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Last month marked two years since the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was elected on the back of a transformative agenda that promised reforms to...
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Pakistan’s way forward out of recurring economic crises

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently said that Pakistan's economy was on the right track since country's current account balance - the difference between government's...
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‘Pakistanis are becoming poorer under PTI’: An interview with former finance minister Miftah Ismail

Miftah Ismail is the force and the face of PML-N's economic team. He is a former finance minister of Pakistan and a leading political...
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Pakistan’s Age of Accountability: Will it sustain itself?

"How dare the National Accountability Bureau question 'me'? They should fear the day when they (NAB) also have to beg like Saif-ur-Rehman once did,...
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Inspiring Leadership, Relentless Innovation: Meet Ayesha Dhedhi, Pakistan’s Youngest Female CEO in Real Estate

Given the importance of the construction industry in providing jobs and helping economic growth, the government recently launched a construction package – do you...
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Pakistan’s Unsustainable Pension Bomb

Just as we stopped talking about the current account deficit, a new monster has appeared on the scene: Pakistan’s pension time bomb that is...
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Ensuring Food Security in Pakistan

Over the last few years, Pakistan has seen a drastic decline in the production of staple crops, such as wheat, rice and cotton, due...
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Special Feature: Karachi, a metropolis betrayed

The country watched in horror as Karachi the country’s largest city was awash with water - over 40 people dead from the worst floods...
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Indo-Pakistani 1965 War: Battle of Chawinda

 The battle of Chawinda marked the largest clash of armour since the great tank battles of World War 2. Pakistan’s actions at Chawinda were...
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UAE’s deal with Israel and Pakistan’s populist FP dilemma 

The UAE-Israel historic accord on "normalization of relations" have found resonance in Pakistan with many quarters in the country criticizing Dubai for normalizing diplomatic...
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Intra Afghan Talks: Many a Slip between the cup and lips

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Review: Umbrella Academy by Netflix doesn’t give you more than you’d expect

Netflix’s Umbrella Academy is quickly becoming a flagship series for the streaming service.  Based on Gerard Way’s comic books of the same name, the...
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Review: Raat Akeli Hai, a cozy murder mystery

Raat Akeli Hai (The Night Is Lonely) hails from Honey Tehran, a Bollywood casting director-turned feature film maker and is one of the more...
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Netflix’s Cliched Superhero Story Is Too Weak To Be Powerful

By now Netflix has really cemented that its slate of action films, will always be a cut above TV movies but remain marginally inferior...

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