Author Archives: Shahid Hussain Raja

About Shahid Hussain Raja

An independent consultant with specialization in agriculture sector policies, food security, civil service and governance reforms, capacity building of senior government officers and prosecution of high profile corruption cases in developing countries.

Shiva Cafe

Originally posted on Journey to the soul:
On the day one of the trip, we had lunch at Trek n Dine Cafe. Post that we decided to visit Bhagsu Naag Temple and water fall. We decided to walk the whole…

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Poems by Syedah Maryam Iqbal

Originally posted on Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS":
Poems by Syedah Maryam Iqbal     Jeopardized Butterfly   The butterfly jeopardized her soul for survival Giving power to her wings waiting for the savior’s arrival It looked towards the stars…

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Stubbornness within me / Poem by Syedah Maryam Iqbal

Originally posted on Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS":
Poem by Syedah Maryam Iqbal ? Stubbornness within me There is certain stubbornness within me That does not let the hope die within me. I struggle to fight my failure as well…

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Poems by Syedah Maryam Iqbal

Originally posted on Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS":
Poems by Syedah Maryam Iqbal     What we see!   On the surface, smooth waters, Underneath a warfare, a flood, a storm. You never know when the mood alters, And the…

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Oh Sea! / Poem by Syedah Maryam Iqbal

Originally posted on Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS":
Poem by Syedah Maryam Iqbal     Oh Sea!   Oh sea, carry me to your core Make me yours and I want no more. I won’t be like your waves for…

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The Prisoner / Poem by Syedah Maryam Iqbal

Originally posted on Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS":
Poem by Syedah Maryam Iqbal     The Prisoner   He was not killed but imprisoned, From childhood to maturity. His imprisonment haunted him, As the unseen started visiting him. He listened…

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The Martyr of Solway by John Everett Millais

Originally posted on my daily art display:
I visited the Walker Gallery in Liverpool yesterday and I am never disappointed by the paintings on permanent show there.  It is such a diverse collection which cannot fail to please everybody who…

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Policy Concepts in 1000 Words: Multiple Streams Analysis

Originally posted on Paul Cairney: Politics & Public Policy:
(podcast download) ‘Ideas’ are the beliefs we develop and use to understand and interpret the world. Some beliefs are so deeply ingrained in our psyche that we generally take them for…

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Who is mysteriously supplying weapons to ISIS in Afghanistan?

CRSS BLOG Image Source: www.embrussia.ru In a interesting turn of events, the Russian foreign ministry recently claimed that there were reports of ‘unidentified’ helicopters supplying arms to ISIS in Afghanistan, soon before the group captured a strategic part of the Tora … Continue reading

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Large Scale Integration of Renewables in Pakistan a Possible Option

Originally posted on Saadia Qayyum:
Energy generated by intermittent renewable sources (solar and wind) is vulnerable to large fluctuations, as their force and occurrence at a defined site cannot be controlled. Un-forecasted solar and wind power fluctuations can therefore increase…

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