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Role of youth activism in Pakistan

  • Imran Khan, affectionately also known as Kaptaan Khan, is making headlines as a game changer in Pakistan’s politics. His supporters, mainly the urban, educated elite, adore him. His political rivals, who once mocked him, are now wary of his clout and popular support. Although his mantra of ...
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Weighing pounds against ounces

  • An ounce of prevention, Benjamin Franklin famously said, is worth a pound of cure. But that is not always true when it comes to research into infectious diseases. Though scientists have traditionally tended to focus on either prevention or cure, defeating the HIV/AIDS virus will require...
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Saudi-UAE pact a ray of hope for region

  • Riyadh and Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan to cooperate more closely on the economic, political and social fronts is a ray of hope for a region whose prospects have been gloomy to say the least.To state the obvious, there has been little consensus on the way forward among the leading actors in this...
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Peace remains elusive in Afghanistan

  • Exactly 13 years on from the US- led military coalition’s invasion on the Taleban regime in Afghanistan, the Afghans are still suffering at the hands of Taleban and will likely suffer in the years ahead, Afghans from all walks of life including public opinion leaders believe.The Taleban hierarchy...
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Other Side of the Mirror: Why NaMo is making a mess of it

  • After deep and introspective study I have finally figured out why Modi bashers are so frightfully busy bashing. He is not playing the game according to the rules. See, that is an incandescent distillation of my research. Who does he think he is, the BCCI? Not being a team player could tee anyone...
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Deep state threatens India’s national unity

  • Indian Premier Narendra Modi’s fervent appeal to the international leadership to wholeheartedly reject any linkage between religion and terrorism, while formulating a genuine partnership in the fight against terror perpetrators must have left every sane Indian perplexed. Known for his no-holds...
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Rain, rain, go away!

  • Back in the summer days, I was driving in Orlando, Florida, of the United States. The weather was pleasant and sunny, my family and I were all having fun heading to one of the attractions scattered all over the city. I was stopping on a traffic light when, in a blink of an eye, everything changed...
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Battling scourge of militancy

  • Despite repeated assurance by the unity government, hopes for peace in Afghanistan have dimmed as the Taleban-led insurgents continued their reign of terror, now even targeting civilians in the capital of Kabul.“I am not sure if lasting peace would return to Afghanistan in my lifetime or if my...
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Getting the whole picture

  • Movie buffs would no more consider missing out on Oscar night than football fans would on Super Bowl night. It is the night of nights, when Hollywood royalty annually get together in regalia not just to honor, but also effectively to congratulate themselves on, their industry’s cinematic...
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Microplastics invade our oceans

  • If you could stand on the ocean floor, look up and see only the plastic pollution suspended in our oceans, you would see massive clouds of plastic particles, a mist of dust-like microplastic fragments slowly settling to the seafloor.This “plastic smog” is taking over our oceans. Today, there are...
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