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Criticising the bureaucracy

IT is emerging as an unfortunate trend and it ought to be curbed quickly if the PTI is to grow in its role as a...

From PTA to FIA

WHEN it comes to tackling cybercrime in Pakistan, the problems are two-fold. First, the hurried passing of the...

Thar deaths

It is an unfortunate fact that the country tends to not remember its most vulnerable citizens in their time of need.

Promoting absenteeism

TAKING advantage of the powers vested in it by virtue of the 18th Amendment, the Sindh government has lost no time ...

Child harassment

THE number of reported child sexual abuse cases in Pakistan has risen by 10 per cent in the last year, with roughly...

Dead man’s account

THE latest news about Pakistan’s banking sector is news about a bank account worth millions of rupees operated by...

Stolen footpaths

FOOTPATHS have been permanently encroached upon by electronic and motorbike showrooms, eateries, tyre shops, milk,...

‘The new cold war’

This is apropos the article ‘The new cold war’ by Munir Akram (Oct 14). The term ‘cold war’ is a misnomer to...

Traffic jams & schools

FREQUENT traffic jams have been observed in front of our educational institutes for a long time now. These include...

Modern education

EDUCATION brings progress and prosperity in a country. It also warrants for good healthcare and self-respect for...

Unfair to pensioners

I INVITE the attention of the Minister for Finance to the grievances of senior citizens and pensioners. Till July...

‘The future of work’

THIS is apropos the article ‘The Future of work’ (Sept 17). The writer has done well to apprise the government...

Broken nullah

I WOULD like to draw the attention of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board and the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation...

Way forward

The public education system is in dire need of reform.


Pakistan’s HDI shame

How and why have others in our geographic neighbourhood been more successful on the human development front?

For universal healthcare

Some nations have delivered basic healthcare for all at low cost through effective public policies.



ANP opposes cut in NFC award

PESHAWAR: Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali Khan has said the government will not be allowed to reduce...














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