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April 2018 Issue

Editorial

What you have in your hands is just the fourth issue of ‘Global Village Space Magazine’ – and we have already made our job...
Bhutto

Zulfi Bhutto: The man and his legend lives on

There remains a powerful, persistent, possibly growing, but certainly undying, mystic belief held by millions of Pakistanis, not only Sindhis but Punjabis, Baluchis and...
social

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

An objective commentary on Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would remain inconclusive without an understanding of the environment in which it was formed. Contextual understanding explains that...
Christians

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

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

Losing a generation: The expense of malnutrition

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 ring hollow...
CPEC

Concerns and predictions on CPEC reliance for Pakistan – 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, if you want...
CPEC

Concerns and predictions on CPEC reliance for Pakistan – 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 any other country...
CPEC

Concerns and predictions on CPEC reliance for Pakistan – 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 market loans. Sure,...
Cement

Pakistan’s World of Cement: Opportunities and Challenges

Cement is arguably the most important, and widely used, building material in the modern age. It’s used in homes, in office buildings, roads, bridges...
CPEC

CPEC and Great Power Rivalry

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

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

GVS: Pakistan China relations have often been described as "deeper than the ocean, higher than the Himalayas" what defined these relations from early 1960's when...
India

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

The problem with both India and Pakistan, which is also a major source of the unending hostility between our two countries, is that we...
CPEC

CPEC: A Paucity of Planning by Pakistan

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

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

Global demand for energy is increasing and natural gas consumption is growing faster than for oil and coal. In South Asia, industries in Pakistan...
Congress

Congress surrenders to the BJP?

Hindus account for almost 80 percent of India’s population. Yet, over the major part of the seven decades since the partition of British India...
health

Pakistan’s health care system in a crisis

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 the light...
Manto

Jub Manto Se Meri Mulaqaat Hui

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

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

2018 has so far proven to be a good year for Pakistani cinema. Opening with box office hits like Parchi, Allahyar and the Legend...
Infinity

Why “Avengers: Infinity War” is a must watch

After a record-breaking blockbuster ‘Black Panther’ Marvel Studios is back again with its another magnificent superhero packed movie ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. The movie is...
October

“October” set to woo audiences

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