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  • Evolving political structures according to Hamza Alavi

    KARACHI: Social scientists, political activists and academics contribute to the development of societal structures, and though mostly underappreciated, do it nonetheless...

    Hamza Alavi was all three, and more, as he dedicated his life to propose theoretical frameworks that aimed to transform the way we view traditional political structures, particularly in the context of post-colonial societies, especially Pakistan
  • Irritants in evolving devolution

    With more than Rs700bn contribution to the exchequer — more than one-fourth of the national revenue — the country’s oil and gas sector has started to feel the pinch of evolving taxation measures at the federal and provincial level, partly because of the process of devolution following the 18th Amendment and the 7th National Finance Commission Award of 2009...

    All these items are estimated to have raised about Rs400bn last fiscal year...

  • Evolving Manchester United make Champions League return

    After a first season out of the competition in 19 years, United have been led back by Louis van Gaal, who won the Champions League with a brilliant, young Ajax team in 1995 and took Bayern Munich to the final in 2010...

    Fourth in the Premier League last season, United have opened the new campaign with 1-0 wins over Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa, and Juan Mata believes Friday’s victory at Villa Park showed the team’s readiness... ...

  • Preview: Complex and evolving

    Qureshi’s practice has been complex and evolving — from his early experiments and works during his tenure at the Chelsea College of Art in London through the current moment...

    That particular geometric form seems to have eclipsed other concerns and moments reflected through a diverse colour palette...

  • Speakers call for evolving Pakhtun cultural narrative

    PESHAWAR: Speakers, at a study circle, have stressed the need for evolving a comprehensive Pakhtun cultural narrative to achieve national objectives...

    The speakers said that it was essential for the youth to have knowledge of history, art and culture and to learn basics of a successful movement for securing national, social and political rights...

  • Evolving architecture of the business sphere

    1pc in the United States in 2017Data shared by the corporate regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), provided a basis for some interesting deductions that shed light on the evolving architecture of the business sphere in the country...

    It is for experts to explain the decline but one possible reason could be the changing dynamics of the financial world where new arrangements for pooling and disbursement of...

  • ‘Govt evolving strategy to offer jobs to PhDs’

    LAHORE: Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training and National Heritage Shafqat Mahmood said on Thursday the government was evolving a strategy to give jobs to PhDs...

    Higher Education Commission Punjab chairman Dr Fazal Ahmed Khalid said that in order to achieve international ranking we have to make some parameters and universities should follow these parameters...

  • In call with Putin, PM Imran stresses coordinated approaches to evolving Afghan situation

    Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Wednesday stressed the importance of adopting coordinated approaches to address the evolving situation in Afghanistan, saying that Pakistan gave "high importance" to the role of the Troika Plus format...

    Pakistan and Russia, along with the United States and China, are known as the Extended Troika on Peaceful Settlement in Afghanistan and have held multiple...

  • Work has begun on habitats to help humans reach Mars, says Obama

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama, highlighting his pledge to send people to Mars by the 2030s, on Tuesday announced further public-private efforts to build habitats that could help humans live long-term far from the Earth...

    These missions will teach us how humans can live far from Earth, something we’ll need for the long journey to Mars,” Obama said in an opinion piece on CNN’s website...

  • Humans reached Australia 65,000 years ago, says study

    SYDNEY: Axeheads and grinding stones from a cave in Australia’s far north suggest humans arrived on the continent about 65,000 years ago, or 18,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to research published on Thursday...

    Finding of a new minimum age for the arrival of humans in Australia pushes back the origins of aboriginal culture, the world’s oldest continuous civilisation, from a previously agreed consensus of around...

  • Dogs, like humans, distinguish words and intonation

    WASHINGTON: Dogs distinguish words and intonation in the same region of the brain as humans, according to a new study of how man’s best friend interprets our language...

    Dogs, like humans, use the brain’s left hemisphere to interpret words and regions of the right hemisphere to analyse intonation...

  • Why is elephant cancer rare? Answer might help treat humans

    CHICAGO: Cancer is much less common in elephants than in humans, even though the big beasts’ bodies have many more cells...

    That’s a paradox known among scientists, and now researchers think they may have an explanation — one they say might someday lead to new ways to protect people from cancer...

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