Editorial

A police force undermined

Political interference in the workings of the police is also a sign of disrespect towards these law-enforcement personnel. Updated 22 Oct, 2020 08:13am

Mountain of debt

THE power sector’s outstanding debt, known as ‘circular debt’ in common parlance, is reaching new heights as... Published 22 Oct, 2020 07:17am

TikTok restored

PAKISTAN’S 20 million-strong TikTok community must be rejoicing over the government’s recent decision to lift ... Published 22 Oct, 2020 07:16am

Capt Safdar’s arrest

THE circumstances surrounding retired Capt Mohammed Safdar’s arrest must be thoroughly investigated and the... Updated 21 Oct, 2020 08:30am

More infections

FEARS regarding a spike in Covid-19 cases across the country are escalating, with senior government officials and ... Published 21 Oct, 2020 07:32am

Forced conversions

THE findings of a parliamentary committee on forced religious conversions adds an interesting aspect to the ... Published 21 Oct, 2020 07:32am

No right to censor

By censoring the speeches of its critics, the official machinery is nullifying the inclusive progress towards greater integration. Updated 20 Oct, 2020 08:08am

Exit denied

BLACKLIST? It is more like a black hole that has devoured thousands of Pakistani passport holders wanting to travel.... Published 20 Oct, 2020 07:43am

Worsening gas shortage

THE proposal to stop connecting domestic gas consumers to the extensive pipeline network of SSGC and SNGPL in future... Published 20 Oct, 2020 07:43am

Superspreader protests

With such blatant disregard for SOPs, it is only inevitable that these occasions will be superspreader events. Updated 19 Oct, 2020 09:08am

Agriculture woes

PAKISTAN’S agriculture sector has been in distress for a very long time owing to poor policies and official... Published 19 Oct, 2020 07:14am

Accessible Pakistan

PAKISTAN’S first smart road for visually impaired people was inaugurated in Attock on Thursday. The 500-metre-long... Updated 19 Oct, 2020 11:12am

After the rally

THE Pakistan Democratic Movement jalsa in Gujranwala on Friday has set the stage for a charged few weeks ahead. The... Updated 18 Oct, 2020 08:22am

Breast cancer awareness

ACROSS the world, the month of October is marked as ‘PINKtober’, a campaign to raise awareness about breast... Published 18 Oct, 2020 07:12am

More Iran sanctions

AS election day in the US draws closer, the Trump administration is tightening the screws on arch-nemesis Iran... Published 18 Oct, 2020 07:12am

Islamabad protest

IT is difficult to recall the last time Islamabad drew this kind of crowd. Thousands of discontented individuals,... Published 17 Oct, 2020 07:07am

Multiple attacks

Incidents like this in Gwadar will discourage investors and create a tense environment. Updated 17 Oct, 2020 08:23am

Picture of poverty

TODAY the world is observing the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty at a time when the global economy... Published 17 Oct, 2020 07:07am

Digital surveillance

The clandestine nature of the govt's key demands to big tech companies suggest that something sinister is at play. Published 16 Oct, 2020 07:40am