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Is stakeholder capitalism really back?

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Is stakeholder capitalism really back? Joseph E Stiglitz Stakeholder capitalism is poised to take the investing world by storm. The Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of America’s top companies, recently issued a statement that redefines the purpose of a corporation. Signed by nearly 200 top CEOs, including those of J.P. Morgan, Apple, Walmart and Amazon, it essentially says that ... Read More »

Revocation of Articles 370 and 35A

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Revocation of Articles 370 and 35A A Constitutional Perspective Usman Butt Rule of Law requires that Constitutional due process should be followed for every decision of the government. The term ‘Rule of Law’ has been derived from the French phrase ‘la principe de legalite’ (the principle of legality) which refers to a government based on principles of law, not of ... Read More »

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

OIC, Opportunities and Challenges

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward Aftab H. Wahla Political, educational, religious and economic decline of Muslim Ummah continues unabated, unchecked and unaddressed. Politically nationalist, religiously sectarianist, economically dependent, militarily vulnerable, socially polarized and academically backward, the Ummah is facing multiple crises, and has failed miserably to respond to those effectively and collectively despite their ... Read More »

The Brexit Saga

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The Brexit Saga Leader: No deal is the worst of all outcomes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in the midst of a major parliamentary showdown over his bid to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by an October 31 deadline, with or without a divorce deal. Rebel and opposition MPs voted on September 04 in favour ... Read More »

5 Largest Man-Made Waterfalls

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5 Largest Man-Made Waterfalls Magazine Desk Waterfalls are some of the most beautiful and impressive things in nature. However, not all waterfalls are natural. Some of the most impressive ones are actually the result of human intervention. Here, we uncover five examples of man-made waterfalls from around the world: Liebian International Building One of the world’s largest man-made waterfalls can ... Read More »

INSTANT TRIPLE TALAQ IS CRIMINAL IN INDIA

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INSTANT TRIPLE TALAQ IS CRIMINAL IN INDIA Rajya Sabha, on July 30, passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, outlawing Triple Talaq. The bill was tabled in the upper house for debate and passage by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The bill, which criminalises the practice of instant divorce the Muslim community, has already been passed by ... Read More »

How Can Developing Countries Pay for the SDGs?

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How Can Developing Countries Pay for the SDGs? Magazine Desk With objectives as far-reaching as ending poverty in all its forms and delivering quality education to all by 2030, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are highly ambitious – much more ambitious than their predecessor, the Millennium Development Goals. Whether the world achieves these goals or not will depend crucially on ... Read More »