Prosecution in the Dock
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Prosecution in the Dock

     The acquittal of British-born militant, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, and three other accused, in the kidnapping and murder case of American journalist Daniel Pearl,…

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Prosecution in the Dock
The NewsMaker Featured

Prosecution in the Dock

     The acquittal of British-born militant, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, and three other accused, in the kidnapping and murder case of American journalist Daniel Pearl,…

Frontiers

Distant Neighbours
Frontiers Featured

Distant Neighbours

     India and Pakistan have incompatible mutual obsessions. Ours are Kashmir and security, India’s that Pakistan is still on the map of the world. These…

Horizons

New Beginnings
Horizons

New Beginnings

On January 20, Joe Biden, President-elect of the United States, will be inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States. He comes to office…

ThinkTank

Powering the Power Sector
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Powering the Power Sector

As Prime Minister Imran Khan publicly admitted recently, the challenges facing the country’s power sector gives him sleepless nights at times. The fundamental issues are…

Prespective

A Tryst with Destiny
Perspective

A Tryst with Destiny

The Pakistani nation has seen many trials and tribulations over the past few decades, emanating from forceful global trends unleashed by the fall of the…

ViewPoint

Vinegar in Milk
View Point

Vinegar in Milk

I consider Anwar Masood not only a poet, but also a philosopher. He says:“We have put vinegar in milk Now we are left thinking what…

InFocus

Get Smart
InFocus

Get Smart

“People and their managers are working so hard to be sure things are done right, that they hardly have time to decide if they are…

Balance Sheet

The Census Controversy
Balance Sheet

The Census Controversy

The results of the 2017 census have remained controversial ever since they were released. Objections have not only been raised by all the political parties…

Mood of the Moment

Steps in the Right Direction
Mood of the Moment

Steps in the Right Direction

It might be rough going in 2021, but the wheels of industry will continue churning..... Dr. Waqar Masood Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on…

Real Politik

Act Three
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Act Three

COVID-19 ravaged Pakistan last year, battering an already tanking economy and threatening a carefully managed civil-military coalition led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, trying to…

Special Report

“Biggest Growth Engine”
Special Report

“Biggest Growth Engine”

     From January 1, 2021, Pakistan’s housing sector is likely to witness an unprecedented boom — thanks to the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme, which focuses…

Scandal

Broadsheet: A Can of Worms
Scandal

Broadsheet: A Can of Worms

     Who, in Pakistan, negotiated the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s agreement with the London-based assets recovery firm, Broadsheet LLC and why was the contract so…

Tomorrow's Pakistan

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Your Life and Health

Health in Jeopardy

The country’s healthcare system faces multiple problems, most pressing among which is the shortage of doctors to care for a burgeoning population. While there are…

Retrospect

The Kashmir Cauldron
Retrospect

The Kashmir Cauldron

“95 percent of Kashmiri Muslims do not wish to be or remain Indian citizens. I doubt, therefore, the wisdom of trying to keep people by…

Dispatches from Chundrigar Rd.

Tribute

Farewell Comrade – Hasil Khan Bizenjo
Tribute

Farewell Comrade – Hasil Khan Bizenjo

Hasil Khan Bizenjo - February 1958 - August 2020 Today’s so-called insurrection in Balochistan bears no resemblance to the ’70s insurgency. That movement was indigenous…

Musings

Destabilisation Movement?
Musings

Destabilisation Movement?

The title says it all. This gaggle of 11 opposition parties, known as the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), appears to be out to destabilise Pakistan…

Interview

Price of the Deal
Interview

Price of the Deal

Shahzad AkbarPMSA on Accountability The PTI government was recently forced to pay a $28.7 million penalty to the asset recovery company, Broadsheet, for the compromises…

Your Say

Letters – February 2021
Your Say

Letters – February 2021

Fixing the Economy Undoubtedly, COVID-19 has significantly marred the already deteriorating economic conditions of Pakistan. As identified in the article ‘Challenges Ahead,’ taking measures such…

From the Editor

Cleaning the Augean Stable
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Cleaning the Augean Stable

     Do we need Corruption Perceptions’ Index or Broadsheet to understand the level of corruption in Pakistan? The media’s obsession with “revealing” what we already…