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2020

In Conversation with Babar Ali Rai 16th in punjab, PMS 2019-20

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In Conversation with Babar Ali Rai 16th in punjab, PMS 2019-20 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Babar Ali Rai (BAR): I started from APS Quetta. Later, I did matriculation from Boys High School Mor Khunda in district Nankana Sahib. After that, I enrolled myself in Government College University (GCU), Lahore, from ... Read More »

Peace Deal Between Taliban and United States of America

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Peace Deal Between Taliban and United States of America The theoretical framework of the deal is now set, but its implementation on the ground and manifestation in the Arg (Afghan Presidential Palace in Kabul) are yet to be seen. The United States has done a tremendous, yet a tricky, job by accepting Taliban as a legitimate political force in Afghanistan. ... Read More »

Law and Policing in the Era of Covid

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Law and Policing in the Era of Covid In a constitutional democracy, the law and policing are intertwined. Every action of the police must be backed by law. The law, therefore, has to provide enabling legal framework to empower, with safeguards, police to perform their evolving functions. In the context of Covid-19, new challenges have emerged for policing. Predominantly, police ... Read More »

Introducing tax measures to make taxation system equitable and efficient

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Introducing tax measures to make taxation system equitable and efficient Promoting equity Equity is one of the golden principles of taxation policy. Many empirical and non-empirical research studies have identified pivotal role of equity in taxation to optimize societal welfare. Equity ensures taxation of real income on progressive basis. It is of two types: horizontal and vertical. Sorry you have ... Read More »

Growing Xenophobia Amis covid-19

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Growing Xenophobia Amis covid-19 Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, a concomitant pandemic named as xenophobia has also engulfed the whole world. As per reported incidents so far, xenophobia, more specifically Sinophobia, is surging at an exponential rate across the globe. Stigmatization of Chinese people in the wake of outbreak of coronavirus has become new normal. People now look at Chinese with ... Read More »

Green Economy

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Green Economy2 The world is not in a good shape at the moment — food prices are rising, freshwater sources are depleting, energy prices are soaring, biodiversity is dying out, intense storms are damaging towns and cities, while floods and droughts are threatening the livelihoods of millions. Clearly, climate change is playing a major role in taking its toll on ... Read More »

Four Cardinal Principles for

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Four Cardinal Principles for  Pakistan’s water diplomacy   Pakistan’s water diplomacy in the region must be based on four cardinal principles: Pakistan’s regional diplomacy should seek to proactively respond to India’s efforts to keep a lid on water as a bilateral matter and deal with each neighbour separately. Pakistan is not the only country with which India has unresolved water ... Read More »