Tax: stick & carrot

WHILE the government is right in its intention to promote a tax culture, it is wrong in its implementation strategy....

Agriculture technology

IF the government develops a plan to introduce new agriculture technologies among the farmers of Pakistan, the...

Gun culture

LAST week I went to pick up my 16-year-old daughter from her tuition centre in an up-scale Clifton area. As soon as the

Indian ‘democracy’

WHILE addressing an election rally in Haryana, Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah criticised Rahul Gandhi for ...

Justice for citizen

Qamardin’s wedding was only a month from the day he was brutally murdered. The 23-year-old young man owned a...

Hyderabadi scholar

THIS is with reference to the letter, ‘The tragedy of Hyderabad’ by former Senator Javed Jabbar (Sept 17). He ...

A level students

WHILE most of my classmates decided to study abroad I decided to pursue my studies in Pakistan as I wanted to study...

Pollution in Pakistan

POLLUTION in the country is making the environment unhealthy and unsuitable. Pakistan is among the few countries...

Fix our ATMs

I DON’T know why we have automated teller machines (ATMs) in my town when they don’t work. Every time I go to...

Orangi Town hospital

ORANGI Town with a population of approximately 2.5 million has only one government hospital to cater to such a large...






















Power to remain suspended

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Electric Supply Company has announced power suspension from four to 10 hours in different...


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