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    Strengthening banks’ cyber security is a must

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 25, 2017

    IT IS worrying that the majority of the country’s commercial banks are yet to take proper security measures to tackle cyber-attack as the top executives of the banks possess a poor knowledge about information technology...

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    Missing Person

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2017

    WITH an oddity the English Missing Person, translated from Modiano’s French novella Rue des boutiques obscures indicating the existence of a real street of Italy— Via delle botteghe oscure (Street of dark shops) — where Modiano himself used to live, starts the story in a fascinating way with a group of words expressed by an amnesiac — the protagonist himself — as he thinks: «Je ne suis rien...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2017

    IN OUR Baliadanga split camp, life was typical of rural areas, quiet and tranquil. The mighty waves of anti-regime political tumults did not yet spill beyond cities and towns...

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    Unending failure of Afghan war

    by Alon Ben-Meir | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2017

    SIXTEEN years have passed and we are still fighting a war in Afghanistan which is not only the longest in American history (at a cost approaching $1 trillion and the blood of thousands of brave soldiers), but one which is morally corrupting from which there seems to be no exit with any gratification but shame...

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    Mob ‘justice’ is not an option

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2017

    MOB ‘justice’ continues unabated as offenders seldom face trial in society that seems to have been plagued by a culture of impunity...

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    A foul play of document forgery by HC bench officer

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2017

    THE forgery of a bail order by a bench officer of the High Court Division for an accused in a drug peddling case, which came to light on July 19 when another accused in the case referred to it in his seeking bail, as New Age reported on Sunday, is atrocious...

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    Gain in translation

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 23, 2017

    AMONG the things that make humans a distinct species, the ability to use language made of verbal icons ranks very high...

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    Should journalists protect national interest or publish and be damned?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on July 23, 2017

    PAKISTAN prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s fate hangs in the balance on unexplained finances, most specifically for apartments he acquired on London’s most expensive stretch, Park Lane, facing Hyde Park...

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    China-India border impasse

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 23, 2017

    THE Chinese government is sending strong signals to India that it must unilaterally withdraw its troops from a Himalayan ridge claimed by both China and Bhutan or face a sharp deterioration in bilateral relations, even war...

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    Trafficking victims warrant urgent govt attention

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 23, 2017

    THE number of cases filed against human traffickers is on the rise but the rate of conviction is significantly low...

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