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Dependence on coal

Coal has been an essential source of energy for Pakistan for decades. The country’s energy mix currently heavily relies on coal, with over 40% of...

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Election postponement

The sudden, but much anticipated, decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan to postpone the election to Punjab Assembly has put the ball in the...

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Teleschool app

Education remains a complex topic for a country like Pakistan where there is a significant gap in capacity and learning between different social...

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Forgotten flood victims

Amid the economic and political chaos afflicting the country, the plight of millions of flood victims has been getting far less attention than it...

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Summit of giants

The summit meeting of Russian and Chinese leaders has sent shivers down the spine in the West. The meeting over Ukraine is being seen as a major...

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Sikh resistance

I ndian authorities have shut off mobile internet access in Punjab as they continue a massive manhunt for Amritpal Singh, a self-styled preacher who...

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Vanishing forests

F orests are generally considered the lungs of the earth as they help decrease carbon dioxide, sequester carbon, and cleanse the air we breathe....

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Political crisscross

P akistan’s politics is passing through a make-or-break phase. Lack of intolerance, defiance to the constitution and law, and ad hoc decisions made...

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Menace of gutka

The illegal manufacturing and sale of different forms of chewing tobacco such as gutka and mainpuri has been adversely affecting the health of teens...

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SOEs’ borrowing blitz

As if enough were not going wrong with the economy, lossmaking state-owned enterprises (SOEs) have borrowed a record Rs142 billion already this year....

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Petrol subsidy?

Relief is a buzzword these days. It is most sought-after, but unattainable. And, when it is sounded by the government, it is taken with a pinch of...

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Desperate circumstances

With inflation reaching alarming levels, low-income communities are finding it impossible to make ends meet. The economic reality of Pakistan today is...

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LSM collapse

The continuing struggles of the economy were illustrated by recently released government data on large scale manufacturing (LSM), which shrank by...

20.03.2023 40

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PSL success story

The curtain has come down on the eight edition of Pakistan Super League. With Lahore Qalandars retaining the coveted title, for the first time in...

20.03.2023 20

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Rising climate threat

Last week, a World Bank delegation led by the regional director for sustainable development for South Asia revealed that 7.6 million people in...

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Ties with India

It is a foregone conclusion that congenial relations with neighbours is a must. And, especially, in an era of globalisation and where technology has...

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Fighting air pollution

From being in the top ten worst polluted cities in 2021, Lahore has now officially become the city with the worst air quality in the world, as per a...

18.03.2023 30

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India’s military spending

India has approved the purchase of over $8.5 billion worth of weapons in a move that many experts are saying is a gift for the growing domestic arms...

18.03.2023 40

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Time to talk it out

Not sure whether it is a mirage or a political thaw in the making! The conciliatory calls for reconciling and chalking out an agenda for the future...

18.03.2023 10

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The elusive deal

Another week has passed — well, very nearly — without Pakistan being able to have the IMF loan programme revived. A staff-level agreement on the...

17.03.2023 30

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Of writ and nuisance

Political defiance, violence and indiscriminate use of force by the state go on to establish that rule of law is missing somewhere. This is further...

17.03.2023 30

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Prisoners’ health

The deplorable conditions that prisoners are kept in our jails has long had an adverse impact on their health due to the rapid transfer of...

16.03.2023 30

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No more pricey gifts

The federal government has made some welcome changes to the rules for handling foreign gifts, which were quite controversial even before Imran...

16.03.2023 20

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AUKUS stunt

Asia-Pacific is on the path of gun diplomacy. The decision of the United States to upgrade Australia’s naval powerbase with five nuclear submarines...

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Altaf Hussain’s worsening woes

T he legal problems keep piling up for MQM founder and Altaf Hussain, as a London court has ruled against him in an ownership dispute with...

15.03.2023 10

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Showdown at Zaman Park

I t was an evening and night of high-drama. Till our writing of these lines, the law-enforcement agencies were in a tug of war to arrest PTI chief...

