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Pakistan and the technological race

In an era marked by technological innovations and significant breakthroughs across different sectors, the transformative prowess of artificial intelligence is shaping a whole new reality defying the bounds of our…

Dreams of disruption

Some people like superhero movies while others prefer horror movies. My favourite category of movies (and TV series) are tales of founders of companies that built the world we live…

IMF, Constitution & tax codes

“The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday urged Pakistan to follow the Constitution in order to resolve its political disputes, as Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif contacted Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva…

Is it time to rise above?

Ever since the onset of ‘Project Imran Khan’, the nation saw the start of a terrible journey towards extreme polarization, division, and intolerance towards dissent. PTI followers increased over the…

Wheat policy imperatives

Wheat has been in the spotlight lately for two reasons: news of a bumper crop and, that notwithstanding, fears of impending shortage due to hoarding on the one hand and…

HEC: the good and the bad

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) boasts of the unprecedented development it has brought in the country’s higher education sector. Statistics such as the increase in the number of PhDs and…

Reviving agricultural growth: Part – IV

Import substitution and export promotion: agro-based exports (food, textile, leather groups) fetch 75-80 per cent of total earnings but the direct exports of agricultural commodities are limited to only $5…

Zero waste

On December 14, 2022 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution at its 77th session to declare March 30 as the International Day of Zero Waste, to be observed…

The camera never lied… until AI told it to

An amateur photographer who goes by the name “ibreakphotos” decided to do an experiment on his Samsung phone last month to find out how a feature called “space zoom” actually…