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US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-7

US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-7 Policy option for Pakistan The question of state within a state is not alarming. But the systematic disorder, and unrest caused by the Taliban was horrible for the people of Pakistan. The Taliban were rigid and conservative according to their rules and …

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US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-6

US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-6 The disastrous and undeniable implications This unrest is causing disequilibrium in the tribal areas of Pakistan. There are some other interest groups for this unrest. USA, China and Iran are also reserving some strategic concerns for the Taliban’s’ existence in tribal areas …

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US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-5

US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-5 Implications for Pakistan   The border area surrounded by Pushtun is the place for shelter where the Taliban used to subsist for their survival.When we look into the historical back ground of this specific border area, it has been a route to …

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Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-6)

Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-6)       Migration Contact: ([email protected]) Lower living standards and poor economic positions forced the people to migrate. The unemployment and inflation are the main reasons of migration. People migrate to other places to better their life style and economic positions which ultimately influences …

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Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-5)

Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-5)     Electronic Media   Interactive and electronic mass media was playing role in the diffusion of cultural traits. Through this, social and cultural variations achieved importance in the life of individuals of the society. Mass media provided help in understanding the family issues …

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Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-4)

Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-4)   Foundations of Changes in Marriage Patterns   Different cultures emphasize different things. Cultures are integrated and patterned differently and display tremendous variation and diversity. When cultural traits are borrowed, they are modified to fit the culture that adopts them. They are reintegrated-patterned anew …

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Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-3)

Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-3)   Parrna The tradition of “Parrna” was the ultimate resultant of the marriage process. The “barrat” got ready to bring the bride in the groom house. The group of the invited participants went to the house of the bride at a fixed time. There …

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Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-2)

Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-2)       Distribution of Kandhy   It was a practice of circulating the invitation cards of marriage performed by the trustable and responsible person of the bride’s and groom’s families. In this traditional practice all cards were given to the relatives and friends …

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Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-1)

Changing Patterns of Marriage Ceremonies (Part-1) The research was conducted in Tehsil Taunsa Sharif in the South Punjab Pakistan. The topic was studied with anthropological research techniques to find out the factors causing change in the patterns of marriage ceremonies. The sampling procedures for the selection of sample were used …

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US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-4

US-led War on Terror in Afghanistan (2001-2008) Part-4 Bush’s Team and War Cabinet Role:   During the presidency of Bush there were many difficulties in the war cabinet of US.Donald Rumsfeld and Colin Powell were the main members of the cabinet and they faced a lot of problems before the …

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