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Challenging ignorance

Kamal Siddiqi | Updated 17 hours ago |

What is ironic is that in 2017 Pakistan was on its final lap to victory against polio

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    Shahid Javed Burki |

    The new Chinese economic strategy is likely to shift focus of development from export-led growth to producing

  • Why Afghan peace must be spared from partisan politics

    Azhar Azam |

    Engagement is the ultimate solution to the sweltering Afghan dispute

  • The society of robots

    Jahangir Kakar |

    Since society existed long before state was born, the state succumbs to the elderly solemn of the society

  • Get children back to school, but business as usual is no option

    More than a billion students affected in some way by the Covid pandemic globally

Establishing strong and modern state

Dr Muhammad Ali Ehsan |

Democracy in this country is not allowing state building

A week is a long time

Shahzad Chaudhry |

These are the times of handing the torch over to the next generation in political households

  • Resurging virus

    The truth is that the government and concerned authorities have failed to learn a single thing from the first wave

  • Ever persistent gender gap

    Employment or education, the gender gap persists in Pakistan for a variety of deeply entrenched reasons

  • Seasonal affliction

    The authorities are required to come up with a comprehensive programme to manage vehicular emissions

  • Gadap hospital

    Gadap Town is situated in Malir district where schools and hospitals are poorly funded and poorly managed

  • Challenging ignorance

    Kamal Siddiqi |

    What is ironic is that in 2017 Pakistan was on its final lap to victory against polio

  • China is rising again

    Shahid Javed Burki |

    The new Chinese economic strategy is likely to shift focus of development from export-led growth to producing

  • Unprecedented

    M Ziauddin |

    From the violation of sanctity of Quaid’s mausoleum to the PDM rally, an unprecedented chain of events

  • American aid and its political compulsions

    Syed Mohammad Ali |

    Many American policymakers are distraught by their diminishing role in the international community

  • Professor Manzur Ahmad

    Dr Pervez Tahir |

    His easy manner, a face that wore a smile even in times of adversity, disarmed the naysayers

  • Covid-19 vs terrorism

    Imran Jan |

    Today the rejection of Covid-19 and masks is an expression of that anger

  • Breaking the impasse

    Talat Masood |

    Considering BJP govt is under pressure it is not surprising that they would be desirous of talks with Islamabad

  • The mystery of rising wheat prices

    Hasaan Khawar |

    Imagine if wheat was not regulated domestic prices would have settled somewhere near the average international prices

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