Pakistan’s unemployment rate declining Mohammed Arifeen The International Labour Organization has warned that the growth rate of the available work force shall exceed the rate of job creation. Million more people will become unemployed in 2018. A further increase to the figures carried over from 2016 to 2017, a period in which...
Naveed Iftikhar Earlier this month, the government of Punjab released Punjab Economic Report 2017 after a gap of a decade. The publishing of the report is appreciable due to various reasons mentioned later in this article. However, it is equally pertinent to emphasise that such reports should be published annually...
Domestic violence is the frontline of the war against Society. Domestic violence occurs whenever a person in an intimate relationship or a marriage or other relationship where one person tries to dominate and control the other person. Domestic violence and abuse are used for one purpose: to gain and...
Food security Pakistan at the time of its birth had hardly enough arable land and surface water resources to achieve food security. The Mangla Dam and other associated water infrastructure were constructed, and a massive land-clearing and reclamation effort was undertaken. The area under cultivation saw an increase as did the...
It is very unfortunate that corrupt mafia in Pakistan is up in arms against the state and is now openly indulging in acts of rebellion. One may agree with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief who has alleged that Ahad Cheema, the head of LDA is the front man of Punjab Chief...
Syed Saadat The following is an excerpt from an article, 'Rebels needed', that I had written for these pages in 2014, ie over three years ago: "If the efforts of the PML-N to breed a DMG-N (District Management Group) and PSP-N (Police Service of Pakistan) are not halted, the country...
Water is the most significant element for the survival of living beings; without which life cannot be envisaged. Unfortunately, Pakistan has been facing severe blow and serious impingement owing to water scarcity. A report by World Resources Institute Pakistan is on track to become the most water-stressed country in...
In Pakistan, there are various modes of schooling. Primary division is that of religious madrassas and conventional schools. Madrassas' curriculum, style of teaching, purpose of study and enrollment segment is very different from conventional schools. Study of Al-Quran, hadith, religious jurisprudence and basic courses of scientific learning is trademark...
The global Takaful industry is expected to experience strong growth driven by demand from Islamic countries according to speakers at World Takaful Conference. GCC countries including the UAE has been major growth markets for Takaful industry, countries in South East Asia, Middle East and North Africa are fast emerging as...
Why is Trump mad at Pakistan? Pakistan's most important partner is China rather than US, says an analyst. Pakistan's most important partner is China rather than the United States and Beijing allows Islamabad to exercise an independent foreign policy, an independent political analyst and peace activist in London says. Writer and journalist...
R. Raheem Sherazi Tourism is the only industry, where everyone wants to be part of it, to explore the rich culture, ancient cities like Moenjodaro, Harappa, mountains like K-2, Nanga Parbat, river like, Indus River, desert like Cholistan, ethnicity or ritual like Kelash valley etc. Pakistan is a country which...