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Tag Archives: Pakistan

International Literacy Day 2015

International Literacy Day

Let’s Resolve to Promote Education in Pakistan Education is the foundation stone of a civilized society. It is the ladder that helps in reaching the pinnacles of social, moral and economic development in a country. All the saner minds around the world, individually and collectively, are amply aware of the importance of education because a person’s power of reasoning and …

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World’s Top 10 Stories

World Top Ten Stories

Geo-Economics of Connectivity June 29: Countries from five continents formally signed up to the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, a potential rival to the Washington-based World Bank. Australia was the first country to sign the articles of association creating the AIIB’s legal framework. The Politics of Parlays July 08: The first round of talks brokered by Pakistan between representatives of …

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Participation Of Women In Pakistan’s Politics

Participation of women in Pakistani Politics

1.    Introduction 2.    Participation of women in Pakistan’s politics since 1947 3.    Present situation 4.    Diabolical proponent that has created anathema 5.    Pragmatic Reforms 6.    Conclusion In a patriarchal society like Pakistan, women are considered merely a kind and most of them are bound within the societal confines. Unfortunately, they are considered inferior even by their own families in almost …

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Emerging Power Of Public Opinion

Emerging Power Of Public Opinion

In recent times, public opinion has emerged as a great power. It has been moulded from a traditional set of public beliefs and attitudes to a modern multi-dimensional concept. In the contemporary world, public opinion symbolizes the most dominant public sentiment, among many possible ones, on some issue(s). It must be pointed out at the very outset that the public …

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Population of Pakistan

Form Yesterday to Today and Tomorrow The difference of human development standards between developed and developing countries, makes life luxurious at some places but miserable at some. And that is just because of not acting upon the ages-old proverb “cut your coat according to your cloth,” meaning that population growth should be directly related to resources. And many developed countries …

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India & the Security Council

India’s bid for a permanent seat on the UNSC from a Pakistani perspective US Support of India’s bid US President Barack Obama’s visit to India in January this year brought great gifts for his hosts and one such gift was the US backing for India’s bid for permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). This was indeed a …

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Strengthening Tax Administration

Importance of tax revenue in the fiscal system of a country cannot be negated because it is a leading source of revenue for balancing the budgets. Tax revenue constitutes major component of revenue receipts in all around the world with the exception of a few natural-resource-rich countries where non-tax revenue is a major source of revenue. It is also not …

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Renovating Af-Pak Relations

During Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s latest visit to Kabul, the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan once again reiterated their determination for building close relations and cooperating on the Afghan peace efforts. The Premier’s visit was the first since the inauguration of a National Unity government in Afghanistan. The Kabul rendezvous highlights recent efforts of the Afghan government to kick-start Pakistan-assisted …

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14 Routes to Better Education in Pakistan

The global community has failed dismally in meeting the challenge of providing all children with a quality education. This failure is tragically apparent in Pakistan, world’s sixth most populous country. With one of the lowest education budgets in the world, development of education sector in Pakistan faces serious impediments. Pakistan needs to break out of it’s complacency with poor education …

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Rushing to Solar?

Recently, Pakistan opened its first-ever solar power plant in the sun-baked lands of Bahawalpur. It is one of the first Chinese investments under the brimming partnerships, and this 100MW is a pilot project of the Government of the Punjab. Its two sponsors include the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power (Private) Limited which is wholly owned by the Government of the Punjab, and …

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