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May 2017

Jahangir’s World Times Magazine
(May 2017)

World in Focus (March-April’17)

World in Focus (July-August ’17 )

NATIONAL Mar 16: Justice Saeeduddin Nasir of Sindh High Court passed away. Mar 16: Pakistan Navy successfully conducted the test launch of a land-based anti-ship missile. Mar 16: The federal government made it mandatory for health professionals or healthcare establishments to make video recording of every cardiac procedure. Mar 16: The Senate of Pakistan passed the Pakistan Climate Change Act. ... Read More »

Machiavelli to Modern Leaders, How to be – and stay – powerful

Machiavelli to Modern Leaders

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli, often known as the founder of modern political science, was an Italian Renaissance historian, politician and philosopher. He was a senior official in charge of diplomatic and military affairs, and Secretary to the Second Chancery in the Florentine Republic. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs and poetry. He is best remembered for his “Il Principe” ... Read More »

United Nations Peacekeeping Forces Blessed are the peacemakers


“The heroes of the world community are not those who withdraw when difficulties ensue, not those who can envision neither the prospects of success nor the consequences of failure – but those who stand the heat of battle, the fight for world peace through the United Nations.” — (Hurbert Humphrey) Conflicts are as old as humans themselves. Starting from Cane ... Read More »

An interview with Dr Syed Mehmood Hasan, Director ORIC, NED University of Engineering & Technology

An interview with Dr Syed Mehmood Hasan

Dr Syed Mehmood Hasan, the Director Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) at NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, is a man of many talents. With his meritorious corporate sector services in Pakistan as well as in the United Kingdom, during the last 15 years, he has earned huge plaudits from all sectors of society. Besides an illustrious ... Read More »

Effects of Census on Governance

Effects of Census on Governance

Almost all countries across the world regularly partake in collecting a snapshot of their populations so that broad specificities on national demography in conjunction with its social, economic and housing characteristics can be gathered. For every modern country, a population census carries great importance because planning for development, allocation of resources and formulation of policies to cater for different needs ... Read More »

Psychology and Religion

Psychology and Religion

A few days ago, I was having a discussion with my friend, also a psychologist about the concept of nafs. I asked him to elaborate on terms like psyche, nafs, soul, spirit and mind, but he couldn’t give a satisfactory answer; maybe because our educational system has failed to inculcate in the students the trait of critically looking at things. ... Read More »

Moser Framework: Policy Matrix

The WID/GAD (Women in Development/Gender and Development) policy matrix examines as to what policy approaches have been successfully used in the past regarding development of women. It also identifies the best policy matrix that can be applied in future to achieve the desired results. Moser, in this connection, has identified following five different approaches. Welfare: It is the earliest approach. ... Read More »