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Wearing a uniform can mean many things

Every institution that wants to leave a rich tradition, a rich legacy of its decorum and order and wants to create an ‘Element’ of considerable influence in a majority of cases emphasises on wearing a Uniform. The word itself as one can see puts focus on creating a sense of uniformity but with a difference in interesting ways. Although the general norm is to enforce uniforms in schools, many colleges also place emphasis on a uniform as a crucial symbol or if one can also state as a ‘Branding Tool’. Now this would mean that the uniform assumes importance as

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Pakistan Political Economy- Where are the Actions for Leap frogging?

The Pakistan politico-economic strategy, like many developing countries is based on the logic of leap frogging certain stages of development. Channeling new information and hardware technologies, flow of international capital and goods, liberalizing trade, massive infrastructure and private sector investment along with parallel human resource development are essential components of this strategy. It is based on the idea that developing countries can learn, improvise and refashion best practices looking at the experiences of developed countries thus avoiding the mistakes and time constraints that some developed countries faced during their process of development. The strategy also aims at integrating social goals

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The Process of CPEC – Confidence, Corruption, Elections, China

PM Nawaz Sharif was forced to resign one year before his stipulated five- year term in light of the Supreme Court verdict indicting him for disproportionate foreign assets revealed as part of the Panama Papers Expose. Articles 62 & 63 of the Pakistani Constitution[i] have been invoked which were inserted at the time of President Zia-ul-Haq. This article argues that his ouster has four dimensions. The first is the confidence across various stakeholders of the Pakistani State. The Military is confident after Zarb-e-Azb & Radd-ul-Fasaad that the worst of internal terrorism is behind them notwithstanding the fact that the TTP and

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NSG is not strategic but the strategic involves NSG

NSG is not worth the effort but process wise it’s important to make the effort to enter. Good Indo-US relations are worth the effort. If US does not involve itself in Asia, India, Japan and others can’t do anything about China.   China does not forget, it will never forget it’s century of humiliation before 1949 and Chinese are very hard working people and PLA is a party state army, the only army that serves a political party before a nation. Japan, Vietnam, south Korea will never compromise with China and NATO obliges US to support them. If Asian allies

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I’m a patriot and I have seen the Future

I’m a patriot to the core, I love this country with all its greatness, beauty and its shadows. I am proud to be born Indian and would not change that, no matter what the choices are in any life this or the next. I’m a patriot. My heart swells up and I stand taller every time I see the tricolor. I have seen it fly high and wrapped around the patriots I am indebted to. 4 generations of olive greens and I’m proud it flows through my veins. I grew up in the India where soldiers were “martyred” in battle

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Since 1947 on 15th, August of every year, we are celebrating the Independence Day of our country. Each state of the country is celebrating this great day in different ways. Most of the people of country are also enjoying the celebration of independence in their own ways. But the important question is that what type of freedom we are enjoying? Are we enjoying true freedom? No. Not at all. May be some people are enjoying freedom but not all of us. For most of the people there are barriers in each and every step of their honest ways of deeds

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क्या राष्ट्रभक्ति आप शिफ्ट वाइज निभा सकेंगे?

राष्ट्रीय शोक जब उत्सवधर्मिता की हद तक चला जाए तो ये बहुत संभव है कि थोड़े वक्त के लिए वो शख्स जो हमारे बीच से चला गया, लौट आए. तस्वीरें वैसे भी कभी मरती नहीं तो उन्हें जुटा-जुटाकर उनके होने का एहसास कराया जाए लेकिन ये सब करते हुए हम जिंदा लोगों के बीच भी तो काफी कुछ मर रहा होता है. ऐसे में ये भी संभव है कि हम-आप मीडिया और राज्य की मशीनरी की तरह इस उत्सवधर्मी शोक में शामिल न हो पाएं तो देशद्रोही करार दे दिए जाएं..लेकिन न्यूज चैनलों पर जब बार-बार एक दूसरी मौत( जो

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Its time that we ask questions!

India is not a tax free country country, we all know that. I am not very good at statistics but I know that a certain percentage of our income goes to the development of the country as income tax. Then whatever we buy at a regular basis, we pay tax for that also. Be it clothes, milk, bread or eggs. Let me not talk about the luxury of dining outside. A bill of 1600 INR would easily tantamount to 2000 INR with all the additional various kinds of taxes! I know, I am not saying anything new. All this is

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Prime minister and Me !

Mr Prime Minister I can totally empathise with your silence in the recent past…after all you have a country to manage! I too am a PM (Prime Member) in my family..I am the ruling party by default please no applause. Yes you can imagine what I am up against aha two kids and a hubby thats more than enough for a opposition who again by default are the MPs (Most Pime). I too search for silence to make it through the day; however let me be mighty clear here it isn’t easy at all..while the house whether upper lower bigger

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मीडिया को तो इमरजेंसी बेहद पसंद है

ये दिलचस्प संयोग है कि आज से चालीस साल पहले मेरे जैसे देश के हजारों मीडिया-साहित्य के छात्रों ने जब आंखें खोली होगीं तो उन्हें सबसे पहले ये खबर सुनने को मिली होगी कि अब ऑल इंडिया रेडियो पूरी तरह ऑल इंदिरा रेडियो हो गया है और मैंने जब आंखें खोली तो सात दिन पहले ऑर्डर की गई किताब ठीक इसी दिन मिली जब हवा में इमरजेंसी का नया संस्करण घुला है..आखिर देर रात हम राजनाथ सिंह का ये बयान सुनकर ही तो सोए थे कि ये एनडीए की सरकार है, इस तरफ नए मंत्रियों से इस्तीफा नहीं लिया जाता.

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