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In Conversation with Ali Hassan Raza (PCS) 55th in Pakistan,CSS 2018-19

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In Conversation with Ali Hassan Raza (PCS) 55th in Pakistan,CSS 2018-19   Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Ali Hassan Raza (AHR): I acquired basic education till class 7 from my hometown, Jauharabad. Then, I enrolled myself in Cadet College Palandri, AJK from where I completed my matriculation and FSc with flying ... Read More »

Constitutionality of Criminal Law


Constitutionality of Criminal Law   Modern states claim to assert their monopoly over lawful use of force within their jurisdiction through criminal law; in this sense, criminal law enables states to maintain their internal national security and to keep order in the society. Historically, Pakistan’s criminal law has not been rewritten. Colonial legal codes in the form of Pakistan Penal Code, ... Read More »

Coronavirus Rattles World Order

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Coronavirus Rattles World Order. In March 23, United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, issued a passionate cry for a “global ceasefire,” asking countries to put down their arms and collectively combat the coronavirus pandemic which, in his words, is “the true fight of our lives”. Yet, even if armed conflict were to dissipate, it appears that Covid-19 has only magnified and ... Read More »



CORONA PANDEMIC. What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans.  In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus ... Read More »

Coronavirus Hips Pakistan Hard

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Coronavirus Hips Pakistan Hard Shabbir Ahmad Shaheen is the proprietor of a Lahore-based design and construction company. His business started as a part of informal economy but it is now a firm that regularly pays taxes and has a wide network of labour and skilled workers attached with it. He, too, is worried about the prevailing situation. He says that ... Read More »

Alternative energy policy 2019 at a glance.

Alternative energy policy 2019 at a glance

Alternative energy policy 2019 at a glance. Energy policies are important instruments that governments use to guide and influence the participation and behaviours of different actors in the energy-sector activities to achieve their desired objectives and goals. While efficacy, efficiency, costs and benefits are important considerations in energy policy formulation, continuity of policies is also a key factor in gaining ... Read More »

Values vs Capitalism


Values vs Capitalism The conflict of the future Magazine Desk Underlying every economic system is a social contract setting people’s norms, values and beliefs and how the economy is to be run. But capitalism has rendered this social contract materialistic in nature due to which it is increasingly failing to address basic needs of the citizens. This materialistic social contract ... Read More »