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, […]


Profit on Pakistan National Saving Schemes 303

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has revised upwardly, the rates of profit on National Saving Schemes (NSS). Updated profit rates effective from 1st September 2018 are as under;       DEFENSE SAVING CERTIFICATES (DSC) For historical chart of profit rates click below link DEFENSE-PROFIT-RATES SPECIAL SAVINGS CERTIFICATES (SSCR) For historical chart […]


Deadline for blocking mobile phones extended

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Thursday agreed to extend its deadline for blocking unregistered mobile phones by two months after the Senate Standing Committee on information technology expressed reservations over the plan. The committee, during a meeting today, asked PTA Chairman Mohammad Naveed and Director Talib Dogar — who had […]


SOMETHING OTHER THAN SOCIAL WORK

ALI SUKHANVER The whole game revolves around the intention in most of the cases; sometimes even very beneficial things become harmful if the brains using them are not positive in their approach. The philosophy behind giving the concept of NGOs is no doubt very positive and constructive but unfortunately NGOs […]


Register your mobile device with PTA

According to a directive issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), mobile users now need to register their cellular devices with the authority. Users can register their device via SMS by sending the IMEI number to 8484. Device’s IMEI number can be checked by dialling *#06# Moreover, registration can also […]


Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme: how to apply

National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Wednesday night issued the registration form for PM Imran Khan’s ‘Naya Pakistan Housing Programme’. As per details, a registration process has been initiated in the seven districts with the cooperation of the NADRA to collect data for housing needs of the people. In the […]


A SUCCESS STORY IN THE MAKING

ALI SUKHANVER Just before UN’s General Assembly session in USA, the Indian authorities staged another play which took lives of three Indian soldiers in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. According to the script the whole blame was thrown over Pakistan without providing any proof. It is also note worthy that all […]


Open letter to Syed Zulfi Bukhari

His Excellency Mr. Sayed Zulfi Bukhari Special Assistant to PM for Overseas Pakistanis, Islamabad Your Excellency, Once during a press conference in a foreign country, a reporter put a question to the addressing Minister of the country. The Minister enquired from where the reporter got that information.  On reply from Pakistan, the Minister […]


THE UNLUCKY RAPE SURVIVORS

ALI SUKHANVER “The super power of the world USA is at the first position in the race of rapes,” said a report compiled two years back. It further said, “Males are majorly the rapist holding a proportion of 99%. Out of all the victims, 91% are females while 9% are […]


DISMAL FATE OF HELPLESS BIMSTEC

ALI SUKHANVER Another SAARC is drowning down into the sea of Indian hegemonic designs. Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral and Economic Cooperation commonly known as BIMSTEC is an international organization, founded in 1997.It comprises of seven nations of South Asia and South East Asia, ‘housing 1.5 billion people […]