Editorial

Party to a vile campaign

THE PTI government’s hostility towards the media and its intolerance for dissent is well known. The target of ... Published 25 Oct, 2021 07:08am

Morals and Pemra

TIME and again, Pemra has come under fire for issuing arbitrary instructions to TV channels on matters ranging from... Published 25 Oct, 2021 07:08am
Financial crisis

Financial crisis

DESPITE having progressed to ‘very good step’ and being ‘close to concluding the agreement’ a few days back,... Updated 25 Oct, 2021 08:50am

End of polio?

AFTER a long struggle, the reward is finally in sight. With only a single case of wild poliovirus reported this year... Published 24 Oct, 2021 06:24am
Anti-government rallies

Anti-government rallies

Banning a party because it can create a public nuisance sets a dangerous precedent which can be repeated to justify future bans. Updated 24 Oct, 2021 08:35am

Heritage work

IT is encouraging that, slowly, projects of heritage conservation and preservation appear to be taking off. These... Published 24 Oct, 2021 06:24am
A final push

A final push

PAKISTAN’S hopes of exiting the so-called FATF grey list have been shattered once again. The global money... Updated 23 Oct, 2021 08:24am

Baqir’s blooper

THE remarks made by State Bank governor Reza Baqir at a London press conference have hit a raw nerve in Pakistan. In... Published 23 Oct, 2021 07:01am

Kabul visit

FOREIGN MINISTER Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s flying visit to Kabul on Thursday is the first official high-level... Published 23 Oct, 2021 07:01am

Libel suits

THE outcome of two libel cases recently decided by courts in England should be edifying for the government — if it... Published 22 Oct, 2021 07:51am
Spate of attacks

Spate of attacks

Following a near-constant decline since 2016, the year 2021 has witnessed a precipitous rise in violence-related fatalities in KP. Updated 22 Oct, 2021 08:13am

Education losses

A NEW report on the education losses suffered by Pakistani children due to pandemic-induced school closures sheds... Published 22 Oct, 2021 07:48am
Not just cricket

Not just cricket

Hype surrounding the match — sold out as soon as tickets sales opened — has overshadowed the other games, as well as other teams. Updated 21 Oct, 2021 12:05pm
Local governance

Local governance

The court ruling restoring local institutions in Punjab should go a long way in ensuring the continuation of grassroots democracy. Published 21 Oct, 2021 07:14am

Breast cancer awareness

LIKE so many other issues relating to women’s health in Pakistan, breast cancer is not a subject of serious... Published 21 Oct, 2021 07:11am
Opposition’s chance?

Opposition’s chance?

What the opposition can do is take advantage of the cleavage between PTI and the establishment, perhaps widen it and leverage it. Updated 19 Oct, 2021 07:24am

KCR delays

AS political and bureaucratic stakeholders drag their feet over reviving the Karachi Circular Railway, residents of... Published 19 Oct, 2021 06:56am
Evading tax laws

Evading tax laws

Challenge of tax compliance can't be dealt with without directly taxing incomes irrespective of source and punishing tax evaders. Updated 20 Oct, 2021 07:21am

Complaint portal

IN a ruling on Thursday, the Mingora bench of the Peshawar High Court held that the Prime Minister’s Performance... Published 18 Oct, 2021 06:53am
Financial troubles

Financial troubles

Growing trade gap is fuelling the current account deficit and bringing the already meagre foreign exchange reserves under stress. Updated 18 Oct, 2021 07:19am