Daily Archives: October 16, 2012

The cost of inefficient solid waste management

  With a population that is growing at about 1.8 percent annually (World Bank 2011 report), the volume of solid waste is also increasing but unfortunately there is no single city in Pakistan which has a proper solid waste management … Continue reading

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The slow downfall of the telecom sector

  The telecom sector in Pakistan is a major contributor to government revenues. During the last decade, Pakistan has made tremendous progress in the telecom industry because of deregulation and privatisation of the sector. Unfortunately, for the past 3 years, … Continue reading

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Pakistan unlikely to achieve primary education-related MDGs: Report

LAHORE: With Pakistan spending only 2.3% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on education, the country is unlikely to achieve its goal of providing primary education to all of its citizens by 2015, revealed the 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring … Continue reading

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Save water to save Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  Water is essential for human beings to survive and develop. At the same time, water is a scarce commodity and shortage sometimes results in crisis. Both facts lead to the simple conclusion that lack of water hinders development and … Continue reading

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