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Ishaq Dar is highly regarded for his financial expertise and has twice served as federal minister for finance, economic affairs, revenue and statistics. Considered a PML-N stalwart, he has headed the party's international affairs office since 2002. Apart from being elected an MNA thrice, Dar has been elected Senator three...
The world is changing rapidly. From the Stone Age to the Iron Age today we are living in an ultra-modern era where things we never imagined earlier have become vital necessities in our life. For example, light in those ages was to be got only from sun for a...
“Globalization is a highly contested domain, and there are no absolute lines for demarcating it” (Mittelman). Globalization has several features, namely, economic, political, social, cultural, and environmental. Its concept started emerging in 1500s and the development of the idea was gradual but slow. Humans have interacted over long distances for thousands...
Geoffrey Chaucer said, “….if gold rust, what then will iron do??For if a priest be foul, no wonder that common man should rust…” Saying this phrase, Chaucer has the spell over the humanity all over the world. Being original iron rusts but gold doesn’t; gold is symbol of purity, love,...
A lot of people have an attitude that involves a lot of “ifs” and “buts”. This kind of attitude often becomes a huge hurdle in the path that leads up to success. People who welcome everything with either an “if” or a “but” are essentially the people who are...
Houbara is the national bird of UAE and real pride for the Middle East wildlife.   Houbara bustard description A striking bird resembling a turkey in shape, the houbara bustard is at its most magnificent during the courtship display. It is a slender bird, with a tuft of hairs in the centre...
Snow leopard ranges: Snow leopards’ treasure occurs in the mountains of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and possibly also Myanmar (Burma). Up to a third of the snow leopard’s range falls along international borders, some of which are politically sensitive, complicating trans boundary...
“Better late than never” is an ancient proverb with a deep veiled meaning. Time and again all of us are told to complete the tasks apportioned to us on time and being lethargic most of us fail to do any assigned work on time. The result is we completely avoid...
“Strength is Life, Weakness is Death. Expansion is Life, Contraction is Death. Love is Life, Hatred is Death.” Personal Strengths and Weaknesses, Everyone has assured qualities or persona that manipulate one’s decisions, which can be either favorable or detrimental. This is where individual strengths and weaknesses develop from or make each...
We are only as strong as we are united, as we weak as we are divided. We are all equal in the fact that we are all different. We are all the same in the fact that we will never be the same. We are united by the reality...
A gender role is a set of societal and behavioral norms that are generally considered suitable for either a man or a woman in a social or interpersonal relationship. There are differences of opinion as to which observed differences in behavior and personality between genders are entirely due to innate personality of the person...
Things get much better when you have confident in your skills and your ability and you know that all things are gone in a right direction. What is Confidence Anyway? In a simple way, confidence is a thing in which you are good, the value and service you offer or through...
Conflict has the potential to teach. In writing, there is always the drive to want to tell every war story. For the past twenty years, I’ve been traveling in and out of dangerous places, moving from one conflict to another, in search for the truth.  Hoping to find that...
History is a subject that tells us about our past. We can either choose to learn from it or completely ignore and continue making the same mistakes again. History tells where we have come from and based on what has transpired where we might head next in the future. Also,...
Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor has been killed in a U.S. airstrike along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, he became leader of the Afghan Taliban last year in July after the death of Mullah Umar was confirmed. The circumstances surrounding Mullah Mansour's death and that of his predecessor, Mullah Umar, are very...
Unrestricted usage of cell phones has affected the efficacy of schools and workplaces. Cell phones should only be allowed to use under strict rules and conditions. Some of the reasons about setting social rules about cell phone use in schools and workplaces are highlighted in this article. Cell phones...
If you met me, you wouldn’t really think of someone who likes his relaxing time. I’ve kind of built up a reputation among my friends and colleagues as a “prepper,” someone who spends all his time preparing for whatever life throws at me by building up my food storage,...
Emergence of Pakistan on the map of the world on August 14, 1947 was very remarkable in the sense that apparently there was no war over obtaining this piece of land. Before the British took control of the subcontinent, people here were living in complete harmony and peace with...
When Malala Yousufzai was shot, entire world went into great unrest where U.S president, U.N secretary Ban Ki-moon, State Secretary Hillary Clinton, Gordon Brown, and etc lamented and condemned Taliban’s assassination attempt of Malala. Hollywood star Angelina Julie nominated Malala for Nobel Prize, pop singer Madonna wore Malala’s name...
When it comes to the future, there are a few technological wonders that generally come to mind: personal jet packs, housekeeping robots and, of course, self-driving cars. Out of these commonly wished for future inventions, self-driving cars are closer than ever to becoming a reality, with numerous advances in...
I will be happy when I get a decent job. I will be happy when I buy that Blue Mercedes Benz. I will be happy when I get promoted on my next evaluation. I will surely feel happy if our company sales get doubled this year. These are common...
The religious extremism is imposed upon us since the inception of Pakistan. Our leaders play their role to use the Islam as an easy way to gain the political popularity among the common people. The people think that Mr. Zulfaqar Ali was one of the liberal and ideological person...
Companies are starting to apply the Airbnb Business Model to the rental of cars and other types of transportation. Companies such as Uber are putting pressure on the rental car industry and companies that use the Airbnb model are not helping the industry, either. How It Works A typical rental car...
Today is Canada Day.  I made arrangements to attend Man of La Mancha in Stratford,  Ontario knowing full well that it would not happen.   I would, as has been customary for me,  bow out at the last minute,  filled with doubt and anxiety about managing such an outing....
“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” - Albert Einstein Past is something that we bumped into. In which we fizzled many times but we never succeeded at the same rate, why? We tried our best...
During my latest venture to keep myself abreast of tea's many health benefits, I stumbled upon a gem of an article called "The evils of tea (and the virtues of beer)." This essay, first published in William Cobbett's Cottage Economy in 1822, shows just how much of an impact serious scientific...
Behavioral science is a term that refers to the study of how and why people people make the choices they do. Of particular interest to behavioral sciences is why sometimes those choices are neither healthy nor wise. For this reason, entities ranging from Ivy League universities to the U.S....
God has created human beings and formulated its nature in a very unique way. It is the part of our nature that we tend to seek pleasure and comfort in everything. This tendency of ours has led us to this modern era in which we have made our lives...
Robin Korth Article
I no longer think we “hit” walls. We slide into them. The face-plant of our cheek against the brick is a long time coming. If we were more aware, we would have seen it. If we did not run from our own truth and if we trusted ourselves more,...
Given the dynamic recruitment scenario, it’s imperial for interviewers and organizations to accept the importance of having the right impact and conducting a productive interview to attract talent. Gone are the days when Employers had an upper hand in the interviewing process #Fact .In this day and age,...
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