Monthly Archives: September 2017


Two M Pakistanis suffer from Alzheimer’s disease

 The fast growing population of elderly people in the country is increasing the incidence of Alzheimer’s alarmingly with around two million Pakistanis suffer from the preventable condition and their numbers are mounting, warned health experts on Tuesday. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and […]


Historical Chart of Pakistan rupee exchange rate vs euro

Following is historical chart of inter-bank exchange rates starting from June-1999. Open market rates slightly differ from inter-bank rates.   DATE SELLING BUYING DATE SELLING BUYING 30-Jun-1999 53.72 52.97 4-Jan-2017 108.65 108.44 4-Jan-2000 53.30 52.53 2-Jun-2017 117.43 117.21 2-Jun-2000 48.59 48.01  21-Mar-2018  140.00  139.00 2-Jan-2001 54.98 54.48 22-May-18 open 138 […]


INDIA’S JOURNEY TO DAMNATION

ALI SUKHANVER Don’t forget to sip the famous black tea whenever you go to Darjeeling; a town in India’s West Bengal state in the Himalayan foothills. Darjeeling used to be a summer resort for the British Raj elite before partition. This paradise on the earth is a beautiful combination of […]


Problems and prospects of hydroelectric power

Pakistan has installed capacity of 6,902 megawatts of hydroelectric power, which meets one-third of the country’s electricity needs. However, there is a potential of more than 50,000MW. Hydroelectric power development has suffered due to prolonged Kalabagh Dam controversy on which national consensus could not be developed. Sindh feared that Punjab […]


Punjab may lose 7 NA seats in new constituency delimitation 1

Punjab’s share in the general seats of the National Assembly is likely to go down by as much as seven when a new constituency delimitation exercise is conducted in accordance with the population figures provisionally released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics last month. Out of a total of 272 geographical constituencies, […]


Do’s & Don’ts for overseas Pakistanis

Important guidelines posted at OPC website Do’s Property & Housing If you plan to purchase property in a private housing scheme, verify from the local regulatory authority like LDA, MDA, RDA, FDA, CDA etc. that the housing scheme is approved or not? Do not rely on the advertisement alone. Inquire from the management of housing […]