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  • REVIEW: Modern Art in Pakistan by Simone Wille

    Any addition to the historical perspective on art in Pakistan is as welcome as an oasis to our sparse and arid desert of documentation and theoretical writings...

    But with Simone Wille’s new book Modern Art in Pakistan there are no ifs and buts: we can only thank our luck for the comprehensive, well-articulated, insightful addition to Pakistan’s library shelves as well as to our fundamental learning of art history...

  • Pakistan Navy making efforts to acquire modern warships: Admiral Zakaullah

    Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah on Wednesday said that efforts were in hand to acquire modern warships...

    Addressing the Pakistan Navy Fleet Annual Efficiency Competition Parade and Award ceremony at PN Dockyard in Karachi, Admiral Zakaullah stressed that the acquisition of Hangor-class submarines would greatly add to the operational capability of Pakistan Navy, said a statement issued by navy...

  • North Korea, Eritrea lead in modern slavery, Pakistan among top five: report

    NEW YORK: North Korea and Eritrea have the highest rates of enslaved people, said a global survey released on Thursday that focused on the roles of conflict and government repression in modern slavery...

    Read: Addressing Pakistan’s modern slavery problem“Each of these three countries has state-sponsored forced labour, where their government puts its own people to work for its own benefit,” said Fiona David, research chair of Minderoo...

  • Turkey begins constructing modern warship for Pakistan

    The steel-cutting or ground-breaking ceremony to begin construction of the MILGEM Ada-class corvette by Turkey for Pakistan was held in Karachi, the Pakistan Navy said on Tuesday...

    The ceremony at the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW) — Pakistan Navy's specialised shipbuilding division — was attended by officials of the Pakistan Navy, representatives of Turkey's state-run defence firm ASFAT, and the managing director of...

  • Modern labour

    In Pakistan, labour density is less than 2pc and that too is in disarray...

    How, in this dark scenario, can we hope for the re-emergence of labour solidarity in Pakistan? To answer this, you have to go to the grass roots and search for new sprouting...

  • In historical fiction, top-selling Turkish writer offers modern critique

    As parts of the media and academia decry what they say is an unprecedented crackdown, Umit, 55, a former Communist activist who was tortured during military rule, offers a blistering critique of modern Turkey through a fictional lens...

    “Today the economy is deteriorating, rule of law is retreating, and we see a trend towards authoritarianism ...

  • Global leaders commit to eradicating modern slavery

    SYDNEY: Global business tycoons and politicians from 48 countries committed to ending human trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery on Friday at a landmark gathering of high-profile leaders in the Australian city of Perth...

    The Global Slavery Index estimates that 45 million people around the world are victims of modern slavery...

  • Modern policing

    Pakistan has also benefited from these developments, and in the last decade we have witnessed an enormous increase in the use of technology in both the public and private sector...

    Criminals today are being fingerprinted, photographed, crime scenes are being processed through devices, and police files are being maintained using computer desks at police stations...

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