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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Dr Farrukh Saleem

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.

  • December 13, 2015

    December, 1971

    Capital suggestion Myth 1: In December 1971, Pakistan and India ‘fought a war’. Reality: War is a “state of armed conflict between two...

  • November 22, 2015

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    $518,000,000

  • November 15, 2015

    Three alarm bells

    Capital suggestionAlarm bell 1: in 2011, we produced 95 billion kWh of electricity. Alarm bell:wWe are still producing 95 billion kWh of...

  • November 08, 2015

    Want to buy gold?

    Capital suggestionOver the past four years the yellow metal has lost 40 percent of its glitter. The international price of the sought-after precious...

  • November 01, 2015

    The Middle East meltdown

    Capital suggestionThe Middle East comprises a total of seventeen countries namely Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait,...

  • October 18, 2015

    Borrowing up, exports down

    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

    Chessboard

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