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November 2016

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November 2016 Issue

MCQs (September-October 2016)


National 1. On Sep 17, ______ clinched the Cool & Cool presents Jazz National T20 Cup. (a) Lahore Blues    (b) Karachi Whites (c) Lahore Whites    (d) Karachi Blues 2. Renowned scholar and intellectual Professor Mir Abdullah Jan Jamaldini died on ______. (a) Sep 16    (b) Sep 18 (c) Sep 20    (d) Sep 22 3. Pakistan’s rank on the in the ... Read More »

World in Focus (September-October 2016)

World in Focus

 NATIONAL Sep 17: Karachi Blues won the National T20 Cup. Sep 21: PM Nawaz Sharif addressed the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. Sep 21: Misbah-ul-Haq received the ICC’s Test championship mace becoming the ninth captain to receive the honour. Other Captains: Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke, Steve Smith (Australia), M. S. Dhoni (India), Andrew Strauss (England), ... Read More »


USA Election Glossary

A Air war: The battle between candidates to get as much advertising on television and radio as possible. Absentee voting: It allows voters who cannot come to polling places to cast their ballots. The voter mails the absentee ballot before election day and it is counted on election day. Accessible voting station: Voting station equipped for individuals with disabilities. B ... Read More »

Understanding America’s Electoral College

Understanding Americas Electoral College

The election for the President of the United States is always an interesting event and there are many peculiarities in it that attract special interest and attention of the students of US political system. One such peculiarity is the system of Electoral College which is actually a process, not a place. Anyone watching the presidential race needs to understand that ... Read More »

Trump vs. Hillary on Economy

Trump vs. Hillary on Economy

Campaign for the US Presidential Election always attracts interest from across the globe. During the political conventions, the presidential hopefuls present the plans they want to execute in future. These plans cover a wide range of areas from foreign policy to internal security and from immigration to economy. On November 08, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will be vying for ... Read More »

American Political Decay or Renewal? The Meaning of the 2016 Election

American Political Decay or Renewal

Two years ago, I argued that America was suffering from political decay. The country’s constitutional system of checks and balances, combined with partisan polarization and the rise of well-financed interest groups, had combined to yield “vetocracy,” a situation in which it was easier to stop government from doing things than it was to use government to promote the common good.  ... Read More »

Clinton and Trump on International issues, What the future holds for the world

Clinton and Trump

Given the changing dynamics of the global order, the US presidential election 2016 has gained wider attention not only from domestic quarters but also from the world over. From the presidential campaign and the debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton one can get idea what each of them wants to do after entering the White House as 45th President ... Read More »

Dynamics of 2016 US Presidential Election & Implications for Pakistan

Dynamics of 2016 US Presidential Election

The US presidential election is unique in the sense that the President is not directly elected by the people; it’s the Electoral College that elects him and it’s a distinctive compromise between the election by the US Congress and by popular vote. Currently, there are 538 Electors from all States and a vote of majority — 270 votes — is ... Read More »

SAARC, A Victim of India’s Hegemonic Designs

SAARC, A Victim of India’s Hegemonic Designs

Objectives of Saarc (a) to promote the welfare of the peoples of SOUTH ASIA and to improve their quality of life; (b) to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region and to provide all individuals the opportunity to live in dignity and to realise their full potentials; (c) to promote and strengthen collective self-reliance among the ... Read More »