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Editorial Board

  • June 17, 2019

    Growing old

    The issues of an ageing population or elderly people dependent on others is not recently discussed in Pakistan. We like to believe we still live by...

  • June 17, 2019

    Punjab and Sindh budgets

    In times of austerity, can the provinces do more to advance development and social mobility? Punjab and Sindh answered with their budgets this past...

  • June 16, 2019

    HIV in Punjab

    After the HIV panic that struck Rato Dero in the Larkana district of Sindh, with 751 persons including 600 children testing positive, Punjab has...

  • June 16, 2019

    Revenue matters

    Many have questioned how the government will hit the Rs5,500 billion tax collection target it has set for itself for FY 2019-20. The budget speech...

  • June 16, 2019

    Unjust law

    Forty-two years after it was put in place, the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act continues to contribute to grave human rights abuses in the...

  • June 15, 2019

    Politics of debt

    While it is no doubt a serious matter that Pakistan’s total debt went up from Rs6,000 billion in 2008 to Rs30,000 billion in 2019, it would appear...

  • June 15, 2019

    Sound of silence

    The press is increasingly failing to project the voices of dissent around the world, as democratic governments crack down on independent journalism....