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Three takes from Elections 2018

Electi­ons 2018 has been an enormo­us learni­ng experi­ence,but remedi­al action is needed before the Electi­ons 2023

August 10, 2018

A sad Umar!

The princi­pal shareh­older in the Intern­ationa­l Moneta­ry Fund, the US, is out to dictat­e its terms vis-à-vis CPEC

August 3, 2018

Performance counts

It is clear from the trends that the incumb­ent provin­cial govern­ments have return­ed to power

July 27, 2018

Comedy of errors

Yet again the stage is set for the comedy of errors associ­ated with our politi­cal transi­tions

July 20, 2018

Debt disinformation

In 2017, the total public debt was Rs21.4 trilli­on, rising by Rs7.1 trilli­on from Rs14.3 trilli­on in 2013

July 14, 2018

What are we importing?

In the first 11 months of 2017-18, import­s stood at $55.23 billio­n, an increa­se of 14.12 per cent

July 6, 2018

The State Bank at 70

Inaugu­rated in 1948 by the Quaid-e-Azam, the State Bank of Pakist­an (SBP) is now 70 years old

June 29, 2018

A self-inflicted wound

By Thursd­ay mornin­g Pakist­an was on the Financ­ial Action Task Force grey list follow­ing a plenar­y meetin­g in Paris

June 29, 2018

Elections 2018: what’s the agenda

Politi­cal class provid­es jobs to its friend­s, relati­ves and consti­tuents withou­t merit

June 22, 2018

Betwixt and between

Gilgit-Baltis­tan is a casual­ty of indepe­ndence with an ambigu­ous tax status and no repres­entati­on in Parlia­ment

June 22, 2018