Thursday September 29, 2022

The writer is the former chairman of the HEC, and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries (NASIC).

  • September 28, 2022

    For high-tech exports

    The single biggest challenge to enhance the exports of Pakistan is to establish industries in high-technology fields so that we can manufacture and...

  • September 14, 2022

    Distance learning

    The Covid pandemic led to the closure of schools, colleges and universities across the world during the last two years. It also brought into focus...

  • August 31, 2022

    Future directions

    As the floods sweep across much of Pakistan, they have highlighted the need for proper water management. It was in the 60s when President Ayub Khan...

  • August 17, 2022

    Timely revival

    After some four years of chaos in the higher education sector, with many key programmes systematically destroyed, sanity has finally prevailed. Prof...

  • July 27, 2022

    Change the system

    Pakistan is ranked at a shameful 130th position out of 139 countries on the Rule of Law Index 2021

  • July 06, 2022

    Development policies

    In this new world order, the key for rapid socio-economic development lies in the ability of nations to manufacture and export high-technology and...

  • June 22, 2022

    At the nanoscale

    When the size of materials is reduced to one millionth of a millimeter , their properties change dramatically at the ‘nanoscale’.The first...

  • June 08, 2022

    Fountain of youth

    The ‘Fountain of Youth’, a mythical spring that keeps you young forever if you drink water from it, has been the subject of many a tale for...

  • May 25, 2022

    Exciting technologies

    During the last few decades, we have witnessed amazing developments in various fields of science and technology. Some of the most remarkable...

  • May 11, 2022

    The writing on the wall

    The major problem facing Pakistan for the last several decades is the fact that our exports are confined to low value-added goods, whereas the major...