Literacy in world 5th most populous country

A country with 240 million people having only literacy rate of 56% is striving to become a better country in the comity...

Campus in trouble

With monsoon rains due in the days ahead, the students of the Laar Campus of Sindh University in Badin are apprehensive because...

Law and order

Sui has a central position as it supplies natural gas to the whole country. However, despite being the hometown of the sitting...

Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection transmitted by sandflies. A common type found in our region is cutaneous leishmaniasis, characterised by painful as...

Ghost paramedics

While ghost teachers often earn the condemnation of the masses, and rightly so, it is surprising that not many people talk about...

Mob justice

Whether it is the Christian community under attack or a thief caught by an angry mob in Karachi, the practice of mob...

A growing concern

Hyderabad is the largest division in Sindh, and is home to millions of people, including students. Currently, there is only one library...

Road repairs

The stretch of road leading from the National Stadium towards Gulistan-i-Jauhar has two major clusters of potholes, posing inconvenience to the commuters...

Apathy

The Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) had announced the result of subject specialists (BS-17) in November 2023. Unfortunately, even after a passage...

Hub roads

This is in continuation of a handful of letters in these columns regarding the dilapidated condition of main roads in Hub city....

Unending protest

Doctors and paramedic staff recently observed a boycott of their duties at Chandka Medical College and Hospital in Larkana, putting lives of...

Birds and heatwaves

As the meteorological department has predicted heatwaves across many cities of Sindh and Punjab, people would do well to take care of...

Critical questions

Anyone who thinks that the condition of masses has improved in recent times actually needs to check their optimism by answering a...

Dengue in Turbat

The mosquitoes, it appears, have spiralled out of the control of the local health authorities in Turbat, with dengue fever and its...

Banking facilities

The Jhal Magsi district in Balochistan lacks proper banking facilities. There is only one branch of the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP),...