Massive flooding and the odd climate patterns

Editorial Considering the Global Climate Risk Index, in which Pakistan is one of the top ten countries of those most affected by extreme weather events, it may be time to rethink priorities. Droughts, famines, earthquakes and floods have all been experienced in the country within the last decade. In the 2016 monsoon season, the PMD reported a 25 per More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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A frightening reality

Editorial Though the governments both federal and provincial ones claim to be working on improving the human rights situation but the reality on the ground speak otherwise. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan More...

By admin On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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What our neighbors are up to?

Editorial In the wake existing tension Af-Pak tension which is being intensifying with the passage of time, the two sides ought to sit together and address their mutual grievances without any further loss of time. As More...

By admin On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Quick measures needed

Editorial The latest Measles’ outbreak in Baluchistan has added to the woes of the parents who were already faced with a number of child diseases due to lack of medical facilities in the province. In fact, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Panic seems to have been waned

Editorial Last week, the KSE made headlines by setting a record of high on the 100-index which is certainly good omen ahead of the annual budget. Experts say that markets, at times, are known to decouple from how More...

By admin On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Lack of funds taking toll on conservation

Editorial Given that we often fail to protect our heritage against a litany of threats – religious intolerance, institutional neglect, military appropriation, real-estate development, antiquities theft and More...

By admin On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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The decline is gradual and stead

Editorial Why is the prime minister so surprised about the sorry situation in exports? And why – if the press can be trusted – has he held the poor commerce minister responsible? Crowd out private investment More...

By admin On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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No light at the end of tunnel

Editorial The holy month of Ramazan is just round the corner and the summer looking to be a long and cruel one, we are already getting a preview of the loadshedding in store. Loadshedding was a dominant factor More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Time to prevent violent attacks

Editorial Since 1990 till Mashal’s murder, at least 65 blasphemy accused had lost their lives to mob fury. In almost all cases, a majority of the victims were Muslims and the accusers either had some personal More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Claims and reality

Editorial One wonder that amid continued government claims regarding economic recovery, the health of the country’s external sector is deteriorating. These have been met with assurances by the government More...