Agha Baqir

  • TThere comes the occasions where we are abruptly confronted with certain indecent proposals. These are often turned down, sometimes with the same indecent rejection and the other times with the decent but firm reaction. Nay, for some other situations, people have no other option but to accept these ...

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  • TIt is very hard to determine the ratio the persons once conferred with the attributes of a hero, eventually turning out to be villains in the end. In such cases, the people or the organizations seemed to have erred or miscalculated in their estimation of such heroes. In other cases, once emerged as ...

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  • TWhat options do people have in case institutions are not working properly or not functioning at all in any part of the world? This can also be applicable to courts, both judicial and peoples’ courts. Judicial courts are assigned jurisdiction by the constitution itself to decide contentious ...

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  • TIn his legendry mock-epic poem, ‘The rape of the lock,” Alexander Pope, gives a fantastic narrative of stealing a lock of hair of the heroine, namely Belinda by a character called Baron. She is guarded by thousands of tiny ariel creatures. Her chief guardian sylph, namely Ariel, warns ...

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  • T‘Reserved judgments’ have a varied history in the dispensation of justice in the legal systems of the world. A ‘reserved judgment’ has general legal connotations in the world particular ones in ‘political’ Pakistan. Such judgments may be equated with a ...

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  • TIn a popular market in Lahore, a pushcart fruit seller curiously posed a question to one of his customers who was known to be a female PTI activist. What decision would the JIT pass in the Panama case? The buyer replied that whatsoever the decision of the JIT, one thing was for sure, that PTI had ...

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  • TIn a cricket match, an umpire is a person who has the authority to make judgments on the cricket field. Traditionally, there are two umpires on the field, one standing on the bowling end and the other on the square leg directly opposite the facing batsman. The main umpire listens to the major and ...

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  • TIn a landmark drama titled ‘Death of a salesman’, written by the legendry American playwright, Arthur Millar, the hero of the play, Willy Lowman, introduces his elder brother, Ben, a highly successful person in material life to his two sons, Biff and Happy, who are utter failures in ...

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  • TPakistan, through the decades, had to face problems at the hands of a diverse range of indigenous as well as global antagonists, around its eastern borders with India in general and western borders in particular, sometimes under the shadow of communism and sometimes at the hands of the extremist ...

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