Measuring excellence: on NIRF rankings

• National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) published by the Human Resource Development Ministry, as the National Institutional Ranking Framework, 2018, should be viewed mainly as a proposition that data make it possible to assign objective credentials to some aspects of…

CPEC being extended to Afghanistan: Report

• The controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – the flagship project of China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – is being extended to Afghanistan, according to a report. • The report was released on the sidelines of China’s Boao Forum…