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Editorial – Magazine

While we are rushing to press, Maulana Fazal ur Rehman’s so-called “Azadi March” is winding towards an end – without achieving anything substantial on...
Policing

Policing Dilemma: Reform or control?

Patronage and kinship form the basic elements of the Pakistani political system — if water, chemically speaking is H2O then Pakistani politics are P2K. Anatol...
Reforms

Myth of Police Reforms

Reforms in Pakistan, in the area of governance, especially, have never been based on some well-researched treatise to serve the public interest. On the...
Imprisonment

Life Imprisonment in Pakistan: Life or 25 Years?

Punishment and purpose of punishment are two different notions. H.L.A. Hart — a renowned jurist and distinguished legal philosopher — contextualized punishment in five...
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Economy: Light at End of Tunnel?

Bill Clinton’s words 1992 campaign slogan: “It’s the economy, Stupid!” are pertinent for any government during its term in power. Pakistan’s economy has, for...
Zubair

Future is ‘Made in Pakistan’: Chairman Board of Investment Zubair Gilani

Zubair Gilani has diverse work experience from a professional career in banking through to running his own businesses. Zubair started his career in 1989...
Deficits

Pakistan’s Tale of Two Deficits

For Pakistan's economy, currently going through yet another troubled period, it has always been a tale of two deficits – the Current Account (CA)...
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The worst is over for Pakistan’s economy: AKD Securities CEO Muhammad Farid Alam

Mr. Muhammad Farid Alam, CEO AKD Securities Ltd, has over two decades of capital market experience under his belt. Before AKD, Farid remained associated...
AWT

AWT Investments Set to Transform Pakistan’s Investment landscape

Mr. Salman Haider has over 20 years of Investment Management experience, including almost 10 years on Wall Street, New York. He started his career...
inequality

Inequality: A Political Choice?

Thomas Piketty's latest book, Capital and Ideology, was launched in France and Central Europe last month, and is already making a lot of waves...
India

RSS: Hindu Nazis of India

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), widely known by the acronym RSS, is a Hindu fundamentalist organization in India working for the promotion of Hindutva...
Guru Nanak

Baba Guru Nanak: The Enlightened Founder Of Sikhism

GVS Magazine |Guru Nanak, early one morning, the Sikhs believe, went to the river for a bath and after diving into the river did not...
Kartarpur initiative

Evolution of the Kartarpur Initiative

Kartarpur Corridor is Pakistan’s initiative for peace, a decision to cement people-to-people contact, and an attempt to facilitate the Sikh community worldwide with unrestricted...
Joker

Joker – the best Hollywood film of the year

Long before Warner Bros. and DC's Joker released, there was already intense controversy around the film. Todd Phillips' sophomore dramatic feature was meant to...
Indus

Indus Blues: Documenting struggle of eastern classical musicians in Pakistan

Jawad Sharif's 'Indus Blues' begins with a Sarinda player and his son playing music outside a college only to be unceremoniously stopped and told...
Blood

Bard of Blood – another ridiculous anti-Pakistan nonsense

Netflix's firm belief that India will help them battle the incoming onslaught of new streaming services has resulted in them profusely producing Indian web...
Hamdard

Fatema Munir Ahmed’s vision for Hamdard Pakistan

Shaheed Hakim Muhammad Said, a notable Pakistani philanthropist and scholar, was assassinated in Karachi on October 17, 1998. An eminent citizen of Karachi and...

Digital Magazine

In conversation with China’s outgoing Ambassador Yao Jing

H.E Ambassador Yao Jing was China's 17th Ambassador to Pakistan (2017-2020). During his tenure, CPEC strengthened and consolidated and moved into PhaseII. His ceaseless...