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Trump’s victory – a silent strike of class system

Trump’s victory is no surprise. This is the victory of an ideology; a vision, which can be attributed to extremism. When, practically, concern and anxiety reach its maximum, extremism comes into being. Propagators of secular thinking define it as a prejudice. Trump’s victory shows that American society, in spite of …

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John F. Kennedy assassination: By Dr. Mujahid Kamran

On November 22, 1963, JFK was shot dead in front of cheering crowds in broad daylight, in Dallas, Texas. Why was he killed and what forces were involved? It is now very well established that the CIA has tried to control the narrative on JFK through what is now a …

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Amazing bird and electronic tags

We are living in a world of science and technology rather a world of gadgets and nanotechnology. In our daily life, we come across various electronic devices and gadgets fitted with electric sensors, miniature electronic tags, and magnetic tapes. For example, ATM cards at the banks, security alarm systems, mini …

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It’s high time to adorn our classrooms with Sir Syed’s portrait again: By Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum

With the dogmatists and purblind extremist forces losing much of their clout, the hope of a resurgence of all that they remained dead set against – social, moral and intellectual progress and enlightenment of our nation has already started gaining ground. We must do something to reverse the damage caused …

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Journey of Pakistan’s education policies since 1947 By Kulsomm Fayyaz

Too much planning; too little work! By Kulsoom Fayyaz Benjamin Franklin has rightly said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”, but in case of the educational policies of Pakistan it’s not the lack of planning rather it’s lot of planning which has actually failed them. It …

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Our Nation in ‘willing suspension of disbelief’

In an article William Safire, a political columnist for New York Times (1929-2009), penned down a scene from U.S. Senate hearing room, when Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, gave his report on progress in the war. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, runner-up U.S. Presidential candidate 2016, reached …

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