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An open debate

An open debate

By Amir Hussain “In an era of plummeting optimism for peace and prosperity, the prospects of a better life begin to vanish from the popular memory. This is bound to happen when hopes for betterment are dashed, voices of dissent are muffled, the choices of a decent life are marred...

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We Reap What We Sow

We Reap What We Sow

By Dur-e-Nayab Mahatma Gandhi once said, ‘The Earth provides enough for every man’s need but not every man’s greed.’ Our planet might not be a spectacular gas giant and diamonds might not rain on it, but its natural wealth has always made many marvel. After realizing that life could be...

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Navigating Linguistic Diversity in Gilgit-Baltistan

Navigating Linguistic Diversity in Gilgit-Baltistan

Noor Pamiri Though small in terms of population, the lingual diversity of Gilgit-Baltistan is amazingly rich. This is evident from the fact that the region is home to nine languages – Shina, Balti, Burushaski, Wakhi, Khowar, Domaki, Gojri, Uighur and Pushtu. In terms of language family, these languages belong to...

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Cultural proximity between Athens and Gilgit-Baltistan

Cultural proximity between Athens and Gilgit-Baltistan

By Abid Hussain  Every culture has its own peculiarities, but at the same time, some elements of different cultures overlap in one or the other way. To be sure, Gilgit-Baltistan has its own distinctive and unique culture. Being a student of literature, it is very interesting for me to trace some...

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Building Bridges

Building Bridges

By Dr. Jan-e-Alam Khaki BUILDING bridges and removing walls characterise our times, despite some gaps. Enormous efforts are being made by various organisations and individuals to help build bridges among communities and cultures, notwithstanding the thesis of clash of civilisations. It is time to remove walls that obstruct human communication,...

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