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Mediation efforts in the offing

It is good to see that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Doha as part of a Gulf tour aimed at defusing a dispute between Turkey´s ally Qatar and neighbouring Arab states. Erdogan held talks on Sunday in Kuwait, which is leading mediation efforts in the crisis, and Saudi …

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Water pollution a country-wide issue

Pakistan is not only short of water but the main issue is also that of water pollution which is becoming severe with the passage of time. As a matter of fact, water pollution has become a country-wide issue particularly in big cities. The two recent reports one regarding Karachi’s water …

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Flaws in HEC system

Recently, scores of jobless and contractually employed PhD degree holders staged a protest demonstration outside the Higher Education Commission (HEC) building. The protesters, who completed their doctorate degrees under the HEC scholarship schemes recently, said they were suffering a lot because of the ineffective job placement policy of the commission. …

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Volatility takes toll on the stocks

Market uncertainty is still prevailing and if the stocks are to be taken as an indicator for political preferences, then the over 2,000 point dip in the KSE-100 index seems to suggest that investors are worried about the current political crisis surrounding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Most stocks hit the …

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Indian aggression in full swing

In a latest incident, the Pakistan Army soldier and two civilians were martyred on Wednesday after Indian troops opened unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC). The incident also critically injured two soldiers and five civilians. A spike in violence over the weekend along the Line of Control continued …

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Pathetic show indeed!

Pakistan women cricket team showed extremely poor performance in the ICC Women World Cup 2017 and ended its run on Saturday last with not a single win in the mega event. Though they were not among the favourites at the World Cup, yet no one expected them to lose seven …

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Mind your language

The irresponsible comments of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan about political opponents not only hurts the victims but also shows his mentality of looking down upon others. His recent comment is that about former Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Naz Baloch, who has joined the PPP. A video doing rounds …

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Open debate need of the hour

There is no denying that CPEC is the greatest game changer for Pakistan but at the same time it cannot be denied that the project needs to be more transparent and every aspect should be made public so that some apprehension in the minds of the smaller provinces can be …

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Govt apathy to rain casualties

It’s very unfortunate the rain casualties have reached as many as 74 in a span of just few weeks while the concerned authorities are confined to issuing of mere warning. The reality is that these deaths could be attributed to the unprepared of the government and other concerned authorities who …

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