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Polls in former Fata

THE passage of the 25th Amendment last year finally set into motion the long overdue process of bringing the former...

The debt trap

TO mark International Peasants’ Rights Day, the Hari Welfare Association launched its report The State of...

Earth Day 2019

TODAY marks Earth Day. As Pakistan is hit once again by heavy rains and winds that have destroyed the wheat crop in...

Presidential system

APROPOS the editorial ‘Debate on presidential system’ (April 18). The editorial puts its weight behind the...

Polio drops

I WOULD like to know if the Sindh and federal governments have allowed schools in the province to forcefully...

Moin Akhter

MOIN Akhter, who died on this day in 2011, ruled over the hearts of people through his brilliant acting, stand-up...

PhD researchers’ woes

THE Higher Education Commission initiated a programme Start-up Research Grant Programme (SRGP). Fresh PhD faculty...

Eat that frog!

MOTIVATIONAL public speaker and self-development author Brain Tracy, asks in his book Eat That Frog! if one is ...

Jailed in Tanzania

FOREIGN Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Quraishi is requested to secure the release of fishermen hailing from...

Pakistani airlines

THIS is apropos the letter ‘Of two airlines’ (April 5). There are a total of 26 private airlines operating in...

Appeal to FBR

IN 2017, the Federal Board of Revenue advertised vacancies in its various offices. Screening tests for the said...

Plastic & marine life

THE use of plastic is rampant across the world. Plastic bags are harmful to the marine animals, including leather ...

Shop talk

Speed and precision are essential, and can be sometimes brutal.

Notre Dame lessons

Our leaders should take note: grand gestures no longer compensate for venality, incompetence, or dissemblance.

Contradictory pulls

This civilian-led government is not dissimilar from previous ones in that it is being pulled in three often ...


















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