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International women’s day: and gender equality in Pakistan?

Dr.Abdul Razak ShaikhInternational Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide on March 8 every year. In different parts of the world, the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements. International Women’s Day is a …

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Defense Budget: The ground realities

By Maemuna Sadaf, Pakistan is blessed with the best geographical situation but unfortunately, it has a long border with India. India has never accepted Pakistan as a separate entity. It has sentiments against Pakistan. Right from independence from the British Empire, both the countries are behaving like worst foes. To …

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Nutrition: A major need to focus in Thar

By Dr.Abdul Razak Shaikh, Tharparkar in Sindh is in the news mostly for wrong reasons. We get to know that children are dying of hunger or malnutrition, there is a drought-like condition most of the time, schools are closed, and hospitals are not functioning properly. On the other side, the …

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Is war an option?

Umair Pervez Khan, 14 th February of this year was greeted by Kashmiri “freedom fighter” with heavy strike on the convoy of Indian army in Pulwama, occupied Kashmir. The attack left 44 Indian army men killed and many of them injured. This was the deadliest attack that Indian army faced …

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RIP Saqib Munir

Written by Sawera Zahir, Raja Saqib Munir the former commissioner of district Neelum, died a tragic death on 28 February 2013 when a big boulder hit his vehicle while it was passing through a landslide affected portion of the Muzaffarabad-Neelum road near Kohori village. The young civil service officer with …

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China Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC) bringing prosperity to Pakistan Economy

Saadia Mazhar, The strength of the Pakistan-China relations heavily rely on the future of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), especially with a shift in governments. Western media has been critical of the project; however time has proved that CPEC has provided Pakistan with all kinds of benefits in energy, GDP …

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Sindh Government needs full attention for Goarakh Hill

By Dr. Abdul Razak Shaikh, It’s not every day that you find places in the wilderness that help you make peace with your existence. It is this very yearning for internal calm which makes people, like myself, pack our bags and hit the road. I believe that with each journey …

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In the history: When arrested Speaker presided Sindh Assembly

By Dr. Abdul Razzak Shaikh, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested on Wednesday the speaker of the Sindh Assembly, Agha Siraj Durrani, in Islamabad. He was arrested from a hotel in the Red Zone. Durrani is from the PPP. NAB has accused him of illegal appointments, misuse of power, misappropriation of …

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“Nutraceuticals: As Health Therapy”

FASIHA FAYYAZ KHAN PH.D scholar, “ Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food” Hippocrates” Presently “nutraceuticals” are globally recognized as play a major role in health improvement. The concept of “Nutraceticals” was introduced by Dr Stephen DeFelice in 1989 as combining term of “Nutrition” and “Pharmaceutical” together. …

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Saudi-Pak extreme friendship to boost the economy

By Abdul Basit Khan, On Saturday 17, 2019, Crown Prince Shah Salman Bin Saud visited Pakistan for two days. This was one of the high profile visits of any head of state in Pakistan after becoming Imran Khan as new Prime Minister. The relationships between Saudi-Pak are extremely friendly, much …

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