Author Archives: Waqas A Khan


Waqas A Khan

Revolutionising the IT Industry

Where are the 583,013 imaginary taxpayers?   Pakistan has the third-largest army of freelancers on freelancers.com; its workforce is the fifth-most on upwork.com. None of these skilled professionals is interested in paying


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Is Urdu losing the race?

Current state of computational linguistics in Pakistan   In so much “suffering” the development of Urdu as a language of future can only be a dream. Our character order is incomplete even


Waqas A Khan

Calligraphy; the spiritual art

It’s rising again Kamran Lashari, Director General at Lahore Walled City Authority, is a calligrapher himself. About the art’s patronage, he said that the authority on the directions of the chief minister,


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Teacher? My girlfriend!

Sexual assaults in sacred precincts   In the Karachi University, a rape case of a teacher at the department of Islamic history along with another case reported last year at the department


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Declining exports in Pakistan

Can 180BN package help?   2016 too was a continuation of the decline in Pakistan’s share in global trade. The decline approached the better performing sectors of Pakistan’s exports including textile and


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Tourism in Pakistan

A difficult child of South Asia   Estimates show that about 80 million people in Pakistan travel for tourism purposes inside the country annually. But this booming domestic tourism has caught Pakistan


Waqas A Khan

The real National Action Plan

Equality of citizenship   In their recent about-to-publish research, “Equality of Citizenship in the Parliament” both, very beautifully, proved that the solution to our problems lies in ultimate equality of the citizens


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Helping the helpless

Samaritans laws, infrastructure or behavioural change From 2004-2013 that shows an average of 15 people die on Pakistan’s roads each day. And an alarming 55 percent of people injured in accidents die


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Looking for Vajpayee

Pak-India peace process   This was a particularly optimistic time given the nuclear tests that both the countries conducted in 1998. Relations between India and Pakistan had become so strained that forces


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From Gulli Danda to Baseball

Who’s game? Fast-forward to last weekend as four teams contested the last remaining participation slot in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Competitors include Great Britain, Brazil, Israel and Pakistan   No South

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