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Status of Minorities

Every now and then something happens that highlights the precarious situation in which the non-Muslim religious minorities are living in Pakistan. However, the gloss on the issues of religious minorities proves to be fleeting in nature. The pattern that has emerged from a number of recent incidents is that the government’s interest stays alive in such cases as long as …

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Leaders and Their Legacies

Leaders and their legacies

“Who is our leader” is a question easier asked than answered in today’s world. Nations are not led by leaders any more. Countries, including those considered mothers and champions of democracy are no longer governed by moral or ethical values. Misfortunes of our world today come not from excess but from total absence of leadership at national and global levels. …

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World in Focus Jan-Feb 2014

World in Focus Jan-Feb 2014

News from National & International Press National Jan 16: At least 10 people were killed in an explosion at a Tableeghi Markaz in Peshawar.

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Gadgets to look for in 2014

Gadgets to look for in 2014

Since this time a year ago, we’ve seen a number of popular releases that have changed the dynamic of the tech world. All we have been using in 2013 seems out of date now. What have we got to look forward to during 2014? Here are the top 10 things to watch out for in the new year.

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The Rise of Islamic Finance 4 lessons that western banks can learn from their Islamic counterparts

The Rise of Islamic Finance 4 lessons that western banks can learn from their Islamic counterparts

Perhaps, Islamic banks can teach its western counterparts some basic principles very much linked to common sense which could enhance their financial stability three years after the credit crisis.

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How Social Media Changed the World

How Social Media Changed the World

When Harvard student Mark Zuck­erberg launched facebook.com in February 2004, even he could not have imagined the forces it would unleash. His intent was to con­nect college students. Facebook, which is what this website rapidly evolved into, ended up connecting the world.

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English Parts Of Speech

English Parts Of Speech

A recent FPSC report revealed that most failing candidates commit grave grammar mistakes while writing the answers.

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Jihad Realities and Misconceptions

Jihad Realities and Misconceptions

Man has always longed for peace: war per se has never been his cherished ideal. Yet wars have always been an undeniable fact of life. Notwithstanding the human desire for peace, at times wars do become indispensable.

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ARAB RULE in Pakistan

ARAB RULE in Pakistan

It is believed that the Arab conquerors stepped in the land of present-day Pakistan through the province of Sindh in 92 AH, and established their first-ever state, under the marvellous leadership of Muhammad bin Qasim.

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Is Democracy Suitable for Pakistan?

Is Democracy Suitable for Pakistan

Ever since the emergence of Pakistan on the map of the world as an independent state, there has been an intense debate over the model of governance to be adopted in order to run the affairs of the country. Constitutions have been formulated with unanimous consensus by the parliaments, have been subject to fundamental amendments, and have been abrogated by …

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