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Pakistan: A Land of Opportunity?

Opportunity Pakistan Report by i-genius commission on social entrepreneurship: In September 2013, fifteen people (Commissioners) from Austr…

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1 Nov 7, 2014
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Pakistan Education Emergency

Earlier this year, a Pakistani government commission on education found that public funding for education has been cut from 2.5% of GDP in…

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4 Nov 4, 2014
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Ireland Wants Indian and Pakistani Physicians to Fill 4600 Jobs

Ireland is looking to India and Pakistan to deal with its doctor shortage, according to Irish Times: About 4,600 junior doctors are needed…

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3 Jun 30, 2014
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Pak vs Zim Live Match Scorecard 31st Aug 2013

Get Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 3rd ODI Live Scorecard. Zimbabwe will take on Pakistan in Pakistan in Zimbabwe ODI Series. Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 3r…

Started by Khurram

0 Aug 30, 2013

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20 live score 23rd Aug 2013

Pakistan (PAK) vs (ZIM) Zimbabwe 1st T20 live Match will be played on Friday, August 23, 2013. According to Pakistan Standard Times the mat…

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1 Aug 23, 2013
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Access to Electricity in Pakistan

Here's a BR report on "phenomenal" progress on electrification in Pakistan: Pakistan has made substantial progress in electrification both…

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3 Jun 9, 2013
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Aalu Anday- Pakistan's Protest Music

Here's a Times of India story on "Aalu Anday", a satirical music video gone viral on Youtube: NEW DELHI: When the music video of "Aalu And…

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1 Mar 4, 2013
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Pakistan's Voting Record: How Does Pakistan Vote at the United Nations?

Does US aid to Pakistan buy its vote at the UN? The answer is a resounding NO!!! India votes at UN with the US more often than Pakistan, a…

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1 Dec 5, 2012
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Nature Magazine on Pakistan's Higher Education Reform 2002-2008

Despite the problems, science has been flourishing in Karachi and other Pakistani cities, thanks to an unprecedented investment in the coun…

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0 May 21, 2012

Pakistan Economy

The Planning Commission has been charged with developing growth policy and managing the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP). The Frame…

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0 Jan 11, 2012

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    2010-2020: Pakistan's Lost Decade

    Until 2010, Bangladesh was a laggard in South Asia region. Its per capita income was about half of Pakistan's. Now Bangladesh has surpassed Pakistan as the Pakistani economy has suffered significant slow-down from the previous decade. In fact, the Pakistan economy grew at the slowest rate in South Asia as reflected in per capita incomes. While Pakistan's per capita income more than doubled from $500 to $1,000 in the ten years 2000 to 2010, the growth has slowed to less than 30% from 2010 to…

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    Cultural Psychologist Michele Gelfand on American and Pakistani Stereotypes

    Americans see Pakistanis as "aggressive and violent" while Pakistanis say Americans are "loose, immoral and arrogant", according to research study findings of American cultural psychologist Michele Gelfand. She told an interviewer that the American media portrayed Pakistanis as "big bad wolf".  Gelfand is a distinguished professor at the University of Maryland. She studies why different cultures…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on April 11, 2021 at 1:30pm

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