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Buildings and clean energy

With high-rises popping up here and there, in total disregard to building bylaws and local environmental issues, it seems local architectures and city building...

Democracy and no-trust move

The democratic history of Pakistan will pass another milestone if the process of a no-confidence move against the Senate chairman is done smoothly. A no-confidence move...

World Economic Forum important for Pakistan (II)

More than 100 participant global leader companies and organisations such as Basel Institute, Transparency International, etc are in Vanguard. To quote David Seaton,...

Pak Navy’s Initiative for Preserving Freedom of the Seas (aI)

Security, generally, means a condition that makes an environment free from fear, threat and danger. In terms of international relations, more specifically, “security...

IMF report on economy

The report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the $6 billion bailout to Pakistan is a damning indictment of the lopsided policies and insufficient policy action...

Sheikh Rashid must go home

Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid should tender his resignation from the railways ministry. This may not change the pathetic chugging of the railways immediately, but the...

World Economic Forum important for Pakistan (I)

Founded in 1971 the World Economic Forum (WEF) is an international organization for public-private partnership. The Forum engages the foremost business, political and...

Selfie, aid and development

The Second World War created a new concept: development. This conceptualisation was a deliberate making of powerful nations, according to Arthur Escobar- an...

UN report on Kashmir

For a second consecutive year, the United Nations report on the situation in India-held Kashmir has been calling for the setting up a Commission of Inquiry for a...

Muzzled media

The government will find hardly a few people, even in the federal cabinet, who have the ‘guts’ to appreciate the cabinet’s decision to block media access to and...