KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - At the severely understaffed Malok Abad Primary School in Mingora, some 700 boys are crammed into six classrooms, while younger students are made to study out in the open — in the courtyard or the rooftop — as infrastructure damaged in the 2005 earthquake still sits unrepaired.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Two separate credit rating agencies have released their assessments of Pakistan’s economy in back-to-back releases, and they are both saying more or less the same thing: despite some steps taken by the government, the economy continues to drift towards crisis.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - The successes in the war against terrorism are commendable, but this war has not been won yet. The anniversary of the APS attack should be seen as a source of inspiration to correct our future course of action.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Pakistan’s experience shows that challenges related to migration continue through the long term: distinguishing between migrants and refugees; deciding whether to isolate or integrate them; determining the appropriate amount of service delivery.
MUMBAI, India (Dawn/ANN) - Ever since its autonomy was snuffed out by New Delhi, Kashmir has had civil servants, diplomats, army men and officials of the highest rank as governors.
KARACHI, Pakistan (Dawn/ANN) - Keeping the outcome of global negotiations in mind and taking into account its own need for development, Pakistan now has to leverage opportunities by developing its capacities to put in place bankable projects for financing its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to close the climate finance gap at the national level.
KARACHI, Pakistan (Dawn/ANN) - The state could have very valid reasons for the grant of amnesty to a terrorist in one case and the no- or slow-trial in others but it is about time the people are taken into confidence so that their faith in a fair and impartial judicial process and system is not shaken.