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Pakistani youth competent to shape country’s future

  Pakistani youth no doubt are the asset of Pakistan as they have ability and hold the potential to build their future and that of their country. Young people posses the vigor to enthusiastically contribute in governance, democratic and socio-economic progress. It is necessary to empower young citizens and offer them with plentiful chances in order to engage them in social, political and economic affairs of the society as future …

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Sports industry of Sialkot: Potential to contribute in promoting our export regime and the industry

  Sialkot sports industry has been producing sporting goods for over a decade and is one of the industries through which Pakistan has gained global recognition. The industry initially commenced with production of sporting goods involving wood e.g. cricket bats, hockey sticks, tennis, badminton rackets etc. Over the years and influx of modern equipment, the Sialkot sports industry is now able to manufacture any product and in any material. The …

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It’s all about consumption!

  Capitalism thrives on perpetual increase in consumption. It doesn’t much encourage savings on the one hand and advocates debt-based investment on the other. Leveraged investment generates comparatively rapid but high-cost and unsustainable growth. Investment funded by savings results in low-cost, sustainable growth. This is what the Austrian economists say while commenting on the destruction wrought by the Chicago economists during the last three decades. While global conscience, in the …

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Benazir income support plan growing into biggest social safety net

  Presently, the Government of Pakistan has proclaimed an ambitious yearly plan for alleviating poverty and producing more career opportunities, involving levels that may have a far touching impact on the lives of citizens. REGIONAL& GLOBAL POVERTY DESCRIPTION NUMBER OF POOR (MILLIONS) POVERTY RATE (% POPULATION) 2005 2010 2015 2005 2010 2015 East Asia 304.5 140.4 53.4 16.8 7.4 2.7 Europe and Central Asia 16.0 8.4 4.3 3.4 1.8 0.9 …

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More money creates more poverty

  It is mandatory, to survive under capitalistic system, to record economic growth every year. This growth is predominantly expressed by a single macro indicator – GDP. The prevailing prices of the factors of production and market prices of goods and services consumed during the year form the basis of GDP calculation. Controlled increase in prices on a sustained basis is the key to the survival off the system. Situations …

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Private donations under charities amounted to around Rs400 billion annually

  Punjab government set to launch different schemes to provide conditional / unconditional cash subsidy to destitute and poor people While fasting is the hallmark of the holy month of Ramazan, the month long Muslim observance that begins with first Ramazan is also grounded in a heightened awareness of charity. Ramazan is a month of blessings and people become more spiritually aware in this holy month and are more likely …

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Chhipa takes priority to serve and love human and respect humanity

  Chhipa Welfare Association is purely a non-profit, non-government organization registered with Government of Pakistan and Government of Sindh, which under the guidance of Dr Muhammad Ramzan Chhipa (Sitara-e Imtiaz), is having a mission and motto called “loved human, respect humanity”. It is providing comfort and mental solace to the poor, worried and wretched persons through all possible means. The Association used to provide help and succor to the suffering …

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Edhi Foundation – the largest and pioneer center for serving humanity

  Abdul Sattar Edhi established his first welfare centre and then the Edhi Trust with a mere Rs5,000. What started as a one-man show operating from a single room in Karachi is now a reputable Edhi Foundation, the largest welfare organization in Pakistan. Edhi is like Mother Teresa who devoted her life to the poor of Kolkata while he (Abdul Sattar Edhi) leads the way of helping the Karachiites and …

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Pakistan among highest charity giving nations

  Muslims give more money to charity than people of other religions. More than three in 10 Muslims, Catholics and Jews donated money during 2012, ICM Research found. Followers of Islam gave an average of $567 compared to Jewish givers who donated around $412; according to the survey of just over 4,000 people in the UK Christians gave considerably less. Protestants donated an average of $308, while Roman Catholics gave …

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Pakistan tourism is growing and should depict safe

  Interview with Mr Paul Midy — Global Ceo jovago.Com Profile: Paul Midy is the Global CEO of Jovago, which is an international venture by Rocket Internet specializing in online hotel booking. He completed his undergraduate studies from Ecole Polytechnique, France after which he went to Columbia University in New York to pursue his graduation. After completing his education, he worked for seven years at McKinsey & Company where he …

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