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Social media blackouts

Pakistan has long touted its ambitions to improve its citizens’ quality of life and economic well-being through digital transformation. This includes initiatives such as Digital Pakistan, or the more recent…

HEC set to establish NAHE regional centre in Punjab

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan has finalised the groundwork for establishing a regional centre of National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE) in Punjab. HEC, under its Higher Education Development…

The centre cannot hold

It is plain that the finance minister’s visit to Washington has not resulted in any financial relief since, apart from expressions of sympathy for the devastating floods, no commitments have…

Power centres

Challenges: Pakistan is up against a whole host of formidable challenges. The three at the top of the list are: an economic crisis, extreme political uncertainty and the rising militant…

War, media and the West

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has re-emerged as ‘the war of this century’ after the Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen wars. But this one differs from all the previous wars. The recent…