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12 November 2017

Articles

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    We have all come across the odd disgruntled real estate agent who is trying to strike a deal or the harassed-looking property owner who needs to find someone to sell her property to, and that too at a reasonable rate. We may have previously seen agents going door to...

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    The compulsive urge to travel is a recognised physical condition, and is known as 'dromomania'. I can say without any hesitation that I suffer from it. Every time I look at the map and retrace my progress, I become painfully aware of the countries I have not visited yet.

    I have...

  • The recent attack on the Ismaili Muslims in Karachi brought a lot of things into perspective. Firstly, it exposed the ineffectiveness of various...

  • Religion has deepened its roots into Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) once again, where the Legislative elections are set to be held in June, 2015....

  • Caretaker chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, Sher Jahan Mir, while addressing an investment conference said final touches were being given to the mineral, tourism, timber and power policies of the region.

    He said the main issue of Gilgit-Baltistan was that there needed to be urgent steps...

  • High Asia comprises the regions of the Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Pamirs, the Himalaya and the Tibetan Plateau. Nestled among the greatest massifs in the world, this region is home to diverse cultures, languages and worldviews. Despite harsh climatic conditions, rugged terrain and challenges in...

  • Disunity and differences on petty issues can be seen as the major cause of enslavement of the two million people of Gilgit-Baltistan. In almost all the national issues, we can see the people of the region at disarray. Even on the main constitutional issue, the people are not on the same page. If...

  • Brigadier(r) Hissam Ullah Baig

    Not downplaying the importance and the emotional appeal I look at this issue as follows: There would be a member from each of the districts in the national assembly and a maximum of two members in the senate.

    If we go by the practices of successive political governments, each of these...

  • Game theory’s strategies are going to be witnessed once again soon in GB as GB’s legislative assembly elections are going to be held in the upcoming months. Most of the candidates are the same and Pareto optimal strategy as usual is corruption and open bidding of voters. This time one more...

  • Every day we are faced with choices in our careers that will affect us over the long term. Should I volunteer for that new project? Should I ask for a raise? Should I take a sabbatical? Should I say yes to overtime?

    But sometimes we miss the biggest choices that will cause us to look back...