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Opinion

Poverty of the mind

Issues such as poverty have not received even a fraction of the attention given to the revival of military courts. Published Mar 23, 2017 01:34am

Sighting land

What will really happen once the SEZs are ready is something that will only be known by its effects. Updated Mar 23, 2017 08:14am

Rock of ages

Almost every rock guitarist owes a debt to Berry. Published Mar 22, 2017 07:18am

A political census

While the census may give a more realistic socioeconomic picture, it could also open a political Pandora’s box. Updated Mar 22, 2017 10:10am

Editorial

Transition to democracy

THE backdrop was ironic, the claim sensational. The rare meeting of the PML-N parliamentary committee appears to ... Published Mar 23, 2017 01:18am

Counterterrorism efforts

IN the aftermath of last month’s deadly blast at the dargah of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan, the Sindh... Published Mar 23, 2017 01:17am

Afghan peace

THE reopening of the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan is a welcome and sensible move. The closure for over a... Published Mar 22, 2017 07:19am

Extremists in politics

FOR many years now, electoral politics have been a vehicle for extremist elements in Pakistan to insinuate ... Published Mar 22, 2017 07:19am

CPEC security cost

It was always a bad idea to bundle the cost of security for CPEC enterprise into the power tariff. Updated Mar 22, 2017 12:58pm

Accountability and the PPP

IT was dramatic and confusion-ridden in a way that harkened back to a previous era of tumultuous politics. The ... Published Mar 21, 2017 05:43am

Accountability and the PPP

IT was dramatic and confusion-ridden in a way that harkened back to a previous era of tumultuous politics. The ... Published Mar 21, 2017 05:43am

Letters to the Editor

Pakistan Day: some thoughts

IT is but right that Pakistanis celebrate this historic day. It was a momentous occasion when Jinnah made a demand... Published Mar 23, 2017 07:06am

Happy Pakistan

THIS March 23, I want to share a morale-boosting news report with my countrymen which I read in the Dawn issue of... Published Mar 23, 2017 07:06am

Deaths on road

YOUNG athlete Nadia Nazeer’s death a few weeks ago in a road accident must bring back to every mind the same fate ... Published Mar 23, 2017 07:06am

Dark side of social media

THIS is the era of social media, which has a great importance in our lives. It is well nigh impossible for us to be... Published Mar 23, 2017 07:06am

Begging a blot

BEGGING is a blot on our society. Whenever one goes, he is followed by beggars — young and old, women and ... Published Mar 23, 2017 07:06am

Arms licence

I HAVE not received my computerised arms licence having tracking number 78151000052 dated Oct 2, 2013. My licence ... Published Mar 23, 2017 07:06am

Banking court judges

BANKING courts III and IV, Karachi, have been vacant for long and no judge has been appointed so far. There are five... Published Mar 23, 2017 07:06am

50 Year Ago

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