Economics of education and skill By M. Osman Ghani Human capital is a vehicle of nation building through which social, cultural and economic upbringing and development are passed on from generation to generation. At the national level, education and human development make a productive and skilled labour force, thus, the …
By Sultan Ahmad The verdict of the electorate on February 18 is clear and the options for durable coalition at the centre and in the provinces are rather obvious. If some leaders are trying to get too much for themselves or their party, they may be disillusioned in the end.
The decision taken by the Awami National Party (ANP) to choose Mr Amir Haider Hoti of the party’s ruling family instead of Mr Bashir Bilour for the post of chief minister in the NWFP has upset many among the party’s rank and file.
Small manufacturers start making candles, generators, UPS etc Nafees Tahir LAHORE: The unending loadshedding was giving rise to a new form of cottage industry which was producing scores of goods to counter the power outages. Loadshedding, though, has adversely affected the big industries, yet it helped small industry to grow.
* 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.
By Dr Akmal Hussain IN spite of the claims by the Musharraf regime that they had launched Pakistan’s economy on to a new trajectory of high growth, it has now begun to slow down. There are mounting pressures on the balance of payments, high inflation and severe shortages of energy …
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.
THE phrase ‘institution building’ has begun to enter economic discourse in Pakistan. Its entry into the debate is timely since Pakistan over the last several decades has destroyed much of the rich institutional base the country inherited at the time of independence.
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, …
The priority given to different urban development projects strikes me as odd. Given the extensive road development work seen in Lahore during the tenure of the previous provincial government, it would appear that inner-city mobility was considered key to the city’s future.