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Jammu Martyrs Day

Sajjad Shaukat THIS time Jammu Martyrs Day has come at time when the people of Kashmir have accelerated their legitimate struggle in the aftermath of the martyrdom of young Kashmir leader Burhan Wani by Indian security forces in the Occupied Kashmir in wake of continued sieges and prolonged curfew. Since …

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Pitfalls in Muslim World-I

Osama Hashmi Without fail, the Muslim world does have an enormous potential to rule over the whole world because the nature gave many rewards to the Muslim world. For instance, the Muslim population is the second largest population in the world that has the world’s largest oil reserves which are …

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A binary new world

Abbas Hasan Victorian England’s rivalry between Gladstone and Disraeli, produced some of the wittiest exchange of political insults. Gladstone once addressed Disraeli as “my honorable friend” but then hastened to add – “that is a mere expression for neither is the gentleman honorable nor is he my friend”. Disraeli returned …

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A judicial salvation

Zafar Aziz Chaudary The evolution of Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has always been regarded as a good augury for our country. From a struggling novice in politics a few years ago, Khan has proved himself as a galvanised crowd-puller, a game-changer and a potential threat to the existing political …

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Human trafficking and forced marriages

Ammara Gul Mustafa Amongst adduction cases where victims underwent a long captivity before being recovered, there was the famous case of an American girl, Amanda Berry, who was raped and consequently impregnated by her abductor. Kidnapped at the age of 16, it was not before ten years, a decade-long torturous …

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Kashmir issue: Human dimension

M Amir Saleem The latest wave of continuing violence and unrest in Kashmir is ascribed to the killing of militant commander- Burhan Wani who was denominated as militant and terrorist by the Indian Army, however, he was genuinely held in high esteem by the locals: considering him one of the …

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The ‘ruling bargain’ in the Gulf-I

Basharat Hussain Qizilbash The Arab Spring was the high time of turmoil in the Middle East, when the rulers of Tunisia, Egypt and Libya fell one after the other like a house of cards. Many thought that the popular wave of unrest would also sweep the Persian Gulf monarchies of …

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Education initiatives: Development assurance

Edward Everett said that “Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army”. Education is a social instrument through which man can guide his destiny and shape his future. Our Islam stresses upon the education of every man and woman. It is important for the social development and …

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Ministry of Interior-A Vital Role

Islamabad came out from a dangerousthreat of lockdown of capital city by PTI. Although, the threatened situation should not be developed because every constitutional demand of opposition must be fulfilled in democracy. Anyhow, there existed many characters that played their roles in that whole scenario. There was being seemed to …

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BRICS summit & Kashmir Issue

The 8th BRICS Summit was held from 15 to 16 October in Taj Exotica Hotel in Benaulim, Goa, India. The heads of five countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa gathered to negotiate on different issues including trade and present scenario of the continent. The first trade fair following …

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