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Character building — the forgotten role of academia

The growing achievement gap between the students from well-off and not very well-off backgrounds is one of the important social issue for Pakistan. In every city of the country there are neighborhoods and schools where stu dents have been failing for decades and generations, to avail the top job opportunities …

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Critical thinking: part and parcel of science literacy

I ask myself usually, why we think actually? The answer is always just because your brain does so and if brain is in charge of thought process then all of us surely have brain substantiated with the same stuff despite DNA differen ces. Then why some actuate their minds to …

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Self Empowerment

Personal empowerment ideally relates to the feelings in which one consider him powerful enough in pursuing the path he desires. Training personal empowerment to perfection includes the way you motivate and fuel yourself and setting up skills and goals, and establishing a behavior to achieve these goals. Everyone needs self-empowerment …

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Letter to Editor in Response to Interview of Dr. Suhail Aftab

By Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir This is reference to an interview of Dr. Suhail Aftab (Dean Electrical Engineering, UET and President TSA) published in The Educationist in Issue 3, Volume 12 of March 2016. No doubt long term energy needs necessitate setting up of hydropower stations as it is the cheapest …

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Hali’s Musaddas: themes and tensions within

  By Yasir Kiyani Christopher Shackle and Javed Majeed have put forth a marvelous translation and critical interpretation of the context and themes of Hali’s Musaddas. Hali aimed to describe “the flow and ebbof Islam” and the story of a community which is alluded to as being asleep on a boat, …

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