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Celebrating Eid by sharing grief

Celebrating Eid by sharing grief

AFTER fasting from dawn to dusk for a complete month, Muslims around the globe offer special prayers, thanking the... Published 13 May, 2021 07:30am
When mothers smile ...

When mothers smile ...

JUST before Eid, there was another special occasion this year as the international Mothers’ Day fell close to the... Published 13 May, 2021 07:30am
Whispers of the angel

Whispers of the angel

THE 145th death anniversary of Ghalib, the master magician, was observed earlier in the year. This flickered through... Published 13 May, 2021 07:30am

Ramazan transmission

ANOTHER Ramazan passed with television screens filled up with stuff that can only be called rubbish. Throughout the... Published 13 May, 2021 07:30am

Pitfalls of shortcuts

I WAS born in a small village, Guff, a backward area of Kahuta tehsil, Rawalpindi. When I grew up, there was no... Published 13 May, 2021 07:30am

Announcement

The offices of Dawn will remain closed on Thursday and Friday (May 13 and 14) on account of Eidul Fitr. There will ... Published 13 May, 2021 06:49am

Fear of change

THIS year’s Kharif season has also passed without bringing any change in the mindset of the farmers like it always... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am

Cattle markets

THE third wave of Covid is in full swing in Pakistan. If things are not brought under control, they might become as... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am

Civil service reform

IT is unfortunate to hear people holding the government of the day responsible for every crisis in Pakistan when the... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am

Public health issue

PAKISTAN’s ban on cigarette promotion to prevent smoking and to protect public health is constantly being violated... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am

Celebrity attitude

WE all know that the third Covid wave is raging across the country. The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC)... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am
Outdoor sports

Outdoor sports

THERE was a time when there used to be playgrounds even in major cities and they used to be full of young people... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am

Career options

I HAVE been hearing about the Central Superior Service (CSS) for long, and that actually irritates me a lot. Are... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am

The new ‘cold war’

THIS is with reference to reports ‘Biden suggests rival plan to Belt and Road’ (March 28) and ‘US-China... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am
Tarin has to walk the tightrope

Tarin has to walk the tightrope

THIS refers to the editorial ‘Expat contributions’ (May 1) and the report ‘Next budget to focus on GDP,... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am

CSS celebrities

FOR the last few years, bureaucrats have become social media ‘celebrities’ having thousands of followers and... Published 12 May, 2021 07:59am