Not all heroes wear capes, some collect food which the affluent don`t have need of while some provide much needed assistance to girls so they can follow their dreams. Robin Hood Army and Hamara Ghar are 2 such charity based initiatives in Pakistan.
It has been a long time since I have written anything for the site, my apologies. This prolonged absence was partly due to lack of time and partly deliberate. The last few months in Pakistan have been anything but sane. Ever since the Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified the then Prime Minister Nawaz Shareef over …
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A link to the PDF version of my recently published paper: 'The Future of the UK-EU Trade Relationship in a Post-Brexit World' The paper analyses the potential frameworks for the future trade relationship between the UK & the EU in a post-Brexit world. https://www.academia.edu/36186383/The_Future_of_the_UK-EU_Trade_Relationship_in_a_Post-Brexit_World https://twitter.com/MUmair_92/status/975085638579032064
Official link : http://www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk/vd/dgpr/media/doc/Report%20of%20Inquiry%20Tribunal%20by%20Mr.%20Justice%20Ali%20Baqar%20Najafi%20Judge%20Lahore%20High%20Court%20Lahore.pdf Secondary link : Report of Inquiry Tribunal by Mr. Justice Ali Baqar Najafi Judge Lahore High Court Lahore
The great emancipator of the Indian Muslims Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was born in Delhi on Oct 17, 1817 . He belonged to a family which held prominent positions in the reign of Mughal emperors and his maternal family had already joined the East India Company where his maternal grandfather served in Iran and Burma under the British government. Sir Syed himself , was bestowed with the title of Jawa’d-ul-Daula and Arif-e-Jang by Bahadur Shah Zafar II. But he soon realized the crumbling position of the Mughals and their deviancy from religion, and hence kept at distance from them. This is the period when the great Mughal Empire was close to a complete collapse.
The next few months are going to test the mettle of Pakistan`s economy as the repayments of the loans taken in last 3 years are starting to come up. With rapidly falling reserves, reduced foreign investment and growing social and political unrest it remains to be seen if Pakistan will go once again to IMF for a bail out package or will CPEC really turn out to be a life line.
https://twitter.com/defilibrator/status/903706346276704256 Have a look at the above thread to get the full picture. A few weeks ago Karachi was battered with intense monsoon rains. Almost 4 hours of non stop rain caused the clogged up storm drains of this neglected city to flood the low lying areas under 3-5 feet of water. Had the storm …
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I was putting off writing about Burma as there is so little I personally understand about the ongoing conflict in Burma. Hopefully this is going to be a chain of posts about the ongoing genocide of Rohingya Muslims living in Burma. Burma or it is also known as Myanmar is situated between India, China, Bangladesh, …
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