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Spread of TB

PAKISTAN’S fight against tuberculosis has been a grim one. The country reports over 50,000 new cases each year; of... Published Mar 24, 2019 07:10am

Trump’s Golan tweet

While the Israelis reacted gleefully to Trump’s act of ‘generosity’, others in the Middle East weren’t quite so pleased. Updated Mar 24, 2019 04:15pm

A ‘happy’ country

PAKISTAN must have gone up in the estimation of the happy people of the world after the revelation that it is among... Published Mar 23, 2019 07:00am

Squabbling politicians

IF there is one thing that the government and opposition parties could agree on, it would be disagreeing with each... Published Mar 23, 2019 07:00am

Two steps back

IT seems as if nothing brings together men of competing ideologies closer than their shared mistrust of women... Published Mar 23, 2019 07:00am

Samjhauta ruling

THE ruling in the Samjhauta Express bombing acquits all four accused. Twelve years after the incident, the ... Updated Mar 22, 2019 12:43pm

Flames of bigotry

IT is yet another needless death at the altar of moral vigilantism. On Wednesday at Bahawalpur’s Government Sadiq... Updated Mar 22, 2019 09:32am

Plight of LHWs

There is some positive news for Punjab’s Lady Health Workers who concluded their four-day protest in Lahore on... Published Mar 22, 2019 07:08am

Walking the talk on Fata

LAWMAKERS in the KP Assembly have rightly raised concerns about a time frame for the integration of the former Fata... Published Mar 21, 2019 06:47am

NZ’s example

LAST Friday’s horrific attack on two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch shocked the world, with... Updated Mar 21, 2019 10:58am

Threat of floods

PAKISTAN has seen many floods, the one that hit the country in 2010 being the most destructive in its history. Over... Published Mar 21, 2019 06:47am

More tax reversals

IT is never a pretty sight to see a government bow before rackets and vested interests. That is precisely what our... Published Mar 20, 2019 05:39am

Plastic sea

ON March 16, curators at a wildlife museum in Davao City in the Philippines, received a call to collect a young ... Published Mar 20, 2019 05:39am

Law-abiding tenants

MANY acts of terrorism are criminal conspiracies in which a number of operatives play various roles to translate... Published Mar 20, 2019 05:39am

The winner is PSL

CRICKET and PSL must rank high among metaphors for the Pakistani spirit. The huge success of the fourth edition of... Published Mar 19, 2019 07:04am

PTDC motels

NEWS of the plan to close six Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation motels and restaurants has coincided with the... Published Mar 19, 2019 07:04am
Patriarchy strikes back

Patriarchy strikes back

In the days since Aurat March was held, countless women have been subjected to retaliation. Updated Mar 19, 2019 02:07pm

Data protection

SMART devices can make their users feel they have access to the world at the tips of their fingers. However, a ... Published Mar 18, 2019 06:57am

Marching for change

IN August 2018, a 15-year-old Swedish girl with Asperger’s syndrome called for ‘radical action’ against ... Published Mar 18, 2019 06:57am