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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Today's Paper

Women sports in Balochistan: Getting only 12 balls for the whole year

By Mohammad Ghazanfar

January 20, 2020 – 11:20 pm

Getting only 12 balls for the whole year, the Balochistan women cricketers’ are seeking premier Imran Khan Attention for their issues.

Pakistan Navy ships ushering into diplomatic engagements in Africa

By Ubaid Ahmed

January 17, 2020 – 2:00 pm

The postmodern world holds navies as an effective instrument of foreign policy initiatives cum objectives; thus influencing country’s foreign relations. The navies are instrumental in shaping the relationships by overseas deployments, extending training facilities, providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief and by holding bilateral and multilateral naval exercises, eventually strengthening friendly ties with an aim to open new vistas in their future collaborations. Pakistan firmly believes in promoting peace, security and stability in the region and has always remained committed to international community for maintaining stability and order. Pakistan Navy being custodian of the maritime frontiers has always been in the forefronts to maintain conducive maritime environment. 

Restructuring of school education: The more we delay,the more we lose

By Dr. Yasir Jamil

January 7, 2020 – 12:27 am

The real issue of our nation is how to develop a generation that has a motivation, a will to work and a commitment to transform challenges into opportunities for a better future. We need to address this issue. This is the fundamental requirement for the development of our country. Only proper education can uplift a country. Apparently, the problem of our 25 million out-of-school children is a major issue, but mere increase in literacy rate is not sufficient.

Pakistan navy submarine HANGOR’s heroic action in the 1971 war

By Abdul Aziz

December 9, 2019 – 2:28 am

PNS/M Hangor a French Daphne class submarine was commissioned in France on 01 Dec 1969, followed by two others of the same class. By 1971 four PN Submarines (one Fleet & three Daphne) had arrived in Pakistan. After the general election, the political temperature (due involvement of India) in East Pakistan had kept rising. This rise in political temperature was subsequently luring war clouds. In view of the increasing chances of war, the submarines sailed for patrols in order to gather intelligence and vital operational information of Indian Navy Fleet. The patrols helped the crew to build up the confidence level and test their war stamina and performance assessment of submarine equipment under real-time conditions.

Geo-political changes benefitting Pakistan’s security

By Ikram Sehgal

December 7, 2019 – 2:01 am

Geopolitical changes during the last decades coming with such speed require our security personnel to remain abreast with the changed situation and acquire clarity about the possible consequences for Pakistan. The ongoing globalization has confirmed that there has never been any physical separation of Europe from Asia and the Ural Mountains and Caucasus have rather arbitrarily divided Europe from Asia. The division has been rather ideological, in the technologically advanced globalized world this divide is vanishing. People on both sides of Ural share much of the same culture and history.