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A bitter pill to swallow

LETTER: This is apropos a Business Recorder news item "PIA pilots: Steps taken to stop the rot: minister" carried by...

Published Jul 10, 2020 02:47am

Battle against Covid-19

LETTER: The PTI government deserves praise for its approach to the Covid-19 challenge. Deciding to launch a second...

Published Jul 09, 2020 02:43am

Rains in Karachi

LETTER: Yesterday's rains in Karachi have brought about a pleasant change in protracted harsh weather that has been...

Published Jul 07, 2020 02:54am

Power system inadequacies

LETTER: Country's power system appears to be strongly characterised by comedy of errors. Consider what happened on...

Updated Jul 05, 2020 03:44am

Only 'cleared' pilots flying

LETTER: The federal cabinet has been told that only pilots with "clear" credentials are flying planes and that all...

Updated Jul 04, 2020 03:09am

India behind PSX attack

LETTER: This is apropos a Business Recorder news item "PM blames India for PSX attack" carried by the newspaper...

Updated Jul 02, 2020 04:07am

Russian bounty offers

LETTER: According to a Washington Post report, US intelligence agencies have found that Russian bounty offers to...

Published Jul 01, 2020 03:09am

Lives and livelihoods

LETTER: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has rightly warned that the country's economic problems will...

Published Jun 30, 2020 03:10am

Syed Munawwar Hassan

LETTER: This is apropos a Business Recorder editorial "Death of the 'maverick' of Jamaat" carried by the newspaper...

Published Jun 28, 2020 02:59am

100bps cut in policy rate

LETTER: State Bank of Pakistan seems to have thrown up a surprise for everyone by reducing its main interest rate by...

Published Jun 27, 2020 02:55am

Plane crash report

LETTER: According to the preliminary report into the plane crash which killed 97 people in Karachi last month, it ...

Published Jun 26, 2020 03:34am

Covid-19 and sports people

LETTER: How troublesome is the fact that the Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that a further seven players and a...

Published Jun 25, 2020 02:50am

The locust challenge

LETTER: It is heartening to note that the Punjab government has really worked harder to deal with the challenge of...

Published Jun 24, 2020 03:13am

Allama Jauhari dies

LETTER: Religious scholar Talib Jauhari died yesterday. According to media reports, the widely respected religious...

Published Jun 23, 2020 03:12am

Mufti Naeem dies

LETTER: The Head of Jamia Binoria Al-Aalmia and religious scholar Mufti Muhammad Naeem, who died on Saturday, will...

Published Jun 22, 2020 03:03am

Accept the Covid-19 reality

LETTER: The government is against strict lockdown; it advocates the imposition of only 'smart' lockdowns. For...

Published Jun 16, 2020 03:37am

Budget 2020-21

LETTER: The government has announced the budget for fiscal year 2020-21. Preparing a 'balanced' budget in the midst...

Published Jun 15, 2020 03:13am

Ishrat's presentation

LETTER: How unfortunate it is that the federal cabinet has rejected Dr Ishrat Husain's presentation on factors...

Published Jun 19, 2020 03:27am

Covid-19 spectre

LETTER: "Due to long lockdown, the closure of the businesses and maintenance of social distancing, economic...

Published Jun 14, 2020 03:09am

Construction industry

LETTER: It is generally argued that reopening of construction industry can fuel economic activity. The Punjab budget...

Published Jun 18, 2020 03:05am

'Maximum' punitive action

LETTER: It is heartening to note that Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered "maximum" punitive action against all...

Updated Jun 12, 2020 03:29am