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UK doctor’s courtesy

I RECENTLY went to the UK for about two weeks. During my stay in London, I got an appointment with a cardiologist of...

India-China ties

THE Dalai Lama marked his 60th year of political asylum with a ‘thank you India’ rally held at Dharamsala...

Islamabad’s environment

LATE is better than never. The Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency has shut down two steel mills in the...

Talk-show brawls

MANY of my friends and relatives have stopped watching TV talk shows because of a lack of etiquette. Anchors ask...

Intimidating judges

IT was shocking that someone tried to scare one of our Supreme Court judges by firing at his residence. It is a...

Afridi statement

FORMER Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has recently tweeted in favour of innocent Kashmiris and has asked the ...

Judicial activism

Judicial activism in Pakistan is at its peak. The honourable chief justice of Pakistan has started asking probing...

Urdu in English

THE tendency of our news reporters and writers to use Urdu words in their English stories is increasing to an extent...

Cricket & blockades

KARACHI received a whopping budget worth Rs21 million for revamping, which it did with enthusiasm and a sense of ...

Whither education?

FOR more than seven decades after independence, we have not been able to introduce a uniform system of education....













Towards legal reform

The need for reformative or egalitarian justice has been ignored in a manner bordering on criminality.

Budgeting for reality

This year the thinking is very astute, and very short term: put money directly into people’s pockets.

Summer woes

As the general elections draw near, the knuckle bones of prediction are again up in the air.

Before merger

North-west Pakistan has seen many administrative changes.

Note: Updated 7:30 AM (PKT) every morning