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Menace Of Narco-terrorism

Menace of narco-terrorism

Every survey made since promulgation of Prohibition (Enforcement of Hadd) Order, 1979 ["Hadd Order"] shows that this nation has been persistently sinking deeper into narco-terrorism-a term signifying the drug-terror trap.…

Trapped In Poverty

Trapped in poverty

Migrants are in the news all over the world. Recently, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) released in Rome a report titled Sending Money Home which focused on the…

Commitment To Poverty Alleviation

Commitment to poverty alleviation

Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in his budget speech 2015-16 maintained that the PML-N government's focus on poverty alleviation is greater than that of the PPP-led coalition government and, as…

What Lies In Store?

What lies in store?

Like always, next FY Budget too will surely smell rosy. By tying knot with the IMF, the Federal Budget will have nothing much significant to offer because of Pakistan''''s commitment…

Would You Trust The Government?

Would you trust the government?

Asking the government to do what the private sector can do calls for increasing the role of the government in the economy. Should we have more of the public sector…

A Post ‘war-on-terror’ Pakistan?

A post ‘war-on-terror’ Pakistan?

In social, economic, political and even descriptive ways, Pakistan seems to have entered a post-WoT era. In 2013, the first ever civilian-led electoral transition ushered in a new government and…

Rationality – The Missing Link

Rationality – the missing link

The pressure created by the rising tide of terrorism and targeted killings, disclosures before the Judicial Commission investigating the allegations of organised rigging of the 2013 elections, and routinely exposed…