Pleading for revenue

THE prime minister’s recent meeting with business leaders and chamber presidents featured some of his old rhetoric... Published Jan 22, 2020 07:10am

Middle East tumult

FOR nearly a century, ever since the colonial powers firmly established themselves in the Middle East and divided up... Published Jan 22, 2020 07:09am

Rights activist’s detention

What can explain the humiliating treatment meted out to Jalila Haider at the Lahore airport? Updated Jan 22, 2020 07:38am

Wheat flour crisis

The govt woke up after the media showed images of people queuing outside shops to buy wheat flour at exorbitant rates. Updated Jan 21, 2020 07:35am

Prisoners’ health

LAST month, the Islamabad High Court constituted a commission to look into human rights abuses within prisons,... Published Jan 21, 2020 07:03am

Winter sports

THIS year, Pakistan was represented at the Youth Olympic Games 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland by 16-year-old... Published Jan 21, 2020 07:02am

US-Taliban deal

THERE appears to be some movement in the on-again, off-again Afghan peace process, as the Americans are currently... Published Jan 20, 2020 06:54am

Senate furore

TO denounce ‘honour killings’ while at the same time defending the concepts in which they are rooted, is... Published Jan 20, 2020 06:53am

Harsh sentences

THE other day, an anti-terrorism court sentenced 86 TLP workers to 55 years in prison, along with the imposition of ... Published Jan 20, 2020 06:53am

Hot money

CONCERNS are increasing among some sections of the business community that the large amounts of foreign investment... Published Jan 19, 2020 07:11am

Crisis time for PTI

TROUBLE seems to be brewing within the ruling coalition. First the political allies of the government began to... Published Jan 19, 2020 07:11am

Pakistan Super League

ALREADY excitement levels are soaring as the Pakistan Super League cricket carnival prepares to launch its fifth... Published Jan 19, 2020 07:10am

Water shortages

THE Senate standing committee that was informed about water being ‘unutilised’ downstream of Kotri should... Published Jan 18, 2020 06:57am

Outrage in 60 seconds

THE political storm in a teacup surrounding TikTok celebrities Hareem Shah and Sandal Khattak continues to rage on.... Published Jan 18, 2020 06:57am

SCO invitation

However, there should be no illusions, unless the core issues affecting the Pakistan-India relationship are addressed. Updated Jan 18, 2020 07:45am

Real estate scams

At the losing end of these shenanigans is the unsuspecting public. Updated Jan 17, 2020 09:13am

Admin-police tussle

IN what is becoming an ugly, recurring tug of war in Sindh’s administrative landscape, the provincial government... Published Jan 17, 2020 06:53am

Pemra’s foolish action

All too often Pemra wades into a controversy of its own making and then has to beat an embarrassing retreat. Updated Jan 17, 2020 07:39am

Winter deaths

THE death toll and the number of injured keep rising. As harsh winter conditions grip much of the country —... Published Jan 16, 2020 07:09am

Boot theatrics

Opposition leaders have rightly heaped criticism on Vawda’s crude theatrics. The PTI leadership should do the same. Published Jan 16, 2020 07:09am