Opinion

The Revival of Pakistan Steel Mills

Meher Azeem Hakro The ECC approved the dismissal of 9,350 Pakistan Steel Mills employees. The ECC also approved billions of packages for laying off Pakistan Steel Mills employees, under which Rs 2.3 million would be given to retiring employees in the form of a golden handshake while 250 employees would continue to work for three months to implement the project. …

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Covid 19 & brewing educational crisis

Amnah Shaukat Are educational institutions in Pakistan well equipped to deliver online education to the students? Is internet reachable to everyone? Can each student afford smart phone or laptop? Is teaching staff competent to deliver lectures online? After the spread of Covid- 19 Higher Education Commission (HEC) directed closing of all universities and institutions in the country and asked them …

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Terrosism terror in Pakistan

Barkatullah Terrorism in Pakistan, according to Ministry of interior, has a significant threat to the people of Pakistan and is extremely increasing that is outrageously affecting the larger population. However, the recent attack in Pakistan Stock Exchange leaves several dead. As the gunmen and security forces waged a gun battle outside. Consequently three security forces , one police officer and …

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Interruption of IMF in Internal Affairs of Have-nots through Loans-I

  Shahid Iqbal The dawn of 2020 appeared with the harbinger of a novel virus, later named as Covid19, from Wuhan city of China. Despite of World Health Organisation’s (WHO) repeated warnings the world was sluggish to respond this lethal virus sagaciously.The American President Donald Trump dumbfounded the world with his mockery statement in which he said, “ we not …

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Revamping Public Transport System in Islamabad

Zain-Ul-Abideen Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan, planned in 1960s. Islamabad is adjacent to an historical town, Rawalpindi, and is seat of national government. It houses most federal government ministries, diplomatic missions, businesses and headquarters. According to (Census, 2017) total population of Islamabad is around 2.0 million and is growing at fast pace. Moreover, there are about 6 lac …

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Post COVID-19; The Big Picture-II

Muhammad Ijlal The outbreak of corona virus epidemic may be a convenient opportunity to setup a new world order. In current situations china is playing primary role in dealing with the virus across the world and west itself is seeking help from China. “At this point, the world faces something new. Most recessions have confined themselves to be one continent …

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Time to save the sinking society!-I

Aabid Shahin Sometime back both the drug addiction and the easy availability of all sorts of the addictive material was alien to Kashmir; the valley of saints. But the current decade which we live in has been showing vulnerable increase in escalating graphs of addiction, suicide, depression, social disorder, and deaths. With fear, mental trauma, social and political unrest deeply …

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Two sides of the same coin”

Iqra Sial; Much has been written almost the negative financial and social impacts of coronavirus, which cannot be denied There’sno question that COVID-19 will have obliterating results for economies around the world but there are two sides to every story Today I would like to talk about something that you must’ve been witnessing around you during this lockdown such as …

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PIA credibility at stake

Meher Azeem Hakro; Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) domestic flight crashed in a densely populated residential area of Karachi a few kilometers from the runway in which 97 passengers were killed, while two passengers survived with injuries. According to a government investigation, the pilots were not focused and the coronavirus was being discussed throughout the flight. Further, preliminary investigations also revealed …

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Power outage

M Haider; I want to draw everyone’s attention to the power outage in the megacity of Pakistan: Karachi. Karachi is the city of problems. The water crisis is the main issue, and there are multiple other issues as well, such as gas shortages, an inadequate law and order situation, etc. Power outages are unbearable in this severe heat. Everyone is …

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