Editorials

Unequal and unfair

EDITORIAL: Although women’s participation in different public spheres has increased significantly during the ... Published 14 Apr, 2024 03:23am
Editorials

Human development crisis

EDITORIAL: It’s been a while since Pakistan got to that point in the debt cycle when the fiscal squeeze explodes... Published 13 Apr, 2024 03:49am

TTP and its Afghan hosts

TTP and its Afghan hosts
EDITORIAL: Speaking at an event on Wednesday Afghanistan’s Deputy Interior Minister Muhammad Nabi Omari tried to...

India’s murderous campaign

India’s murderous campaign
In recent months, a dark and highly disturbing aspect of the way India conducts its foreign and security policy has...

Exam centres on sale

Exam centres on sale
EDITORIAL: Punjab School Education Minister Rana Sikandar Hayat has revealed a shocking scandal about the ongoing...
Fed up Japanese investors
2024-04-07-12-38

Fed up Japanese investors

EDITORIAL: The fact that Japanese companies are no longer interested in further investments to expand business in... Published 07 Apr, 2024 03:01am
Pension reforms: key to fiscal health
2024-04-06-01-54

Pension reforms: key to fiscal health

EDITORIAL: The long-festering issue of pension reforms has gained significant traction in recent times due to the... Published 06 Apr, 2024 05:28am
Game changer
2024-04-06-01-54

Game changer

EDITORIAL: The terrorist attack in Shangla that killed five Chinese nationals is a game changer for a number of... Published 06 Apr, 2024 05:28am
Indian democracy’s darkening days
2024-04-06-01-54

Indian democracy’s darkening days

EDITORIAL: Under the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) rule Indian democracy is fast becoming an autocracy. Since ... Published 06 Apr, 2024 05:28am
The quest for higher economic growth
2024-04-05-01-26

The quest for higher economic growth

EDITORIAL: Pakistan’s economy badly needs reforms beyond just securing the IMF (International Monetary Fund)... Published 05 Apr, 2024 04:50am
FBR overstepping the line
2024-04-05-01-26

FBR overstepping the line

EDITORIAL: About time the Islamabad High Court (IHC) gave honest taxpayers, swindled by the FBR (Federal Board of... Published 05 Apr, 2024 04:50am
Wrong priorities
2024-04-05-01-26

Wrong priorities

EDITORIAL: A common sight in government-run hospitals of Lahore is rickety wheelchairs, lifts that do not work, bad... Published 05 Apr, 2024 04:50am
The March data
2024-04-04-12-31

The March data

EDITORIAL: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has estimated the March 2024 Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 20.7... Published 04 Apr, 2024 04:56am
The global challenge of food waste
2024-04-04-12-31

The global challenge of food waste

EDITORIAL: In a world where millions go hungry every day, the staggering amount of food wasted by households and... Published 04 Apr, 2024 04:56am
Lull at the Finance Division
2024-04-03-12-39

Lull at the Finance Division

EDITORIAL: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is at present the most visibly active department operating under the... Published 03 Apr, 2024 05:29am
Safeguarding judicial independence
2024-04-03-12-39

Safeguarding judicial independence

EDITORIAL: The discontent expressed by a group of 300 lawyers from across the country regarding the way the matter ... Published 03 Apr, 2024 05:29am
March economic outlook
2024-04-02-01-04

March economic outlook

EDITORIAL: In the most damning indictment of the caretaker government’s performance on the economic front, the Gross... Published 02 Apr, 2024 04:37am
The energy sector mess
2024-04-01-12-50

The energy sector mess

EDITORIAL: That the energy sector is in a mess and is dragging the already low productivity of the manufacturing... Published 01 Apr, 2024 05:34am
Tackling the population crisis
2024-04-01-12-50

Tackling the population crisis

EDITORIAL: Recent weeks have seen increasing clamour among our policymakers for measures aimed at improving... Published 01 Apr, 2024 05:34am
‘Shock’ at the SC
2024-03-31-12-40

‘Shock’ at the SC

EDITORIAL: It sure has taken its sweet time – two decades – but the apex court has finally expressed “shock” over... Published 31 Mar, 2024 02:53am
Badly managed higher education
2024-03-31-12-40

Badly managed higher education

EDITORIAL: University teachers’ associations have repeatedly been voicing concern over the absence of regular,... Published 31 Mar, 2024 02:53am
‘Sequel to Oppenheimer’?
2024-03-31-12-40

‘Sequel to Oppenheimer’?

EDITORIAL: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has clearly invoked the right spirit behind Hollywood’s... Published 31 Mar, 2024 02:53am
The IMF package
2024-03-30-01-49

The IMF package

EDITORIAL: A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government spokesperson on the economic affairs has ... Published 30 Mar, 2024 04:58am
Oil smuggling
2024-03-30-01-49

Oil smuggling

EDITORIAL: It’s shocking that at least 4,000 MT of smuggled oil still finds its way into Pakistan every day,... Published 30 Mar, 2024 04:58am