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April 2018 Issue

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The founding of PTI: From an idea to a social revolution

Brigadier Samson Simon Sharaf | An objective commentary on Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would remain inconclusive without an understanding of the environment in which it was formed....
CPEC

Concerns and predictions on CPEC reliance for Pakistan – Dr. Atiq Rehman

Dr. Atiq Rehman | Since CPEC loans are not calibrated. We don’t know what the costs and benefits are, whether they are concessional loans or...
CPEC

Concerns and predictions on CPEC reliance for Pakistan – Dr. Aadil Nakhoda

Dr. Aadil Nakhoda | If CPEC is an over-reliance then what is the other substitute for Pakistan. I don’t see an alternative, I don’t see...
CPEC

Concerns and predictions on CPEC reliance for Pakistan – Dr. Vaqar Ahmed

Dr. Vaqar Ahmed | There are two points to consider when discussing Pakistan’s reliance on CPEC. First, what other options do you have? For example,...
CPEC

CPEC and Great Power Rivalry

Andrew Small | “There have been real accomplishments in CPEC’s first phase – but the international context for the scheme still needs to be fixed”.In...
malnutrition

Losing a generation: The expense of malnutrition

Najma Minhas | A child, more than all other gifts That earth can offer to declining man, Brings hope with it, and forward-looking thoughts -Wordsworth These beautiful words by Wordsworth...
Bhutto

Zulfi Bhutto: The man and his legend lives on

Moeed Pirzada | There remains a powerful, persistent, possibly growing, but certainly undying, mystic belief held by millions of Pakistanis, not only Sindhis but Punjabis,...
Congress

Congress surrenders to the BJP?

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay | Hindus account for almost eighty percent of India’s population. Yet, over the major part of the seven decades since partition of British...
Cement

Pakistan’s World of Cement: Opportunities and Challenges

News Desk | Cement is arguably the most important, and widely used, building material in the modern age. It’s used in homes, in office buildings,...
Christians

Pakistan’s Resilient Christians: Who they are, where they came from?

Asif Aqeel | For the last three consecutive years, terrorists have targeted Christians on every Easter. Suicide bombers in March 2015 hit two Sunday services...
CPEC

CPEC: A Paucity of Planning by Pakistan

Arif Rafiq | As Pakistan’s macroeconomic situation deteriorates, this summer will feature a moment of reckoning, as both the caretaker and new government will not...
TAPI

TAPI: A Dreamer’s Pipe-dream becoming reality?

Marvin G. Weinbaum & Samad Sadri | Global demand for energy is increasing and natural gas consumption is growing faster than for oil and coal. In...
health

Pakistan’s health care system in a crisis

GVS Magazine | GVS sat down with Dr. Sania Nishtar, the internationally acclaimed health expert and the co-chair of WHO's Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases. In...
India

Jinnah’s dream of South Asia is only possible when India joins CPEC

Sudheendra Kulkarni | The problem with both India and Pakistan, which is also a major source of the unending hostility between our two countries, is...
China

China interested in free trade and providing more jobs for the local people: Ambassador...

News Desk | GVS: Pakistan China relations have often been described as "deeper than the ocean, higher than the Himalayas" what defined these relations from early...
October

“October” set to woo audiences

News Desk | After Badrinath Ki Dulhania or Judwaa 2, Varun Dhawan is back in with yet another romantic avatar, but with a difference. ‘October’...
Infinity

Why “Avengers: Infinity War” is a must watch

News Desk | After a record breaking blockbuster ‘Black Panther’ Marvel Studios is back again with its another magnificent superhero packed movie ‘Avengers: Infinity War’....
Azaadi

Upcoming film Azaadi puts the struggle for Kashmir on the big screen

News Desk | 2018 has so far proven to be a good year for Pakistani cinema. Opening with box office hits like Parchi, Allahyar and...
Manto

Jub Manto Se Meri Mulaqaat Hui

News Desk | Gallery 6, Islamabad, was established in March 2008 and is now celebrating its 10th anniversary by organizing a unique exhibition “Jub Manto...