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Innovation for prosperity – Part II

The manufacture and export of innovative high-tech products must serve as the key pillar of our economic growth. There are huge opportunities available in almost every sector. Let us consider…

Lagging green spending globally

‘The world’s leading economies have announced economic stimulus packages that will pump approximately US$4.6 trillion directly into sectors that have a large and lasting impact on carbon emissions and nature,…

Higher education reforms

The single most important factor that determines the quality of both undergraduate and postgraduate education is the quality of faculty. At present, only about 25 percent of the faculty members…

Higher education reforms

The single most important factor that determines the quality of both undergraduate and postgraduate education is the quality of faculty. At present, only about 25 percent of the faculty members…

All Eyes On The Apex Court

All eyes on the apex court

Next week among matters of import, the Supreme Court will take up a review petition of Imdad Ali, a man convicted of murder who has been awaiting his fate on…

Planning for the future

This requires us to acquire the highest level of expertise in new and emerging technologies to be able to leapfrog into the future. We must also establish a clear roadmap…

Pakistan’s new roadmap

Pakistan’s current economic collapse is largely due to our leaders not recognizing that socio-economic development no longer depends on natural resources but largely on the ability of our human resources…

Unplanned journey

Autism is a widely spreading neuro-developmental disorder that affects a child’s ability of verbal and nonverbal communication. It comes with a lot of challenges including behavioural issues, sensory hyper or…

Continued excellence

Within the boundaries of the University of Karachi exists an institution that has stood out as an island of unparalleled excellence in the developing world – the International Center for…

Does sunlight rapidly destroy the coronavirus?

Does sunlight rapidly destroy the coronavirus? A White House presentation on a mysterious government study says so — but some scientists have called for caution as we await more evidence.…