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  • Solution to Karachi’s problems

    Karachi has additional problems...

    This has come about through migration of Urdu-speaking people at the time of partition, natural growth in population, as well as migration to Karachi from rural Sindh and the rest of the country...

  • Murad sees solution to Karachi transport woes in KCR revival

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the solution to the city’s public transport issue lies in the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway...

    Inaugurates sports complex built by Dawoodi Bohra community; terms K-IV an ill-conceived project“Karachi is the hub of trade and industry and generates huge revenues, therefore in return it must be repaid in the shape of its development,” he said...

  • Prepaid card regulations issued afresh

    KARACHI: The State Bank on Monday issued prepaid card regulations with explanation that the prepaid card customers may withdraw cash and transfer funds from ATMs, pay exam fee, shop online and travel abroad without requiring or compromising the debit or credit card, thus limiting the risk associated with the payment cards usage...

    The bank said in order to promote electronic payments in Pakistan by introducing alternate digital means...

  • Selective implementation of SDGs leads to ambiguous report card

    WHILE India continues to maintain a leadership position among the fastest-growing large economies in the world in terms of its rapid GDP expansion, its performance on the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN continues to suffer because of its poor rankings...

    The SDG Index and Dashboards report, brought out recently by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the UN, and...
  • ‘Dual ID card holders will be criminalised’

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior was informed that criminal proceedings would be initiated against those people who possess more than one national ID card...

    ”After some members of the committee said they agreed with the MNA, the interior secretary said a long-term solution was to invalidate one of the cards...

  • Teachers’ Day standing card

    Teachers’ Day is around the corner and if you want to present something worth remembering to your teacher, here is a standing card that can be placed anywhere...

    Glue stickGlue tubeThree coloured papers of any colourOne piece of 10-inch long and 5-inch width hard paperScissorsPencilAny coloured stringMarkers, paint colours (optional)Paste a paper of any colour of your choice on the piece of hard paper this is the inside of your card,...

  • Distressing report card

    In the aftermath of the visit by the Chinese president and the optimism generated by the announcement of multiple transport and energy projects getting under way soon, comes a reality check that shows we still are not able to get some basics right...

    In this context, the Pakistan Education Statistics 2013-2014 report unveils several unsettling facts
  • Competitive card drawn for Lahore races today

    LAHORE: A competitive card of six events has been drawn up for the second Lahore Summer Meeting which gets under way at the Racecourse here on Sunday,The current wave of hot weather gripping the provincial metropolis city of Lahore has resulted in sharply reducing the numerical strength of runner as in all, only 55 horses have accepted to line up for the events, Four races will be contested over the sprinting distance of 900 metres and two...

  • Erdogan plays religion card in tight Turkey polls

    ANKARA: Turkish Presi­dent Recep Tayyip Erdogan has controversially turned religion into a campaign issue in the officially secular country’s upcoming polls, which promise to be the biggest election challenge yet for the ruling party...

    In an unprecedented gesture by a Turkish politician in recent times, Erdogan wa­­v­­ed a copy of the Holy Quran translated into Kur­dish duing a rally this week in the Kurdish-majo­rity sout­heast
  • Human rights report card

    For the most part, the HRCP’s State of Human Rights in 2014 does not make for very optimistic reading...

    The report highlights the fact that where human rights and fundamental freedoms in Pakistan are concerned, 2014 saw much of the same violence and exploitation that this country has known for far too long
  • Education report card

    THE state of public education in Pakistan has been abysmal for years...

    But instead of just bemoaning the sorry condition of this critical sector, it is more constructive to spot the many weaknesses of the system and work towards rectifying these inadequacies
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