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DEVOLUTION OF POWER

DEVOLUTION OF POWER

By: Abdul Rasool Syed Pakistan needs a good local government system To ensure good governance, decentralization of the centralized dispensation in a federal structure is of paramount importance. Devolution of power from centre to states, or provinces in the case of Pakistan, and then to local level is a sine qua non for heterogeneous countries like Pakistan, where large segments ... Read More »

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

By: Anna Kazmi Psychology is basically the way the human brain functions; how its functioning affects one’s mentality, how that mentality affects one’s behaviour, and how that behaviour aids in or restricts one from living one’s life as one wants to. A psychological disorder, also known as mental disability, can occur at any stage of life – it can be ... Read More »

HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE

HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE

Happiness depends upon ourselves. “Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered activities.” (Aristotle) Happiness is a choice we make. If it stems from within, it has purity and sustainability. If it is induced by external factors, it shall not only be bound by confines of time, but shall also remain enslaved and hostage to the factor. External conditions ... Read More »

THE UNITED NATIONS Failures, Snags and Reforms

UNITED NATIONS

By: Abdul Rasool Syed Ensuring peace has been a primordial and universal aspiration of the mankind inhabiting the globe. The enlightened people, groups and nations have, from time to time, taken various initiatives in this respect. The urgency to establish an international organization for building peace was vehemently felt for the first time after the catastrophic events of the two ... Read More »

71 Years of Independence

71 Years of Independence

By: Qurat ul Ain Aman and the key to a Bright Future We are proud citizens of Pakistan. The élan, gallantry and talent that Pakistanis are blessed with is unmatchable and is difficult to be found in the people of any other country. Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had envisioned a country where every citizen would be allowed to live freely. Under ... Read More »

SUO MOTU

SUO MOTU

By: Qurrat-ul-Ain Rehman The Only Way to Justice? The power to take a Suo Motu notice is incorporated in Article 184(3) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan with respect to the initial jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. This article reads: “Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 199, the Supreme Court shall, if it considers that a ... Read More »

NORTHERN SEA ROUTE

NORTHERN SEA ROUTE

By: Uzair Salman A New Shipping Highway? Since the beginning of the year 2018, the Northern Sea Route (NSR), a shipping lane between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the Russian coast of Siberia and the Far East, has experienced a significant boost in transportation volumes. Russian ministry for Maritime and River Transport recently reported that the volume ... Read More »

Streamlining Pakistan-India Relationship

Pakistan-India Relationship

By: Asad Hussain The ever-worsening bilateral relationship of the two archrivals, Pakistan and India, is fast moving towards an unmanageable phase of circumstances. During the recent months, a warlike situation has been witnessed on the Line of Control (LoC) and in India-occupied Kashmir. The two neighbouring states are excessively involved in waging propaganda wars only to defame each other. The ... Read More »

Slowdown of Economy

Economy

By: Dr Hafiz A. Pasha There are visible signs that the economy is beginning to slow down. During the last five years, the growth process had gradually begun to gather some momentum. The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics had, no doubt, been compelled to exaggerate the GDP growth rate. But the evidence was convincing that the economy had moved up from ... Read More »

Where is the World Economy Heading?

World Economy

By: Waqar Masood Khan There is a lot of flux that characterizes the world economy at present. While developed markets are performing exceptionally well, emerging markets (EM) are facing high uncertainty. More importantly, a very large number of market pundits are predicting that a great recession is just around the corner. The emerging markets are under huge stress. Their currencies ... Read More »