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Looking ahead to 2024

Pakistan continues to struggle against its descent into soaring inflation and escalating interest rates. However, this resistance is accompanied by a significant expense, particularly evident in the form of exceedingly…

Pakistan must adapt to climate change

Pakistan is among the top ten countries most vulnerable to climate change, according to the 2020 Global Climate Risk Index. The environmental changes have deleteriously impacted both human lives and…

Wounded ecosystem

We have devastated the ecosystem and threatened our survival and are now chanting the slogan ‘Save the planet, the earth is dying, save the ecosystem’ – which seems merely deceptive.…

The challenge of rising interest rates

While inflation has become a major topic for debate in today’s world politics, it is actually a tale as old as time. The world’s first recorded hyperinflation came during the…

Unhealthy priorities

Sick and getting sicker. Punjab attains the 2nd highest position in the world in prevalence of Hepatitis C, and the race to become the most hepatitis-stricken country in the world…

Chained to the rivers

FOR centuries, the adivasi fisher communities of South Asia lived a life tethered to the banks of its rivers. They shared an intimate tie to their environment, one that gave…

Onset Of The Monsoon

Onset of the monsoon

In the scorching heat of the summer, the monsoon season is considered to be a source of bliss in Pakistan and is one of the most awaited natural events. While…

Chaos junkies

This past Wednesday, millions of Pakistani viewers tuned in to the umpteenth episode of the longest running drama on television; the Sharif family’s trials and tribulations. The Islamabad High Court’s…