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Hospitality and tourism in GB

Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) has become the hub of private investment in the hospitality industry with the growth in tourism in recent years. The thriving tourism is a boon as long as…

A civilization in decline?

In a significant move, the Chinese government has allowed couples to have three children. The permission replaces the two-child policy introduced in 2016. Until then, a one-child policy had remained…

Civil Society’s Rights

Civil society’s rights

The latest moves to regulate non-government organisations (NGOs) need to be approached with a due sense of responsibility as they touch upon some of the fundamental rights of civil society.…

Memo From USA….Civil Servants Dichotomised

Memo from USA….Civil servants dichotomised

Nawaz Sharif has chosen wisely and well. His top official, according to press reports, will be Nasir Mahmood Khosa. As principal secretary to the prime minister, he will set the…

Saving precious lives

Violent crimes are increasing in the city at an alarming rate. Every day newspaper readers are confronted with headlines of someone shot here or worse still, a bloodbath there in…

Those were the days

A search to discover the largest film industries in the world turned up rather surprising results. I was under the impression that Hollywood would be the father of the entire…