Issue #325

January 5, 2023

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Smog in Lahore: Impact and Policy Options Smog has turned Lahore from a ‘city of gardens’ to one of the most polluted cities in the world. Historically,
Suffering in Silence – Marital Rape in Pakistan Marital Rape is a type of domestic violence and sexual abuse in which an individual is subjected to non-consensual intercourse
Language Under Constitution Language is one of the important aspects of society. It is not some words brought together but an entity that connects an individual to his family, identity, culture, music, beliefs and wisdom (Zalmay, 2017). Currently in Pakistan there are 72 languages spoken (provincial and regional) including the official languages Urdu and English (Zalmay, 2017).  In 2014 the Parliamentary Paper highlighted that 10 out of 72 languages are near extinction and despite the fact that four major provincial languages Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi and Pashto/ Puhkto  are spoken in four provinces of Pakistan, with the exception of Sindhi, the other three have no official
Message from Dr. Saeed Shafqat It gives me pleasure to share with you that since 2008, we have been publishing the Quarterly Research & News magazine. Over the years Quarterly has performed a very useful function of sharing the Centre’s activities and views of our guest speakers, while occasionally publishing research articles, policy briefs and consultative dialogue



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Reviews and Recommendation

Book Review: Ethnic Federalism In Pakistan by Maryam S. Khan
Reviewed by Nimra Zahid Mir. “Ethnic Federalism in Pakistan: Federal design, construction of ethno-linguistic identity and group conflict”  is an
Nimra Zahid Mir
Book Review: Property Taxes and State Incapacity in Pakistan by Dr. Mujtaba Piracha
Reviewed by Roha Suhail Qureshi and Ajwah Nadeem. Dr. Mujtaba Piracha was ideally suited to pen the first-of-its-kind detailed analysis
Roha Suhail Qureshi and Ajwah Nadeem

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