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Discipline and freedom of speech

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THIS is with reference to Karam A. Siddiqui’s letter ‘PAF: discipline and quality’ (March 7). A modern air force needs to review its concepts of ‘discipline’ and ‘equality’. Discipline should not stop someone from thinking independently as ‘yesmanship’ creates stagnation in an organisation. Freedom of expression is one’s right, whereas taking decisions is commanders’ privilege. […]

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‘Telecom business environment evolving at a fast pace’

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By: Hina Mahgul Rind KARACHI: The telecommunications business environment in Pakistan is evolving at a fast pace, creating the need for new and innovative business models. Service providers are facing significant business challenges on various fronts, increased competition locally and globally, erosion of customers loyalty due to commoditisation of services and decreasing margins for traditional […]

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‘Growing toxicity of heavy metalsposing serious health risks’

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Experts call for greater awareness, new laws and stricter implementation of policies and standards Karachi: Heavy metals in the environment such as lead or arsenic as well as the improper disposal of hospital waste is leading to a growing number of health-related complications in Pakistan. This was stated by environmentalists and experts at a seminar […]

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Heavy fog forces closure of Motorway

LAHORE: The Motorway has been closed from Lahore to Balaksar interchange and Pindi Bhattian to Faisalabad interchange due to poor visibility as thick fog continued to cover parts of Punjab, Geo News reported. The Motorway Police said that the highway had been closed as visibility level dropped to zero. They said that the vehicular traffic […]

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