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Looming Change in India’s Nuclear Postures

Looming Change in India’s Nuclear Postures From ‘No First Use’ to ‘No, First Use India’s ‘No First Use’ (NFU) doctrine on the use of nuclear weapons is open for change in the future, defence minister Rajnath Singh has indicated, reflecting thinking within the establishment that no policy is writ in stone and could be modified to deal with current realities. …

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The Amazon Fire

The Amazon Fire There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year – about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil’s government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data found that 2,000 more fires started in the Amazon alone. …

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5 Largest Man-Made Waterfalls

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 …

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Liaquat Ali Khan

Liaquat Ali Khan A True  Nationalist but Misunderstood Leader of Pakistan Iftikhar Ahmad Yousafzai & Zafar Iqbal Yousafzai The history and life of no other politician and leader in Pakistan is shrouded in misperceptions and mysteries as that of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first prime minister of our beloved homeland and the most trusted companion of its founding father Quaid-i-Azam …

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Gender Inequality and Discrimination

Gender Inequality and Discrimination A look at the perceptions Dr Rajkumar In every society, people as male and as female are expected to make an exclusive role performance. This role internalisation is done through a process of gender socialisation. Irrespective of gender, people have equal access to resources and services necessary to achieve their individual potential and fulfil their obligations …

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Pakistan’s Three Biggest Issues

Pakistan’s Three Biggest Issues And why we are still failing? Zainab Zahra Pakistan has faced major challenges in its socioeconomic situation over past seventy years. However, not all problems have been overcome. And, even today, the country is facing a number of problems that are impeding its progress towards being a modern, developed nation. A brief description of three major …

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Correlation between Narcotics-trafficking and Terrorism in Pakistan

Correlation between Narcotics-trafficking and Terrorism in Pakistan Mian Majid Ali Afzal Narco-terrorism has resulted not only in over nine million drug addicts in 2018 but is also responsible for the emergence of many organised criminal gangs that deal in drugs and arms, kidnapping for ransom, targeted killings, speed money, extortion, and financing terrorists. The unholy alliance of organised crime and …

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The FATF Conundrum

The FATF Conundrum How to avoid being blacklisted? Aftab H. Wahla The continued grey-listing on the part of Financial Action Task Force, the anti-money laundering and counter-terror financing global watchdog, has emerged as a major source of concern for the policymakers of Pakistan as the constant threat of blacklisting with potentially terrible financial and economic consequences continues to haunt the …

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