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Contributed Article Quran and Science
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The only book that is authored by God on the earth is Al-Quran was revealed in Arabic to Prophet Muhammad (SAW) over a period of twenty-three years ending in 632…

Contributed Article Kargil
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In the summer of 1999, a 73-days military conflict was fought at Kargil unveiling new insights into an asymmetric conflict wherein opposing combatants employ markedly different resources and strategies in…

Contributed Article Maulana Zafar Ali Khan
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Writer, poet, journalist and freedom champ, Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was born at Kot Mehrath, District Sialkot [Punjab] in 1873. He received his early education in Mission High School, Wazirabad…

Contributed Article Pervez Musharraf becomes President
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With an odd and rather anomalous birth of seventeenth amendment consequent upon the deal, a strange marriage of convenience between Musharraf and the religious coalition, which had won unprecedented support…

Contributed Article Scale of Justice
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Rule of law means the rule of law and law alone. All arbitrary decisions are prone to quash the rule of law. An authoritarian order manifest the rule of power…

Contributed Article Shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar
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The mosque that is built in the hearts of the saints Is the place of worship for all, for God dwells there (Jalaluddin Rumi) The real name of Lal Shahbaz…

Contributed Article Shaukat Aziz
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I never really like Mr. Aziz, even before he was tied up as Prime Minister. He always seemed arrogant and stuck-uppish. In his press-conferences, he always came across as if…

Contributed Article 9/11/2001
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So well the adage goes that necessity is the mother of invention. We find that 9/11 was essentially an urgent need of the United States. If 9/11 had not happened,…

Contributed Article Right and duties
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We often talk and hear much about fundamental or human rights but we seldom talk or hear about fundamental or human duties. It stands to reason that duties ought to…

Contributed Article Flag of Pakistan
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My feelings about this country and what is going to become of it alters drastically from day to day. Some days I may feel as though there is some hope…

Contributed Article Oil Politics
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Oil is the most important commodity of the present times. The importance of oil cannot be denied. Oil is the major source of energy. It is a prerequisite for the…

Contributed Article Sikander Hayat Khan
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Please note that the family name is hyphenated and spelled HYAT-KHAN and not HAYAT KHAN as is commonly mis written in history texts. Punjab figures prominently in the history of…

Contributed Article Basic Ethics in Islam
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Truthfulness Truthfulness is basis of all ethics and virtues. There is a truth of words, a truth of action and a truth of attitude. It is not enough for any…

Contributed Article Saddam Statue
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Fall of Baghdad is a real blow to the idea of international law. The era of open American hegemony has started off and the will to empire building by military…

Contributed Article Quaid-i-Azam_Slider
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The Quaid needed to be discovered, his mystery unraveled. Not for his own sake because his place in history is assured and he does not stand in need of any…

Contributed Article President George W. Bush
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Since the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the term “New World Order” has become well-known. There has been, however, no explanation as to what the term really means except that it…

Contributed Article Cry for the Ummah
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Daybreak. As the sun rises and light begins to fall, the horror of what has occurred begins to rear its ugly face. Where once stood buildings, there is rubble. Where…

Contributed Article Allama Iqbal_Slider
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Allama Muhammad Iqbal was one of the greatest thinkers and poets of the Muslim world. He was not only a sage, a revolutionary poet-philosopher, an extraordinary scholar and harbinger of…

Contributed Article Axis Of Evil
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With an alarming message to every enemy of the United States: Even 7,000 miles away, across oceans and continents, on mountaintops and in caves — you will not escape the…

Contributed Article Pakistan relief efforts
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Sometimes it happens that one becomes so immersed in ones personal life that events taking place around him fade into a hazy background. It was the same with me. For…

Contributed Article Poverty Alleviation
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Poverty is a multi-faceted phenomenon manifesting itself in a vicious circle; low saving and investment results in low income, poor education, lack of health facilities, unequal distribution of wealth and…

Contributed Article Global Warming
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In the past century, the surface temperature of our earth has risen by about one degree Fahrenheit; with the result that warming has accelerated during the past two decades. Most…

Contributed Article Democracy
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In his present speech of July 12 2002 Pervez Musharraf made politicians the targets of his criticism. He also listed some shortcomings of the democratic environment before 12 October; he…

Contributed Article Extremism
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Religious violence and extremism, sectarian narrow mindedness and shallowness are such special features, which do not have conformity, any accordance with the real teachings of religion. Islam teaches religious toleration…

Contributed Article Bangladesh
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Introduction Bangladesh is a state in an ancient land. It has been described by an American political scientist as “a country challenged by contradictions”. It is neither a distinct geographical…

Contributed Article Do or Die
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Today Pakistan is standing on the brink of a disaster. Tension has bounded the sub-continent but pressure is mounting on Pakistan. It looks as if India is going to impose…

Contributed Article First Eidul Fitr after Independence, August 1947
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In the recent past, once again, a small group of Secularists has become vocal and pleads that Pakistan salvation lies in Secularism. In order to get legitimacy they try to…

Contributed Article Largest human flag Pakistan
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We are passing through a difficult stage and the option we have is between the devil and the deep sea. What has led us to this stage? why is the…

Contributed Article Pakistan Flag
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It is the story of family which lived in a colony situated in sector South Asia of Global village and was known as India Colony. India colony was basically result…

Contributed Article Kashmiri Freedom
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According to the partition plan the princely states, which numbered about 584, and of which the state of Jammu and Kashmir was one of the most important, were given the…

Contributed Article Agra Summit
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Agra Summit ended up in an anti-climax. Before and during the meeting of President Musharraf and Prime Minister Vajpayee, there were huge expectations. Apparently the process started off well and…

Contributed Article Agra Summit
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The relations between India and Pakistan are at their lowest ebb since the two fought at Kargil, just after signing the Lahore Declaration. The situation was complicated even further when,…

Contributed Article Two Nation Theory
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The ideology of Pakistan stems from the instinct of the Muslim community of South Asia to maintain their individuality by resisting all attempts by the Hindu society to absorb it.…