In Pakistan the energy crisis is the concern that global demands on limited natural resources that are used to stimulate industrial society are diminishing as demand grows. These natural resources have a limited supply. Although they occur naturally, it can take hundreds of thousands of years to replenish stores. Governments...
Muhammad Arif PKR is vacillating around RS 105-Rs 110/- per US nowadays creating doubts about its actual valuation. This has started a discussion in the media and notable circles that what are the actual reasons of this movement. Mostly circles are blaming and putting its responsibility on mismanagement of the government...
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...
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...
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Foreign policy is an aspect of national politics. If the national government is dysfunctional, foreign policy cannot work. This is because there will not be a coherent political framework for a successful foreign policy. This is the norm in Pakistan. The foreign policy of a country, also called external relations...
After much deliberations and prudence, Pakistan has started finalizing its caretaker cabinets of both center and four provinces. It is such a rare and unparallel mechanism which exists in Pakistan only. According to this model, the non-elected members of government are seated after the dissolution of national and provincial assemblies...
Use of Facebook has now become a normal activity of our part of life. However theft of personal data like email addresses and passwords can have larger consequences because people often use the same password on multiple websites. Unfortunately, it's common for attackers to publicly post the email addresses...
Pakistan and China have a friendship from the beginning. Pakistan-China relations are based on the principles of peaceful co-existence, commonality of interests and shared perception on regional and global issues. Pakistan was the first country who recognised the communist government in China. Pakistanis are also happy because CPEC would bring...
M. Shah Jahan February 21st is known as the International Mother Language Day solemnized in 1999 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It reiterates its commitment to linguistic diversity and ask the Member States to honor the day as a reminder that linguistic diversity and multilingualism...
Mohammed Arifeen Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) erstwhile Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan (ADBP) is the premier financial institution geared towards the development of agriculture sector through provision of financial services and technical knowhow. The restructuring of former ADBP is being carried out with the aim to uplift the agriculture and...