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JWT Magazine September 2019 issue

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 »

The Boiling Cauldron of Kashmir From a Legal Perspective (Editorial September 2019)

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The Boiling Cauldron of Kashmir From a Legal Perspective “Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it’s against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it’s against the oppressor. You don’t need anything else.”  ― Malcolm X A zealous Hindutva follower Narendra Damodardas Modi has shown his true face: a usurper of rights, an ... Read More »

Madrassah Education in Pakistan

Children belonging to Rohingya Muslim community read Koran at a madrasa, or a religious school, at a makeshift settlement, on the outskirts of Jammu, May 6, 2017. Picture taken on May 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Madrassah Education in Pakistan Mainstreaming and reform is the way forward Muhammad Atif Sheikh International Literacy Day is observed around the world on 8th September every year. The basic purpose behind observing this day, on the one hand, is to reiterate the strong resolve to make all-out efforts to promote education while also analyzing, on the other, the efforts made ... Read More »

Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged (Book Review)

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Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged A novel of ideas In his tweet dated 7th of July 2019, Prime Minister Imran Khan shared the words of a renowned Russian-American writer, Ayn Rand, which, in his view, aptly describe the state in which the national economy was when he took over the reins of the country. In his post, the premier said, “This ... Read More »

The Kashmir Saga Identifying the Responsible Actors and the Way Forward

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The Kashmir Saga Identifying the Responsible Actors and the Way Forward Mairaj ul Hamid Nasri Gone are the days when states were bound to the rules laid down by the United Nations and other international institutions. Kashmir is in darkness and has been converted into the largest human prison in the world since Aug 05 by the oppressive Indian government. ... Read More »

Responsibilities of Civil Servants

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Responsibilities of Civil Servants Islam enunciates guidelines for establishing an efficient, effective and just system of governance that is based solely on wellbeing of the people, which is the essence of a welfare state. Government job is a sacred trust and official responsibilities must be discharged in line with parameters set by the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the ... Read More »