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Moving beyond microcredit

Moving beyond microcredit

Amir Hussain The phrase ‘leaving no one behind’ signifies the key objective of inclusive and sustainable development as enshrined in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Agenda 2030. This inclusive sustainable development vision, inter alia, provides key policy ingredients of gender equality and women’s economic empowerment. Nonetheless, it stops short of...

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KP’s education reforms a hoax

KP’s education reforms a hoax

Zafar Ahmad With her successful show at Minar-e-Pakistan, the PTI has been consistent in her rhetoric that it is the agent of change and is on the way to build a ‘Naya Pakistan’. With the rhetoric based on issue politics, the party managed to win KP in 2013 and got...

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The value of Gilgit-Baltistan

The value of Gilgit-Baltistan

Masud Ahmad Khan Gilgit-Baltistan is bounded in the north by the Wakhan corridor (Afghanistan) and the Xinjiang region of China, on the south and south-east by Indian-Occupied Kashmir and on the west by Chitral. The Mintaka Pass is the point where the borders of Pakistan, China, Russia and Afghanistan are...

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To be cogitated yet

To be cogitated yet

By: A.M. Khan Dabang was a famous Hindi film of Salman Khan released in 2010, and Dabang-2 after two years later, in India. The story of this film, however, revolves around a “fearless “policeman and a corrupt politician.  This action film became very popular after its release even in Chitral....

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Social Media or the Reality Killer!

Social Media or the Reality Killer!

By Memona Abbas Social media has undoubtedly revolutionized every sphere of life, but most importantly,  human relationships. Thus, it has brought about change in social structures, pattern of interaction and proportion in interface between human senses. A few years back, it was human ears that hear the voices of melody...

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