Dr Zeshan Khan

  • TThe Kartarpur corridor is a new entry point giving access to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Punjab. However, tensions between the two countries have often made it hard to access and this is being seen as rare cooperation. Sikhism was born in Punjab, a region that was divided during the ...

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  • TThe addresses of the 74th UN session was tasked to different World leaders with different problems faced by world but the discussions and speeches were only about the national interest of every representative nation at the General Assembly. The policy of nationalist and patriots was apparent but ...

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  • TAccording to the United Nations(UN), human rights is a cross-cutting theme in all UN policies and programme in the key areas of peace and security, development, humanitarian assistance and economic and social affairs under a series of international human rights treaties and other instruments ...

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  • TClimate change has significant implications for health. Rising temperatures will likely lead to increased air pollution, a longer and more intense allergy season, the spread of insect-borne diseases, more frequent and dangerous heat waves, and heavier rainstorms and flooding. All of these changes ...

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  • TWith the arrests of certain political figures, the uproar of accountability is on its peak. The anger is visible during National Assembly sessions, which show how they waste money of masses. “Tabdili Sarkar” wants to hold everyone accountable, which is good but along with accountability ...

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  • TOnce Bill Gates said, “AIDS itself is subject to incredible stigma.” The sixty-ninth World Health Assembly endorsed a new Global Health Sector Strategy on HIV for 2016-2021. The strategy includes 5 strategic directions that guide priority actions by countries and by WHO over the next ...

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  • TModi is lucky to be blessed with so weak an opposition led by the Congress, with no agenda other than to defeat him. Even so, doubts assail him, for he must know he has not delivered on the promise of 2014. India’s election is the largest in the world. With roughly 900 million eligible ...

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  • TThe Hippocratic Oath requires a new physician to swear, by a number of healing gods, to uphold specific ethical standards. These include the principles of medical confidentiality and non-maleficence. “I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow ...

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  • TAfter the election, new PTI lead government is gearing up for some good work. Power corridors though seem politically unstable for the time being. But, this situation can be turned into pleasant environment by delivering good governance to masses. Pakistan ranked 150th out of 189 countries and ...

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  • TOnce Benjamin Franklin said, “You will learn the worth of water when the well dries.” A new paper paints a disturbing picture of a nearby future where people are fighting over access to water. These post-apocalyptic-sounding “water wars” could rise as a result of climate ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has formally initiated the conversion of the PM House into the Islamabad National University. The announcement was made during a seminar titled “Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for Pakistan. PM Khan, during his speech at the inauguration ceremony, said that the ...

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  • TSince the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988 the global incidence of poliomyelitis has fallen by nearly 99 %. From a situation where wild type poliovirus was endemic in 125 countries across five continents, transmission is now limited to regions of just three countries ...

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  • T“Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.” –Emile Lahud   Good governance comes through strong and independent institutions of the state. These institutions need to be built, sustained and stronger than individuals. ...

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  • TThe question of regionalism is as old as the 1940 Lahore resolution where Pakistan was presented as a collection of “sovereign” territorial units or regions. The subsequent episodes of the country’s story are well-known, including the 1971 second partition. More than 40 years ...

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