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It seems that there is no end to Pakistan’s water-related woes. But while we grapple with issues of water scarcity at a time of extreme climatic events and extreme politicking, water contamination continues to heavily burden the country’s health and economy.
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ON Monday, the KP government announced a ban on any male parliamentarian or officer entering, or being invited as chief guest to attend any event in, government schools for girls.
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As first visits go, particularly for a government that has been at the helm for only a few months, it should come as reason for grave concern. A few days ago, the federal education minister, Shafqat Mahmood, made his inaugural visit to the Federal Directorate of Education.
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Power crisis

DAWN, Oct 26 2018

Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan’s admission before a Senate panel that deep-rooted corruption and inefficiencies were entrenched in the country’s power sector was not a revelation.
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Curbs on media?

DAWN, Oct 22 2018

The PTI government’s intentions with regard to the media are rightly fuelling a growing sense of unease.
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Judicial reform

DAWN, Oct 15 2018

The judicial activism of Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar can and has divided opinion in independent legal circles, but on occasion the chief justice does speak frankly to his institution in a manner that few other jurists have done.
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