Mon August 29, 2016
Zilqad 25, 1437 A.H.
Dr. Farrukh Saleem
The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.
July 24, 2016
Capital suggestion Fact 1: Superpowers create super waves. Minor powers – like Pakistan – just get to pick sides. Between 1947 and...
May 29, 2016
Capital suggestion Alarm bell number 1: GDP growth. For the third consecutive year we have missed the growth target that we had set for GDP growth....
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...
Prices of petroleum products expected to decrease from next month
Police investigating unconfirmed reports of shots fired at Los...
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension - interior...
Mother and son shot for resisting robber in Lahore
SC rejects appeals against military courts' death sentences
MQM MNA Asif Hasnain joins PSP
Didn't apologize to anyone for saying Pakistan Zindabad:...
PM Nawaz, Saudi defence minister vow to further bilateral...
In Lyari, ‘penitent’ criminals rally for political...
Why a ban on MQM is not an option?
Singapore reports first locally transmitted Zika case
NASA probe set to make closest approach yet to Jupiter
Iranian refugee detained in Papua wins cartooning award
Oops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback
When death comes to stay: one Italian village´s story
A thousand dreams
Syed Talat Hussain
Bhai in trouble
The monster of extremism
Rulers, criminals and the judiciary
Dr A Q Khan
How to save Rehan
Data for life
Ali H Mokdad