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Despite poor governance, the Sindh chief minister has refused to step down, saying everything is normal in the province. Asif Ali Zardari has also ruled out the possibility of the chief minister resigning any time soon. During his recent visit, ...
 
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This refers to the editorial, ‘Cricket comes home’ (May 22). We are delighted to see international cricket being played on home ground. For a nation looking for some opportunity away from drone strikes, suicide attacks and terrorism, this is a very ...
 
 

According to media reports, Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid emphasised the need for effective legislation to curb cyber crime in the country.
All legislation is ineffective unless it is properly implemented – across the board – ...
 
 

This refers to the news report, ‘Rs165.2bn Lahore Orange Line Metro Train project cleared’ (May 6). It seems the only thing the present government is capable of is contracting out mega projects – as if such lavish spending will enrich our country. ...
 
 

This refers to the news report, ‘Pakistan, Thailand to negotiate free trade pact’ (May 9). The agreement will allow duties on a range of goods being exchanged between the two countries to b relaxed or completely eliminated. We have signed Free ...
 
 

This refers to the editorial, ‘Axacting questions’ (May 20). One can very well imagine the adverse impact of the fake degree scam on the credibility of our universities. It will add to the ordeal of students and those seeking employment abroad. ...
 
 

The Chinese firm, building the Karote (Kotli) Hydropower Project, has reportedly applied to Nepra for power tariff of over Rs10/kWh. The tariff appears to be very high when compared to the electricity produced by Mangla/Tarbela dams which is not ...
 
 

This refers to the news report, ‘PM for providing sophisticated facilities to passengers at airports’ (May 19). The Benazir Bhutto International Airport has been renovated at the cost of Rs460 million, which also includes a delta taxiway, costing ...
 
 

This refers to the news report, ‘ISI, Afghan NDS sign MoU against terrorism’ (May 19). This is a wise decision. Our other neighbouring countries should also follow this policy, which is primarily aimed at fighting a common enemy ...
 
 

This refers to the article, ‘The unfair corridor’ (May 8) by Obed Pasha. According to the writer, “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan are not happy with the longest portion of the route passing through Punjab and feel that their due share is being ...