Harassment of another kind

 Editorial It is very unfortunate to note that almost all women who use public transport face harassment. Though this is not really a surprise for any female who has boarded a bus, wagon, or other form of transport, yet the figure of 90 percent, written out in the Women’s Safety Audit in Public Transport conducted and published by the Aurat Foundation More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Encroachments around Empress Market

On the one hand a grand operation has been going on in the city for the removal of encroachments from lands earmarked for parks and other amenities on the orders of the Supreme Court, but on the other entire footpaths More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

PM’s packages: implementation is the key

 Editorial Off late, the PM’s export package was unveiled with high hopes to accelerate the rate of export expansion. However, this measure seems to have recently encountered certain problems. According to More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

The biggest warning

 Editorial Last week, the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) issued a cautious report on the state of the economy, titled ‘Pakistan: Rising Imports, Declining Exports and Premature Deindustrialization’, The biggest More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Inequality: the root cause of evil

 Editorial With the passage of time, the middle class is shrinking as the wealth inequalities are on the rise worldwide including Pakistan. According to the World Inequality Report 2018 based on interactive collection More...

By admin On Monday, January 8th, 2018

They must be treated as equal citizens

Editorial It is good to see that after a long campaign by members of the community themselves and some activists, transgender rights in Pakistan have of late emerged from obscurity. Following on the heels of the More...

By admin On Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Rapid decline in Af-Pak trade worrisome

Editorial The trade and business circles are highly concerned about the rapid decline in trade volume between the Pakistan and Afghanistan, which they say is harmful for business community as well as to their economy. They More...

By admin On Friday, January 5th, 2018

Steps needed to curb trafficking

Editorial The recent UNODC regional conference on human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Pakistan  said that human trafficking and migrant smuggling can only be tackled in holistic manner by underpinning our More...

By admin On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

The massive amount of air pollution

 Editorial The World Bank published a report of policy recommendations in 2014 entitled Cleaning Pakistan’s Air, but the government has yet to implement any recommendation. Monitoring equipment donated by More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Heading towards serious ‘debt crisis’

 Editorial The International Monetary Fund has projected an increase in Pakistan government gross debt – by 0.7 percent – to 68.7 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2018 against 68 percent More...