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Charter of economy

It is worth remembering that the idea had been floated in the past by the PML-N itself. Updated Jun 25, 2019 08:39am

FBR-Nadra portal

HISTORICALLY, tax amnesty schemes haven’t had significant success, with those who choose not to document their... Published Jun 25, 2019 06:58am

Comeback win

PAKISTAN’S convincing 49-run win over South Africa on Sunday has once again rekindled hopes of them making it to... Published Jun 25, 2019 06:57am

Railways derailed

IT seems as if there is no end to the tragedy of many years that has befallen Pakistan Railways. Most recently, a... Published Jun 24, 2019 07:11am

Near miss at FATF

IT appears that Pakistan had another narrow escape at the meeting of the Financial Action Task Force held in ... Published Jun 24, 2019 07:11am

Sudan crisis

AMONGST the revolutionary slogans and placards raised by protesters in Sudan, there were three words that stood out... Updated Jun 24, 2019 08:19am

Political turncoats

DURING the budget debate in the National Assembly on Friday, MNA Khawaja Asif urged all political parties not to... Published Jun 23, 2019 07:06am

Crisis in the Gulf

OVER the past few days, the US and Iran have come perilously close to conflict, and if various accounts doing the... Published Jun 23, 2019 07:06am

Security in KP polls

MUCH like justice that must be seen to be done, an election must be seen as being free, fair and transparent for an... Published Jun 23, 2019 07:05am

The sugar dilemma

FOR a brief moment, it looked like former finance minister Asad Umar had carved for himself an important new role in... Published Jun 22, 2019 06:59am

Abusing the team

THE scathing criticism of the Pakistan cricket team’s dismal World Cup performance is at an all-time high,... Updated Jun 23, 2019 11:15pm

Killing of policemen

IN a pattern reminiscent of a few years ago, law-enforcement personnel in Karachi are once again falling prey to... Published Jun 22, 2019 06:59am

Yet another council

THE formation of another council for high-level decision-making raises some important questions. First among these... Published Jun 21, 2019 07:00am

217m and counting

TO put it bluntly, there are too many of us. Decades of failed or virtually non-existent family planning policies... Published Jun 21, 2019 06:59am

Balochistan budget

BALOCHISTAN isn’t known for budgeting or investing its financial resources responsibly. However, its budget of... Published Jun 21, 2019 06:59am

Tax collection drive

FROM the looks of it, a very vigorous tax recovery drive is being prepared and aggressive powers to search, seize ... Published Jun 20, 2019 07:10am

Afghan refugees

TODAY marks World Refugee Day. According to the United Nations, there are 71m people around the world with refugee... Published Jun 20, 2019 07:10am

KP budget

THE Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s budget for the next year promises to restrain current expenditure and ... Published Jun 20, 2019 07:09am

State Bank governor’s remarks

IN his first public remarks since assuming office, the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, Reza Baqir, sought to... Updated Jun 20, 2019 02:57pm

Morsi’s death

THE death of Mohamed Morsi — Egypt’s first democratically elected president — while ignominiously shackled... Updated Jun 19, 2019 03:02pm