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Pakistan’s hungry, angry people

The Global Hunger Index 2019 has left food for thought, and actionable intelligence, for the world to fight hunger. The day is marked to remind the world about the...

Not-so-lucky draw

A Lahore High Court verdict has suspended the recruitment of not-so-lucky newly-hired people in grade one to five in the Pakistan Railways, who secured the prized jobs...

Circular economy a viable solution for developing economies

To meet the needs of future generations, fundamental change in the way we use natural resources is necessary. Current global resource extraction patterns are...

Security at a glance

Very often destabilizing factors surreptitiously come into play and silently start spoiling the security situation. Governments react when the situation snow-balls into...

More jobs was a campaign promise

That the subtle social science of economics is lost on the minister for science and technology is understandable. Those things are for the CEOs and PhDs who usually get...

Yet another betrayal of the Kurds

Strangely, it seems Pakistan has emerged as the only country, or one of very few countries at best, to have supported Turkey’s latest push, with very lethal intent,...

Economy – Why is it going wrong?

The Asian Development Bank has recently given quite a grim warning about the Pakistani economy by essentially citing that the growth trajectory will remain on a...

Austerity: an end of the era of profligacy?

Prime Ministers’ recent visit to USA costs about 90 percent lesser than his predecessors while minimum expense on the previous visits by the PM and other cabinet...

Protecting The Women

The provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is divided on a bill that intends to tackle the issue of domestic violence against women. According to the religious...

Failure To Control Dengue

With the number of dengue cases now surpassing the 30,000 mark in 2019, the blame for this unprecedented rise must be attributed to the incompetence of the government....