Daily Archives: July 23, 2008


Pak Economy: New Trade Policy & challenges ahead

Munawar Iqbal Though the country was in grip of serious political uncertainty and law and order situation and we are not having conducive business environment, achieving export target of $22 billion was difficult but not impossible provided government is facilitating the trade and industrial sector the way its needed.


Pakistan Politics: A triple crisis

By Cyril Almeida THE transition to a more democratic system is in peril. A triple crisis of politics, militancy and the economy is the battering ram at the door of Pakistan’s government. Each limb of the crisis is feeding off and compounding the other.


Thinking aloud —Munir Attaullah

People keep talking of the Lal Masjid ‘martyrs’, urge muzakirat in woolly fashion, and insist that the right way to deal with even this menace is to first restore the judges, then impeach the President, and then re-cast our foreign policy to conform to the anti-American sentiments of the people


Come September —Arundhati Roy

My talk today is called “Come September.”Living as I do, as millions of us do, in the shadow of the nuclear holocaust that the governments of India and Pakistan keep promising their brain-washed citizenry, and in the global neighbourhood of the War Against Terror (what President Bush rather biblically calls […]


Experts study what happens when a wife refuses sex 1

KARACHI: Sexual coercion and nonconsensual sex are common and not limited to abusive relationships in Karachi, deduced experts in an article ‘Women’s Perceptions and Experiences of Sexual Violence in Marital Relationships and Its Effect on Reproductive Health’ that appeared in Health Care for Women International, Volume 29, Issue 5 May […]


ADVERSTING AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CONSIDERATIONS 2

MEHMOOD UL HASSAN KHAN ABSTRACT We are living in virtual reality world where images, marketing, communication and the last not the least successful advertising can increase profitability, goodwill, and market access. Ours is the age of globalization too where integration of economies, merger & acquisition, cultural sensitivities, and social diversities […]


COMPARATIVE STUDY OF GLOBAL ROLE OF FOREIGN AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND ASSOCIATES STRATEGIES FOR PAKISTAN 8

MEHMOOD UL HASSAN KHAN ABSTRACT Foreign aid plays very essential role in the overall development of a country provided it is utilized properly. Due to the scarcity of economic resources and others natural constraints every country needs the sufficient amounts of foreign funds in shapes of foreign aid. Generally foreign […]