Childhood stunting: A serious challenge

Childhood stunting: A serious challenge

UNFORTUNATELY, some of the biggest problems of the country go largely unnoticed, caught in the whirlwind of power politics. Besides illiteracy, unemployment, and high inflation, two core issues that are often overlooked are hunger and food security. Per the National Nutrition Survey 2018, 40% children under the age of five...

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An attenuated police force

An attenuated police force

The Sindh police stands undermined and humiliated. And rightly so. Although dozens of Sindh police personnel who feel humiliated due to the treatment meted out to their IG have deferred their leave for at least 10 days, the matter is far from over. However, since the deferment is not open-ended,...

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Pakistan’s Salt Can Be the Best Remittance

Pakistan’s Salt Can Be the Best Remittance

By Fahmidah Yousfi Pakistani food is incomplete without salt. Pakistani salt is very popular all over the world because of its distinctive taste. However, the use of salt is not limited to food, but salt is also used in an estimated one hundred and twenty-six industries, including textile, leather, chemical...

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Safdar’s Saga and Army Chief’s Laudable Intervention

Safdar’s Saga and Army Chief’s Laudable Intervention

ALTHOUGH the circumstances that led to retired Capt Mohammed Safdar’s arrest must be completely probed and the findings made public, one fact that is as clear as day is this: the rule of law in this country is under absolute threat. It all began early Monday, merely after the PDM’s...

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Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf takes over as Commander Pakistan Fleet

Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf takes over as Commander Pakistan Fleet

Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf assumed the responsibilities as Commander Pakistan Fleet in a ceremony held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard, Karachi. Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf was commissioned in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1989. During his distinguished career, he has served on various Command and Staff appointments. His important Command...

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PAF conducts International White Cane Safety seminar

PAF conducts International White Cane Safety seminar

To mark the ‘International White Cane Safety Day’ Pakistan Air Force arranged a seminar at PAF Base, Nur Khan. Air Marshal Muhammad Haseeb Paracha, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Support), Pakistan Air Force attended the ceremony as the chief guest. Visually Impaired Persons with Special Needs and their parents...

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Pakistan set to host international cricket

Pakistan set to host international cricket

WHILE Pakistan has seen little or no international cricket at home for almost a decade, the country has finally a ray of rope. In what is being termed as a busy home season, Pakistan is set to host Zimbabwe for an ODI and T20 series beginning Oct 30. Then, top...

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Fazaia Housing Scheme consumers receive their dues in light of court’s orders

Fazaia Housing Scheme consumers receive their dues in light of court’s orders

In light of court orders, NAB Karachi begins payment of dues to the consumers of Fazaia Housing Scheme Thanks to the collected efforts of Directorate of Estate Projects Fazaia Housing Scheme Karachi and NAB, the consumers of Fazaia Housing Karachi have started receiving their dues In the light of the...

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Dilan Teer Bija: PDM’s power show at Bagh-e-Jinnah

Dilan Teer Bija: PDM’s power show at Bagh-e-Jinnah

The 11-party Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) displayed its power in Bagh-e-Jinnah on Sunday after a grand show in Gujranwala. The event, hosted by the PPP as it commemorated the 13th anniversary of the Karsaz blasts, was held at a venue that witnessed many of the port city’s political events and...

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Opposition parties’ show of force

Opposition parties’ show of force

AFTER a successful rally in Gujranwala on Friday, the Pakistan Democratic Movement set the stage in Karachi ablaze again. The second anti-government movement promised by the opposition alliance saw a cluster of leaders addressing a mammoth crowd that had, going by news reports and eyewitness accounts, filled up the venue...

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