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February 2012

Winter Ailments and Preventions I

It’s a fact of life that during the colder part of the year, the more senior members of society are likely to develop various ‘winter ailments’ – mostly caused by germs. Why does this happen? Well, it’s partly because exposure to cold weather lowers your defences against viruses. When the temperature goes down towards freezing point; your nose starts losing ... Read More »

This Month in History February

According to the Greorgian calendar, February is the second month of the year, and also the shortest month. February has 28 days until Julius Caesar gave it 29, and 30 days every four years. According to tradition, Augustus, the Roman emperor, took one day off to add one day to August, the month named after him. We now have February ... Read More »

Basanat: A Lost Festival

The Basant prohibition has been explained officially in terms of foul play by kite flyers who use metallic wire or coat their twine with such preparations that it becomes fatal for the people in the streets who happen to get it on their throats. But the real reason is the clerics’ hatred of the festivity. Not much time has passed ... Read More »

Twitter, Twitter is Revolutionising the World, Much to the Annoyance of its Critics

Foreign policy wonks in droves are turning to Twitter to make their ideas travel faster and further. In just a few years the technique has become so commonplace that established magazines such as Foreign Policy now annually publish guides to the top 100 twitterati’ and these lists are of course hotly contested in social media the moment they appear. But ... Read More »

Manage Your Store

A store manager is the person ultimately responsible for the day-to-day operations (or management) of a retail store. All employees working in the store report to the store manager. Roles and responsibilities Human Resources, specifically: recruiting, hiring, training and development, performance management, payroll, and schedule workplace scheduling Store business operations, including managing profit and loss, facility management, safety and security, ... Read More »

WORLD IN FOCUS December January 2011

NATIONAL AFFAIRS 11-12-2011/Dawn US vacates Shamsi airbase; FC in control: The United States completed evacuation of the Shamsi airbase when two aircraft took off with the last contingent of 32 troops. Frontier Corps personnel took over the airbase after departure of the American soldiers. 13-12-2011/The News Senate passes bill to provide financial aid to jailed women: A pro-women legislation aimed ... Read More »

practical suggestions to solve composition paper method of attempting question paper

You can score high marks in this paper provided that you attempt the paper with a strategy. There is the need to seriously revisit the method of attempting question paper. Composition paper has two parts. First part consists of first three Questions i.e. Precis, Comprehension and Expansion and Second, Grammar and vocabulary including idioms and pair of words. The actual ... Read More »

Expected Questions for CSS 2012 Examination

Expected English Essays 1.”Crisis of Governance in Pakistan” OR ”Good Governance in Pakistan: A far cry. 2.”Education is a catalyst of change” OR ”Education determines the stature of the country in the comity of nations. 3.”Information explosion” OR ”Media as the watchdog of the rights of the people” OR ”Media as the fourth estate of the realm. 4.”The culture of ... Read More »

How to Get Good Score in Mercantile Law Paper

The paper of Mercantile Law comprising of 100 marks is having remarkable significance in the context of its scoring image, among all the optional subjects. But a methodical pattern of study along with purpose meant approach is requisite for scoring good marks in this paper. In the last few years, the pattern of this paper has been oscillating between theoretical ... Read More »

A model Paper for Every Day Science

First attempt part- l which is compulsory. Part – l Q. No.1. Select the best option/answer 1. ‘isn’t a worm at all – it’s the name for a type of fungal skin infection. a. Roundworm    b. Ringworm c. Tapeworm     d. Flatworm 2.    ________ is a disease that results in dramatic mortality worldwide a. Epidemic    b. Endemic c. Pandemic    d. Globedemic ... Read More »