Yearly Archives: 2013


Breakthrough in coal power

Until the late 1970’s, Pakistan’s entire power generation was based on indigenous resources. Now, less than 60 per cent of power generation is from indigenous resources, which are depleting fast or getting out of use. There are now no two opinions that after hydropower generation, domestic coal, in the long […]


PM Nawaz Sharif among billionaire lawmakers

With his assets growing rapidly Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has joined the list of a very few lawmakers who are billionaires, according to statements of assets and liabilities of parliamentarians for the year 2012-13 released by the Election Commission of Pakistan. The net value of assets owned by Mr Sharif […]


Pakistan in search of new life

Dr Mahboob A Khwaja Nothing has changed over the years except Pakistan is floating in a bubble of political, social, economic and strategic entanglement and it is just a matter of time that foreign masters could undermine its flight without notice. Pakistanis are camouflaged into a world of fantasy and […]


Uzbekistan’s Constitution Miracles

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Uzbekistan’s constitution achieves many miracles OF socio-economic prosperity, political maturity, societal transformation and above all stability of the country since its inception. It has been binding force of national sovereignty, peace and harmony. Uzbekistan celebrates “Constitution Day” every year on December 8. It was adopted on […]


Impact of rising dollar vs Pakistan rupee

Foreign debt increases by Rs 403.06bn  Public and publicly guaranteed foreign debt including that of International Monetary Fund (IMF) has increased by Rs 403.064 billion as a result of depreciation of the rupee during the present government’s tenure, revealed official details submitted to the National Assembly on Saturday.


ISLAMABAD: Nadra develops machine to ensure rigging-free polls 2

National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), in the wake of ongoing thumb print verification controversy, has taken proactive initiative by developing electronic voting machine (EVM), proposed to be placed on all polling stations across the country, a Nadra spokesperson said. The system aims at ensuring transparent and rigging free elections […]