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January 2017

Vocabulary? Oh my God!

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Recently, a student told me that he was trying his best to “cram” vocabulary but was not really succeeding. He further asked me how he could increase his word-power. Here are my observations regarding this problem: Vocabulary should never be crammed. It cannot be learnt consciously. While learning a language, you shouldn’t be conscious that you are trying to learn ... Read More »

Decline of Sports in Pakistan, Take the bull by the horns

Decline of Sports in Pakistan

The world’s biggest sporting event, Rio Olympics 2016, ended on a miserable note for Pakistan. It was heart-wrenching to see that not even a single athlete of this nation of nearly 200 million people could qualify for the event, let alone winning any medal. How embarrassing is the fact that all seven athletes from Pakistan, the country which prides itself ... Read More »

Poverty-Hunger Nexus and Food Security in Pakistan

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Hunger is the by-product of acute poverty “Our world is one of terrible contradictions. Plenty of food, but one billion people go hungry. Lavish lifestyles for a few, but poverty for too many others. Huge advances in medicine while mothers die every day in childbirth, and children die every day from drinking dirty water. Billions spent on weapons to kill ... Read More »

Essay Made Easy: Social Media, A SOURCE OF CONNECTING PEOPLE OR DISCONNECTING THEM

Essay Made Easy

Introduction Different types of media Print media Electronic media Social media and its types Blogs and micro-blogs (Twitter) Social networking sites (Facebook) Social commerce (Amazon, Alibaba) Social media news (Digg) VolP Software (Skype, MSN) Social Media as a source of connecting people Connecting with unknown people belonging to other nations and states Connecting with the people one already knows, irrespective ... Read More »

Mistakes to Avoid in CSS-2017, Highlights of Examiner’s Report on CSS-2016 Exam

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Subject: ESSAY 1. Majority of the candidates attempted the paper in such a way that ideas were not coherent, organized or focused on the topic. 2. Random thoughts were brought together without any logic al reasoning or research-based facts and arguments. 3. There was lack of creativity which might be expected of candidates appearing in the competition exam. 4. The ... Read More »

Forests and Sustainability of Life

Forests and Sustainability of Life

On need on combating deforestation and enhancing afforestation  “The geography of Pakistan along with weak social and economic sectors has pushed the country a place up on the list of countries most affected by environmental and socio-economic impacts of climate change.” This finding, which was reported in the “Global Climate Risk Index” of the Bonn-based NGO Germanwatch, succinctly points out ... Read More »

ROLE OF WOMEN IN PAKISTANI MEDIA

ROLE OF WOMEN IN PAKISTANI MEDIA

Media as we pronounce it, is the fourth pillar of a state; a reflection of the prevalent social, cultural and political system of a country. The significance of mass media within Pakistan is inevitably crucial. From the day-to-day events circling the socio-political environment, to the coherent propagation of soft power, mass media has been facilitating all. Therefore, with its unrelenting, ... Read More »

The Criminal Justice System of Pakistan and the Way forward

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Amidst the dismal state of affairs regarding the Criminal Justice System of Pakistan, it ordinarily, takes years for a criminal proceeding to get disposed of. Delay in litigation of criminal cases, let alone civil suits, has become enormous. The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 (hereinafter PPC), and other laws, which define offences and fix punishments (substantive criminal law), the Code of ... Read More »