Shoaib Turk

  • TPrivate sector schools have seen explosive growth and phenomenal financial success in the last three decades in Pakistan. Attitudes of general public are mixed and at times paradoxical towards this mushroom growth of private sector education. People are wary of ever growing costs of getting ...

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  • TWeeks after the unilateral, tyrannical and malicious decision by the Indian government to abrogate article 370 and strip Kashmir off even the veneer of nominal autonomy, the valley of Kashmir remains in the grip of a mysterious hush and uncertainty. The ignominious decision of 5th August 2019 will ...

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  • TMonths after the gruesome and shocking massacre of Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, Islamophobic hatred is on the rise not only in the western countries, Russia or China but almost all over the world. This is not just another bad news or another crazy and unfortunate trend; it is far more than ...

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  • TAs a developing nation Pakistan needs to develop its human resources to survive in today’s competitive world. No country can economically survive or can successfully preserve its political stability without utilizing its natural resources in a sustainable and equitable way; it’s the ...

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  • TRahaf Mohammad Alqunun a Saudi teenager who fled from her allegedly abusive family finally found asylum in Canada, according to reports she has been disowned by her family after declaring her a disgrace who contemptuously disregarded the family’s Islamic traditions. Even though relatively ...

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  • TTotally free or subsidized school meal programmes are offered in schools almost in every country of the world, and there are so many countries that offer school meals totally free of cost to all school children who go to state run schools for compulsory education. Our neighboring country India ...

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  • TPakistan has seen decades of sectarian violence that riddled the fabric of our society after the Iranian revolution. Our streets have seen bloodbath, killings and suicide bombings in recent decades. Interreligious and sectarian harmony has touched new lows, and sectarian divides have widened over ...

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  • TThe much anticipated Supreme Court verdict regarding the Asia Bibi blasphemy case on 31st of October sparked nationwide protests and riots. Tehreek-e-Labaik (TLP) leaders threatened to kill the Supreme Court judges in Broad daylight and they called upon the Muslim generals in the army to revolt ...

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  • TOn Wednesday the 12th September 2018, 9 miners lost their lives when a coal mine collapsed 45 kilometer off Peshawar in Kohat district’s Akhurwal village. On 13th of August, 12 mining workers perished in a coalmine explosion in Quetta district’s Sanjdi area. Prior to that, on May 6, ...

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  • TSuicides among Pakistani students are on the rise, recently 4 students committed suicides within a span of few days in Chitral a remote district of KPK just after the announcement of the intermediate (higher secondary school) results. According to the reports all four students committed suicide for ...

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  • TMalala Yousufzai has recently been named the seventh most admired individual in the world by a UK based website after conducting an online survey which involved 37,000 people from 35 countries. The youngest Nobel laureate came back to Pakistan last month. She is revered all over the world for what ...

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  • TAs the world is becoming smaller and distances are getting closer with every passing day, nations, businesses and individuals are getting more interdependent. Businesses and recruiters are hiring people from around the world, making international borders meaningless. Freelancers now have access to ...

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  • TMost teachers in our society feel marginalised, underappreciated and underpaid; this statement is more accurate for teachers working in the private sector. Teachers in private schools are facing exploitation similar in nature to the exploitation suffered by manual laborers in our textile mills and ...

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  • TInfrastructure being in shambles, pathetic quality of curriculum and text books, gender inequality, outdated instructional methodologies, lack of suitably qualified staff, poor management and monitoring, among all these and a myriad of other problems that our education system finds itself tackling ...

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