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Nasir Iqbal
Nasir Iqbal

The writer is the director of research at the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP)

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  • October 26, 2017

    Police raid snooker club, arrest 70 boys

    Rawalpindi :Banni police raided a snooker club near Banni Chowk and arrested over 70 boys who were playing snooker game on Tuesday night. On the...

  • September 27, 2017

    Institutional poverty

    Eradication of extreme poverty and hunger was the first millennium development goal (MDG) agreed by all the member states of the UN in 1990 with a...

  • June 06, 2017

    The optimal level

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  • February 17, 2017

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    The visa trade

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  • October 22, 2016

    CM urged to grant special teaching allowance to disabled employees

    Rawalpindi Professor Muhammad Tahir, General Secretary of Punjab Blind Professors and Lecturers Association (PBPLA), has appealed to Punjab Chief...

  • August 04, 2016

    Sujan Singh Haveli: one of the classic buildings of Rawalpindi

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