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Manto

Manto The Writer, The Recluse, The Achiver, by Choice

The death anniversary of the writer who preferred to live his life in slums to know the real self of life has left a leftist legacy that we cannot totally ignore. The writer, a migrant who somehow shifted from his elite circles to the dredged cabins of life there on started writing about the real life experiences he faced living in the...

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Manto

Manto The Writer, The Recluse, The Achiver, by Choice

The death anniversary of the writer who preferred to live his life in slums to know the real self of life has left a leftist legacy that we cannot totally ignore. The writer, a migrant who somehow shifted from his elite circles to the dredged cabins of life there on started writing about the real life experiences he faced living in the...

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Pakistan Navy

A LEAF FROM HISTORY: REVISITING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF PNS HANGOR

For Pakistan Navy, submarines have always played a pivotal role during both 1965 and 1971 wars. Despite having a limited role to play in both wars due to land centric nature of wars, submarines of Pakistan Navy always dominated themselves in Arabian Sea. In this regard, 09 Dec is annually celebrated as ‘Hangor Day’ to mark the achievements of PNS...

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HANGOR Day

HANGOR Day and Indo-Pak War at sea in 1971

Most people in Pakistan do not know about the significant and backdrop of HANGOR day because of the association of this day with the naval domain. Maritime domain, naval warfare or security at seas are not popularly discussed or concerned by people of Pakistan including academics, policy professionals, and research development communities. Ocean governance or maritime studies broadly contain the...

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A day in the darkness By Kashif Shamim Siddiqui

A day in the darkness

CHILDREN are a gift – an amazing blessing from God. Every single day we may find ourselves doing a lot for our kids, loving and caring for them , nurturing , teaching, training, helping, leading , equipping , encouraging , protecting and so much more. It would not be wrong to say that for the parents every day is children’s...

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PNS TUGHRIL: A Force Multiplier

The changing threat dynamics and enhanced maritime security requirements in the Indian Ocean region have altered the course of military modernization. Sea power plays a significant role in creating and modifying the influence of great powers on other states therefore, the states are acquiring naval power which will strengthen their position in the global political and strategic environment and will...

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INDIAN SUBMARINES’ UNREQUITED QUEST FOR PRESENCE IN THE ARABIAN SEA

Around midnight on October 16, 2021, one of the Pakistan navy’s anti-submarine warfare aircraft picked up a fading silhouette of an unknown surface contact. The aircraft, as reported by the Pakistani military’s ISPR, was on a routine reconnaissance mission that night. The contact was closed and watched on various sensors fitted aboard the aircraft. Active, passive and visual searches indicated...

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WORLD MARITIME DAY-2021: SEAFARERS AT THE HEART OF SHIPPING

GulHameed Oceans have provided opportunities to connect with far off lands and conduct trade activities. Today, 80% of global trade by volume takes place through sea routes. This large scale trade activity owes greatly to the services of seafarers facing perils of the ocean. This year COVID-19 has held sway, with countries imposing travel restrictions and lockdowns. This has severely...

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WORLD MARITIME DAY: A CALL FOR RECOGNITION OF SEAFARERS

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates World Maritime Day annually for highlighting the contribution of maritime industry in global economy.Each year, a specific theme related to maritime affairsis chosen for World Maritime Day. This year’s theme, “Seafarers: at the core of shipping future” is directed to spread awareness and pay gratitude to the endeavors of seafarers. Shipping industry is responsible...

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INDEPENDENCE AND PAKISTAN NAVY

Written by Ali Basit Publish by :  Umber Hussain Syed As Pakistan prepares to celebrate the 75th Independence Day, it is vital to shed light on the event that changed the course of history in the subcontinent. As “Magna Carta” laid the foundation stone of people’s power in Great Britain, the independence made on 14th August 1947 gave the Muslims...

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Covid-19 Booster Shot

Covid-19 booster shot has been made mandatory to the people travelling abroad. The price of a booster shot has been fixed to be 1270 rupees by the ministry of national health services. Booster shots will only be available to public at selected vaccination centers when said amount is paid. Delta variant patients: A study indicated that the patients affected with...

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Technology One Cannot Live Without

21stcentury is regarded as the age where science and artificial intelligence is advancing rapidly. With the rapid advancement of science and artificial intelligence, new technology is being introduced to the humans. Thanks to the great minds. Their aims and goals have made the life of human beings lavish and easier. The major fruit that technology has given us is the...

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Financial stress and COVID-19

COVID-19, a pandemic, has caused chaos around the world. People, specifically belonging to the lower class and middle class have been shaken to their core. Additionally, the fear of harm to the physical well-being has casted an effect on mental health and even troubled people financially. The most troubled are the families where there is only one breadwinner and many...

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Child Labour in Pakistan

Child labor defines as the use of children measured younger than a specific age. West Pakistan has passed the laws for limiting child labour and bound thralldom however these laws and measures are universally neglected. Some kids are domestic staff in West Pakistan still operating beneath the worst type of child labour that deprives them of education. Associate absence of...

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: WORLDAIMS TO RESTORE ECOSYSTEM

World Environment Day is celebrated each year on 5th June under the auspices of United Nations to spread worldwide awareness and encourage the nation-states to take action for the protection of their environment. Since 1974, this day is being held annually and has become one of the most important venue for stimulating the progress on the environmental dimensions as per...

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2021

This year’s World Environment Day is being celebrated under the theme of “Ecosystem Restoration”. The ecosystem restoration is based on various contours: Growing trees, greening cities, rewilding gardens, changing diets or cleaning up rivers and coasts. It means assisting in the recovery of ecosystems that have been degraded or destroyed, as well as protecting the ecosystems that are still intact....

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The Age of “Trump-ism”: The Tragic Tale of Populism

Throughout the scope of recorded history, there have come iterations of leadership that have slyly played on the capricious sentiments of the gullible masses of the land to alter the course of history itself. These shrewd tactics have provided the masses with a false sense of security and a false notion that their leaders have been brought to the pulpit...

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