Current Affairs

Coronavirus and Migration: Redefining Global Movement

Written by Amna Babar 6:30 pm

Coronavirus, like every other pandemic, has acutely impacted migration patterns. The adoption of containment measures and border closures in almost every continent has further endangered the safety of migrants — and has left them in limbo. In Hungary and U.S., for example, there is growing resentment and discrimination towards immigrants as they are viewed as carriers of the virus.
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The Impact of Digital Information in Pakistan: The Case of Qandeel Baloch

Written by Shaheera Syed 7:00 pm

The paper employs the case of Qandeel Baloch and the technological ramifications that followed before and after her death. It also analyses the digital revolution and its waves in Pakistan.
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Hezbollah and Its Influence on the Media

Written by Noor Ul Huda 1:15 am

This paper demonstrates the versatility and vulnerability of the media concerning the power and position of overt militant organizations – in this case Hezbollah.
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The Curious Case of Syria and State Terrorism

Written by Maryam Salman 1:14 am

Rarely acknowledged, there are many concrete examples of state terrorism in history. Syria and state terrorism are analyzed in this paper to understand how Bashar al-Assad has evaded accountability thus far – and how it has now become imperative for states to be called out when violating basic human rights.
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Civil Society and Child Rights in Pakistan

Written by Amna Babar 1:13 am

Pakistan’s civil society – made up of varying entities – plays an integral role in fighting for child rights in the country. The civil society fights against child rights violations through different channels: From awareness campaigns to influencing policy decisions.
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America’s Humanitarian Intervention Failure Post-Cold War

Written by Saba Imran 1:05 am

To discover the reason behind the United States’s failure in integrating the humanitarian intervention policy, the paper traces the pertinent regimes and events that involved humanitarian intervention by the US.
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Pakistan-India Trade: Potential and Pitfalls

Written by Sarmad Ishfaq 6:44 pm

Despite the massive potential, trade between Pakistan and India has historically been plagued by many problems – which have increased further in recent times. The article expounds the trade-related problems between both countries from high tariffs to sub-par infrastructure. It also discusses the potential and problems of the intra-LoC trade in Kashmir.
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The U.S. vs China in Africa: A Quest for Economic Domination

Written by Waleed Yawer 1:27 am

The paper focuses on the current methods the U.S. and China are using to integrate themselves in the African economy – and deliberates whether the U.S. can counter the growing Chinese economic monopoly.
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The Need for E-governance & Technology in Pakistan

Written by Faizaan Bilal and Sarmad Ishfaq 9:21 pm

The paper explains the need for e-governance & technology in Pakistan. Using the examples of NADRA’s electronic voting machines and smart national identity cards, it explains how technology can aid policymaking in Pakistan.
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The Relationship Between Education and Earnings in Pakistan

Written by Hassan Nasir and Hamza Butt 10:32 pm

This paper examines the effect education has on the earnings of salaried people in Pakistan. The analysis confirms that education has a positive role in determining an individual’s earnings – i.e. every extra additional level of education increases the earnings of an individual.
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Fueling Sectarian Violence: Religious Indoctrination in Pakistan

Written by Kinza Shah 9:00 am

Religious indoctrination in madrasas has played a huge role in fueling sectarianism in Pakistan since the time of President Zia. The paper discusses the history of sectarianism and indoctrination in the country and how it worsened after 9/11.
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The Impact of Remittances on Poverty in Pakistan

Written by Hassan Nasir, Hamid Haider Gilani and Hamza Butt 9:34 pm

Poverty in Pakistan is a matter of grave concern and significance. This paper examines the effects of remittances on poverty reduction in Pakistan. Results showed that remittances, along with GDP, are important factors in poverty alleviation.
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Corruption in Pakistan: The Case of the Civil Service

Written by Ghassan Khan 5:56 pm

The article deliberates on the menace of corruption in Pakistan’s civil service. The author tactfully analyzes what the main causes and effects of corruption are in the civil services. After this, he ranks three anti-corruption policies based on equity, administrative operability, political viability, and technical feasibility to curb corruption.
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