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Anam Saghir 14th in Punjab, PMS 2018-19

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Anam Saghir 14th in Punjab, PMS 2018-19   JWT helps aspirants a lot through authentic data it publishes every month. So, it helped me too. It is absolutely a time-efficient and reliable source for PMS exam preparation. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background?  Anam Saghir (AS): I got my early education from ... Read More »

Loya Jirga, Intra-Afghan Dialogue and the Challenges Ahead

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Loya Jirga, Intra-Afghan Dialogue and the Challenges Ahead Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared Mairaj ul Hamid Nasri “Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.” —Napoleon Hill The Loya Jirga, or ‘grand council’, is traditionally the supreme body in Afghanistan. It consists of Afghan dignitaries, including tribal elders, religious figures, and ... Read More »

Is the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine Still Relevant?

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Is the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine Still Relevant? Tehmina Habib Introduction The rise of humanitarianism and the international community is the product of the long festering Cold War. In the 1990s, the global political landscape was overwhelmed with the idea that human beings matter more as compared to state sovereignty and this notion became the foundation of ‘Responsibility to Protect’ ... Read More »

Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the GDP of Pakistan

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Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the GDP of Pakistan Omer Hussan Bajwa Introduction The history of mankind is marked with both natural and manmade calamities. Sometimes, it had to confront great disasters in the form of earthquake, floods or droughts; while, sometimes, it has to keel in front of widespread health issues in the form of a pandemic. Currently, the world ... Read More »

EXTERMINATE EINSTEIN’S MONSTERS

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EXTERMINATE EINSTEIN’S MONSTERS Modern world needs total elimination of nuclear weapons! Hassaan Bin Zubair The alternative of multilateral nuclear disarmament and elimination is an idea as old as the bomb itself, but it has rarely been espoused seriously by the great powers and then mainly as a rhetorical tool to encourage political support for related but less ambitious initiatives. Recent ... Read More »

Domestic Violence in the 21st century Forms, Causes, Effects and Remedies

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Domestic Violence in the 21st century Forms, Causes, Effects and Remedies Afaque Ahmed Introduction Domestic violence with its different forms has been a sort of ritual across the world. Throughout history, woman was seen as inferior to man. She was domesticated, objectified and kept only for man’s sexual pleasure and bringing up babies. The purpose of her existence through systemic ... Read More »

Democracy

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Democracy Dr Munawar Sabir A simple but important reality is that creation of cities is called civilization. In this regard, Mesopotamia (in Iraq today) is believed to be the first-ever civilization, established around 6000 years ago. It is pertinent to understand that city and formal politics are twins. All ancient cities/civilizations were mercantile in nature, and needed some basic laws ... Read More »

In Conversation with ATIQUE UR REHMAN (PSP) 33rd in Pakistan, CSS 2019-20

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In Conversation with ATIQUE UR REHMAN (PSP) 33rd in Pakistan, CSS 2019-20 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Atique ur Rehman (AR): I did my matriculation from Misali Ravian School, Sargodha. Afterwards, I got a degree from GC University, Lahore. Later, I did my master’s in history from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.   ... Read More »

ANTI-CORRUPTION POLICIES OF PAKISTAN

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ANTI-CORRUPTION POLICIES OF PAKISTAN Shamsa Khalid Since gaining independence in 1947, Pakistan has struggled with high level of corruption. Notwithstanding decades of efforts for improving the structural framework for effective anti-corruption initiatives, it is evident that corruption is still rampant. The efforts of successive governments to curb this menace have failed miserably. It started right from the beginning when lands ... Read More »