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Suppression Of Dissent: WordPress.Com Banned In Pakistan

Suppression Of Dissent: WordPress.Com Banned In Pakistan

Quetta – In a highly questionable move, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has banned WordPress.com in Pakistan, on Sunday. WordPress.com is the largest blog hosting website in the world with millions of users. It’s the most common platform used by Pakistani bloggers. PTA was granted with the powers to manage internet content by Prime Minister few days back. The first major ...

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Post 2015 Development Agenda And Child Rights

Post 2015 Development Agenda And Child Rights

Agha Mohsin Ali The complexity and interconnectedness of today’s globalised world have rendered development challenges increasingly interlinked and global in nature. Prosperity cannot be sustained without finding integrated and common solutions and without the contribution of all countries in a spirit of solidarity and shared responsibility. The post-2015 agenda has framed sustainable development as a universal project. On one hand, ...

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Rampant Rapes Across Pakistan

Rampant Rapes Across Pakistan

Bahram Sayad In the last five years, Pakistan has witnessed a rise in rape crimes. The cases of rape are increasing day by day and no part of the county is safe from rapists. However, Punjab is believed to be the worst effected province since most of the rape cases are registered in Punjab. Minor children are not only raped ...

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Lyari: Who will be the godfather? – Part 4

Lyari: Who will be the godfather? – Part 4

Author: Razzak Sarbazi Translator: Ahmed Muneeb For Part-1 of this article click here For Part-2 of this article click here For Part-3 of this article click here Fatah Muhammad gets killed on a land feud by the hands of Hafiz Pirzada’s acquaintance-Salman Brohi’s son Ghaffor in the Dalmiya area. In those days Rehman starts to spend more time at the ...

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AGAHI Awards: Submissions Open For Journalists Across Pakistan

AGAHI Awards: Submissions Open For Journalists Across Pakistan

Behram Baloch Islamabad – AGAHI Awards have opened submissions for journalists across the country. Journalists can submit their best work in print, television, radio and blogs through the Agahi Awards’ website, www.agahiawards.com. Awards will be announced on 15th April 2015, the deadline for submission of articles, news reports is 22nd March 2015. The Agahi Awards, launched in 2012, has received ...

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Implementation Of 18th Amendment Is Must For Viability Of Pakistan

Implementation Of 18th Amendment Is Must For Viability Of Pakistan

Mahmood Tareen To hope and look for a brighter and prosperous future of Pakistan it is critically vital to determine the historical happenings that led to the establishment of Pakistan. Historical happenings determine the future as narrated by Confucius: “Study the past if you would define the future.” Historically Pakistan has never been a devolved and decentralized state. It emerged ...

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Injustice to Human Rights in Pakistan

Injustice to Human Rights in Pakistan

Baloch Khan Highly presented justice is moral excellence of the state that maintains peace and harmony in a state.  Justice is regarded as a moral virtue for an individual and for all political and a moral aspects of human life. Modern democratic states are paying full attention towards the provision of justice, maintained of peace, dignity and good governance in ...

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Lesser Known Fact: Engagement of UN in Socio-Economic Development of Balochistan

Lesser Known Fact: Engagement of UN in Socio-Economic Development of Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Quetta – United Nations (UN) is actively engaged in socio-economic development of Balochistan and this fact is not very well known. United Nations reaffirmed its commitment to the development of Balochistan, on Monday. Today, a field visit of media personnel was arranged by United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and World Food Programme (WFP) to three UN supported projects. ...

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Lyari: Who will be the godfather? – Part 3

Lyari: Who will be the godfather? – Part 3

Author: Razzak Sarbazi Translator: Ahmed Muneeb For Part-1 of this article click here For Part-2 of this article click here Ice: would decrease the strength of wine when put in the cups. The minds tired from all day’s problems would find peace. The hips and curves of the dancers with dark-eyed smiles would make them happy. But this was 1965; Ice ...

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Vacuum Of Leadership And Lack Of Institution Building

Vacuum Of Leadership And Lack Of Institution Building

Naseeb Ullah Kakar Vacuum of leadership and lack of institution building has shoved our country into anarchy. The only institution that has not collapsed in this country is the army which is being used for almost everything. In Pakistan they are the only hope and Messiah when it comes to disasters, security, maintaining law and order situations, operations, facing terrorists, ...

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