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The debt riddle

Pakistan has a serious debt problem, and it is getting worse with each passing year. The $100 billion or so foreign debt is...

Gender gap among voters

In the country, a notable gender gap has been persisting for long. The latest voter registration figures, reported in the media, show that...

The worrying deficit

The ever-increasing current account deficit reached 1.66 billion in October, raising the total for the first four months of the fiscal year to...

Award for ‘gallantry’

The Indian government’s love of fiction knows no bounds, with the most recent display of this passion coming in the form of an...

Fighting smog

With every passing year, the air quality in Lahore has been deteriorating. This metropolis is the second-most polluted city in the world in...

Gas outages

For the past many years, every winter domestic consumers have been experiencing erratic supply of gas in Karachi and other parts of the...

Preventing rape

After a series of heinous rape incidents that occurred last year and the consequent statements about women’s clothing issued in its aftermath, Prime...

Encroached state land

The first phase of land record digitisation under the PM’s cadastral mapping initiative has revealed the astounding scale of land grabbing in three...

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