The need to focus on healthcare

Shahid Javed Burki | Updated 7 hours ago |

A well-educated and healthier population grows more slowly than those that have high rates of mortality and illiteracy

Plus minus

M Zeb Khan |

Governance has become a sporting game with winners and losers

Covid-19: give me fresh air to breathe, please!

Dr Rana Jawad Asghar |

With less than 0.5% of Pakistan’s population immunised

  • Democracy sans its cornerstone

    A census is how representation is divided, how funds are allocated and how constituencies are demarcated

  • Amnesty’s HR report

    Revealing countries used the Covid pandemic as a pretext to curtail fundamental rights of their peoples

  • Wholesale and retail climate degradation

    As long as fossil fuels are burnt, there would be a relentless march toward our extinction caused by climate change

  • Victory for PML-N

    PML-N’s magic in Punjab has not faded despite a sustained political campaign against its leadership from PTI leaders


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