15.03.2023 30

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Justice prevails

A fter a long delay, justice finally prevailed when the Islamabad High Court upheld Zahir Jaffer’s death sentence in the Noor Mukadam murder case...

15.03.2023 30

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New-look T20 squad

T he 15-member Pakistan cricket squad for the T20I series against Afghanistan – to be played in Sharjah between March 24 and March 27 – excludes...

14.03.2023 40

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Suffering youth

The strongest feature of Pakistan has now become its weakest link as majority of the burgeoning youth is looking to leave the country for better...

14.03.2023 40

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Name and shame

The who’s who, and movers-and-shakers, of Pakistan are all in it. The placing of Toshakhana record in public has simply exposed as to how all those...

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Predators among us

Savage monsters lurk amongst us. It has less to do with lust and more to do with mental sickness or distress that a nine-year-old special needs child...

13.03.2023 50

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Operation against dacoits

For the past many years, gangs of dacoits have operated in the katcha areas of Sindh, Punjab, and Balochistan causing unrest and instability within...

13.03.2023 20

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Kashmir is a flashpoint

A prudent assessment on South Asian security by the US State Department is worth appreciating. It has, once again, stated in categorical terms that...

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Commonwealth destiny and the youth

Today is Commonwealth Day. In the UK we will celebrate this event in Westminster Abbey with our largest annual multi-faith gathering. It is a...

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Plastic-filled oceans

The world has already witnessed an unprecedented surge in plastic pollution that has contaminated our soil, our water and our food. If this situation...

12.03.2023 20

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Ex-Fata schools

The Peshawar High Court has given the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government about two weeks to release funds for the provincial education department to...

12.03.2023 30

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A welcome thaw

Saudi Arabia and Iran’s decision to seek rapprochement is most welcome. Their resolve to re-establish full diplomatic ties, after a hiatus of almost...

12.03.2023 30

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Neglected zoo animals

The gross neglect and dilapidated condition of the Karachi Zoo is putting the lives of innocent, voiceless animals at risk. After witnessing the...

11.03.2023 20

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Cost of Taliban misogyny

The UN’s top official for Afghanistan is warning that the Taliban’s continuing failure to keep their promises regarding the rights of women and...

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Absolute leadership

It was a fait accompli. Xi Jinping’s triumph for a third term as President, along with two more powerful caps as head of Chinese Communist Party and...

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Female-centred transport

There is another good news for the female commuters of Karachi. After the first ever women-only bus service launched by the Sindh government, a...

10.03.2023 40

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Karachi: no mayor yet

Local government activities in the country’s largest city remain paralysed because of the failure to hold the remaining elections, announce results...

10.03.2023 20

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A day of casualty

The caretaker government of Punjab messed it up on Wednesday. Its decision to slap Section 144 to push back PTI workers — who were out to kick-start...

10.03.2023 20

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Distant dream of gender equality

As women’s day was celebrated across the world to honour and commemorate their accomplishments, there is still a long way to go in terms of fully...

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Pollsters’ favourite

Despite his legal troubles and increasing fondness for throwing around baseless accusations on his critics and rivals, it seems nothing affects the...

09.03.2023 20

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Counterterror talks

Pakistan and the US are turning a new leaf in their counterterrorism collaboration. It is a good omen that both the countries are aware of the...

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Age limit for marriage

Diverting from past tradition, the Federal Sharia Court has made a landmark judgment that fixing an age limit for marriage by the state is not against...

08.03.2023 70

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Crushing public debt

Further underscoring the economic miseries of the people is a figure in the Ministry of Finance’s annual report on per capita debt, which went past...

08.03.2023 40

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Women’s emancipation

Aurat March since 2018 in Pakistan has become a symbol of women’s empowerment movement. At the same time, it has been in the eye of storm primarily...

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Bail for women

It is a welcome judgment by the Supreme Court that women accused of offences, which are otherwise held to be non-bailable under the relevant laws, are...

07.03.2023 40

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