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Fizzy drinks are injurious to health

WHILE the state should ideally not be in the business of telling people what they can eat or drink, when it comes to vulnerable and impressionable segments of the population — such as youngsters — some regulations are necessary. In this regard, the Punjab Food Authority’s recent move to ban …

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Funeral hymn rings in Valley

ISLAMABABD: Kashmiris mourning  seasonally every year, or at the least every other year, there arrive seasons of killing and mourning in the (Indian occupied) valley of Kashmir, The New York Times reported. BY Waheed Mirza Every year, or at the least every other year, there arrive seasons of killing and …

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UN Peace Keeping Mission in Congo

By Kokab Rahim Khan As it is well known, the UN was formed after the Second World War primarily among other reasons to maintain international peace and security. UN peace keeping operations began in 1948. The UN has played dynamic role in mediating peace agreements and assisting in their implementation, …

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The JUI-F’s Dilemma

By Muhammad Amir Rana THE Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI) is one of the oldest religio-political parties in the subcontinent. It has rendered a valuable contribution towards shaping the contemporary Muslim identity in India and Pakistan, besides influencing religious and political behavior in other parts of the wider region. In Pakistan, the …

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Spitballing the endgame

Fahd Humayun The picture is depressingly familiar: with another warm-weather fighting season upon Afghanistan, efforts to crowd-source an international fall guy for a war gone south is disingenuously pitting public opinion against Pakistan. Last week Chairman of the US House Subcommittee on Terrorism Ted Poe called on Congress to change …

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