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Understanding Pakistan’s emerging middle class

On October 31st, a panel of development policy researchers convened at the Urban Institute in Washington D.C. to discuss Pakistan's emerging middle class. The event was co-hosted by the Urban Institute and the Consortium for Development Policy ... [Read entire story]

Pakistan bus crash kills 15

The passengers were returning from an Islamic religious congregation in Lahore when the bus drove off the bridge into a gorge in the Chakwal district of Punjab province. Read entire story. Source: Pakistan News ... [Read entire story]

Pakistan Debates How to Fill Education Gaps

The Al-Nadwa Madrassa in the hill station of Murree, 30 kilometers from Islamabad, is part of an established alternative system of education in the South Asian nation. A librarian selects books that are being cataloged in the library at the Al-Nadwa ... [Read entire story]

Pakistan second-worst on Global Gender Gap index

LAHORE: The World Economic Forum placed Pakistan as the second worst country on gender equality in its Global Gender Gap index released on Thursday. The index placed Pakistan 143rd out of 144 countries, worst in the South Asian region that has an ... [Read entire story]