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There needs to be continuity in economic policies, while development must be focused on bringing prosperity to the masses.

Pemra overreach

IT seems, at best, a misguided measure and, at worst, an attempt to abuse regulatory power to silence the media. A...

Enduring threat

THE death this week of journalist Nasrullah Gadani, who succumbed to injuries after being attacked by gunmen, is yet...

Analysis & Comment

The defamation conundrum

The defamation conundrum

Experts say Punjab Defamation Act 2024, seeking to "protect public office holders" from fake news and malicious accusations, contains a litany of legal anomalies.
The battle over reserved seats

The battle over reserved seats

Legal experts say law is unclear in dealing with the situation in which PTI-backed SIC is seeking reserved seats, and will require


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Only time will tell

THE recent helicopter crash that claimed the lives of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir...

The emerging world

THE global system that the United States built and sustained with its economic, military and soft power since World...

Investment puzzle

THE delegation of Saudi investors which recently visited Pakistan was a ray of hope for the country as foreign ...

Disinflation myth

THIS is with reference to the article ‘Our sluggish disinflation’ (May 8) which asserted that inflation has come...

Rose, not rice

THIS is with reference to the article “Pakistan’s rice-water dilemma” (B&F, May 13) according to which,...

50 Years Ago

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