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Adverse Reaction on General Musharraf’s Death Sentence

Sajjad Shaukat The three judges of the special court, comprising Justice Waqar Seth, Justice Nazar Akbar and Justice Shahid Karim awarded the former President of Pakistan General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf death sentence for abrogating the Constitution. In the detailed judgment (split 2-1), issued on December 19, this year, the presiding …

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Rape Cases: Modi Needs to Accept Truth

Afia Ambreen Recently, a former lawmaker from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been convicted of rape in one of the year’s most high profile cases. Kuldeep Sengar, 51, was tried under child protection laws as the survivor was 17 when she was assaulted in 2017. The woman, who …

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Nepal – A Victim of Legacy of British Colonial Times

Ishaal Zehra India has recently moved to divide Indian occupied part of Kashmir into two federally administered territories of Ladakh and J&K despite protests from within as well outside India. Soon after stripping the IoK’s special status and splitting the Himalayan region in August, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs …

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 False rigging allegations in GE-2018

DR SHAHID ZIA Few political parties are planning to take advantage of prevailing ECP crisis to immediately release papers on Rigging in GE-2018. It was a false propaganda of rigging to defame Pakistan. Unfortunately in Pakistan, there is no tradition of accepting election defeat more gracefully. After GE 2018 various …

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No Country for Atrocitiy: My Story on CAA Protests

Srijita Datta Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been constantly trying to paint the Citizenship Amendment Bill (now an Act, having the President’s assent) as a humanitarian gesture, and Home Minister Amit Shah has been claiming that no Muslim needs to be afraid of the same. But the very Muslims in …

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Space: The Final Frontier

Etfa Khurshid Mirza Space-based technologies that have civil and military uses are drawing greater interest with more countries entering into this field. Development beyond peaceful uses i.e. weaponization of outer space is a growing concern for the modern world. Around forty countries are using space to provide information support to …

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CPEC – A road to prosperity

ALI SUKHANVER Plus and minus, merits and demerits always go side by side; same is the case with profit and loss. If all is good, it means something is wrong or something going to be wrong. We see that in Pakistan, people are looking towards the CPEC with hopeful and …

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Pakistan named the best holiday destination

Last week, Pakistan was named top holiday destination for travelers for the year 2020 by the United States-based luxury and lifestyle publication Conde Nast Traveler. The listing follows several positive reviews of the tourist attractions in the country by travel bloggers, YouTube, magazines and adventure clubs. The world has realized …

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Five years of APS attack

Reema Shaukat Pakistan has been victim of menace of terrorism for more than a decade. More than 80,000 Pakistanis have lost their lives in this war. Somehow militants and terrorist have found education as a soft target to deter the resolve of people against terrorism. For the past couple of …

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