From the Newspaper

‘The long wait’

The short essay, ‘The long wait’ by Sammi Baloch (June 28) was extremely moving, powerful and deeply disturbing....

Published Jul 09, 2020 07:08am

Govt’s performance

THE government has been showing great signs of incompetence since it came to power. Be it handling of the locust...

Published Jul 09, 2020 07:08am

Transparent testing

THIS refers to the memo on May 6 issued by the Establishment Division regarding issues related to the testing...

Published Jul 09, 2020 07:08am

Energy conservation

ACCORDING to Nepra’s State of Industry Report 2019, the domestic or household sector is the largest consumer of...

Published Jul 09, 2020 07:08am

PUBG: permanent ban

ONLINE video game PUBG has become a killer game as it is a source of suicidal thoughts, violence, murder, ...

Published Jul 09, 2020 07:08am

Online learning risks

TILL recently, youngsters, especially the younger schoolchildren, were prohibited from using mobile phones and...

Published Jul 09, 2020 07:08am

Balochistan HSSC

THE students of Balochistan Higher Secondary School Certificate could not appear in the F.Sc Pre-Engineering exam...

Published Jul 09, 2020 07:02am

Sindh CM’s no

WE are small traders engaged in the business of providing medical equipment and medical supplies. The Sindh...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Judge’s decisions

THE discredited and now dismissed judge gave two decisions about Nawaz Sharif. In one case, the judge declared ...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Kudos to police

MILITANTS attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on June 29. They had come prepared to spread...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Acton’s quote

LORD Acton is often quoted to have said power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. And so he has been...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

‘Fake’ power outages

I FEEL bad for the people of Karachi. They are continuously facing the same problems which the rest of Pakistan ...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Two sets of rules?

THE Supreme Court has charged a cleric who recently in a video message allegedly hurled threats at many people, with...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Harassment by teachers

THE recent case of harassment at Lahore Grammar School in Lahore show how our children remain vulnerable and unsafe...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

The path towards self-reliance

APROPOS the article ‘Tyranny of power asymmetry’ (June 29). The writer — very rightly — concludes that...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Jinnah’s Pakistan

I INADVERTENTLY made a factual error in reference to Jinnah’s Aug 11, 1947 speech in which the actual words used...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Poisonous vehicles

POOR quality fuel — Euro I and II — and rickety old jalopies belching poisonous fumes from their tailpipes are...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:16am

Corrigendum

DUE to a technical error, some lines towards the end of the op-ed article ‘Anger is no strategy’ by Arifa Noor,...

Published Jul 08, 2020 07:07am