Aviation challenge

BY dropping a bombshell on the floor of the National Assembly last week, Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan opened...

Published Jul 03, 2020 07:35am

Kashmir’s children

THE list of atrocities carried out by Indian forces in India-held Kashmir seems to be getting longer, while it...

Published Jul 03, 2020 07:34am

Freedom for Iqbal

THERE are far too many harrowing stories of people languishing in jail for decades in this country before being...

Published Jul 03, 2020 07:34am

ATC cases

AT long last, the legal system is moving towards a more pragmatic approach where the functioning of the...

Published Jul 02, 2020 07:06am
Lack of restraint

Lack of restraint

PM must be aware that the opposition is hardly in a position to oust him.

Updated Jul 02, 2020 10:49am

Harsh sentence

IRAN’S appalling decision to execute journalist Ruhollah Zam once again brings into focus states that curb freedom...

Published Jul 02, 2020 07:06am

More testing needed

Reports that new coronavirus cases are decreasing across the country are indeed welcome, but this latest trend must...

Published Jul 01, 2020 07:04am

Petrol blame game

FEARS that the petrol crisis could trigger a damaging blame game within the government are now coming true. The...

Published Jul 01, 2020 07:04am

Palestine land grab

IF all goes according to plan, Israel will initiate the latest phase of its colonial land grab of Palestinian...

Published Jul 01, 2020 07:04am
PSX attack

PSX attack

The symbolism of the target cannot be missed.

Updated Jun 30, 2020 09:16am

Affordable housing

THE World Bank will support the Punjab government develop a housing policy to improve access to affordable housing...

Published Jun 30, 2020 07:32am

Human trafficking

PAKISTAN has been downgraded from ‘Tier 2’ to ‘Tier 2 Watch List’ in the 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report...

Published Jun 30, 2020 07:31am

‘Dubious licences’

PAKISTAN’S commercial aviation industry is embroiled in a scandal unprecedented in scope. Indeed, the affair of ...

Published Jun 29, 2020 07:42am

NFC appointment

IT was obvious to everyone that the presidential order appointing the prime minister’s adviser on finance as a...

Published Jun 29, 2020 07:41am

Long hot summer

AT the height of the blazing Karachi summer, a grim annual ritual is playing out in the bustling metropolis. As the...

Published Jun 29, 2020 07:41am

Costly oximeters

AS knowledge of Covid-19 grows, our understanding of the infection’s symptoms and the tools to measure these with...

Published Jun 28, 2020 07:14am

Petrol’s slippery slope

AFTER a month of wrangling, the aggravated shortage of petrol at pumps around the country is finally set to be...

Updated Jun 28, 2020 09:43am

Intolerance inside

IN a landmark resolution, Prime Minister Imran Khan approved funds for the construction of a Hindu temple in...

Published Jun 28, 2020 06:49am
Slip of the tongue?

Slip of the tongue?

POLITICIANS are known to make embarrassing statements, and then row back by saying they were misquoted.

Updated Jun 27, 2020 08:26am

Interest rate surprise

THE State Bank has done it again. For the third time, it has held an unscheduled meeting of the Monetary Policy...

Published Jun 27, 2020 06:10am