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Is Tourism in Pakistan Dangerous?

Justin Lovett | We traveled to Pakistan in December 2017 to help with an NGO that is running development projects for the poorest of Lahore. Many of...

Human resource development in Pakistan

Saud bin Ahsen | Pakistan has been facing massive challenges in the socio-economic sector for many decades. Consequently, ranking on the Human Development Index has...

“China’s Belt & Road” distracting US?

M K Bhadrakumar | While addressing the "Centre for International and Strategic Studies" in Washington last Monday in a speech titled ‘Defining Our Relationship with...

Talk about economy but mend your ways, Sir

Ejaz Haider | HISTORY PROVES THAT ECONOMIC SECURITY MUST PRECEDE HARD SECURITY Some days ago, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa delivered a keynote address at...

Why is US against CPEC?

Rabia Khaliq | Pak-US relations have been marred by mistrust and suspicions. However, this bilateral relationship is witnessing another downward tendency since Donald Trump became...

The deadly coal mines of a resource-rich province

News Analysis | As many as 80 miners die annually in Balochistan due to the poor safety regulations. These revelations surfaced after the deaths of...

Modi’s economic reforms are slowing down India’s GDP growth

News Analysis |  A research report by the State Bank of India (SBI) states that India is currently undergoing a slowdown with gross domestic product...

Only cooperation with China will make India ‘Great’

M K Bhadrakumar |  The ‘Ministerial Trilateral’ between the US, Japan, and India on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York on Monday turned out to...

American ‘DO MORE’ policy exposed

Engr. Bilal Awaisi |  The intervention of the United States of America (USA) in South Asia dates back to cold war era, the era in...

Urbanization in Pakistan

Saud Bin Ahsen| Urbanization can be defined as the increase in population in urban areas rather than rural areas. Urbanization results from three different and not...

Modi’s calls to “Do or Die” to end poverty

News Analysis | Narendra Modi, while addressing Lok Sabha on the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, stressed upon the importance of improving economic indicators...

Victim-blaming: An orientalist pastime

Nauman Sadiq | It is an indisputable fact that the British colonizers built roads and railways in India, they established missionary schools, colleges, and universities,...

The rise and fall of secularism in modern Turkey

Yasir M’alik | Secularism has been a dominant belief system in the republic of Turkey since 1928, the times when it was constitutionally recognized and enforced...

Non-alignment of Pakistan is needed to survive the new Great Game

Saud Bin Ahsen | The term “Great Game” has been used in different contexts to describe geostrategic struggles between various powers at different times. It...

Saudi needs Vision 2030 NOW: If it intends to survive in...

Saad Masood | Recently it was announced that Saudi Arabia generated a fiscal deficit of about $ 85 billion in the year 2016, which was...

The Economist declares Pakistan on track?

Pakistan on Track The first thing to come back was the prime minister. Having twice held Pakistan’s highest office before the army toppled him in...

Bloomberg thinks Pakistan will be an over-performer next year

Tyler Cowen | Each year I perform the exercise of picking what I think is the most underrated (and overrated) economy in the world. Past...

Is Kuwait on the verge of an economic crunch?

The Central Bank of Kuwait recently issued the 2015 economic report, highlighting some economic facts worth analyzing. The report pointed out that gross domestic product...

PTI seminar on health policy vision…!

Moeed Pirzada | PTI Seminar on Health Policy VisionTI Seminar on Health Policy Vision: I did attend the Seminar at Marriott, Islamabad. It is certainly...

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