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The most essential element for the prosperity of our country is unfortunately the most disregarded one. In its 70-year history, Pakistan’s varying governments, be it civil or military have not considered health as the priority. It is mournful that exchanges around health strategy get practically no...

Each year Pakistan suffers loss of billions in addition to loss of lives due to lack of water management. The country has been hit by deadly flooding in summer months for the last many years. In 2010, almost entire Pakistan was affected when massive flooding caused by record breaking rains hit the provinces of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. At least 2,000 people died in...

Now in its twelfth year, the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2017 ranks 144 countries on the gap between women and men based on a number of factors like health, education, economic and political indicators. The index helps in understanding of how equitably resources and opportunities are being provided. Pakistan was ranked 143rd last year and this year’s...

Once again with the beginning of the winter season Lahore has found itself covered in a thick blanket of the irritating smog. The toxic smog not only reduces visibility, resulting in road accidents but is also causing serious health problems. Among the reasons for the persistent toxic blanket surrounding Lahore and a number of other cities in the province of Punjab are...

Tourism in Pakistan

November 2, 2017

Tourism industry stands out in providing the economic ventures to all the countries around the world. It accounts for 10 per cent of the global GDP worldwide. It is an industry that can in no way be ignored. Numbers of other economic opportunities are associated with it. Income generation, job creation, poverty reduction, foreign exchange earnings and promotion of cross-cultural...

Battle against Polio

November 1, 2017

A polio lady health worker got hit by an assailant in Hyderabad and it speaks of the predispositions and misconceptions people here in Pakistan still hold about polio. Pakistan is one of just two countries, alongside Afghanistan, where polio stays endemic. Militants have several times attacked on immunization programs, murdering about 80 individuals since December 2012. ...

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has once more given an obvious message to Islamabad to take care of the extremist ‘safe havens in the nation. He said that United States was worried that radical gatherings were discovering places of refuge inside Pakistan. The US had before lauded Pakistani experts in the wake of recuperation of Canadian-American prisoners from...

Thank you Sri Lanka

October 30, 2017

Sri Lanka made history and won millions of hearts as they became the first major Test-playing team to play on Pakistan soil since the ghastly terror attack...

An attack on a senior journalist in the heart of Federal capital on Friday once again proved that Pakistan is in the list of most dangerous countries for journalists for a reason. Ahmed Noorani senior investigative journalist was attacked in a brazen daylight by unknown assailants armed with steel rods, knives. Attackers left Noorani with serious head injuries; he was...

Black Day

October 28, 2017

Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and all across the world observed Black Day on Friday to reiterate their pledge to continue the liberation struggle against India’s illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir. India had landed its troops in Srinagar on October 27 1947 and illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir in total violation of the Partition Plan of...

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