The second wave

THE second wave of Covid-19 in Pakistan – as predicted by experts – is proving to be more widespread and ...

Lone PSM solution

THIS refers to your editorial ‘Sacked workers’ (Nov 29) referring to the retrenchment of the employees of...

Lack of civic sense

MANY people in our society lack basic etiquettes as witnessed every day. While I was going to my office recently all...

In the national interest

IT is time for Pakistan to collaborate with Israel for reasons that are pragmatic, not political. The current...

A new beginning

THIS refers to the editorial ‘A new beginning’ (Nov 8). The Americans have gone through a turbulent election in...

PTCL and customers

THIS is with reference to the letter ‘PTCL support staff’ (Nov 19). The Pakistan Telecommunications Company...










Man held for raping child

KASUR: Police claim to have arrested a 55- year- old man for allegedly raping a boy at Zaheerabad locality on ...





Transfers, postings

LAHORE: The Punjab government has transferred additional secretary (admn) Ayesha Hameed and deputy secretary Ameera...





Afghan peace prospects

It is up to the Afghan parties to make the tough compromises needed to secure a settlement.




An overreaction

PARANOIA followed by overreaction — that best describes how the Pakistani state views and responds to any form of...

Internal divisions

EVEN as the Islamic world’s top diplomats met recently in Niamey, Niger, under the umbrella of the OIC’s Council...

Moving from the margins

THE recently reported story of Nisha Rao, Pakistan’s first transgender lawyer, is both heartbreaking and ...


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