Commonwealth Observer Group urges peaceful and credible elections in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Led by Nigeria’s former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar, the 14-member Commonwealth Observer Group, supported by eight-member staff team from the Commonwealth Secretariat, would be deployed to various regions in Pakistan to critically examine the electoral process. Drawn from across the regions of the Commonwealth, the eminent group members…

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How not to choose a VC (BY: I.A. Rehman)

THE appointment of Punjab University’s new vice chancellor has shocked academia, liberal-minded students and a significant section of civil society because it bodes ill for the premier university. The professor chosen to head the university deserves respect and consideration due to his learning and experience. His personal dignity cannot be…

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