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Property concerns

IT was already an ignominious compromise by the government and now it too appears to have been delayed. As reported... Published Jul 27, 2017 06:55am

Delayed NFC award

THE province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa may ask the country’s president to intervene to ensure an early conclusion of... Published Jul 27, 2017 06:55am

Support for the NCHR

A WELCOME break from the past was witnessed on Tuesday when members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on... Published Jul 27, 2017 06:55am

Pak-Afghan dialogue

AS Lahore and Kabul try and recover from yet more attacks, policymakers in the region must contend with an ... Published Jul 26, 2017 01:43am

Policemen’s killings

CONSIDERING the violent past few decades that Karachi has witnessed, even a brief lull in bloodshed is considered... Published Jul 26, 2017 01:43am

Dangerous oil tankers

ON Monday, a Senate panel and the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources ‘emphasised’ the implementation of... Published Jul 26, 2017 01:43am
Lahore blast

Lahore blast

YET another major terrorist attack in Lahore with a significant death toll and injury count has underlined the drift... Updated Jul 27, 2017 07:31am

Train drivers’ strike

THE countrywide strike by train drivers to put pressure on the government to accept their demands was called off... Published Jul 25, 2017 07:05am

Women’s cricket

ENGLAND’s nine-run win over India in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday was a dramatic climax to a ... Published Jul 25, 2017 07:05am

Khyber operation

RAPID successes in the first phase of Operation Khyber IV in Rajgal Valley in Khyber Agency is welcome news. With ... Published Jul 24, 2017 06:48am

Drug pricing

PAKISTAN has the second highest prevalence rate of hepatitis C in the world. Yet, more than 18 months since the... Published Jul 24, 2017 06:48am

Jerusalem violence

A NEW cycle of violence has begun in Palestine. The latest clashes have originated around the revered, and ... Published Jul 24, 2017 06:48am

Accountability process

TWO weeks since the JIT delivered a hard-hitting report and a week since the Supreme Court began its final set of... Published Jul 23, 2017 07:28am

ATC cases

JUSTICE delayed, as the aphorism goes, is justice denied. And in Pakistan, this does seem to be the case. On... Published Jul 23, 2017 07:28am

Blood donation

IT appears that most Pakistanis are only moved to donate blood when they are confronted with news of a major... Published Jul 23, 2017 07:28am

Diversion of development funds

THE federal Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) is one of the biggest engines of growth simply by virtue of... Published Jul 22, 2017 07:01am

Rocky Pak-US ties?

AN annual report by the US State Department has yielded a familiar verdict on our counterterrorism record: while ... Updated Jul 22, 2017 10:17am

Snooker feat

YOUNG cueist Naseem Akhtar’s brilliant title win in the IBSF World Under-18 Snooker Championship in Beijing early... Published Jul 22, 2017 07:01am

Electoral reforms

THE details have yet to be made public, but in principle the decision is the right one. After years of struggle and... Published Jul 21, 2017 03:36am

Iran-US friction

EARLIER this week, hours after the White House had confirmed that Iran was abiding by the landmark 2015 nuclear ... Published Jul 21, 2017 03:35am