in the PTI government must have swallowed their pride to get the two controversial bills — one withdrawing ... Updated 15 Jan, 2022 08:46am

Street crime in Karachi

WEDNESDAY once again brought home the dangers that lurk on the streets of Karachi. Armed men waylaid a car in which ... Published 15 Jan, 2022 07:02am

Ongoing urea crisis

OFFICIAL claims notwithstanding, growers in many parts of the country continue to face problems in procuring urea or... Published 14 Jan, 2022 07:40am
PDM’s new tack

PDM’s new tack

THE PDM leadership has stated that in its next meeting slated for later in the month, it intends to deliberate on... Updated 14 Jan, 2022 08:50am

Travesty of Gitmo

TWENTY years after the opening of one of the most controversial prisons in the world, Guantanamo Bay remains an... Published 14 Jan, 2022 07:40am

Auto-disable syringes

THE government’s decision to completely ban the use of disposable syringes in favour of auto-disable ones is as... Published 13 Jan, 2022 06:58am
Debt crisis risk

Debt crisis risk

Only way forward for the country is to broaden its tax net and control non-productive civil and military government expenditure. Updated 13 Jan, 2022 08:13am