What are the paradigmatic affiliations of development econo-mists and how can a corrective development policy from existing literature and actual experience converge? What is the most appropriate institutional framework which should be adopted for achieving economic progress?
South Asia has attracted global attention, having experienced rapid GDP growth since 1980, averaging nearly 6 percent per annum.It is also true that the region has shown considerable resilience in face of global financial crisis of 2008–09. Yet the region faces many challenges.
Each day brings news of fresh horror from Pakistan—as I write this review it was the bombing of Data Darbar, a shrine dedicated to
Lahore’s patron saint, the Persian-born Abul Hassan Ali Hajvery. Revered by Sunni, Shi’a, Ahmediyya, and Hindus, this was perhaps the greatest possible moral insult to Pakistan’s cultural capital.Nations are ideas, states are bureaucracies.
A theory of International Relations (IR) which purports to be cultural needs to grapple with at least three categories of problems.
The first concerns this whole business of grand theory. Dreams of a final theory, a set of immutable and fundamental truths about the universe which would explain everything that happens both in space and time, were seen even before Socrates.
Mushairah is a poetic symposium in which contemporary poets congregate and recite their original poems. In its classical form, a Mushairah is a literary spectacle where poets of the day exhibit their tremendous creative energies, combined with deep imagination and emotional intensity in their poetry.