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Making National Gender Policy Framework work

Last month, the government presented the National Gender Policy Framework to promote equality in the society, to give proper opportunities to women in fields of education, politics, employment and health among others. The government declared 2022 as the year of “year of female employees”. Presenting the framework, the then federal minister for…

Pakistan’s FATF future

Pakistan is all set to remain in the “grey list” of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). According to a statement, the watchdog has asked the country to “address the remaining deficiencies in its financial system as soon as possible.” Last month’s announcement was expected for some analysts, and not quite for others. Before the announcement…

Divided by borders, united by religious fanaticism

India and Pakistan are two rival countries that are always at daggers drawn with each other. The schisms between two states started after British colonialism in the subcontinent when Muslims realized that they cannot live at par with majority Hindus and this gave rise to ‘Two Nation Theory’ which clearly divided the two nations _ Hindus and Muslims…

Political turmoil and failure of PTI

Pakistan is no stranger to precarity in politics. Beware of the Ides of March they say and it could not have been truer in the case of Pakistan. The unfolding situation at present paints a grim picture for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI). The government from the very start lacked a cogent development plan and thereby failed to deliver on the…

How Imran Khan tired to re-make Pakistan

Overall Economy: Current account deficit 2018 = $20 billion Now $0.5 billion Foreign reserves 2018 = $16.4 billion Now $27 billion Tax collection 2013-2018 = Rs3,800 billion Now = Rs4,700 billion Foreign remittances 2018 = $19.9 billion Now $29,4 billion Social Work: Ehsaas Programme Koi Bhooka Na Soye Programme Kisaan Card Insaaf Sehat…

Chahar Bagh: A Life of Imperial Luxury

The architecture of today is known as contemporary architecture. The word refers to a variety of contemporary styles that have been merged and shared. Likewise, these styles are based on less conventional construction concepts. It includes all of the recent breakthroughs and trends, as well as planned modifications and changes to architectural…

Dream for egalitarian Pakistan

Even on 82nd National Day, Pakistan is faced with the problem of defining the raison d'être of its creation. At the core of this unending controversy is Objective Resolution. Scholars are usually perplexed as to how a state created in the name of Islam was juxtaposed with the term ‘Republic’. They also wonder how a Parliament, where majority is not…

Pak v Aus: Shaheen provides good start but Australia bounce back in…

Pakistan attacking pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi rattled the opening batters of Australia by clinching two wickets in three balls at the beginning of the third and decisive Test in Lahore.But Australia batters then recovered well to 70-2 at lunch on Monday. Shaheen trapped David Warner lbw and then sent Marnus Labuschagne back to the pavilion on…

Militarization of space by India

Indian military modernization in recent years, especially in space and missile sectors, has encouraged the country's leadership to articulate hawkish and aggressive posture against its neighbours. India is on a mad course to militarize space frontier; such developments do not augur well for peace and are threatening to the delicate strategic…

PM meets YouTubers

Yesterday, we received a call from the Prime Minister Office. Dr Arslan Khalid, the focal person of Prime Minister Imran Khan on digital media called us and said that PM Imran Khan wants to meet Youtubers and digital media content creators. Sixteen youngsters were invited and all were present Tuesday. Reporters, who cover PM office, and General…

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