Historical Chart of gold prices in Pakistan 20

Following is the chart of gold prices in Pakistan rupees starting from January 1995 onward.  The prices are approximate and based on data from Index Mundi. One Troy Ounce is equal to 31.1034 Grams One Tola is equal to 11.33980925 Many friends ask for per tola prices which can be […]

Historical chart of Pakistan rupee exchange rate vs US dollar 62

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, […]

Pakistan Elections 2018: FAFEN releases National Assembly profile

Report contains in-depth analyses of party position, comparison between number of seats obtained by political parties in 2013 vs 2018 general elections, academic qualifications of assembly members, richest and poorest assembly members and much more.   ISLAMABAD, August 16, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has released the Profile […]


ALI SUKHANVER The pictures we paint for others, the words we utter and the thoughts we express always have an immortal effect on the global society. This tiny world of us has confined itself to the android cellular toy in our pocket. Nothing is secret and nothing covert. Soon our […]

PTI bags total 158 National Assembly seats

The number of PTI seats in the National Assembly rose to 158 with the inclusion of 33 reserved seats for women and minorities, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan. The commission said that nine out of 13 independent candidates had joined the PTI, increasing its tally of general seats […]

Pakistan: a new beginning

By Dr. Atta-Ur-Rehman After a decade of loot and plunder by successive democratic governments, there is finally hope that Pakistan will embark on the road to progress. The massive loans taken by the last two governments have placed Pakistan in a dire financial situation. Our current account deficit is $18 […]

Elections 2018: Final list of National and provincial assembly winners

Election Commission of Pakistan has notified final list of winners for national and provincial assemblies. Results for 16 constituencies of National Assembly were withheld for different reasons including Islamabad and Lahore constituencies won by Imran Khan as well. It is pertinent to mention that polls were delayed on two national […]

How a phone app and a database served up Imran Khan’s Pakistan poll win

REUTERS A phone app and a database of more than 50 million voters were key weapons in the successful campaign of cricket legend Imran Khan in last month’s general election. How Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party used the database and the associated app represents a sea change in the antiquated […]

How can PM Imran Khan steer the country out of crises? 2

He is a fighter, he is honest and he has leadership qualities but he himself and his team lacs experience. They are coming into power with tall claims and promises but ground realities are different. It remains to be seen how Imran Khan and his team perform on the ground. […]


ALI SUKHANVER God knows better what direction we all in Pakistan would be heading to, in the coming days but one thing is very clear if Imran Khan were not in the driving seat, certainly it would have been a very hazardous journey towards new democratic avenues in Pakistan. Before […]

Pak rupee appreciation continues on 31st July 2018

Banks on Monday were compelled to depreciate dollar 3.1% due to panic in the open market. Dollar has lost around 11% since general elections day on 25th July 2018. The US dollar was traded as low as Rs124 in the interbank market while some sources claim that the banks bought […]

Pak Elections 2018: Party position and Winners of National Assembly seats

Despite suicide bombing and terrorist attacks on public as well as the contestants, Pakistan elections 2018 have concluded successfully. Despite deteriorated security situation,The voters thronged to polling stations in large numbers across Pakistan to exercise their right to vote to elect their representatives for the next five years in a […]