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No vision for tax reform

AS talks with the IMF hit their stride, one glaring hole in the government’s vision for reforms is on the taxation... Published Nov 13, 2018 06:53am
Cricket success

Cricket success

The team are now setting their sights on their first-ever series win against South Africa starting next month. Updated Nov 13, 2018 09:55am

Emergency care

THE quality of emergency care in a country has a direct impact on the number of lives saved, whether in case of... Published Nov 13, 2018 06:53am

War against polio

LIKE previous leaders, the current prime minister has announced his commitment to making Pakistan polio-free.... Published Nov 12, 2018 07:00am

The cost of perpetual war

THE ‘war on terror’ nomenclature may no longer be in official use, but the effects triggered by the 9/11 attacks... Published Nov 12, 2018 07:00am

Eve of justice

JUSTICE delayed till the evening could indeed turn out to be justice expedited. The first evening courts in Pakistan... Published Nov 12, 2018 07:00am

NAB: lacking professionalism

THE National Accountability Bureau appears to be more successful at courting controversy than holding public... Published Nov 11, 2018 07:03am

Farooq Sattar’s ouster

FOR the past few years, the MQM has been in a free fall, riven by internal power struggles and failing to perform in... Published Nov 11, 2018 07:03am

Gas price subsidy

IT was a bad idea all along for the government to try and subsidise the price of gas for Punjab-based exporters, but... Published Nov 11, 2018 07:03am

Stunting in children

IT seems that there is no end to Pakistan’s water-related woes. But while we grapple with issues of water scarcity... Published Nov 10, 2018 07:01am
KPC incursion

KPC incursion

In a democratic order, armed men cannot be allowed to go on a rampage wherever they wish. Updated Nov 10, 2018 10:44am
Absurd claims

Absurd claims

What the Senate witnessed on Friday was dangerous propaganda. Updated Nov 10, 2018 08:21am

Yemen dilemma

It is seemingly a categorical assurance given to parliament and as such it ought to be welcomed. Updated Nov 09, 2018 07:30am
Mental health needs

Mental health needs

The number of mental health patients registered at Pims is staggering: about 39,000 in 2017. Updated Nov 09, 2018 10:47am

Returning salaries

THE Punjab chief secretary has reminded 54 government officers to return money paid to them in addition to what was... Published Nov 09, 2018 07:01am
After the mayhem

After the mayhem

Centre and state institutions need to go beyond boilerplate statements and demonstrate their resolve to enforce the law. Updated Nov 08, 2018 10:27am
Hacking alarms

Hacking alarms

Spreading panic and stirring politics is not the answer to shortcomings in cyber security in banking sector. Updated Nov 08, 2018 09:33am

Smog city

THE dreaded ‘fifth season’ has arrived. Although the density of the smog has diminished thanks to sporadic... Published Nov 08, 2018 06:13am

Parliamentary duties

WHILE its members often struggle to fulfil the duties and responsibilities that the institution bestows on them,... Published Nov 07, 2018 06:20am

Missing people

BELATEDLY, there seems to be a willingness to address the fact that the practice of enforced disappearances reflects... Published Nov 07, 2018 06:20am