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Spearhead Research

The Growth Story

  The World Bank in a recent report, “Global Economic Prospects; Weak Investment in Uncertain Times”, has revised Pakistan’s growth rate to 5.2 per cent for FY 2017, and 5.5 per cent

Kuldip Nayar

When Tata met Bhagwat

A sad commentary on India’s “secular credentials”   The biggest news of 2016 came in towards the end of the year. Publicly, the key industrial house admitted the importance of the most


The longest war term President “Mr. Obama, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 and spent his years in the White House trying to fulfill the promises he made as an

Dr Mubarak Ali

A cup of tea 

How tea spread to the world   The Burmese Bhuksho introduced tea leaves to China. They found them very useful because when they chewed them after meals, they not only found themselves

Arif Nizami

President Trump

And Pakistan’s options   His critics rightly label him as Islamophobic, misogynistic and unorthodox in perusing his domestic as well as foreign agenda   The enigmatic Donald Trump is the 45th president