From the Newspaper

Govt and German insurance

THIS refers to the letter ‘Incentive for expats’ (Sept 17) in which the writer has lamented medical insurance... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

‘My government’

I WISH to draw the kind attention of Prime Minister Imran Khan to many of his speeches in which he inadvertently ... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

Karachi airport

Further to the letter ‘Filthy airport’ (Sept 10), I observed the following discrepancies during my visit to... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

Pharma mafia

PAKISTAN has over 750 pharmaceutical manufacturers but still our exports are low and many medicines are not... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

BEd teachers

THE education standard in Sindh is plummeting every year. But, unfortunately, no efforts have been made to point out... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

Reopening schools

THIS refers to the decision by the government to reopen schools from Sept 15. The coronavirus pandemic has had some... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

Travel tax

A FEW days ago, I went from Karachi to Hyderabad, covering a distance of about 165km. I filled fuel tank of my... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

KP: tyre-shredders

RECENTLY, I went to Peshawar from Attock. I was new to the city and was using Google maps for navigation. As I... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

Battery black market

THIS refers to the black marketing of batteries in Islamabad. The largest battery shop in Melody, Islamabad, is... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:37am

Youth forum

KARACHI: In a UNDP-Pildat Sindh Youth and Young Legislators Provincial Dialogue held on Wednesday in Karachi, youth... Published 24 Sep, 2020 07:17am

Lazy banks

THIS refers to public dealing in most banks, for customers have to wait for a long time to withdraw or deposit ... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

Punishment for rapists

PRIME Minister Imran Khan in his recent interview to a TV channel suggested public hanging and chemical or physical... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

Population control

I AM amazed to hear Prime Minister Imran Khan saying that we will face a huge gas shortage this winter and a bigger... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

Digital legislation

THE recent stunt of a TikTok video maker where a wife faked the death of her husband in order to gain followers... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

BRT and insurance

PESHAWAR’S bus rapid transport (BRT) service has been suspended after another bus recently caught fire in the... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

NAB & builders

THE Accountability Court-III Sindh, Karachi, reference No. 09/2018, has given the plea bargain order dated May 29,... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

PMC and NLE

THE National Assembly on Sept 18 passed a bill to replace Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) with the... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

Masood Tabish

SYED Masoodul Hasan Tabish Dehlvi (1911-2004), who died 16 years ago on Sept 23, 2004, will be remembered as a... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am

Schools & Covid-19

SCHOOLS, colleges and universities have been reopened owing to two reasons. First, the education of millions of... Published 23 Sep, 2020 08:01am