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    3 Aspects Of Political Culture Pakistan

  • Debating various aspects of bioethics

    Dr Talal adding to the discussion said ‘given that the population of Pakistan is expected to double by 2050, the food industry needs to adopt ways to produce enough crops, however, without proper regulations in place, the advanced practices in biotechnology cannot be implemented...

    ’Mr Murtaza said that although the agricultural sector of Pakistan can benefit greatly by importing advanced technological methods of farming, as practiced...

  • ‘Govt misleading public on all aspects of metro train’

    Civil society organisations – the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), the Women Action Forum and Lahore Conservation Society – and direct affectees of the project claimed on Monday as they got together at the HRCP office...

    46 billion, movement of services – Lahore Electric Supply Company, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited, Lahore Development Authority (Rs9...

  • CPEC: global aspects

    THE China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a mega-project that would run about 3000km from Gawadar to Kashghar, connecting Gawadar port in southwestern Pakistan to Xinjiang via a network of highways, railways and pipelines to transport oil and gas...

    It will provide Pakistan not only with trade infrastructure but also with energy infrastructure...

  • Police criticised for failing to probe all aspects of maid’s abuse case

    ISLAMABAD: The capital police’s failure to defend its final progress report of its investigation into the abuse of a child employed as a maid invited the ire of the Supreme Court of Wednesday, as it did not involve crucial aspects of the case, such as how an alleged settlement between the suspect and the victim’s family materialised...

    In the first week of January, the court directed the police to investigate the matter from all...

  • The political culture of legal defiance

    ISLAMABAD: Defiance of court orders is nothing new for high-profile figures across the political spectrum, and most of them have been declared proclaimed offenders for avoiding proceedings, in one case or another...

    The issuance of arrest warrants is nothing new for figures such as Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief (PAT) Dr Tahirul Qadri and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) President...

  • ‘GB’s political parties as good and as bad as Pakistan’s political parties’

    I hope the situation is not taken to the extent that young people decide not to live with Pakistan,” Supreme Court advocate Asma Jahangir said on Friday...

    The former chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) was speaking at a press conference to launch a report on a HRCP fact-finding mission titled ‘Gilgit-Baltistan: aspiration for identity, integration and autonomy’...

  • Excited about experiencing Pakistan's cricketing culture, says Hashim Amla

    South African cricket star Hashim Amla says he is as excited about experiencing Pakistan's cricketing culture during the upcoming three-match World XI T20 series against Pakistan in Lahore next month...

    While talking to DawnNews about his hopes for the series on Saturday, Amla said: "We are happy to be helping in the revival of international cricket in Pakistan, some of us are very excited about performing in front of the Pakistani...

  • Indian music wizard Mehta slams culture of hatred against Pakistan

    ” The music wizard revealed that except when India was playing, he always backed Pakistan against other countries like Australia or England...

    Mr Mehta was speaking on a day when a number of leading public intellectuals, including historian Romila Thapar and Irfan Habib and writer Krishna Sobti, were addressing a worried meeting of writers and academics against a growing culture of de-intellectualising the Indian society...

  • The problem with Pakistan’s ‘martyrdom’ culture

    We, the “remote misses” of terrorist attacks in Pakistan, may never be able to comprehend the emotions of those who’ve had their loved ones inexplicably ripped away from them...

    Also read: Woman of the year — The Pakistani motherThe result is a state-sponsored shahadat culture; a new brand of opium for the masses...

  • Research culture in Pakistan: The ‘undisclosed’ moral decadence

    Higher education has seen a remarkable progress in Pakistan recently with an increasing number of students enrolling for Masters’ and Doctoral degrees...

    However, research culture in the country is still far from being inspiring and is adversely influenced by a lack of third party supervision and a dearth of quality academic professionals...

  • Culture of optimism will empower Pakistan to meet challenges: Lodhi

    CAMBRIDGE: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi has said that it was important to create a culture of optimism in Pakistan to empower it to meet its various challenges...

    Speaking at the Harvard Pakistan Forum, she said that at a time when the country was making gains on security and economic fronts the remaining challenges would best be met by an expression of national self-confidence and self-belief...

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