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  • Setting up of women’s cricket camp in Karachi defies logic

    KARACHI: The setting up of the national women’s cricket team camp for the upcoming tour of the West Indies and USA at Karachi’s Southend Club is an inexplicable and surprising decision from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) since the Board would have easily saved millions of rupees in travelling and lodging costs had the same had been set up in Lahore...

    It would have been much wiser if anyone among captain Sana Mir, coach Mohtashim...

  • Where logic fails

    Why is it so difficult for ‘independent’ observers to understand, by their own logic, as to why people here voted for the Sharifs? True, it is a habit developed over time, one which is not easy to give up, not even with the intense advice and taunts heaped on a so-called selfish city...

  • Minister’s strange logic

    Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan has stated unequivocally that in the absence of an extradition treaty between Pakistan and the United Kingdom, they will not be handed over “unilaterally” to the British authorities and that Pakistan would extend “additional cooperation” only if the UK agreed that this case would become a precedent for it to follow when Pakistan sought extradition of a wanted person in the future...

    Although according...

  • FSPC’s logic

    IT is indeed heartening to see that finally after 34 years (the last amendment was made in 1981), the Federal Service Public Commission has made the much-needed changes to the syllabus of the competitive examinations...

    The introduction of new subjects is indeed a breath of fresh air that requires analytical thinking rather than simply cramming
  • ‘FPSC logic’

    THIS is apropos the letter ‘FPSC’s logic’ (April 22)...

    Pakistan, the sixth most populated country in the world, is in the eye of the storm as a result of terrorism, sectarianism and ethnic tensions...

  • X-SQUARE: LOGIC TAKES A BACKSEAT

    Pakistan’s thumping victory at the Champions Trophy was one such occasion...

    at least till they get married, that is!The victory and the manner of it have been said to have defied logic...

  • Logic of the real estate business

    AGRICULTURAL research — essential for food security — will receive a setback due to Islamabad’s development authority’s decision to convert 1,250 acres of land, which is being used for such research, into a housing scheme...

    The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided not to extend the lease to the National Agricultural Research Centre (Narc), which was established in 1984 at Chakshahzad in Islamabad...

  • Imran’s odd logic

    Mr Khan must not only be told that he is emphatically on the wrong side of history, but that he is positioning himself as a threat to the democratic order itself in Pakistan...

  • Strange PPSC logic

    IT is hard for a candidate to clear the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) written test for a lecturer’s post and the authorities declare him overage or not eligible...

    In the following lines, I will highlight an illogical rule for candidates who are already serving in the Punjab education department and those who do not meet the eligibility criteria for the post of lecturer BPS – 17 due to the complex manner of calculating the...
  • Greek logic

    On the other hand, there is also a certain logic — another concept with Greek origins — to the electoral outcome, in the sense that enough of those who felt obliged to vote chose to reward Tsipras for at least putting up a fight in Brussels, notwithstanding his eventual capitulation...

  • Engineers sans logic

    ” I wish engineers in Pakistan were more like artists, especially when it comes to winning the rightful share of engineers in projects and departments of national importance...

    The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) was established through the PEC Act 1976...

  • Firdous logic: Bilawal lauded for Nawaz remark, rapped for predicting govt ouster

    Speaking to the media persons after 11,000 central Punjab grassroots level office-bearers’ oath-taking ceremony at Minar-i-Pakistan, she said Mr Bhutto-Zardari deserved a pat on his back for daring to speak truth about PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif as well as Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif...

    “We know the disease is nothing but a craving for power as they (the Sharifs) behave like kings in Pakistan, when in power......

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