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Time for a new finance minister

WITH Finance Minister Ishaq Dar facing legal challenges along with the Sharifs, it is becoming increasingly clear... Updated Sep 22, 2017 01:00pm

Regional diplomacy

PRIME MINISTER Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meeting US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the UN General ... Published Sep 22, 2017 03:29am

Felling of mangroves

CITIZENS were left disappointed when, at a recent public hearing on the environmental costs of a planned LNG import... Published Sep 22, 2017 03:28am

Trump’s mindless bellicosity at UN

THE apprehension was justified. US President Donald Trump’s disregard for institutions and fondness for reckless... Published Sep 21, 2017 06:49am

Invisible abuse

THE death on Saturday of a teenager who worked as domestic help in an upscale housing locality in Karachi continues... Published Sep 21, 2017 06:49am

Muharram security

WHILE Muharram is a time of mourning and reflection, in this age of rampant militancy and sectarianism, the month... Published Sep 21, 2017 06:49am

Delayed water policy

THE fact that the country is awaiting the approval of the water policy a decade and a half since it was first ... Published Sep 20, 2017 07:08am

Polio continues

WITH the start of a national immunisation drive against polio on Monday, there is reason to ponder how efforts to... Published Sep 20, 2017 07:08am

The task after by-election

A RELATIVELY close by-election result in NA-120 suggests that both the PML-N and PTI have much work to do ahead of... Published Sep 19, 2017 07:01am

Palestinian unity

GOOD news rarely emerges from Palestine, with the usual reports documenting one atrocity or another by the Israeli... Published Sep 19, 2017 07:01am

Young migrants

SUCH desperation that even a hazardous foray into the unknown seems a chance worth taking is a reality for many... Published Sep 19, 2017 07:01am

Ex-minister’s imprudent remarks

FORMER interior minister Nisar Ali Khan’s seemingly ongoing quest to criticise the PML-N from inside the party has... Published Sep 18, 2017 07:05am

Vector-borne danger

IT is unfortunate that parts of the country, particularly Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, are currently suffering from... Published Sep 18, 2017 07:05am

Prize for local NGO

GIVEN the sorry state of conservation in Pakistan, where the authorities themselves issue permits for the hunting of... Published Sep 18, 2017 07:05am

Pak-US-Afghan cooperation is key

THE tripartite military talks held in Kabul between Afghanistan, Pakistan and the US earlier in the week are a... Published Sep 17, 2017 07:02am
All set at 120

All set at 120

The outcome will also determine the value of the presence of Maryam Nawaz, who has spearheaded the PML-N drive. Updated Sep 17, 2017 12:22pm

ECP vs Imran Khan

IF Imran Khan and the PTI are guilty of not treating the Election Commission of Pakistan with the respect it... Published Sep 17, 2017 07:02am

The path ahead for Sharifs & court

AN emphatic Supreme Court judgement disqualifying former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office was... Updated Sep 16, 2017 12:39pm

Kachhi canal

AT least on the surface, it appears that for the first time in many years, the government has undertaken a step in... Published Sep 16, 2017 07:05am