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Alvi for uplift of human resources

President Arif Alvi emphasised the importance of human resource development and the promotion of research to propel the country forward on the path of development. Addressing the convocation of Riphah…

Humans are humans, not mere resources

Human Resource (HR) is it. HR is the most important resource. Human capital counts. Humans are the assets. Human resources are the difference. These are the corporate mantras. These are…

Burial of humanity

The dance of medieval barbarism with lethal weapons of 21st century is being played out, while the world watches; some with glee; some with awe; some with pain; some with…

A humanitarian crisis

The tens of thousands of dead, injured and homeless in the recent earthquake in Morocco and the broken dams in Libya are the latest victims of natural disasters. Casualties in…

Human rights agenda

Throughout Pakistan’s turbulent political history, no prime minister has been able to perform his/her duties for a full term. The recurring political crises within Pakistan withholds the state from initiating…

Do states lack resources?

journalist.It is claimed that states and governments lack funding and they should not run businesses. Their sole job is to facilitate market forces that can take care of any issues…

Rebuilding human capital [Part – III]

Sixth, revamp the higher education system and research institutes where the criteria for allocating public funds would be based on promoting emerging technologies and generation and application of knowledge to…

Rebuilding human capital [Part – I]

When countries face short-term financial crises it is natural that more deep-rooted and important issues are neglected, perpetuating the cycles of economic instability from time to time. It may appear…

Stock values vs human values

 Dow Jones is down. Nasdaq is nose-diving. PSX is declining. Stock values are crashing. The world is talking about recession, deficits and bankruptcies. Since it is an invisible virus, and…

Humanity on profound trial

“Human Kind” and “Gentlemen” had become obsolete words in Pre-Corona era. Human beings were neither kind nor men / women were gentle to each other or to their habitat. The…