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EU-Turkey Relations and a new refugee deal

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EU-Turkey Relations and a new refugee deal It must first be noted that Turkey, Greece, and the EU have failed on humanitarian grounds with the way they’ve approached the problem over the last few months. Turkey tried to funnel migrants from different countries to Greece in order extract concessions from the EU. Greece pushed back the migrants using methods that ... Read More »

EU’s Coronavirus Emergency Deal

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  EU’s Coronavirus Emergency Deal On April 09, Eurogroup finance ministers agreed an emergency rescue package aimed at responding to the coronavirus crisis but left unresolved questions on how to pay for a later economic recovery plan for the bloc. While ministers agreed on a €500bn package of palliative economic measures in their meeting, they did nothing to lay to ... Read More »

In Conversation with Muhammad Saqib Trazi 9th in punjab, PMS 2019-20

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  In Conversation With Muhammad Saqib Trazi 9th in Punjab, PMS 2019-20 Catchline: The competitive environment at World Times Institute sensitised me with the required input and efforts to overcome weaknesses to finally secure the merit in the exam. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Saqib Trazi (MST): I matriculated from ... Read More »

In Conversation with Syed Abrar Ali Shah (PAS) 1st in Sindh Rural; 16th in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19

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In Conversation with Syed Abrar Ali Shah (PAS) 1st in Sindh Rural; 16th in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Syed Abrar Ali Shah (SAAS): By profession, I am an engineer. I graduated from NED University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.   JWT: Since you have been allocated ... Read More »

Covid-19

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Covid-19 A blessing in disguise   AROOSA AROOJ     Today, the world is standing on the verge of an absolute rupture due to highly-traumatic pandemic called Covid-19 that has been triggered by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Meanwhile, a hyperopic view of current scenario leads us towards an undeniable fact that this pandemic is ‘a blessing in disguise’. In the ... Read More »

PM’s Package for Construction Industry

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PM’s Package for Construction Industry The New Deal for Economy? On April 03, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced a relief package for the construction industry with the twofold aim of providing employment to daily wage earners, and spurring economic activity. The package also includes additional incentives for builders and developers to build low-cost housing for the poor under the Naya ... Read More »

Conspiracies Theories about Covid-19 After all, it’s politics, stupid!

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Conspiracies Theories about Covid-19 After all, it’s politics, stupid! Saadia Saif Niazi The mystery as to who started or invented coronavirus that caused the Covid-19 pandemic has sown the seeds of suspicion in every person’s mind. It is because what is happening in the world and what we are witnessing today is no longer a problem being dealt with by ... Read More »

Cognitive Dissonance Theory

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Cognitive Dissonance Theory Explaining why behaviours and beliefs disagree When someone tells a lie and feels uncomfortable about it because he fundamentally sees himself as an honest person, he has likely experienced cognitive dissonance. This phenomenon occurs when one’s ideas, beliefs, or behaviours contradict each other. Cognitive Dissonance Theory proposes that individuals experience psychological discomfort when they are confronted with ... Read More »

CLIMATE CHANGE

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CLIMATE CHANGE Causes, effects, evidence and how to deal with it Sajad Ali Jatoi Climate means average weather pattern of a particular area over a long period of time – at least thirty years, while Climate change refers to the long-term shift in global average weather patterns i.e. changes in temperature, precipitation and rainfall patterns. These changes in climate are ... Read More »