Sat April 30, 2016
Rajab 22, 1437 A.H.
Dr. Farrukh Saleem
The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.
Challenges for China
March 06, 2016
Capital suggestion In 2015, China’s economic growth was the weakest in the past 25 years. In 2015, wealthy Chinese sent out a colossal $1...
Where has $11 billion gone?
January 17, 2016
Capital suggestion In January 2015, the price of petrol in Pakistan was Rs70.29 per litre. A year later, in January 2016, the price of petrol in...
Checks & balances
January 03, 2016
Capital suggestion There are around twelve dozen democracies around the world of which some eight dozen follow the presidential system of...
December 27, 2015
Capital suggestion The Federal-Sindh-wrestling match is not what it appears to be. To begin with, there are four players – the PPP, the MQM,...
The Karachi nexus
December 20, 2015
Capital suggestion Killing data: Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani took oath of the prime ministerial office on March 25, 2008 and Asif Ali Zardari took...
November 22, 2015
Three alarm bells
November 15, 2015
Capital suggestionAlarm bell 1: in 2011, we produced 95 billion kWh of electricity. Alarm bell:wWe are still producing 95 billion kWh of...
Want to buy gold?
November 08, 2015
Capital suggestionOver the past four years the yellow metal has lost 40 percent of its glitter. The international price of the sought-after precious...
The Middle East meltdown
November 01, 2015
Capital suggestionThe Middle East comprises a total of seventeen countries namely Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait,...
Borrowing up, exports down
October 18, 2015
Capital suggestionIn July-September 2014-15, the Government of Pakistan borrowed Rs110 billion from Pakistani banks. According to the State Bank of...
October 11, 2015
October 04, 2015
September 20, 2015
Capital suggestionLegal: On 28 March, 2002, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority Ordinance was passed. Under the ordinance, the Oil and Gas...
The Raheel Doctrine
September 13, 2015
Capital suggestionTrias politica is the doctrine of separation of political power. The doctrine of trias politica gave birth to Montesquieu’s...
September 06, 2015
Capital suggestionGHQ: Over the past two years, Pak Army’s hard power – battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, artillery – hasn’t changed...
India announce Windies tour to revive ties
Hindu tailor in Bangladesh hacked to death in attack claimed by...
Britain´s Queen Elizabeth features with Obamas in...
Bilawal Bhutto asks Nawaz Sharif to step down
F-16s deal with US intact, says Fatemi
PTI frames ToRs for JC on Panama Papers
PM says era of negative politics has ended
Zardari for revisiting relationship between capital,...
Afghan forces launch push against Taliban in 18 provinces
After going dry in nights, now Bihar goes food less in daytime
Britain´s Queen Elizabeth features with Obamas in light-hearted...
A Sikh talking to Pakistani in Punjabi arrested as terrorists in Texas
Bohra spiritual leader urges female genital mutilation?
Wasim Akram proposes to wife on Indian Tv show
In the peoples’ court
Umberto Eco, Brother William and a thief
From Shah Bano to Shayara Bano
Women and climate change
Syed Muhammad Abubakar
The show goes on
Iftekhar A Khan