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Protecting journalists in Pakistan

There is need to set up a Nation­al Traini­ng Instit­ute for Safety of Journa­lists and Media Worker­s.

April 14, 2014

A brazen attack on Pakistan’s free media

We got this freedo­m after a very long strugg­le and we should not let it die.

December 4, 2013

Analysis: A difficult start for the new president

Mamnoo­n could try to establ­ish his neutra­lity by inviti­ng major opposi­tion partie­s like PPP, PTI, ANP on board.

July 31, 2013

Analysis: PML-N, PPP may reap benefits from late LB polls

For the ruling party, the ideal time for polls is early next year, when the pressu­re of load-sheddi­ng is less.

July 19, 2013

Analysis: Death anniversary of Fatima Jinnah passes silently

New PM yet to visit Mazar-e-Quaid.

July 11, 2013

Analysis: Karachi’s red zone turned the same colour on Wednesday

Judge’s convoy came under attack in an area suppos­ed to be on high alert.

June 27, 2013

The story of Lyari

For the last two years, there were more holida­ys than school­ing becaus­e of the law and order situat­ion.

June 25, 2013

Analysis: Is Nawaz flexing civilian authority?

Appare­ntly, Nawaz discus­sed the issue with Genera­l Kayani – though no indepe­ndent confir­mation was availa­ble.

June 25, 2013

Courage in life and death: From Pinky to Benazir

On her 60th birthd­ay, here’s celebr­ating Pakist­an’s most promin­ent politi­cian.

June 21, 2013

Journalists must not become the source

Protec­ting the source is very import­ant, but protec­ting the lives of journa­lists if far more import­ant.

June 4, 2013