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Nutrition crisis

EVEN in a generally underdeveloped country, it is easy to identify those in positions of governance that have taken... Published Feb 19, 2018 07:27am

Oxfam abuse scandal

IN the aftermath of humanitarian catastrophes, it becomes the task of courageous aid workers to save lives in... Published Feb 19, 2018 07:27am

Forgotten poll promises

AS the dust settles after a surprise result in the Lodhran by-election and the Sharif family’s legal woes ... Published Feb 19, 2018 07:27am

Turkish crackdown

EVER since the failed coup in 2016 in Turkey, the AKP-led government in Ankara has hardened its attitude towards all... Published Feb 18, 2018 06:38am

The Saudi mystery

The federal government and the military leadership must address parliament’s concerns forthrightly and quickly. Updated Feb 18, 2018 12:28pm

Royalty for Chitrali women

FINANCIAL dependency, by definition, implies a secondary status. For even educated women in patriarchal societies,... Published Feb 18, 2018 06:38am

Terror financing

THE juncture that Pakistan stands at today — of potentially being ‘grey listed’ by the Financial Action Task... Published Feb 17, 2018 03:55am

Transgender voting rights

IT seems that in an increasingly intolerant Pakistan, not even legal protections are enough to safeguard the rights... Published Feb 17, 2018 03:55am

Extrajudicial killings

THE scale of corruption and crime in the police forces of the country is often guessed at, but rarely is it ... Published Feb 17, 2018 03:55am

NAB’s pressure

IN a state where powerful individuals facing the prospect of accountability or court trials routinely find an excuse... Published Feb 16, 2018 01:42am

Women without agency

YET again, the low status of women in this country stands exposed in all its ugliness. A United Nations report... Published Feb 16, 2018 01:42am

Axing smart meters

THE government has decided to terminate a long-term programme to instal smart meters that can automate the process ... Published Feb 16, 2018 01:42am

Shift in Lodhran

Though the young Ali Tareen did get a huge number of votes, complacency was one of the factors which denied PTI a win. Updated Feb 15, 2018 07:45pm

MQM rift and KMC

THE MQM-P is currently experiencing an existential crisis, with two rival power centres — the Bahadurabad and PIB wings. Updated Feb 15, 2018 10:55am

Pak-Afghan action

RECIPROCITY is at the heart of a solution to militant violence in the region and army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa has done... Published Feb 15, 2018 05:57am

Choices in LNG

NOW that the Supreme Court has done the needful and dismissed what was from the beginning a frivolous petition... Published Feb 14, 2018 07:12am

Clarity on banned groups

A MUCH delayed legislative intervention, though only in the form of a presidential ordinance, may finally allow... Published Feb 14, 2018 07:12am

Nutrition survey

THE quality of nutrition is of critical importance to the quality of an individual’s life and, by extension, what... Published Feb 14, 2018 07:12am

More attacks in IHK

TWO attacks in India-held Kashmir have sent tensions in the region soaring and prompted an extraordinary verbal... Published Feb 13, 2018 07:02am

Power of protest

WHAT began as a protest with a simple call to action — justice for Naqeebullah Mehsud — transformed into an... Updated Feb 13, 2018 07:47am