Tag Archives: Economy

The Babri Mosque Verdict

Babri Mosque Verdict India’s age of Hindu majoritarianism seems to be in the offing  Few events in the history of modern India have been as polarising as the 1992 destruction of the Babri Masjid in the Hindu holy city of Ayodhya. In an episode of unabashed ugliness, a frenzied mob of thousands of Hindu extremists — including some of the …

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Education in FY 2018-19

Education in FY 2018-19 The literacy rate increased by 1.6pc to 62.3pc in 2017-18, from 60.7pc in 2014-15, according to the Economic Survey of Pakistan launched on Monday. The survey stated: “Pakistan social and living standards measurement (PSLM) survey could not be conducted in 2016-17 and 2017-18 on account of ‘Population & Housing Census in 2017’. However, according to Labour …

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Pakistan Economic Survey 2018-19

Pakistan Economic Survey 2018-19 Overview of the Economy The macroeconomic stability is a fundamental pre-requisite for sustained economic growth. Pakistan’s economy has experienced frequent boom and bust cycles. Typically, each cycle comprised of 3-4 years of relatively higher growth followed by a macroeconomic crisis which necessitated the stabilization programs. The inability to achieve sustained and rapid economic growth is due …

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Pakistan’s Economic Dependency

Pakistan's Economic Dependency

Pakistan is considered an economically fragile and unstable country, owing to the rampant maladministration. Though multiple factors can be attributed to it, yet ‘the vested interests of the ruling class’ have always been the most prominent. Geographically, Pakistan has been greatly blessed by nature but regional as well as international interests have been a curse for it. Since its birth, …

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