Professional Development: Rebirth of Teachers’ Professional Life

Professional Development: Rebirth of Teachers’ Professional Life

By Abdul Wali Teacher professional development is a process of sharpening and strengthening teachers’ knowledge, skills and changing their perception and beliefs about teaching, so that the process of teaching and learning take place in an effective and smooth way. As a result students’ learning outcome can be enhanced. PD...

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Climate Change for Laymen

Climate Change for Laymen

By Rabia Tariq Highest temperatures for the past two decades have been recorded in major cities of Pakistan during this month. Winters are getting shorter and summers longer, cherry blossoms this year got an early start in Gilgit Baltistan a sign of summer arriving sooner than usual. Global warming is...

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Intellectual Property Rights in Gilgit-Baltistan

Intellectual Property Rights in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Advocate Didar Karim Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) play a significant role in encouraging innovation, product development and strengthening the economy. Intellectual property has immense value and is an integral asset for businesses – be they international or local. In the context of recent developments in the Pakistan, it is...

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Attitudes towards and perception of suicides: A case study in Hunza

Attitudes towards and perception of suicides: A case study in Hunza

By Salma Mir Pakistan is a developing country of approximately 190 million people, with 97% Muslims. Despite of the fact that suicide has been denounced and strictly forbidden in Islam, the rate of self-harm has been on the rise across the country. Almost 15,000 Pakistanis commit suicide yearly, according to...

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Gilgit-Baltistan Region: An indispensable part of CPEC

Gilgit-Baltistan Region: An indispensable part of CPEC

Arhama Siddiqa THE Gilgit-Baltistan region was a part of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir, which was divided between India and Pakistan, and is directly ruled from Islamabad. It does not enjoy the constitutional status similar to, for example, the Punjab province, which has representatives in the parliament of Pakistan. Pakistan...

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