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This quantitative study was carried out in 2018 with the analysis of eleven published issues of “Research journal; The Shield” from 2006 to 2016. The authors attempted to find the numbers of articles per year, authorship pattern, length of articles, form of cited documents, the ranking of contributors and country-wise contribution of first authors. The printed version of Shield issues along with web-based issues was consulted for the analysis. The data were entered into Excel sheets for refinement and interpretation. Journal papers are the more cited documents as per the analysis of the research articles. The contribution of Pakistani scholars is vigilant followed by Indians.