Rigid views should not be an option

Editorial In recent days, not only the stock exchange is in a slump but  also the exchange rate fears are surrounding the stakeholders. Experts say that though the State Bank may want to paper over these matters, but fears about the stability of the exchange rate are mounting. At the moment, there are whispers among money market players, but given More...

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By admin On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Where do we stand?

Whenever a report containing statistics on Pakistan education sector emerges, one is convinced they will be despairing. The recent report on university rank at international level is a case in point. It shows us More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Militants’ dangerous discourse

Editorial Two ‘high-profile militants’ of the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) have escaped from Karachi’s central prison in one of the most daredevil acts in recent months. The jail authorities claimed More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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First global 50-over title since 1992 World Cup

Editorial Pakistan’s first global 50-over title since the 1992 World Cup is not unbelievable it is a like gaining sweet revenge over India, Pakistan thrashed their archrivals by 180 runs at The Oval to win More...

By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Focus should be on creating awareness

Editorial Our educational institutions are in the news in recent months and at times for wrong reasons ranging from violence to drug use etc. Earlier in the month, Balochistan High Court passed a directive to the More...

By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Trip to Qatar: perspective

Editorial As the Gulf crisis deepends, Pakistan role also gains added significance. The importance Pakistan attaches to resolving the latest turmoil in the Middle East can be gauged by the fact that Prime Minister More...

By admin On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Green shirts make the nation proud

Editorial The way green shirts have fought back in style is matter of great pride. Lauding the national team’s fine turnaround in the ICC Champions Trophy, former Pakistan cricketers have attributed Sarfraz More...

By admin On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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A poorly thought-out policy

Editorial Last month, the first of two power generation units at a coal-based plant in Sahiwal became operational, reportedly adding 666-megawatts to the national grid. However, experts say that the timing of Pakistan’s More...

By admin On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Genuine concerns need to be addressed

Editorial Though the government claims that the foreign investors are being persuaded through incentives to invest in Pakistan, yet the concerns express by overseas Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry More...

By admin On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Road repairs and traffic problems

Editorial It is not for the first time that roads are being recarpeted or widened in Karachi. It has been a regular exercise in this ever-expanding city. Only a few years ago when signal-free corridors were built, More...