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Wheat woes: plenty to precarious

Jubilations about the country achieving a historic bumper wheat crop have become short-lived and have instead been overtaken by the saga of slow sales and falling price levels, resulting in…

The weight-loss industry

It’s not a conspiracy theory that food addiction is a tool of corporate profiteering. Consider that tobacco companies, upon being regulated out of the business of addictive smoking, turned their…

Justice for the judiciary

What kind of firewall does the judiciary require? Why is such a firewall imperative? Does the judiciary need protection solely from external influences, or does it also demand a comprehensive…

Crisis of public trust

Effective governance is a key factor for establishing public trust for any political democratic dispensation and governments ensure it through effective delivery systems. In Pakistan, we have witnessed erosion of…