Dr Irfan Ahmad Baig

The writer is a renowned educationist & social researcher. drirfan.baig86@gmail.com

America’s Wars, By the US For the US

Fifteenth century was a critical juncture in world history because since then man has not been able to comprehend as to what “development” actually is. Christopher Columbus discovered the “New World” of the Americas on 12th of October 1492 in an expedition that was sponsored by Isabella, the Queen of Castile and León — the lady who, with the help …

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The Telling Tale of Pakistan Railways

Nearly 200 years ago, most people travelled as caravans on land routes while ships and boats were used to travel in the water channels. A famous English civil and mechanical engineer George Stephenson made the steam locomotive, in 1825, weighing nearly 90 tonnes. Later, he went on to build the 25-mile (40 km) railway between Stockton and Darlington that was …

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The 3rd Generation

‘Youth is the joy, the little bird that has broken out of the eggs and is eagerly waiting to spread out its wings in the open sky of freedom and hope.’ ‘These famous words from James M. Barrie, a renowned Scottish dramatist and novelist reveal that the ardent and passionate youth is the force which has the power to change …

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Balochistan: The EI Dorado of Pakistan

About 41 years ago, Pakistan lost its eastern wing (East Pakistan), the reason being that it had larger population than the West Pakistan. Although the East Pakistanis were in majority yet they were deprived of their rights and their problems were not solved according to their aspirations. After the abolition of ‘One-Unit’ in 1970, Balochistan got the status of a …

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