March 2008

Lahore: Generators and UPS batteries selling like hot cakes

* Retailers say prices have doubled due to increase in demand
* Say people prefer UPS batteries to generators
By Hasan Ali

LAHORE: The sale of generators and Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) batteries has increased in city as people are going for alternate modes of electricity to offset massive load-shedding, expected in the coming summer.Read More »Lahore: Generators and UPS batteries selling like hot cakes

Poverty reduction strategy in Pakistan

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by Rahila Shabbir
Poverty reduction has become a great challenge for every Government of Pakistan. As a matter of fact, poverty itself is a challenge which is undefined as well as vague, as the roots of poverty lies scattered in the society like the ends of confused pieces of strings, the end of which is difficult rather impossible to pick out. Read More »Poverty reduction strategy in Pakistan

Pakistan in historical perspective

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Nabeel Ahmed Sheikh

Pakistan came into being as a result of a long and relentless struggle of the Muslims of the subcontinent for a separate homeland. The Muslims under the dynamic leadership of the Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had to struggle hard and gave tremendous sacrifices. This demand was made by the Muslims only when it seemed to them that the Hindu majority was absolutely determined to deny to the Muslims their due rights within a unitedIndia.Read More »Pakistan in historical perspective