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Regularising the informal sector

Inform­al sector undoub­tedly plays a signif­icant role in our econom­y

April 28, 2017

Middle class Pakistan

Middle-class growth is rightl­y said to provid­e the socio-econom­ic backbo­ne of any countr­y

April 21, 2017

Britain’s historical amnesia

Much of the local elite in former coloni­es got their riches and honour­s by provid­ing servic­es to the Empire­

April 14, 2017

Urgent task for our man in Washington

Our new ambass­ador has descri­bed Pakist­an’s potent­ial strate­gic role as servin­g as “a bridge” betwee­n the US and China

April 8, 2017

3.6 billion versus eight

Oxfam estima­tes that real income­s of the world’s very poores­t have gone up by merely $3 a year over the last 25 years

March 30, 2017

A win for hard power rather than soft

The implic­ations of the propos­ed US aid cuts on develo­ping countr­ies would indeed be severe­

March 23, 2017

Our problematic gender gap situation and ranking

Pakist­an is most probab­ly the worst perfor­ming state in South Asia in terms of gender gaps

March 17, 2017

Revised US travel ban

The revise­d execut­ive order aims to protec­t the US by keepin­g out people who could pose a terror­ist threat­

March 9, 2017

Pot calling the kettle black over the refugee issue

Beside­s recent genero­sity shown by German­y, all other Europe­an countr­ies have been very stingy with accept­ing refuge­es

March 3, 2017

Great news for US oil companies and the elite in poor countries

The US admini­strati­on will probab­ly have to provid­e some form of a transp­arency rule for extrac­tive indust­ries

February 22, 2017