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Tragic travels

FOR those embarking on road and boat journeys, the probability of fatal accidents has seen a steady rise. The recent spate of mishaps should serve as...

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Upholding the law

THE recent discord in Bahawalnagar offers a chance to reflect on the sanctity of the law and its enforcement across all ranks of our security...

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Noshki killings

THERE have been numerous incidents in Pakistan’s history where innocent people have been singled out and murdered on the basis of their ethnic or...

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Living rough

WE either don’t see them or don’t want to see them — not even when they are actively trying to get our attention. In fact, we have become so...

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An eventful season

THE Senate chairman and deputy chairman were elected unopposed, and 41 new senators were sworn in on Tuesday, bringing to a close the reconfiguration...

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Security lapses

THE attack on Chinese engineers in Bisham recently was a grim reminder of the complexities the state faces in ensuring the safety of foreigners. The...

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Saudi investment

CONSIDERING the decades-old ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, it is not surprising that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chose to visit the kingdom...

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Charity for change

PAKISTANIS are large-hearted people who empty their pockets at the slightest hint of another’s need. The Stanford Social Innovative Review reported...

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Walton land allegations

THE allegations of corruption and violation of rules in the sale of Lahore’s Walton airport land by the Civil Aviation Authority to the Punjab...

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Killing fields

PERHAPS rankled by the daily flood of grisly news — murders, armed robberies, muggings and kidnappings — and panic among the public, the PPP and...

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Middle East heat

A SENSE of foreboding prevails over the Middle East, as regional states in particular, and the international community overall, await Iran’s...

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World Bank’s advice

IN recent years, Pakistan’s fiscal situation has deteriorated significantly due to persistently low tax revenue collection and burgeoning public...

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Reliving heritage

IT is fair that Peshawar, arguably the oldest living city in South Asia with an ancient past dating back to the 5th century BC, is home to the Qissa...

08.04.2024 50

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Water crisis

PAKISTAN is starting its new summer cropping — kharif — season with a whopping 30pc water shortage caused by lower-than-normal snowfall last...

08.04.2024 200

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Merchants of death

IN an increasingly rights conscious world professing allegiance to humanity, the situation in Gaza stands as perhaps the worst contradiction, fuelled...

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New Jamaat chief

HAFIZ Naeemur Rehman’s election as the new emir of Jamaat-i-Islami signals a generational shift in the religious party’s leadership, as the...

07.04.2024 60

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Inclusive politics

PUNJAB Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz is being criticised on social media for taking what has been seen as a rather divisive position on interprovincial...

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Beyond rhetoric

THE deadly terrorist attack targeting Chinese workers in Bisham last month has clearly caused a stir within the civilian and military leadership. Yet...

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GE outbreak

THE denizens of Pakistan’s most populous city seem to be on their own: a new misery awaits them at every turn. These days, apart from the surging...

06.04.2024 100

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Second phase

PAKISTAN has long been a sanctuary for Afghans, hosting nearly 4m refugees for over 40 years. The figures, while highlighting the country’s...

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Deadly campaign

A STRING of mysterious killings in Pakistan over the past few years was widely believed to be the handiwork of Indian intelligence. This assumption...

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Cheating epidemic

IN recent years, Pakistan’s education landscape has been marred by a spate of cheating scandals, casting a pall over the integrity of our exam...

05.04.2024 100

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Mail-in ‘terrorism’

IT is deeply alarming how easily threatening letters containing unidentified substances seem to have reached the offices of various justices of the...

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Failed experiment

AS Pakistan calibrates its response to the ongoing wave of terrorism, a strange but familiar suggestion has come from across the western border....

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On the right track

AT last, amid murmurs of dissent over new rules and allegations of manoeuvring, the Pakistan Football Federation Normalisation Committee has taken a...

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Violating lives

FROM ordering live burnings and forced marriages to rape, jirgas persist as a parallel justice system that violates human rights. The influential in...

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Pessimistic view

UNSURPRISINGLY, the World Bank has given a pessimistic prognosis of Pakistan’s moribund economy. On Tuesday, it said the country’s economic growth...

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Lesser half

IN a nation where women form nearly half the population, they are conspicuously absent from positions of judicial authority. Recent data from the Law...

03.04.2024 100

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Dangerous escalation

MONDAY’S attack by Israel on Iran’s consulate in Damascus marks a dangerous escalation in an already volatile region. It is also the continuation...

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Senate elections

THE Senate returned to almost its full strength yesterday after an unusually sedate election. Unfortunately, polling for KP’s seats could not be...

03.04.2024 100

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Katcha badlands

THE state’s bravado has been exposed for what it is. As violence, murder and abductions take over the riverine areas of upper Sindh and southern...

02.04.2024 200

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Expanding the net

WITH the budget looming, the new government has reached a fork in the road. One choice is massive restructuring and reformation of the economy — a...

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Letter inquiry

THERE has been a twist in the tale. After the Supreme Court last week deferred to the federal cabinet, asking it to deal with a disturbing letter six...

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Coalition eyes two-thirds majority in tomorrow’s Senate polls

Ziauddin • If all goes to plan, PPP, PML-N and partners can get 64 senators in 96-member house • PTI would still remain single largest party;...

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Family sins

INCEST is not a mere violation. Perpetrated and covered up by family for ‘family honour’, it is a horrific crime that mauls a young life and turns...

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Biden’s letter

IT seems as though the US government finally wants to give Islamabad a chance. On Friday, US President Joe Biden wrote to Prime Minister Shehbaz...

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Government support?

FINANCE MINISTER Muhammad Aurangzeb wants to conclude a larger, medium-term deal with the IMF before the current fiscal year is out. He is also...

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Ex-CJP Tassaduq Jillani: ‘An upright man for an uphill task’

FORMER chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Tassaduq Hussain Jillani had once emphasised the need to determine the limits and contours of jurisdiction...

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Lawless law enforcers

IN a shocking development, a report compiled by the Punjab Police has uncovered the involvement of 234 police officials in the narcotics trade. The...

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Cricket captaincy

SOME things never change. Although the Pakistan Cricket Board has a new elected board, it looks set to keep alive the tradition of reversing or...

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In limbo

FOLLOWING the Dec 13, 2023, order from the Supreme Court — wherein it had suspended the operation of an earlier judgement declaring military trials...

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Waste not, want not

AS the world observes the International Day of Zero Waste today, it is faced with a shameful truth: over a billion meals were discarded daily by...

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Hike in power rates

SUMMER is fast approaching and bringing with it more hardships for the working classes. Already grappling with a severe cost-of-living crisis, low-to...

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Dashed hopes

DISAPPOINTMENT prevails in some quarters of the legal fraternity. Among those who seem particularly disturbed are lawyers who had hailed the change of...

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Toxic emitters

IT is concerning to note that dozens of industries have been violating environmental laws in and around Islamabad. While the Pakistan Environmental...

29.03.2024 100

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Chipping in

FEDERAL infrastructure development schemes are located in the provinces. Most such projects — for instance, motorways and highways — cut across...

29.03.2024 100

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‘Source of terror’

ALTHOUGH dealing with the presence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan is a major political, security and strategic challenge for Pakistan, leaving the...

29.03.2024 200

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Selling humans

HUMAN traders feed off economic distress; they peddle promises of a better life to the impoverished who, mired in monetary discontent and absence of...

28.03.2024 200

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Data protection

WHAT do we want? Data protection laws. When do we want them? Immediately. Without delay, if we are to prevent another disaster. A JIT formed last year...

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Judiciary’s SOS

SOME clearly thought that senior judges would prove just as easily ‘manageable’ as our seasoned politicians usually are. They must have received a...

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