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In conversation with Dr. Rizwana Karim Abbasi on CPEC

In conversation with Dr. Rizwana Karim Abbasi on CPEC

Hailing from Bagh, Pakistan Administered Kashmir; Dr. Rizwana Abbasi is Associate Professor at Department of Strategic and Nuclear Studies, National Defense University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She received her PhD in 2010, specializing in International Security and Nuclear Non-proliferation from University of Leicester. Dr. Rizwana is author of a book entitled ‘Pakistan and New Nuclear Taboo: Regional […]

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Will India achieve The SDG-1 by 2030?

Will India achieve The SDG-1 by 2030?

On 10 September 2014, the UN General Assembly decided that the Report of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals would be the main basis for integrating the SDGs into the post 2015 development agenda. The first of the seventeen proposed SDGs is “End poverty in all its forms everywhere”. The following suggested targets […]

 Guest Author

The Red Sea Clog

The Red Sea Clog

The geographical value of the Red Sea – for being the shortest sea lane that connects the Orient to Europe and the Americas – also made the region it lays in, a vital commodity for imperial contenders in the colonial era and a chessboard for political influence later in the Cold War era. Today apart […]

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Book Review: Islamic Banking and Finance, Fiqh eConomics is The Way Forward

Book Review: Islamic Banking and Finance, Fiqh eConomics is The Way Forward

Book Title: Islamic Banking and Finance: Fiqh eConomics Is The Way Forward. Author: Mehboob Makhdoomi Publisher: JayKay Books, Srinagar Price: ₹ 595 The collection of essays titled, ‘Islamic Banking and Finance: Fiqh eConomics Is The Way Forward’ by Mehboob Makhdoomi is an interesting read for understanding the concept of Islamic banking and finance. The author is a Harvardian & […]

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Poverty is a Prime Mover for Child Labour

Poverty is a Prime Mover for Child Labour

Azhar ud Din Although child labour is a burning issue in the contemporary world but nobody is serious about it. It is a global phenomenon which spans numerous sectors in both developed and developing economies. The term “child labour” refers to work and economic activities carried out by persons under the age of 18 years […]

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Unabated Conversion of Agricultural Land

Unabated Conversion of Agricultural Land

Sheikh Umar Ahmad Kashmir is known world over for it’s immense natural resources that give it a paradise personification in the world. The region is famous for cultivation of rich heritage of culture, cuisines, and crops that are famous world over. Whether it be cash crop saffron, horticultural crop apple or agricultural crops, the valley […]

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Need for a New Economic Order

Need for a New Economic Order

Shariq Us Sabah The debate around capitalism and socialism is now mainstream; and; it lacks several methods that are needed to guide the maths of today’s economic scenario. The globe is changing, needs have shifted, aspirations have transfused, the dictum and debates are polarised than ever, and several issues that need urgent attention is often […]

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Recounting The September 2014 Flood Horror

Recounting The September 2014 Flood Horror

We woke up to the sonorous sounds of rain. And in the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfello, “the best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain”. We too had the same feeling. We had no example in our life that how a few days of incessant raining could turn into […]

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Know Your Finances- Empower Yourself

Know Your Finances- Empower Yourself

The idea of finance and numbers send shivers down many people’s spine. Finance brings with it the days we spent in school struggling with numbers and waiting to finish high school to finally bid adieu to numbers. However, by the time we step out to the professional world, we come to terms with the fact […]

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‘Is it Maduro’s turn now and is there another soft coup in the making?’

‘Is it Maduro’s turn now and is there another soft coup in the making?’

Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s successor in Venezuela, has been facing increasing street protests since last year. More recently on 17 July, the opposition held an unofficial referendum, wherein it boosts that over 7 Million voters have rejected Maduro’s bid to change the constitution of the country. Maduro, in contrast has planned a July 30 vote to […]