BASANT- A forbidden festival

BASANT- A forbidden festival

18-Feb-17
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Basant, also known as ‘jashan-e-baharan’, is a forbidden festival that welcomes the arrival of spring, usually celebrated in P ...

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Is Pakistan actually growing?

Is Pakistan actually growing?

18-Feb-17
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There is a generally recognised link between economic growth and prosperity as both are non-mutually exclusive events. Economic prosperity is an in ...

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INDUS WATER TREATY: THE FACTS

INDUS WATER TREATY: THE FACTS

10-Feb-17
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INDUS WATER TREATY, is an agreement between Pakistan and India which describes the division of WATERS and management of drainage between th ...

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There is a Donald Trump hidden inside me, am I too afraid to accept it?

There is a Donald Trump hidden inside me, am I too afraid to accept it?

10-Feb-17
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Am I a sadist when I say I supported Trump over Hillary? Or an optimist who sees a ray of bright light at the end of this very dark tunnel?

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Direction of Technology in 2017

Direction of Technology in 2017

06-Feb-17
5850

Technology loves change, ever evolving and reshaping to give you a better shape. Device, platforms and applications keep on churning into matc ...

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The Kashmir Saga

The Kashmir Saga

05-Feb-17
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The world has speculated, it has been horrified and it has witnessed India and Pakistan reaching at each other’s throats throughout the histo ...

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PIA - THE  UNFORTUNATE

PIA - THE UNFORTUNATE

01-Feb-17
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For the last two decades, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Whenever PIA is in news, it is eith ...

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Is USA’s structural power galvanising Pakistan-Russia rapprochement?

Is USA’s structural power galvanising Pakistan-Russia rapprochement?

31-Jan-17
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‘In politics, there are no permanent friends or enemies, only permanent interests’

This famous saying ...

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Scholar, anchor, actor and politician: Amir Liaquat

Scholar, anchor, actor and politician: Amir Liaquat

28-Jan-17
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Amir Liaquat Hussain is back in the limelight with his allegations on the missing social activist regarding the black law, but that’s not it; ...

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The controversy that is Amir Liaquat

The controversy that is Amir Liaquat

27-Jan-17
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From leaked videos to ‘hate speech’, Amir Liaquat has always managed to stay in the limelight; but never for good reasons though.

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Islamophobia: Is Pakistan also a contributor?

Islamophobia: Is Pakistan also a contributor?

27-Jan-17
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I am regular to Friday prayers but less seen in mosque otherwise. Like doing charity and have a sound profile when it comes to Ramadan’s fast ...

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The Thucydides Trap: A paradigm shift from ping-pong diplomacy to gunboat diplomacy

The Thucydides Trap: A paradigm shift from ping-pong diplomacy to gunboat diplomacy

23-Jan-17
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China is currently USA’s largest trading partner with $598 billion in total trade during 2015, proving how both have become increasingly reli ...

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Where Pakistan stands in Trump’s new journey?

Where Pakistan stands in Trump’s new journey?

22-Jan-17
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Donald Trump has sworn in as the 45th President on Friday and tweeted ‘the journey begins’, however it’s still not clear what thi ...

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Is terrorism a real problem for the world?

Is terrorism a real problem for the world?

21-Jan-17
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After WW2 paramount powers of the world transferred from Great Britain to United States of America (USA). These powers made USA a Hegemonic state a ...

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Trump’s arrival demands a reformulation of Pakistan’s policy in Kashmir, Kabul

Trump’s arrival demands a reformulation of Pakistan’s policy in Kashmir, Kabul

21-Jan-17
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Trump’s comments during his inauguration speech should send alarm bells ringing across the establishment in Pakistan as he said that he ...

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Hands in the cookie jar 

Hands in the cookie jar 

20-Jan-17
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Everyone will tell you to be honest, loyal to your profession, and straightforward, but the real challenge begins when you start implementing it. C ...

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Kalabagh Dam – The Facts

Kalabagh Dam – The Facts

20-Jan-17
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Allah has blessed Pakistan with numerous resources, water is one of those gifts. To understand its importance it is necessary to have knowledge on ...

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Towards a happy Pakistan – One thought at a time

Towards a happy Pakistan – One thought at a time

19-Jan-17
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Its 1 am, I have just finished clerking a rather complex patient to the wards. Time for a quick brew maybe, I tell myself, as my night on-call ...

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Rape is a disease

Rape is a disease

19-Jan-17
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If short dresses and skirts cause rape, how does it explain the rape of those in sarees and burqas?

If a rape occurs because of influence fr ...

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Russia-China-Pakistan:Third trilateral dialogue on Afghanistan

Russia-China-Pakistan:Third trilateral dialogue on Afghanistan

18-Jan-17
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On December 27, 2016, officials from Russia, China and Pakistan met in Moscow for the third Trilateral Dialogue on Afghanistan, where all three sta ...

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