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reopen institutes

Problems with remote learning: A dire need to reopen institutes

It is going to be almost 6 months since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan which started back at the end of...
Climate change

Let Us Talk About Climate Change, Shall We?

Destruction is not coming, but we are bringing it. Many of the leading Astrophysicists such as Neil DeGrasses Tyson say that we only understand...
pakistan israel

All Men Die-Only a Few Ever Live: Pakistan Will Not Recognize Israel without Justice...

Words of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu “Who would have ever dreamed there would be a peace agreement with an Arab country without our returning...
austerity and spending

Economic Slowdown in Pakistan: A Result of Austerity & Reduced Spending?

Could the current economic slowdown in Pakistan be a result of unnaturally hyped up austerity slogans of PTI when it assumed power? The notion...
Pandemic

2020: How a pandemic has changed nature and technology

A pandemic is commonly defined as the worldwide spread of a novel virus. If we look in the hindsight, we have a number of...
WHO telemedicine

WHO Telemedicine: Right step to sustain Health Care System in Pakistan

Covid-19 Pandemic has made us face the new norms of life and adapt to new constraints. It has also portrayed the rifts in our...
china africa relationship

China Africa Relationship: Win-win or debt trap diplomacy

China has had unparalleled involvement and success in Africa across trade, investment, and infrastructure financing in the past decade. As Africa’s biggest trade partner...
Taliban

Fake News About Iran & Taliban Aims To Achieve Three Strategic Objectives

The CNN report earlier this week alleging that Iran paid bounties to the Taliban to kill US troops aims to reinforce the narrative that...
marketing spirituality

Marketing Spirituality

There is an interesting saying,"It takes a thief to catch a thief." Under this purview, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, the current de facto leader of...
UAE Israel Agreement

UAE-Israel Agreement: Muslim Ummah Is Divided Again

The agreement between the UAE and Israel have divided the Muslim Ummah. One part is Arab countries and the other part is Ajam countries....
arms race

Playing With Fire: China Fuels Middle East Arms Race

Unfettered Chinese support for Saudi Arabia’s so far peaceful nuclear energy program risks fueling a burgeoning Middle East arms race amid concerns that the...
Pakistanis read books

Impact Factor or Fetish: What high IF publications really mean

Do you have Impact Factor (IF) publications? This is the most common question being asked for any teaching position at any university whether it...
University of Haripur

University of Haripur’s New Program: A Way forward for Effective Governance

An educated society is a precursor for the development of any country. A society cannot flourish without an effective education system. A quality educational...
UAE Israel

Whither the Arab and the Muslim world?

An agreement to establish diplomatic relations between the UAE and Israel and a Saudi-Pakistani spat over Kashmir coupled with feuds among Gulf states and...
18th Amendment

Revisiting the 18th Amendment: Pakistan needs a Stronger Federation

The 18th Amendment is showcased as a hallmark in the democratic struggle of civilian leadership in Pakistan. Much can be forgotten in the glory...
Pakistan economy

Pakistan Economy: History and Required Reforms 

The Pakistan economy faced a plethora of challenges from the beginning. Various economic, political and social challenges rose like a Hydra with multiple heads....
China United States

The United States vs China debate: Who is in charge? 

Global obstacles call for global leadership. For the past 75 years, United States has spearheaded the campaign against any worldwide issue. However, the dramatic evolution of the international order in the past...
Kashmir

The Kashmir Conundrum: Policy Options With Pakistan

Kashmir emerged as an independent kingdom under the leadership of Duralabverdhan of the Korkot dynasty in the 7th century A.D. It used to be...
failed state

A Failed State: Politics of Violence

In the universal definition of a failed state, one of the important properties that comprise a failed state is that the political parties in...
battle of France

Battle of France: Wehrmacht advances through the Ardennes

Eight decades ago in the late summer of 1940 the Wehrmacht's generals, at Adolf Hitler's behest, were beginning preparations for a massive invasion of...
pakistan

Identifying the Demon Obstructing Pakistan to Realize its Real Glory

14th of August is the most fateful day of our national history. On this day our forefathers infixed the signboard of “Home” on this...
libraries

Charting the Role of Pakistani libraries in a Post-COVID19 World

COVID-19 has immediately altered the ways in which we live, work and relate to our surroundings. Traditionally there have been three major roles of...
pakistan

Independence Day: Celebration with Accountability

Every year Independence Day in Pakistan is celebrated with more and more vigour. The advent of social media has further accentuated the celebrations with...
Kashmir

Any dialogue on Kashmir?

During his visit, the president-elect of the United Nations’ General Assembly said `India-Pakistan should resolve Kashmir mutually, will assist only if asked’. Earlier, the...
simla accord

Slugfest about Simla Accord bilateralism

Kashmir remains a disputed state, as admitted by India and Pakistan on all international forums. Even Simla Accord accepts the United Nations’ resolutions. Paragraph...
Human trauma

Understanding ‘Human Trauma’ in COVID-19 Times

As we slowly stumble out of this pandemic, we are entering a new age of lessons learnt than we never experienced before. It is...
Kashmir issue

Future of the Kashmir Issue

When we look at the history of Indian subcontinent, it has always remained a womb of many disputes and battles, being a gateway of...
China and Gulf states

Rejiggering Gulf Security: China’s Game of Shadow Boxing

China and Saudi Arabia are engaged in a complex game of shadow boxing to shape a future security framework for the Gulf designed to...
India Sri Lanka

What is the future of India Sri Lanka relations?

The stupendous victory of the Mahinda Rajapaksa’s new floated SLPP (people’s party) does not augur well for democracy in Sri Lanka. IndiaThe Sri Lankan...
sino-iraniano partnership

The Sino-Iranian Partnership and the Regional impacts

The global pandemic has brought many strategic shifts across globe. Highlighted among them is the economic downswing of America and China sensing the vulnerability...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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