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IMF, Pak and global economic slow down

Globalization has made the world encircled in a very small unit where action taken by one country can easily be felt by others due to connected deeds without limitation...

What is behind Kashmir conflict? (II)

The Congress’ insistence to the fiction of secularism while silently allowing Hindu nationalism to go on finally cost them their power. Today the party is in shambles,...

Fallout of the trade war

You only needed to see headlines coming out of the annual IMF and World Bank fall meetings this week in Washington to understand how deeply US President Donald Trump’s...

Communicating FATF progress

It seems the government’s confidence, rather over-confidence, regarding the progress it has made with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is a little exaggerated....

What is behind Kashmir conflict? (I)

During a joint news briefing with US President Donald Trump in France recently, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledged that there were “many bilateral issues...

Refugees turning into human Catastrophe

Seeking asylum is not a luxury but a compulsion. It’s not a privilege but an alienable right. This right is directly related to the universal right of life and limb....

Sure, fire the captain!

One hopes PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) has a more comprehensive plan for raising the game’s standard than just showing the captain the door. Ex-captain now,...

About the current account

What better news for the government to wake up to than a 64 percent reduction in the current account deficit, year-on-year, in the first quarter of the current fiscal...

Good governance — a distant dream

What Pakistan has so far suffered from is the lack of good governance. The evaluation of the governance of the bureaucratic-military and the elected rulers from the...

Imran Khan’s diplomatic shuttle

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is on a roll. He is globetrotting from one foreign country to another in an apparent bid to bring peace in the region. At the...