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M. Shahid Rafique

Interprovincial Harmony & The Role of the NFC Award

The Role of the NFC Award

Interprovincial harmony, undoubtedly, plays an important role not only in the development of a nation but also in nurturance and promotion of democracy. The centre plays a conciliatory role by ensuring that the provinces seek solutions to the issues through amicable negotiations and by avoiding unnecessary interference in matters where the interests of the provinces lie so that all the …

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Gender Mainstreaming, An overview of its positive impacts

Gender Mainstreaming, An overview of its positive impacts

Gender mainstreaming was established as a major global strategy for the promotion of gender equality in Beijing Platform for Action from the fourth United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. It entails bringing the perceptions, experiences, knowledge and interests of women as well as of men to the domain of policymaking. Mainstreaming should situate issues of gender …

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Protect Children from Violence, Kidnappings and violence against children

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Popular TV drama, Udaari, and mind-boggling incidents of child kidnapping are reflections of the fact as to how the innocent children, who otherwise deserve love and care, are being treated in our society. Kidnapping incidents have moved all but the government which characteristically stands apathetic. Pakistan, according to an estimate, is the third biggest country in the world in terms …

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Environmental Issues in Pakistan

It is critical that the existing environmental legislation be reviewed and updated to align with the new growth and development strategy. Effective enforcement of environment rules and regulation requires delegation of necessary authority to the public institutions such as Environment Protection Agency (EPA) both at federal and provincial levels and more importantly building up their environment management capacity. Pakistan faces …

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The Aftermath of NATO Attack

Pakistan’s loss of over thirty five thousand people in the war on terrorism for the security of international peace has little impact on the NATO. The economic and financial losses made by Pakistan in the war against terrorism have been rendered useless by such moves. The NATO helicopters and jets attacked Pakistani check post located inside Pakistan on the Pak-Afghan …

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Inflated Gold Price

The rapid industrialization in China and people’s reaction to the weakening of the US dollar against other currencies are contributing to the rise in global gold prices. Gold price has touched unprecedented heights world-wide and especially in Pakistan. It has broken all the previous records. Gold is known for its value not only in making jewelry but it also has …

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Political Imbroglio

The people surrounded by lot of difficulties and troubles seem to have gone conscious politically thereby expecting reasonably good performance from the politicians in connection with bringing an end to their problems. Progress of a nation hinges on the dedicated political leadership who amid the heavy odds clothes the dreams of its disgruntled people with the flesh and blood of …

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