May 022009
 

Following is the chart of rupee exchange rates against US dollar. It is interesting to see that between 2001 and 2007, the exchange rate remained almost the same but with the start of rise in oil prices and lawyers movement in Pakistan, the rupee totally collapsed.   In my personnel opinion, the major contributory factor in [...]

Sep 182014
 
THE LANKAN GANGSTER?

ALI SUKHANVER   To the handful unlucky Pakistanis who dream of a very cordial rather brotherly relationship with India, the news of arrest of Arun Selvarajan, a Lankan national, would not be very much pleasing. The Indian media says this Lankan national is a spy working for Pakistan. Selvarajan was carrying two passports when he [...]

Sep 182014
 
United Arab Emirates Leading Competitiveness in the World

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan According to latest World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report (September, 2014), United Arab Emirates has tremendously excel in different categories in the world. The UAE jumps 7 ranks in the latest Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 issued by the World Economic Forum. It is the 12th most competitive nation globally ahead of [...]

Sep 112014
 
Uzbekistan’s Future Policy Goals and Priorities

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The Republic of Uzbekistan is celebrating its 23rd Independence Day. Under the visionary leadership of President H.E. Mr. Islam Karimov, it has already achieved high ratios of GDPs, current account surplus, political stability and high ratios of exports. The Republic of Uzbekistan’s future policy, goals and priorities are result oriented and [...]

Sep 102014
 
Uzbekistan’s Priorities for Socio-Economic Transformation

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The Republic of Uzbekistan is applying a holistic policy for the socio-economic transformation of its institutions and common people alike. Economic stability is rated as supreme. Mass industrialization, gradual economic liberalization, banking and financial reforms and the last but not the least, economic diversification are among the top priorities of Uzbekistan. [...]

Sep 092014
 
Uzbekistan’s Politicization and Democratization

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The Republic of Uzbekistan, land of light, human wisdom and custodian of ancient civilization has successfully surpassed all the hardships and achieved high standards of economic growth, social development, political participation and above all democratization process in the country. Its voyage journey has now reached to the shores of stability and [...]

Sep 082014
 
Uzbekistan’s Socio-Economic Development: A Role Model

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The Republic of Uzbekistan, land of light, human wisdom and custodian of ancient civilization has successfully surpassed all the hardships and achieved high standards of economic growth, social development, political participation and above all democratization process in the country. Its voyage journey has now reached to the shores of stability and [...]

Aug 242014
 
WAR CRIMES IN SRI LANKA?????

ALI SUKHANVER   A few years back, I remember, I penned down an article, ‘Sri Lanka Thanks Pakistan’; the article was published in various national and international papers and magazines. The background of this write-up was Sri Lanka’s achievement in wiping off the LTTE terrorists and throwing them away from the Sri Lankan lands. In [...]

Aug 112014
 
TERRORISTS GLORIFIED

ALI SUKHANVER  What happens when we start glorifying the things which don’t deserve even the slightest attention of us? What happens when we start giving importance to the events and incidents which must not be even note worthy? Nothing certainly nothing but this attitude of us simply distorts the face of facts and realities. It [...]

Aug 062014
 
Pakistan-China’s Emerging Military Ties

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Military ties between the two strategic partners, Pakistan and China are on the rise. Both countries are extending military cooperation in so many diversified fields of human resource management, training, joint military & air force exercise, infrastructure, joint ventures and the last but not the least Transfer of Technology. Chief of [...]

Aug 042014
 

Dr. Zarqa Taimur One must wonder at the unprecedented women’s membership of the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI). Of course, it goes without saying that they are there because they have faith in Imran Khan’s vision, in his sincerity and commitment towards the cause of a ‘Naya’ Pakistan, and contributions in the fields of healthcare, [...]

Aug 012014
 

By Dr. Muhammad Yaqub The PML-N government proclaimed, in the words of its finance minister in his first budget speech on June 12, 2013, that it “is inheriting a broken economy” requiring a “comprehensive agenda of reforms” for its turn around. In the same speech, he also made a “declaration of our intent to fulfil [...]

Jul 252014
 

Global property portal focuses efforts on charity and more during Holy month. JULY 25, 2014: It is the most important month on the Islamic calendar – a time of daily fasting, self-reflection, and acts of charity. Though it is not just individuals who observe the Holy Month of Ramadan, as an increasing number of international [...]

Jul 182014
 

Reuters A Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides. If confirmed as having been downed by missile fire, the attack will be the deadliest incident [...]