Daily Archives: April 4, 2009


Pak rupee to slide to Rs 86 against greenback by June 2010

By Mushfiq Ahmad KARACHI: Exchange rate reforms, including removing restrictions on advance imports and shifting of oil payments to the interbank market, will weaken the Pakistani rupee to 86 against the dollar by June 2010, said Sayem Ali, Economist, Global Markets and Research (Middle East, Pakistan and North Africa), Standard […]


Outrage is free —Rafia Zakaria

The West, the Taliban, as well as local tribal structures are all complicit in the denial of equality and dignity to Afghan women and the promotion of a culture of war and violence that permeates both public and family life On March 31, 2008, the Guardian reported that Afghan President […]


Why Bhutto continues to rule from his grave

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan GARHI KHUDA BAKHSH: Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was executed in the dark of the night and rushed for burial to Garhi Khuda Bakhsh in a C-130 as much secretly as professional thieves shroud their prize catch while transporting it to its final destination. Four judges […]