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PM Khan Speaks his heart out at UNGA (Editorial October 2019)

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PM Khan Speaks his heart out at UNGA (Editorial October 2019) September 27 came as yet another day when Pakistan vociferously advocated the right to self-determination of the Kashmiris, and raised their voice with full vigour at the world’s most prestigious forum, the United Nations General Assembly. Before an audience of world leaders, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, ... Read More »

World’s Most Liveable Cities in 2019

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World’s Most Liveable Cities in 2019 Magazine Desk The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently launched, ‘The Global Liveability Index 2019’. According to the Report, the Index assesses, ‘which locations around the world provide the best or the worst living conditions’. The index covers 140 cities around the world, which are assessed on five broad indicators: (1) stability, (2) healthcare, (3) ... Read More »

Madrassah Education in Pakistan

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Madrassah Education in Pakistan Mainstreaming and reform is the way forward Muhammad Atif Sheikh International Literacy Day is observed around the world on 8th September every year. The basic purpose behind observing this day, on the one hand, is to reiterate the strong resolve to make all-out efforts to promote education while also analyzing, on the other, the efforts made ... Read More »

Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged (Book Review)

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Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged A novel of ideas In his tweet dated 7th of July 2019, Prime Minister Imran Khan shared the words of a renowned Russian-American writer, Ayn Rand, which, in his view, aptly describe the state in which the national economy was when he took over the reins of the country. In his post, the premier said, “This ... Read More »

Précis Writing

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Précis Writing Bhajan Goyal Introduction The word précis comes from the French language and it means ‘summary’. Hence, précis writing means the art of summarizing. It is one of the most useful skills you should acquire for your work both as a student and as a professional. Précis writing involves summarizing a document to extract the maximum amount of information, ... Read More »

Trump-Khan Rendezvous Editorial (August 2019)

Editorial Aug-19

Trump-Khan Rendezvous A Reset in Pak-US Relations “There is some self interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self interests. This is a bitter Truth.”  ― Chanakya The first year of the present government of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has been a mixture of successes and some failures, with foreign policy, indubitably, a success story and economic policy a damp ... Read More »

Testing Times Ahead!

EDITORIAL JUN-19

Testing Times Ahead! With the surge of populist, nationalist leaders, especially in countries that are of key importance to world affairs, there were considerable apprehensions that peace of the world would be at stake. The policies such leaders expounded on, and steps they took, bode ill for the future of the world. The biggest example of such a ‘patriot’ leader ... Read More »

Arab Spring 2.0

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Analyzing the mass movements in Algeria and Sudan Change is the only permanent phenomenon in this world. The longevity of status quo makes it only more vulnerable against evolution. Some of these transitions are short-lived while some last long but the world is never like before when it goes through revolution. International politics also undergoes change from time to time. ... Read More »

In Conversation With MUHAMMAD RAB NAWAZ, 17th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18

In Conversation With MUHAMMAD RAB NAWAZ, 17th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18

JWT’s both magazines (English and Urdu) were immensely helpful during the preparation for all subjects of PMS, especially those of General Knowledge and Pakistan Affairs. JWT Urdu was of great help in papers like Urdu and Islamiat. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Rab Nawaz (MRN): I did matriculation from Government ... Read More »

In Conversation with M. Asif Nawaz (PAS), 6th in Pakistan 1st in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CSS 2017-18

In Conversation with M. Asif Nawaz (PAS), 6th in Pakistan 1st in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CSS 2017-18

Many of the books I consulted for my preparation were published by JWT Publications. Very pertinent to mention is the monthly Jahangir’s World Times; it is immensely helpful for CSS preparation. I recommend it to all aspirants. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): Please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Asif Nawaz (MAN): I did my matriculation from Army Burn Hall ... Read More »