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January 19, 2011

US Textiles Imports: Where Does Pakistan Stand?

A must-read for all Pakistani textiles exporters. Where does the Pakistani textiles industry stand in terms of exports to the USA and in relation to our competitors? Statistics from the Office of Textiles and Apparel (US Department of Commerce) paint an interesting picture. By Faryal Virk
December 26, 2010

Rapid Industrialization: an answer to our dreams or an environmental disaster in the making?

Indiscriminate discharge of industrial effluents and air emissions have contaminated ground and surface water, degraded land and air quality and affected flora/fauna and human health By Fareeha Qayoom
November 10, 2010

Sugar crisis? What sugar Crisis?

I was a little surprised – I mean, why protest sugar price hike only? Why not everything else too that’s going wrong in our lives because of current government’s policies? When the prices of all essential commodities (including indispensable foodstuffs, everyday staples, energy, power and fuel) are rising without rhyme or reason, without any notice, just like that, why were the folk out on the streets to protest the prices of sugar? By Fareeha Qayoom
September 5, 2010

Gift in the eyes of the law

Under Islamic Law, gift in written form is not necessary but there must be a delivery of possession and if the three essentials of a valid gift are proved from a document, such document is a gift deed By Malik Nousherwan Awan