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Arfa Karims lab at school in bad condition

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article image The computer lab at the Govt Girls High School, Chak 2-JB, Ramdiwali, which was set up on the desire of Arfa Karim, the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional, is in a bad shape. Arfa passed away at the age of about 17 in Lahore on Jan 14, 2012, after a brief illness. According to details, the girl students at the school are given education only through computer books while standing in the lab. Some of the students told the scribe that the computers in the lab are out…Read More

Bad predictions about telecom sector

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REPORTS ARE predicting that Pakistan’s telecommunication industry will continue to suffer bad times particularly during the first half of the year 2013 thereby meaning no foreign direct investments, no progress, no more jobs and no economic activities even in the second half of the current year. The calling rates will go up while the industry as a whole will be focusing on regulatory side of the market to affect growth, in addition to further delay in the auction of 3G spectrum which was due…Read More

2013 may turn bad for telecom industry

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s telecommunication industry is expected to face bad times in the year 2013; the callings rates go up and the industry as a whole will be focusing on regulatory side of the market to affect growth while the third generation mobile spectrum auction will further get delayed, predicted the IT and Telecom market experts.The year 2012 had been a very active one for the telecom industry with the sector reaching the mark of 120 million subscribers. Mobilink and Zong entered…Read More

Wheat support pricing or bad economics?

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article image By Ahmad Fraz KhanThe stated logic behind increasing wheat support price is the escalating cost of production. This growing cost is a reality but it constitutes one of the many variables that should determine the wheat price. Import and export parity, domestic consumption and projected requirement should also get equal weight in calculating price. But it has not been the case, as electoral politics overrides everything elseTHE ECONOMIC Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has recently increased…Read More