Author Archives: Editorial

Pakistan Day Parade

Desiring peace, but ready to drive back aggression   The participation of air force and army units from a number of friendly countries in Pakistan Day parade conveyed the message that Pakistan’s

Presuming guilt

NAB interrogations going too far? The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has come under the glare of the Supreme Court in two recent decisions. The first is the suo motu notice taken of

College killing

All society needs tolerance, not just academia The brutal stabbing of the head of the English department of the Government SE College Bahwalpur is a tragedy. The murder of Prof Shahid Hameed

Appearing before NAB

The government is responsible for keeping the peace The appearance of ex-President and PPP co-Chairman Asif Zardari and PPP co-Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari before the NAB Combined Investigation Team in Rawalpindi should

Pak-China strategic dialogue

The importance of bilateral ties The close friendship between China and Pakistan is firmly rooted in the convergence of the two countries’ strategic interests. The relationship has both deepened and widened with

Austere governance

PTI legislators are expected to act as role models It was disturbing to read the account of the Prime Minister’s meeting with the Punjab Chief Minister on Monday. According to a newspaper

Looming devaluation

The common man will suffer State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa has more or less conceded that the country is headed for low growth, which is bad enough, but when combined

Afghan peace talks

Focus should be on ending the conflict  Intended to bring peace to the region, the US-Taliban talks may be fast running the danger of being unpopular with the Kabul government’s suspicions of


Need of the hour These are testing times for Pakistan’s media industry with multiple problems across all mediums. From a financial standpoint it has to be accepted that internationally conventional media is