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  • ‘Scale of education crises means joint efforts are needed’

    ISLAMABAD: “The country’s education sector requires support from the government and the communities,” said Dr Faisal Bari on Tuesday...

    He was speaking at the Pakistan Innovation Corridor, which brought together policymakers, academics and practitioners who discussed the challenges facing the education sector and the ways in which global best practices may be applied
  • Hussain Nawaz warns JIT against using 'unconstitutional means'

    The prime minister's elder son, Hussain Nawaz, while speaking to the media after being questioned by a Supreme Court-sanctioned joint investigation team (JIT) probing his family's business dealings abroad, warned investigators against using 'unconstitutional means' to gather evidence, and insisted that no evidence of wrongdoing by his family could be found...

    After his sixth question-and-answer session with the investigators, Hussain...
  • New Delhi's ICJ mistake means Pakistan will approach world court on Kashmir: Former Indian SC judge

    Former Indian Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has said that India's decision to approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Indian spy Kulbushan Jadhav is in fact "a serious mistake" on New Delhi's part...

    In a Facebook post, Katju, who is also the former chairman of the Press Council of India, was of the opinion that the move had in fact created an opening for Pakistan to approach the ICJ to look at "many other...
  • Explainer: What joining SCO means for Pakistan

    The Foreign Office hailed Pakistan’s admission in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on Friday as “a historic occasion” and “an important foreign policy milestone”...

    Pakistan’s former permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Zamir Akram, explains to Dawn the SCO’s evolution, its importance as a regional political and security bloc, and the significance of Pakistan’s membership
  • FICTION: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN

    Zaheda Hina is a leading light of Urdu literature — a celebrated writer of short stories, a dramatist, columnist and a known peace activist...

    The House of Loneliness is a compendium of 14 of her short stories, translated from Urdu by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Shahbano Alvi, Samina Rahman and Muhammad Umar Memon amongst others
  • What the Iran deal means for the world

    Washington: With President Barack Obama securing enough Senate votes to support a historic accord, it looks like Iran is getting closer to escaping the restrictions imposed to discourage it from developing nuclear weapons...

    Here’s what the deal means economically
  • What Aug 14 means to the thinking four

    LAHORE: An event held at a local hotel invited four prominent personalities, Intizar Hussain, Dr Arifa Syeda, Raza Kazim and Salima Hashmi, as a part of Independence Day celebrations...

    They all spoke on what Aug 14 meant to them
  • Amir’s return means competition for place in pace attack: Junaid

    Pakistan left arm pacer Junaid Khan has attributed Mohammad Amir’s return as a challenge for him to work harder to gain his place back in the national side...

    Junaid, who had a decent start to his international career, was hit by injuries which forced him out of the Pakistan team depriving him of a regular run in the side
  • What US Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling means

    SALT LAKE CITY: The decades-long debate about whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in the United States was finally settled on Friday when the US Supreme Court ruled gay and lesbian couples can wed anywhere in the country...

    A closer look at what it means:Is this the final word on the issue?Yes, for all intents and purposes
  • ‘To possess something means to be possessed by it’

    KARACHI: On the second day of the 2nd International Sufi Conference, the Sufi tradition of women as leaders was broached upon which was stressed as imperative in an increasingly globalised world...

    With the conference led by women, and many of the scholars present also so, this increasing representation was lauded as a step in the right direction
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