Pakistan is in the grip of serious socio economic problem these days. Some of these problems may be ascertained as leader selection, landlord mafia, no civic minded citizenship, influx of refugees due to war in Afghanistan etc. Apart from them there are many problems due to ethnically diverse Pakistani society and migration of the literate [...]
Lawlessness and anarchy has disturbed the peace of Karachi which used to be the hub of all main business activities. This state of affairs will definitely force the investor move to other place. The terrorist groups are organized, they have political power and are armed. That is why soon after firing and murders they seek [...]
In a high level cooperation council cochaired by Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gillani and the Turkish PM, Tayyip Erdogon, 17 agreements relating to different sectors were signed by the two premiers. The PMs of both the countries addressed a press conference after the ceremony and expressed their commitment for extending the cooperation and reinvigorating [...]
Global risks advisory firm, Maplecroft has conducted a survey according to which Somalia comes first in the list of countries that suffer from terror attacks, and then comes Pakistan. After it there is Iraq and then Afghanistan. This scenario is hugely worrisome when we see it in the perspective that all these are Muslim countries [...]
Pakistan’s moving up the corruption ladder is a stark comment. It has brought bad name for the people and country. In the surveys held by Transparency International it is claimed that almost 300 billion rupees were earned by corruption in Pakistan in one year.
Bangladesh was perceived as the most corrupt country in 2001, 2002 and [...]
Thar coal reserves, outstrip the stymie bottlenecks
The Thar desert of Pakistan has one of the largest coal reserves which have been discovered yet. These reserves are explored on an area of 10,000 square kilometers. World’s largest coal fields were discovered in Thar, Sonda and Lakhra.
The Thar Coal Field, should it be developed, will yield over [...]
The relations between Turkey and Pakistan are entrenched deeply. Both the countries share a common vision on many regional and international issues. The relations are based on mutual respect, trust and interest. The two countries face the same challenges and a common cultural heritage. Turkey has acknowledged on many forums the sacrifices offered by the [...]
The 2010 Pakistan floods are undoubtedly the worst hit calamity in the history of Pakistan. From Swat to Thattha more than two crore people have become its victims. More than 25 percent area of our country is inundated and the floods have swallowed many villages. Extensive damage to infrastructure and crops significantly harmed the struggling [...]
On 15 August many people publicly beat to death two brothers; Mughees and Muneeb aged 15 and 19. All this happened in the presence of the Sialkot District Police Officer Waqar Chauhan and eight other police officers.
The law enforcement personnel and their superiors stood callously and watched as two brothers were brutally tortured and then [...]
The number of suicide attacks has risen in Pakistan. There is a lack of faith among Muslims of Pakistan. They have become listless and transgressed. The forces of exploitation and oppression rule. The hatred is the dominant passion which is associated with the emotionally charged memories, often branded as stultifying forces.
Pakistan has now become a [...]