Historical chart of Pakistan rupee exchange rate vs. US dollar

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, …

A MISCONCEPTION OF THE TERRORISTS

ALI SUKHANVER At least 15 people were killed and so many wounded when a powerful bomb went off near an army truck in Quetta12th August 2017. The death toll is feared to go up as some of the injured ones are in critical condition. It was another day of brutality …

Low cost housing scheme in Islamabad & Karachi

A consortium of private builders and developers has launched the much-awaited low-cost housing schemes for the low and middle-income groups in Pakistan that are partially being financed by the World Bank. Various governments, including the current PML-N government, promised such housing schemes to the masses, but they never kept their …

CHINA-INDIA AT THE BRINK OF WAR

ALI SUKHANVER Siliguri Corridor is a narrow passage close to an isolated plateau in the mighty Himalayan region. It is the place where three countries India, Bhutan and China converge. This passage connects India’s northeast states with the rest of the country. Commonly this corridor is known as ‘Chicken’s Neck’ …

5TH AIMAG: 50 DAYS TO GO

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Turkmenistan is all prepared to host 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games to be held in its capital city Ashgabat during September 17-27 2017. 50 days to go for this international event. Turkmenistan is the first central Asian country to host this international event. President …

ABDUCTION OF A PAKISTANI IN NEPAL

ALI SUKHANVER It is really a hard-luck of Nepal that it is a land-lock country bordering China in the north and India in the south, east, and west. The distance between Nepal and Bangladesh is just 27 km but Nepal does not share border with Bangladesh and same is the …

WHY ATTEST THEN-II?

  PROTECTOR OF CITIZENS RIGHTS THE FEDERAL OMBUDSMAN DID NOT ANSWER By Muhammad Javed A lot has been talked and commented on the attestation of the famous Qatari Prince’s letter by the Pakistani Ambassador to Qatar.  Different comments were heard in the talks shows that attestation was the job of the …

SINGLING OUT PAKISTAN

ALI SUKHANVER Is there anything like true-love in relations among countries internationally? No! there is nothing like that. Internationally, the relationship between two countries revolves only around interests and benefits and nothing else. Friends of today might be foes of tomorrow and enemies of yesterday might be friends of today. …

Bravo Azerbaijan and Coward Armenian

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The Republic of Azerbaijan is a brave country which people have been fighting against illegal occupation and brutality of Armenia since 1994. Most recent continued killing of innocent children once again shows Armenia crimes against humanity and serious violation of international law. Despite the announcement of …