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Editorial – Magazine

Our December issue was hitting the press when just out of the blue, a sudden period of uncertainty descended on Pakistan. The Supreme Court...
Zaidi's

Zaidis Photographers: Pakistan’s Majestic Kaliedoscope!

This odyssey that takes us back into the British era starts at the beginning of the 20th century when two brothers – Syed Wazir...
APS

APS Terrorism: Pakistan’s 9/11

When dreams were shattered December 16, 2014, was the first day of six-year-old Khaula Bibi at the Army Public School, Peshawar, that proved to be...
Civil Services

Politicization of Civil Services in Pakistan

A well-functioning civil service helps to foster sound policymaking and regulation, effective coordination between institutions of governance as well as service delivery, accountability, and...
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Dr. Christian Turner, Welcome to Pakistan!

GVS welcomes Dr. Christian Turner CMG, the new British High Commissioner to Islamabad. He was announced as the replacement to outgoing High Commissioner, Thomas...
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Implementation of Axle Load Limit Regime: When and How?

“No force on earth can stop an idea whose time has come” – Victor Hugo On 24 October 2019, the Government of Pakistan suspended implementation...
axle load

State implementation of axle load policy mandatory: Awais Chaudhry

Najma Minhas, the Managing Editor of Global Village Space, recently sat down with the General Secretary of All Pakistan Goods Transport Owners Association, Awais...
Cement

Selective implementation of axle load limit disturbs overall balance of industry players: Abbas Khan

Najma Minhas, the Managing Editor of Global Village Space, recently sat down with the Manager Sales and Logistics Askari Cement, Abbas Khan, to understand...
Railways

Reforming Pakistan Railways

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently speaking at a ceremony with regard to one of the government’s flagship initiatives, ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’, underlined the...
1971

What happened to those who broke up Pakistan in 1971?

Only God knows, who was 'mainly, directly and actually responsible' for the tragedy of 1971. Only He knows who did what, and only He...
Christian

Christian rights activists pin hopes on PPP after PTI disappoints

The issue of divorce overshadows Christian family laws and makes it challenging to overhaul these old Victorian laws. PTI has let down decent, hard-working...
Pakistan

Pakistan Re-emerging: Perspectives

I recently read several blog posts by fellow American Alex Reynolds, including, “Is it safe for women to travel in Pakistan,” dated October 2019....
Noor Jehan

Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan: the icon of the East

Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan, born in 1926, is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time in South Asia. Her work spans...
Sharda

Is the time ripe for the Sharda Temple Corridor?

Sharda Peeth: Ancient Hindu Temple Tucked away in the heart of the picturesque Neelum Valley, only 10km away from the LOC, and 150km from Muzaffarabad,...
Kaaf

Kaaf Kangna – Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar’s mediocre foray into filmmaking

With Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar's ARY series Mere Paas Tum Ho making major waves, it is perhaps time to go over the infamous writer's previous offering,...
Laundromat

The Laundromat – Panama Papers leak to big screen

Writer-Director Steven Soderbergh has made a reputation for himself in Hollywood for producing big-budget Hollywood films that are always smarter than they appear. On...
Ready

Ready or Not – a blast from start to end

Those who have complained about lack of originality in recent Hollywood films should look no further than one of 2019's greatest delights, Ready or...

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