17 Lahori students top worldwide CIE list

* O-level students urge govt to improve education system, introduce new disciplines * Students slam extremism LAHORE: The British Council on Thursday held an award distribution ceremony to celebrate Pakistani students who scored achieved the best results in the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) 2007.

Security of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons

The grossly exaggerated threat of nuclear terrorism together with the hype created against Pakistan’s nuclear assets, and labelling it a potential threat to the international security, is a singular achievement of the “terrorism industry” that mainly comprises, the US politicians as lead players alongside bureaucrats and the US media.

Panacea for the prevailing economic ills of Pakistan

by Rakhshanda Khan Rakhshy The growing economy of Pakistan has gone through a very big setback during the last few months and its stability and robustness is being threatened due to the events in the recent past. Also these events have left a lingering sensation/impression in and outside the country, …

Imbalances in the Pakistan economy

By Aftab Ahmad Khan Pakistan’s economy despite commendable growth in GDP during the period FY2003- FY 2007 at an average annual rate of 7.0 per cent per annum and an expected reasonably well performance in this behalf in the range of 6.6-70 per cent in FY08 is confronted with the …

Challenges currently facing Pakistan economy

By Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan The government is seriously considering of lowering GDP of 6.5 or 7 per cent and has approved to raise prices of petroleum products which will be gradually increase. The increase in utility bills is also in offing. The government has also reviewed the budget targets for the …