The Trio that Didn’t Mix Well: India, Pakistan & Saudi Arabia

The Trio that Didn’t Mix Well: India, Pakistan & Saudi Arabia

12-Jan-17
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Pakistan, come back to your Indian roots! Saudi Arabia is not who you are and its way of life is not your destiny. Ever since Pakistan’s inde ...

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Civil Administration Ordinance: Turf War between Administrative Service and Police

Civil Administration Ordinance: Turf War between Administrative Service and Police

11-Jan-17
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The recent promulgation of the Civil Administration Ordinance in the Punjab province and the resentment shown by the yo ...

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Building a government-public relation never seen before in Australia

Building a government-public relation never seen before in Australia

06-Jan-17
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Living in Pakistan, one never realises the importance of a government-public relationship that much and finds oneself taking a lot fo ...

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Trump’s foreign policy explained

Trump’s foreign policy explained

30-Dec-16
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United States (US) President-elect Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the White House is as surprising as his foreign policy, which w ...

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Jinnah would have regretted making Pakistan

Jinnah would have regretted making Pakistan

29-Dec-16
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Every year on Christmas Day, we in Pakistan remember Quaid-e-Azam Mahomed Ali Jinnah, who is said to have been born on that day in 1876.  Ther ...

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Benazir: A force that only death could stop

Benazir: A force that only death could stop

27-Dec-16
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Today marks the 9th anniversary of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto by forces and political machinators who were fearful of the storm ...

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The triggering shot

The triggering shot

20-Dec-16
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It has always been like this: small events starting the chain reaction. It was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the archdu ...

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A tragedy that united the nation

A tragedy that united the nation

16-Dec-16
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It was just a normal day at NUST, Islamabad. After having my breakfast at the hostel mess, I was enjoying the bright sunshine of a cold winter morn ...

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Disaster Management – Why is it important?

Disaster Management – Why is it important?

11-Dec-16
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The whole nation stands by the victims of the ill-fated PIA’s PK-661 flightthat crashed on Wednesday evening while heading to Islamabad.

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The death of Pakistani cinema

The death of Pakistani cinema

09-Dec-16
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It took us more than a decade to bring back just a quarter of the charm that Pakistani cinema had in the 60s, and all the hopes and efforts for the ...

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Blessings of Exchange

Blessings of Exchange

08-Dec-16
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It was a game changer, it was an extensive exposure, it was as real start of my career, it was my first international traveling as well, and in fac ...

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One-Dimensional Obituaries: Castro and the Hypocrisy of the Left and the Right

One-Dimensional Obituaries: Castro and the Hypocrisy of the Left and the Right

30-Nov-16
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In his extended essay Testament Betrayed, the famed Czech novelist Milan Kundera described the fervid eagerness to pass judgments as &ldqu ...

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Sports as a political tool in Inter-War Period Europe

Sports as a political tool in Inter-War Period Europe

23-Nov-16
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During the 20th century, sporting fever was in the air. For the first time, national feelings were being boosted by some of the finest s ...

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Jinnah Hospital, Lahore: The Ultimate Tragedy

Jinnah Hospital, Lahore: The Ultimate Tragedy

21-Nov-16
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Mortified, horrified and largely disappointed- I left the waiting room and decided to go on a tour around Jinnah Hospital. To my further em ...

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What kind of election reforms do we need?

What kind of election reforms do we need?

18-Nov-16
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Fatos Nand once said that organising free and fair election is more important than the result itself. After the last elections, thousands ...

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Learning from stories

Learning from stories

17-Nov-16
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The intimidating, life-size, scarlet letters T-E-D stood calmly on the stage as I entered the venue for my first ever TEDx event. I had crossed wel ...

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Street crimes and the role of the state

Street crimes and the role of the state

14-Nov-16
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Noam Chomsky once said, “For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.” Is street crime more harmful than w ...

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Smog in Lahore

Smog in Lahore

12-Nov-16
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Winter’s here and it’s the favorite time of the year. Punjab witnessed an unprecedented level of fog? But is it really what it seems? N ...

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Trump Vs Hilary : What Really Happened

Trump Vs Hilary : What Really Happened

11-Nov-16
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On 9th of November, the American elections resulted in the exact opposite of what the media and the "gurus" predicted. For a huge amo ...

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Pakistan’s Fight against Polio

Pakistan’s Fight against Polio

10-Nov-16
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Situation, if not fully soothing, is not depressing as well as it was in 2014. Year 2014 was a disastrous for Pakistan as POLIO cases ...

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