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HEC scholars

THE Higher Education Commission (HEC) sends a number of Pakistanis to different countries through scholarship... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

eFIR

I FAIL to understand why the Sindh police have provided an eFIR filing facility on the Internet when it has no... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Sugar subsidy

SUGAR is not only bad for health but its production also consumes a huge quantity of water (up to 4,000 liters of... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Dog-bite vaccine

DOG-bite and snake- bite vaccination is not available at Basic Health Units (BHUs) and Rural Health Centres (RHCs) ... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Balochistan & dialogue

BALOCHISTAN has been neglected for several years. Probably, this is one of the vital reasons that foreign funded... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Cyber crime unit

THE setting up of a cyber crime unit in the Federal Investigation Agency is a good measure. However, the government... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Smog: Beijing model

BEIJING is one of the most polluted cities in the world. To overcome the smog problem, China has invented and ... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Parking lot

THERE is a parking lot on the left side of the Karachi Press Club, which is supposed to be operated by the Karachi... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Encroachments

IT is not the responsibility of the police alone to remove encroachment; the task must be carried out jointly by... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Tax returns

ALL employees of the federal and provincial governments receive their salaries of the month during the first week of... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

Research centres

THIS is apropos the letter Research Centres (Nov 18) in which the writer has complained that there was not a single... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:55am

PAF wins CAS Polo

LAHORE: The 26th Chief of Air Staff Challenge Polo Cup 2017 concluded here on Sunday. Pakistan Air Force won the... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:54am

METRO EVENTS

BOOKS BAZAARA two-day event for literature lovers titled ‘LitLab: bargain books bazaar & open mic’ at T2F at... Published Nov 21, 2017 06:54am

George Orwell, US and Afghanistan

“WAR is peace, freedom is slavery and ignorance is strength.” The preceding three slogans are from George... Published Nov 20, 2017 06:55am

A nuclear war

WHILE addressing a seminar (Nov 14), our chairman of joint chiefs of staff committee, has, inter alia, stressed the... Published Nov 20, 2017 06:55am

Smog in Punjab

A CHANGE in school timings proposed by the Punjab education department brought some relief to school administrations... Published Nov 20, 2017 06:55am

Water pollution in Sindh

THE prevalence of waterborne diseases like diarrhoea, cholera, typhoid are increasing as more and more children are... Published Nov 20, 2017 06:55am

Food fortification

THIS is apropos the news from Lahore about the launch of the food fortification project by the Punjab food ... Published Nov 20, 2017 06:55am

Kamal’s revelation

NOT too long ago, it used to be a shame for any political party having even nominal public standing to claim any... Published Nov 20, 2017 06:55am

Discretionary behaviour

BECAUSE governments enforce importing standards that should be met when sending goods abroad, pre-shipping... Published Nov 20, 2017 06:55am