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Pakistan's Rising Middle Class

The Emerging Middle Class in Pakistan: How it Consumes, Earns, and SavesDr. Jawaid Abdul GhaniProfessor, Strategy and Marketing Research,Ka…

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0 Mar 19, 2015

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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Great work of Pakistanis

Congratulations to all Pakistanis working in the Silcon Valley with devotion

Started by Mohammed Anwar Khan

3 May 5, 2014
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Basant Festival in Lahore Changa Manga

The Department of Railway has decided to start the special train from Lahore to Changa Manga. The provincial government of Punjab has also…

Started by Khurram

0 Jan 31, 2014

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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Pakistanis Donate Generously to Charities

"Righteousness is not that ye turn your faces towards the east or the west, but righteousness is, one who believes in God, and the last day…

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1 Mar 1, 2013
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US Senate Report on Avoiding Water Wars in South and Central Asia

UNITED STATES SENATE,COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS,Washington, DC, February 22, 2011.   DEAR COLLEAGUES:   This report by the committee ma…

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2 Jan 7, 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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    US Census: Pakistani-Americans Are Young, Well-educated and Prosperous

    Over half a million Pakistani-Americans constitute the 7th largest Asian ethnic group in the United States. Pakistani-Americans are young, well-educated and prosperous. Median age for Pakistani-Americans is 31.7 years. 60% have at least a bachelor's degree. Their median household income is $87,510 a year.  The graph below shows that immigration into the United…

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    Pakistan-Origin Muslim Actor Riz Ahmad Leads Campaign to Make Hollywood More Inclusive

    “With all my privilege and profile, I often wonder if this is going to be the year they round us up, if this is the year they’re going to put Trump’s Muslim registry into action, if this is going to be the year they ship us all off,” Riz Ahmad said back in 2019 at Creative Artists Agency's Amplify Conference. “The representation of Muslims on screen — that feeds the policies that get enacted, the people that get killed, the countries that get invaded.”…

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