Letters

The world needs a prudent approach

The world needs a prudent approach

AT the end of World War II, global leaders and policymakers, especially from Europe and the United States, resolved...
Published 31 Jan, 2023 08:23am

Property tax

I HAVE been residing in House No. B-307 in Sindh Baloch Housing Society since 2016. I am retired with no pension but...
Published 31 Jan, 2023 08:23am
Enjoying snowfall

Enjoying snowfall

RECENTLY, it was forecast that there would be snowfall in Quetta. This weather forecast, fortunately, proved true ...
Published 31 Jan, 2023 08:21am

Ukraine peace

THE 53rd meeting World Economic Forum (WEF) held this month was a meeting point for leaders, civil society...
Published 31 Jan, 2023 08:20am

Waste management

KARACHI is a city with high population density. Therefore, the issue of solid waste management is critical. The...
Published 31 Jan, 2023 08:18am

DARKNESS

DARKNESS: Upper Chitral has huge potential to produce inexpensive hydropower electricity, but the district itself...
Published 31 Jan, 2023 08:18am

BANKING LICENCE

BANKING LICENCE: The recent decision of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) related to the grant of certain licences ...
Published 30 Jan, 2023 07:12am
Controlling the terrorism genie

Controlling the terrorism genie

THIS is with reference to the article ‘Revamping Nacta’ (Jan 14). There is every reason to revamp and ...
Published 30 Jan, 2023 07:12am
Hurting beliefs

Hurting beliefs

THIS is with reference to the report ‘Anti-Sweden protest turns violent in Iraq; Turkiye tells Sweden off’ (Jan...
Published 30 Jan, 2023 07:12am
Double taxation?

Double taxation?

THERE are many Pakistanis having dual nationalities. Most of them have returned to the country after having worked...
Published 30 Jan, 2023 07:12am

Digital census

IN this era of information technology (IT), the national census should take place with the help of modern tools and...
Published 30 Jan, 2023 07:12am

Flour crisis

A PERSON recently lost his life in pursuit of affordable flour. The tragedy is a stark reminder to all concerned of...
Published 30 Jan, 2023 07:12am
‘Strictly prohibited’, but …

‘Strictly prohibited’, but …

PANO Aqil, a city between Sukkur and Ghotki in Sindh, is facing a major solid waste management crisis. As is the ...
Published 29 Jan, 2023 06:19am

Tinted glasses

I DRIVE a small Diahatsu Mira. On Jan 10, at around 7.30pm, I was stopped by a large number of police officials at...
Published 29 Jan, 2023 06:19am

EXPLOITATION BY BANKS

EXPLOITATION BY BANKS: Commercial banks have self-assumed autonomy from the regulator, it seems. They have started...
Published 29 Jan, 2023 06:19am
Clean environment is a basic right

Clean environment is a basic right

A CATALOGUE of fundamental rights is included in the Constitution, but there is no article framing the funda-mental...
Published 28 Jan, 2023 06:58am
Census and teachers

Census and teachers

THE Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has issued a list of supervisors and enumerators to conduct the national...
Published 28 Jan, 2023 06:58am

Green buildings

WITH the changing dynamics of climate change, all forms of living in our ecosystem — humans, animals and plants ...
Published 28 Jan, 2023 06:58am

Appreciating heroes

UNFORTUNATELY, it has become a common practice that we take pride in our ability to find faults right, left and...
Published 28 Jan, 2023 06:58am