The ‘Name’ we carry influences our Personality

The ‘Name’ we carry influences our Personality

Several studies claim that the name your parents chose for you conditions some of your choices and even prints a mark on what life holds: from what job you choose to how many years you live, everything has to do in some degree with the letters that they name you....

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PSL3 trophy unveiled in Dubai

PSL3 trophy unveiled in Dubai

Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third edition’s trophy was unveiled on Tuesday in Dubai in the presence of the six captains who will be vieing for the silverware along with their team from February 22. PHOTO COURTESY: ISLAMABAD UNITED  The trophy is sponsored by Swarovski and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman...

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A gift from the God is unsafe on Streets: Street Children in Pakistan

A gift from the God is unsafe on Streets: Street Children in Pakistan

The number of children found living, working and begging on Pakistan’s streets has been growing despite efforts to provide basic education and aid. Every day, more than two million children roam the streets of Pakistan. In their struggle for survival they are on the verge of social exclusion. These children...

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Indian Minister demands ban on Atif and Rahat for being Pakistani

Indian Minister demands ban on Atif and Rahat for being Pakistani

Indian Minister, Babul Supriyo, in his recent statement has demanded to ban Pakistani singers Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in India citing their Pakistani nationality as a reason for disapproval of them. In his regressive statement, the former playback singer has asked to remove the voice of Rahat Fateh...

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Imran warns of street protests if ‘Nawaz uses Parliament to attack judiciary’

Imran warns of street protests if ‘Nawaz uses Parliament to attack judiciary’

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is using Parliament to save himself and attack the judiciary. The PTI chief was speaking to the media during a visit to Peshawar.   “In 1997, PML-N (Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz) attacked judges with sticks and bought...

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Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social inequality is not a law of nature. Five measures could reduce the gap between rich and poor. The good news is that inequality between the countries of the South and those of the North is decreasing as the gross domestic product increases, especially in the emerging countries. The bad news is...

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Jihadism after the caliphate

Jihadism after the caliphate

The terrorist militia Islamic State (IS) has lost its territory in Syria and Iraq, but it is still dangerous. It was an issue addressed at the Munich Security Conference. Only three years have passed since the self-proclaimed Caliph al-Baghdadi proclaimed the so-called Islamic State from the mosque in the newly conquered...

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Netanyahu to Iran: “Do not put us to the test”

Netanyahu to Iran: “Do not put us to the test”

Netanyahu made these warnings during his speech at the Munich Security Conference. He also said that Tehran’s attitude is bringing Israel closer to the Arab world. The Israeli president, Benjamin Netanyahu, warned on Sunday (18.02.2018) of the risk of trying to appease Iran, a regime that, in his opinion, is still...

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The end of diplomacy?

The end of diplomacy?

The Munich Security Conference (MSC) reflects the current state of the world. This year’s meeting was marked by reciprocal recriminations. Real solutions were a scarce commodity, says Matthias von Hein. There were years when the Munich Security Conference conveyed signs of understanding and hope. None of that was evident during this 54th edition. This...

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Why is it so expensive to be poor in the United States?

Why is it so expensive to be poor in the United States?

Being poor in the United States is not a good business. It is, in fact, much more expensive than not. A large part of the 40.6 million people living in poverty in the world’s first power must pay more than the rest of the population to access goods and services that most...

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