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, …

PELLETING ON HELPLESS HUMANITY

ALI SUKHANVER I was searching for the hard copy of an old article of mine in my record-room, a few days back. I just came by a letter which my younger son had written to America almost ten years back. Then he himself was nine years old. The letter said, …

KASHMIR- A VALLEY OF DISTRESS

ALI SUKHANVER Under the Hague Convention: Article 23 of the Regulations Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land adopted by the First Hague Conference especially prohibited employing “poison and poisoned arms.” The Chemical Weapons Convention 1993 also put a ban on the production, stockpiling and use of chemical …

SOFT CORNER FOR KALBOSHAN JHADEV

ALI SUKHANVER The Indian media, in collaboration with the Indian state machinery, is wasting all its efforts on proving two things now-a-days; Kalboshan Jhadev is not an officer of the Indian navy and that the permission granted to Kalboshan’s wife to meet her husband is result of the pressure exerted …

Turkmenistan’s Efforts for fostering Regional Water Cooperation in CIS

By Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan (Ashgabat, November 17, 2017) W2 Being chairman of International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS), Turkmenistan has been taking all possible measures for the conservation and restoration of water and other natural resources, combating desertification, land degradation and the last but not the least, …

Turkmenistan’s Chairmanship and IFAS

By Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan (November 16, 2017) Turkmenistan holds Turkmenistan’s chairmanship in the International Fund Aral Sea (IFAS). Being chairman of IFAS, it is initiating various meaningful steps to achieve the desired goals of water conservation and its optimal utility among the member states. In this connection, regional ecological …

Kyrgyzstan Presidential Election 2017

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan “My task is to preserve what has been achieved, to strengthen what has been started,” New Elected President Sooronbai Jeenbekov According to the central election commission of Kyrgyzstan former Prime Minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov secured 54.23 percent and succeeded to win the Presidential Election 2017. His main …