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Articles from South Asia (August 21, 2020)

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BANI GALA - Rock, Paper, Scissors! - Defined by rhetoric and incessant oratory, Prime Minister Imran Khan boasts of a twofold personality, vacillating between narcissism and humanitarianism. PIRZADA SHARF-E-ALAM 1187
BANI GALA - Wings of Hope - Imran Khan reminded us how we were not children of a lesser God. He questioned the status quo. He ignited the fire in us to defy and question. That is what his party stood for. IMRAN JAN 1073
BEIJING - INTRIGUING RELATIONSHIPS - Governments twist and mould world history and nationalist urges to align with their socio-economic perspectives. YUSUF ZIYA KARIPEK 1303
COLOMBO - New Realities of Veil Ban - Sri Lanka and other countries must treat the necessity of wearing masks in COVID-19 as an opportunity to re-tune their policies of banning the veil. DR M ALI HAMZA 1048
COVER STORY-MERIT - NOT DOMICILE-The time has come for the youth of Sindh to break the protective walls of the quota system and enter open competition on the basis of qualifications seasoned with merit. MARIA SAIFUDDIN EFFENDI 1099
Dewan Motors Launches BMW. 204
DHAKA - Well done, Captain! - The relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh are thawing. There is so much in common between both nations and there is no reason why they should keep wearing the same pair of pants. KHAWAJA AMER 926
DOUBLE STANDARDS - Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah does not want Sindh to be treated as Islamabad's colony but he treats Karachi as a colony of Sindh. SHAHNAWAZ FAROOQI 1154
Ensuring a Sustainable Future for the Power Sector. FARHAT ALI 868
FIRST ONLINE ART. 238
Future of PPP. AzeemWasti, 177
HERITAGE - KERALA - Inter-faith Harmony - The CheramanJuma Masjid in Kerala, India, built in 629 AD, is a symbol of interfaith harmony that was groomed and nurtured over centuries. MUHAMMAD OMAR IFTIKHAR 1008
INTERNATIONAL - JEDDAH - PIPE-DREAM - The OIC was set up to protect the interests of the world's Muslims. This is the the second-largest organization after the United Nations but it continues to be a toothless body. SAIMA MIRZA 936
ISLAMABAD - Mandir Politics - Prime Minister Imran Khan is consulting the Islamic Ideology Council on the matter of constructing a place of worship for the Hindus in Isamabad. DR. QASIM SODHAR 1008
KABUL - Shedding - THE MILLSTONE -It is in the interest of all concerned to promote the intra-Afghan talks and move towards enduring peace. Pakistan too can play its role in the peace process. S.G. JILANEE 920
KALAPANI - TIGHTROPE - India did not expect a strong reaction from Nepal against its road announcement. The Indian diplomatic establishment has pushed the country's northern neighbour into China's lap. ATIF SHAMIM SYED 1088
KARACHI - Another Take-off- PIA's journey, from 'Great People to Fly With' to a shameful situation has been a story of corruption and failures. The nation's pride in the airline must be restored. S.R.H. HASHMI 1143
KARACHI - CRASH OF A SEASON - Even if social distancing restrictions ease up in the coming months, gatherings like wedding functions will be limited by head count and may face other exacting requirements. KHAWAJA AMER 905
KATHMANDU - Look North - The time has come for Nepal to decide whether it will look south or north. It must now reduce its dependence on India and develop a more meaningful relationship with China. DANIYAL TALAT 761
LADAKH - Mountain Showdown - Indian media, military and leadership are quite confused. The country's infrastructure development in the LAC region is unwarranted and could sow more seeds of discord. AMJAD ALI SIYAL 1109
LAHORE - Punjabism- Punjabism is based on the idea that power arises and stays in Punjab first, that anyone who disagrees with Punjab is a traitor. SYED KAMRAN HASHMI 977
Madame Tussauds in Singapore. 169
MINDSET - GUJRAT - 'Chitta' is not the Colour - It's important to understand how the sense of colour develops for an individual. We should focus more on how we look from the inside rather the 'gora rang' outside. ZARA MAQBOOL 973
Momina Duraid's 'Zebaish'. 180
NETFLIX'S 'JU-ON: ORIGINS'. 159
New Dawlance Fridge. 209
NEW DELHI - Deafening Silence - The political resurgence of Hindu nationalism, based on Hindutva, constitutes an ideology of political supremacy achievable through maximization of power. SHAHRUKH MEHBOOB 1251
NEWS BUZZ - 25 Under 25 Award. 245
OPPORTUNITY - KARACHI - SILENCED GUNS - Is it possible for global powers to discuss the futility of war against each other? COVID-19 is an opportunity for peace that may not come again. NIKHAT SATTAR 1023
PAF Hero. M. Asif, 161
PRIVATE INVESTMENT IN THE POWER SECTOR A DIFFERENT ROUTE. DR. SHAHID RAHIM 1362
QUOTA OR CHAOS- The fundamental rights of citizens against discrimination in federal and provincial government jobs are duly protected in the Pakistan's Constitution - but the Quota System in Sindh negates this. PROFESSOR ARSHAD SYED KARIM 1171
RACISM - MINNESOTA - Meaningful Conversations - Early childhood education is key to surmounting systemic discrimination as everything that children experience decisively shapes their worldview and attitudes as adults. JERRICA FATIMA ANN 926
REGION - KARACHI - Right to Adequate Housing - The relief package that was recently announced by the Prime Minister for Pakistan's construction industry would create more wealth for the wealthy and deprive the poor of housing. DR. SAQIB SHARIF 1017
REVIEWS - BOOK - PAKISTAN: ALTERNATIVE IMAG(IN)INGS - Insightful. NADYA CHISHTY-MUJAHID 931
RURAL ART - UTTAR PRADESH - GULABO AND SITABO - In the post-colonial era, changing conditions in India have made many puppetry traditions extinct but there are interest groups that carry some vestiges of the art forward. SOPHIYA QADEER 1119
SADAF AND SHAHROZ IN TELEFILM. 155
SIREN SONG - Challenging - MUSICAL TRADITIONS. TAHA KEHAR 726
SPECIAL EDITORIAL FEATURE - INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCERS - Light at the end of theTunnel! NIAZ MALIK Editorial 1096
THE CHALLENGES - AND WAY FORWARD FOR - THE POWER SECTOR. PEERZADA FAIZAN 1054
THE NOTEBOOK - More Than a Notebook. KAMRAN KHAN 617
THE TIMES - LAHORE - HOPE LIVES ON - No matter how long this will take but it is still just an evening. It will pass but you may never again find time to do what you always wanted to do. SUMERA KHALIL 831
TV SERIES - CURON -THE CURSE - Dark and Gritty Thriller. SYEDA MAHAM RASHEED 862
VIROMASKS PROTECTION. 185
WASHINGTON - Cesspool of Uncertainty - The damage done by the Trump presidency runs deep. Even if a new regime takes the reins, this will not guarantee that the country's woes will be miraculously solved. TAHA KEHAR 1026
WHO SAID THAT! 225

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