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Census validation

GIVEN how much noise was made about conducting the census and the acrimony that followed its results, it is strange... Published May 22, 2018 06:58am

Karachi law and order

THE crime graph in Karachi has witnessed numerous fluctuations, particularly over the past four decades or so. Since... Published May 22, 2018 06:58am

The first 100 days...

First 100 days in office is an arbitrary marker, but has gained traction as a measure of success in many countries. Updated May 22, 2018 07:42am

NSC and Fata’s merger

Credit goes to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and the military leadership for tenaciously advocating Fata reforms. Updated May 21, 2018 07:22am

Fake news

PAKISTAN will soon be going into election campaign mode, and already the engines of fake news are working overtime.... Updated May 21, 2018 02:24pm

Supporting nurses

SOME days ago, Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo lauded nurses on International Nursing Day and... Published May 21, 2018 05:06am
FATF decision

FATF decision

The circumstances surrounding the FATF decision have cast a question mark over its credibility and timing. Updated May 20, 2018 11:13am

Gaza reaction

VARIOUS reactions have been witnessed in the aftermath of the slaughter in Gaza on Monday. While all those in the... Published May 20, 2018 07:20am

Caretaker prime minister

THE delay is unwelcome, throwing off schedule a decision that ought to have been made and publicly announced by now.... Published May 20, 2018 07:20am

Missing budget debate

IF ever there was a budget exercise that was mere sound and fury, it was this one. Judging from the level of the... Published May 19, 2018 06:05am

Nawaz’s self-centred approach

Political and campaign strategies are for parties to decide themselves and for the electorate to embrace or reject. Updated May 19, 2018 03:41pm
Rohingya rape victims

Rohingya rape victims

Among the many Rohingya rape victims are those whose babies will be born this month. Updated May 19, 2018 09:02am
Power breakdown yet again

Power breakdown yet again

THE latest near-countrywide power breakdown happened at exactly the same place where multiple such events have... Updated May 19, 2018 07:53am

Indonesia bombings

IN the shadowy world of religiously motivated militancy, terrorist groups are constantly updating their tactics to... Published May 18, 2018 04:09am

Balochistan operation

RADDUL Fasaad, the ‘mopping up’ phase of Operation Zarb-i-Azb, was always going to be a dangerous undertaking,... Published May 18, 2018 04:09am

Pak-Afghan plan

SEEMINGLY against the odds, the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity has moved from a ... Published May 17, 2018 07:34am

Ramazan price hike

AS has become increasingly evident, Ramazan is seen by some unscrupulous elements as an opportunity for ... Published May 17, 2018 07:34am
The worsening water crisis

The worsening water crisis

It would be futile to talk of Pakistan’s water crisis until issues like theft and waste of water are addressed. Published May 17, 2018 07:34am

Israeli brutality

THE contrast could not be starker. On Monday in occupied East Jerusalem, there were smiles, applause and gushing... Published May 16, 2018 05:45am

Provincial budgets

Provincial governments, it would seem, have largely given up their responsibilities as the end of their terms approaches Updated May 16, 2018 08:10am