We never imagined something like that could happen outside the visuals of a science fiction cum horror movie - a world order being brought down by a virus. In the last 30 days alone, almost 100,000 have died across the world. International travelling has come to a virtual halt; airports, hotels, travel lodges, schools’ colleges and universities, shopping malls, and cinemas, are deserted. More than half the world’s cities look like ghost towns; mutual fear and mistrust now define human relations. Global output contracting by the day is creating fears of hunger and political meltdowns in many parts of the world. This may lead to profound changes in the political architecture of the world – Editor Global Village Space examines.
Ex-Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation and PTI stalwart probes into the inspirational political vision of PTI, and how it transformed over the past 24 years as the party came out of the wilderness. He explains the real challenge for PTI will be in-house cleaning once the outside political arena has been cleansed of its fabricated leadership.
Islamabad Resident Editor Dawn and TV Anchor ‘Dawn News,’ critically evaluates the changes PTI has undertaken since inception. With ideologues replaced by electables, he questions whether it is the same party any longer and if the desire for power has changed the essence of the party itself.
Malnutrition, in all its forms, is a major impediment for child development. According to WHO, malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person's intake of energy and/or nutrients.
No one imagined a virus would change the world so drastically. The COVID-19 pandemic threat will persist until an effective vaccine is developed. Till then, let's know about this to prevent its spread in our communities. What causes COVID-19? What are its symptoms? Who is most vulnerable? How does it spread? Can COVID-19 be caught from a person who has no symptoms? What measures should we take?
Economic analyst and businessman, argues Pakistan cannot survive a long lockdown, and the government needs to lift it immediately, while there is still some life in the economy. Pakistan does not have the resources, unlike western countries, that will be needed to kick start the economy if left closed, and the consequences will end up killing more people from hunger and malnutrition
President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Masood Khan contests the myth of Indian secularism and asks that it be recognized for what it is, non-existent. International Powers need to take strident action on Indian atrocities on Kashmiris and their lockdown, otherwise, the BJP regime will continue to forge ahead to purify India and establish their Akhund Bharat.
Resident Editor Peshawar, ‘The News’ and an old hand on Afghanistan, examines the hurdles that are slowing down the implementation of the peace deal signed by the US and Taliban in February. He argues the inability of the various Afghan factions to resolve their issues is creating even greater uncertainty for Afghanistan, especially in light of its dependence on US financial support.
‘Pakistan has continued to suffer from inadequate capacity and other constraints, leading to large and frequent blackouts. At the heart of the impasse is...
GVS explores the effect of the deadly pandemic COVID19, on one of the most celebrated and profitable entertainment markets in the world, Hollywood. The impact has closed cinema houses, made hundreds and thousands unemployed as well as putting millions of dollars at stake.
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