Experts urge study on social remittances’ impact on global migration

By Shahab Omer Published in Pakistan Today on February 22, 2023 LAHORE:  The Centre on Migration, Remittances and Diaspora (CIMRAD), Lahore School of Economics organized first of its kind international conference on ‘Social Remittances and Social Change: Links between Home and Host Countries” on February 21 and 22, 2023 at the Lahore School’s Burki Campus. Doctor Peggy […]

At least 28 Pakistanis die in boat wreck off Italy

Published in The News on February 26, 2023 ROME: At least 28 Pakistanis among 59 migrants died after their overloaded boat sank early on Sunday in stormy seas off Italy’s southern Calabria region, officials said. “As of a few minutes ago, the number of confirmed victims was 59,” Vincenzo Voce, mayor of the coastal city of Crotone,[…]



Price of elite capture

By Maleeha Lodhi Published in Dawn on February 20, 2023 PAKISTAN’S bane has long been a narrow, oligarchic power elite that has dominated its politics and controlled its economy at the cost of people’s welfare and the country’s progress and development. Its entrenched position over decades meant that governance challenges multiplied with force and intensity, leaving the[…]