Imtiaz Rafi Butt

  • TQuaid-e-Azam, father of a nation, the icon of freedom and liberty for the Muslims of the sub-continent and the most remarkable statesman are titles that are bestowed upon Muhammad Ali Jinnah, but in all these accolades, his private life is shadowed. Muhammad Ali Jinnah, even with all his greatness ...

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  • TOn 5th August, 2019, the Government of India revoked Article 370 and 35A of its Constitution, thereby, annexing and removing the stately existence of Jammu and Kashmir. This agonizing development brings back memories not just from the 70 years of freedom struggle for Kashmiris but a historical ...

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  • TIt appears that as time goes by, the challenges being faced by the government of Imran Khan keep getting worse. When PTI took over the reins of the country, there were elaborate plans to bolster the economy and to overhaul the bureaucracy of Pakistan among other objectives, but it seems, they only ...

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  • TGwadar. a deep sea port city, located at South-western Arabian Sea coast of Pakistan, has opened up its arms, asking the world to come and invest. The charm of this city is gradually gaining momentum. Gwadar to Pakistanis is a game changer, with its strategic location, it is destined as the ...

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  • TWith the promise of international opportunities and unlimited resources, Pakistan has embarked on a journey of economic growth. Being the 23rd largest economy in the world by Purchasing Power Parity, Pakistan has now picked up the pace in collaboration with the economic partners from around the ...

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  • TPakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf became the dominant ruling party as a result of General Elections 2018. Prior to the elections, Imran khan promised a revolutionary approach towards rectifying the governance of Pakistan, which according to him, had been mishandled for decades. The most notable feature of ...

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  • TAs the new PTI led Government comes to grips with the complexities of tackling the national economy, Imran Khan and his team have managed to acquire yet another chance for the country. Just four weeks ago, the economy was on the brink of collapse. Pakistan could afford only two months’ worth ...

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  • THalf a century ago, life was far simpler. Modern and affluent household barely had either a Murphy or Philips Gramophone for playing records from “His Masters Voice” (HMV) with a logo of a dog listening to a phonograph. Steam engine run trains were the usual means of transport. ...

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  • TOn 28th November, 2017, the mayor London, Sadiq Khan, unveiled a bronze statue of Quaid-e-Azam in the British Museum. The statue was unveiled to commemorate the 70th Independence year of Pakistan and the tremendous personality that was Muhammad Ali Jinnah on the occasion of 25th of December, his ...

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  • TIn today’s world, the accumulation of vested power in the hands of the individual has paved the way for popular movements that can mature into active revolutions. History stands testimony to the fact that revolutions occur when frustration and repression of the masses crosses a certain ...

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  • TOn May 12, 2017, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with heads of 27 states reached Beijing to attend the World Forum on One Belt One Road Initiative. China is implementing its vision of leading global trade and the underlying argument is prosperity through connectivity and cooperation. The OBOR ...

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  • TIt was 28th June, 1914 when the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austria-Hungary throne, triggered the first global war. What followed was nothing short of a species-level catastrophe. 70 million soldiers took part in the war and by the end 1918; almost 6 million people ...

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  • TDonald John Trump, the 45th President of the United States is the wealthiest and oldest president to walk the Oval office. He was born in Queens, New York to Fredrick Christ Trump and Marry Anne Trump in June 1946. His paternal grandparent immigrated from Kallstadt, Germany while his mother came ...

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  • TGary Locke, the United States ambassador to China once said, “China’s history is marked by thousands of years of world-changing innovations: from the compass and gunpowder to acupuncture and the printing press. No one should be surprised that China has re-emerged as an economic ...

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  • THigher than the mountains, deeper than the oceans, stronger than steel, dearer than eyesight and sweeter than honey”. These are the words that have been spoken time and again commemorating the prestigious alliance between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Peoples Republic of China. As ...

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  • TWe celebrate the birth of Quaid-e-Azam on 25th December every year. We commemorate the untiring, steadfast and relentless efforts of the father of the nation that led to the creation of Pakistan; an independent homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent. lbn Khuldoon and Arnold Joseph Toynbee are ...

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  • TOn 10th April 2016, talking to the Washington Post, Zhang Baozhong, chairman of China Overseas Port Holding Company said that his company could spend a total of $4.5 billion on roads, power, hotels and other infrastructure for the industrial zone, which he said would be open to non-Chinese ...

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  • T Pakistan today is in search of its identity, its national character. Torn between ideological ends throughout history with State policy radically flipping as quickly as the government, there needs to be an answer to the questions: What does it mean to be a Pakistani? What do we as a nation stand ...

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  • TTHESE are trying times for Pakistan. This nation has been through so much turbulence and turmoil that one does not even know where to start. Besides the chaotic socio-political issues that plague Pakistan, the citizens of this state suffer a depressing destabilised environment and a broken economy ...

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  • TFrom the start of October, the world financial crisis has dominated international news and attention overshadowing the US presidential election along with ongoing military or political conflict and even local event in most countries. The financial crisis has created a volatile economic situation ...

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