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Tragedy In Sahiwal

Tragedy in Sahiwal

Last weekend, I was visiting my hometown in Tharparkar to attend the Dharmik Quiz Contest. At the event, I urged all Hindu children who participated in the contest from across…

The macroeconomics of electricity tariffs

In Pakistan, the landscape of power tariffs is shaped significantly by the framework of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and is directly connected to macroeconomics. Under these agreements, the costs associated…

CPEC turnaround: how realistic is goal?

President Xi Jinping of China in a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif stressed that “China and Pakistan should continue their traditional friendship, strengthen exchanges and cooperation in all…

Decoding the 2024 election

Pakistani voters have given their verdict in the February 8 general elections, which were held in a peaceful and orderly manner. The results have led to a split mandate, and…

Preventing suicide

IN a significant stride towards mental health reform, Pakistan decriminalised attempted suicide (later challenged in the Federal Sharia Court) by repealing Section 325 of the Pakistan Penal Code, a change…

Who will win Punjab?

Punjab is a crucial battleground in the 2024 general elections. Out of 266 National Assembly seats, 141 general seats and 35 reserved seats for women are in this province. So…

Over 180,000 students take MDCAT exam

As many as 180,000 students in Pakistan, Dubai, and Saudi Arabia appeared in the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) on Sunday, which was held simultaneously at all the…

200 candidates held for using unfair means in MDCAT exam

Despite challenges, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education and Evaluation Testing Agency (ETEA) on Sunday smoothly conducted the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) and arrested around 200 candidates using unfair…