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April 2017

Jahangir’s World Times April 2017

National & International MCQs (February-March 2017)


 National MCQs 1. On Feb 16, ______ introduced “The Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction”. (a) Pan Macmillan    (b) Barnes & Noble (c) Bloomsbury    (d) Barron’s 2. On Feb 17, Pakistan was ranked ______ out of 186 economies on the Index of Economic Freedom 2017. (a) 141st        (b) 147th (c) 15st        (d) 171st 3. The National Green Day was ... Read More »

World in Focus (February – March 2017)

World in Focus (February - March 2017)

 NATIONAL Feb 16: One of the world’s biggest booksellers, Barnes & Noble, introduced “The Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction” to honour Nobel Prize winner Dr Abdus Salam of Pakistan. The Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction The Salam Award seeks to encourage aspiring speculative fiction writers of Pakistani origin. The annual short fiction award will be judged by a rotating jury ... Read More »

Movie Review, La La Land

Movie Review, La La Land

Fourteen Oscar nominations for “La La Land” equalled the record and put this love story with dancing at the peak of the movie world. In any case, “La La Land” has achieved, by any measure, a spectacular success. In fact, “La La Land” won six Oscars: Production Design, Cinematography, Original Score, Original Song, Best Director (Damien Chazelle) and Best Actress ... Read More »

World Health Day 2017, DEPRESSION, Let’s talk and beat this silent killer

World Health Day 2017, DEPRESSION

Do you often feel very tired, pessimist and hopeless? Have you lost interest in activities and interests you previously enjoyed? Do feelings of guilt and compunction keep you occupied? Are you insomniac? Do you often suffer from digestive disorders? Are you losing weight? Do you get exhausted and fatigued? Do you feel remorse and contrition? Do relationships not attract you ... Read More »

A glance at the Two Nation Theory

A glance at the Two Nation Theory

“India is not a national state. India is not a state, but a subcontinent composed of nationalities, the two major nations being Hindus and Muslims whose culture, art, architecture, names and nomenclature, sense of value and proportion, laws and jurisprudence, social, moral codes, customs and calendar, history and traditions, aptitudes and ambitions, outlook on life and of life are fundamentally ... Read More »

Emergence of A Multipolar World? “There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus

Emergence of A Multipolar World

By: Jawad Hussain Malik Nothing is permanent and constant in this universe except change which, undoubtedly, is inevitable and unstoppable. Same holds true for the modern geopolitical world as it is unremittingly changing. And, a big change is in the offing now. Not so long ago, the United States of America (USA) was the sole kingmaker in the world and ... Read More »

Rehabilitation of FATA People

Rehabilitation of FATA People

Although most of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) have been repatriated by the government in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), yet the task of their rehabilitation is proving no less than a nightmare for the concerned authorities. It has been reported that many of the repatriated families are coming back to the IDP camps as ... Read More »

Kashmir’s, Another Cause Célèbre

Kashmirs Another Cause celebre

Kashmir burns while the world fiddles The policy of appeasement adopted by Pakistan in the face of India’s tyrannical rule over Kashmir has often resulted into mayhem and chaos in the valley. Quite pitiable are the policy novices who endlessly argue on this chronic issue with their fallacious narratives which are absolutely contrary to ground realities and the aspirations of ... Read More »