Archive for February, 2010

Lecturers of KIU deserve merit, justice

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The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday said that the lecturers serving in Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit-Baltistan deserve a level playing field and peace of mind to discharge duties properly.
Dr. Murtaza Mughal, President PEW while talking to a delegation of university teachers said that the administration should be an equal opportunity employer.

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Political, economic policies hurting masses, sovereignty

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Majority of foreign investors are profiteers
The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said current political and economic policies aimed at retaining power are damaging masses as well as sovereignty largely.
Practice of meeting all the demands of west is hiking poverty, increasing insecurity and uncertainty. It is increasing debt, devaluing currency and driving political conflicts.
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Pakistan ill prepared for information hostility

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Minimal exposure of critical applications to global internet suggested
Pakistan continues to ignore the threat of a state-sponsored information attack despite increasing employment of internet attacks in conflicts between states, speakers at a forum warned Sunday.
Regardless of growing threat, our country is ill prepared to face a cyber-attack on its critical military, economic and technological infrastructure, they said. read more…

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Petroleum price clamber a blunder

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Business lobbies operating as gangland
PEW rejects state terror against masses

The Pakistan Economy Watch on Tuesday said recent petroleum price rise is another triumph of powerful business lobbies over interests of already overtaxed and underprivileged masses.
Citizenry reeling under intense financial pressure is being forced to compromise on quality of life without considering the social and political costs of such moves. read more…

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