Why is Pakistan falling prey to inflation? Pakistan is at the brink of stagflation with rising inflation amidst modest growth

Muhammad Zohaib Jawaid Inflation has soared throughout most of the two-year tenure of the PTI government. What makes it taxing is the fact that elevated food prices remain the noteworthy contributor to this havoc. The average Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the last year remains in double-digits (10.4%) despite a nosedive in aggregate demand during the pandemic. The notable food ...

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پاکستان کا سب سے بڑا دشمن…….

پاکستان کا سب سے بڑا دشمن……. آج تک ہم سوچتے آئے ہیں کہ بھارت پاکستان کا سب سے ازلی دشمن ہے، امریکا ، روس، برطانیہ، اسرائیل، یہود، ہنود و نصاری ہمارے سب سے بڑے دشمن ہیں- ہماری ترقی میں رکاوٹ پیدا کرنے والے، پاکستان کو روئے زمین سے مٹانے کی کوشش کرنے والے لیکن صرف اللہ کی ذات نے اس ...

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“Our Happy Family Is Gone” Impact of the “War on Drugs” on Children in the Philippines

Thousands of people in the Philippines have been killed since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his “war on drugs” on June 30, 2016, the day he took office. Among those who died have been dozens of children under age 18 who were either specifically targeted or were inadvertently shot during anti-drug raids, what authorities have called “collateral damage.” Philippine children’s rights ...

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Nepal: Punish Rights Abusers; Protect Independent NHRC

The Nepal government should act on the National Human Rights Commission’s findings to ensure accountability for grave human rights abuses by security forces, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should stop reversing the commission’s findings and ensure its independence. There are mounting allegations of extrajudicial executions and deaths in custody resulting from torture, yet the Nepal authorities resist conducting ...

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Syria: Health Workers Lack Protection in Pandemic

Syrian authorities are failing to protect health workers at the front line of the Covid-19 pandemic in government-held territory, Human Rights Watch said today. Doctors, aid workers, and civilians, including in government-held Syria, told Human Rights Watch that the country is overwhelmed, with hospitals beyond capacity, health workers facing serious shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), and with many of ...

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Harassment crisis in educational institutes

IT is raining anecdotes of harassment and violence against the students across the country. Whether it happens in the premier educational institutes of Lahore, shabby buildings of government-run schools in Southern-Punjab, or a dilapidated madrassah in interior Sindh; sexual harassment and assault in academic institutions is always downplayed. Educational institutes often believe they can inoculate themselves against legal action and ...

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A year of Military Siege in IIOJK

One year has been passed since India scrapped Jammu and Kashmir’s unique status, as given in the Indian Constitution’s Articles 370 and 35(A). In order to change the demographic position in Jammu and Kashmir, India took measures in reverse to fill the Muslim majority valley with non-Muslims. On August 5, 2019, Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi did far more ...

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Corona virus and the changing world order

The year 2020 is considered as a turning point by many scholars in the field of International relations, where from the start Amazon the largest biodiverse forest, saw the major bushfire of its history. In addition to this, the whole world was also at the brink of another world war, WWIII. Nobody would have ever thought that 2020 would bring ...

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Fueling crisis

In May and June, Pakistan faced another fuel shortage with long queues across nationwide petrol pumps being seen. In the aftermath of the crisis, the usual blame game between the government and Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) started, with both sides blaming the other for the shortage. The crisis came amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which had already deteriorated the economic condition ...

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Karachi’s urban flooding crisis

As intermittent rains and urban flooding continue to ravage Karachi, each and every street of the city portrays the grim story of gruesome negligence, incompetence and mismanagement by all the stakeholders at the helm of affairs. It is as heart wrenching as it is alarming to see total chaos in the delivery of all those services that would otherwise ensure ...

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Has Pakistan weathered the Covid-19 storm?

During the height of the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan, particularly in June, when dire predictions were being made about millions of fatalities in the country, many reporters and researchers seemed to have gotten it all wrong. There were accusations of the government covering up infection rates, of un-reported spikes in deaths and shrill demands for a total lockdown. One researcher, ...

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چھ ستمبر یومِ دفاعِ پاکستان

چھ ستمبر یومِ دفاعِ پاکستان ملک بھر میں بھر پور جوش و جذبے سے منایا گیا۔ یہ دن ہمیں ا±ن شہداءکی یاد دلاتا ہے جو 53 سال قبل دشمن کے بزدلانہ حملے کو شجاعت اور جواں مردی سے ناکام بناتے ہوئے اپنی جانیں اس مادر وطن پر نثار کر گئے تھے۔یہ ا±ن شہدائ کی قربانیوں کا ہی نتیجہ ہے کہ ...

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جسٹس لائرز فرنٹ کے کنونئیر سہیل بیگ نوری سے خصوصی انٹرویوعام وکیل کے حقوق کے تحفظ کو یقینی بنانے کے لئے سندھ بار کونسل کا الیکشن لڑ رہا ہوں،

سہیل بیگ نوری ایڈوکیٹ ہائی کورٹ کے سینئر وکیل اور جسٹس لائرز فرنٹ کے پلیٹ فارم سے عوام اور وکلا کے انصاف کی بالادستی اور قانون کے استحکام کی جدوجہد میں پیش پیش ہیں۔ سندھ بار کونسل کے انتخابات میں وہ ڈسٹرکٹ ساوتھ سے امیدوار ہیں۔ ہیومن رائٹس پوسٹ نے انتخابات میں حصہ لینے کی وجوہات اور وکلا سمیت ایک ...

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کراچی کا المیہ

ندیم احمد جمال آئین پاکستان کے کل 280آرٹیکلزہیں جن میں سے پہلے40 آرٹیکلزعوام کے حقوق اوربقیہ240 آرٹیکلزطرزِحکمرانی پربحث کرتے ہیں- ان میں آرٹیکل 3 استحصال کا خاتمہ کے بارے میں ہے یعنی آئین پاکستان کے تحت کسی بھی شہری کے خلاف کوئی استحصال نہیں کیا جا سکتا- آرٹیکل 9 میں فرد کی سلامتی کو یقینی بنانے کے اقدامات کے بارے ...

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الیکٹرانک گیمز کے بچوں پر منفی اثرات

کل میں لاہور کے ایک قدیم اور معروف علاقے کرشن نگر میں اپنے بچپن کے دوست کی موبائل شاپ پر کافی عرصہ بعد ملاقات کےلیے گیا۔ اس دوران ایک شخص دکان میں داخل ہوا، اور موبائل کے مختلف ڈیزائنز کے کور دیکھنے کی فرمائش کی۔ اس شخص کے سامنے مختلف رنگ اور اقسام کے کورز کا ڈھیر بکھیر دیا گیا ...

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