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January 2020

January 2020

How to Combat Climate Change in Pakistan

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Justice Gulzar Ahmed The 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed was born on February 2, 1957, in Karachi, to Noor Muhammad, a renowned lawyer of that time. Justice Ahmed completed his elementary schooling from the city’s Gulistan School. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Government National College, Karachi, after which he ... Read More »

World in Focus (NOV-DEC 2019) National

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NATIONAL Nov. 16: The Lahore High Court (LHC) allowed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad initially for a period of four weeks, extendable on the basis of medical reports. Nov. 16: The tenth session of the European Union-Pakistan Joint Commission concluded in Brussels, Belgium. The European Union offered technical assistance to Pakistan for implementation of the Financial Action ... Read More »

World in Focus (NOV-DEC 2019) International

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International  Nov. 16: US President Donald Trump granted full pardons to two American military officials and restored the rank of a third—although all three were found guilty of committing war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Nov. 16: Finland qualified for the Euro 2020 finals—first major tournament in their history—with a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein. Nov. 17: Dubai Air Show 2019 ... Read More »


GK TIDBITS The only British fighter to win a UFC title belt is: Michael Bisping The country that has won the most number of Olympic medals in badminton is: China (41) Manis crassicaudata is also known as: The Indian Pangolin The number of extant species of pangolin native to the Indian subcontinent is: 8 International Union for Conservation of Nature ... Read More »

Violation of Human Rights in India and Kashmir Policy Imperatives for Pakistan


Violation of Human Rights in India and Kashmir Policy Imperatives for Pakistan Mairaj ul Hamid Nasri The Preamble to the Indian constitution describes the country as a “Sovereign Socialist secular Democratic Republic”. Article 25 (1) of the constitution guarantees to all citizens of India right to freedom of religion in these words: “… all persons are equally entitled to freedom ... Read More »



THE SUN IS RISING ON THE DARK CONTINENT! Global Economic and Geopolitical Tilt toward Africa Hassaan Bin Zubair In its long history, Africa has served the global ambitions of many foreigners. Foreigners have reached out to Africa as missionaries, financiers, and infrastructure builders. Even today, investors and trade partners have their sights set on Africa. The two major players of ... Read More »

Regionalism and Pakistan

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Regionalism and Pakistan Tariq Mahmood Khan Globalization is the product of this century and it has deep impact on all parts and all nations of the world. Many new phenomena have emerged as a result of exclusive globalization. Although regionalism is not a new phenomenon, it has got an immense importance as a by-product of globalization. New regional groups, unions ... Read More »