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June 2018

Jahangir’s World Times Magazine

The Other Side of the CPEC

The Other Side of the CPEC

By: Muhammad Ahmad Materialization of Chinese dream or a game-changer for Pakistan? The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has been called a game-changer or even a fate-changer by its overly enthusiastic proponents. CPEC is a well-thought-out and well-crafted concept to unleash the process of meaningful cooperation between the two neighbouring countries – Pakistan and China – with a greater aim of bolstering ... Read More »

Overpopulation Demands Good Governance

Overpopulation Demands Good Governance

 By Qurat ul Ain Aman It’s time to tackle the challenge Pakistan, being a developing country, is confronting a number of issues, at present. Among them the multidimensional problem of burgeoning population is of critical importance. Total population of Pakistan, as per the latest census, is around 208 million, making the country the 5th most populous in the world. Amidst ... Read More »

Higher Education in Pakistan

Higher Education in Pakistan

Enter the remaking phase “Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.” — Brian Tracy Higher education system plays a pivotal role in making a country strong and prosperous. Universities all over the world perform two basic functions: teaching and research. Ron Lewis, a renowned American politician, said, “Ensuring quality higher education is one of ... Read More »

The Cultural Implications of CPEC

The Cultural Implications of CPEC

Reciprocal goodwill is the answer The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an initiative toward attaining “Greater Connectivity” through roads, railways and maritime routes between Beijing and Islamabad. The CPEC is one of the seven economic corridors being built under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The BRI initiative brings a win-win situation for more than 76 nations of the world. ... Read More »

English for CSS, PMS

English for CSS, PMS

In CSS paper for English (Précis & Composition), aspirants are asked to write a précis of the given passage and also to suggest a suitable title as out of the total 20 marks allocated to this question, 15 go to précising the text and 5 to suggesting a suitable title. Here is a sample passage that will help you know ... Read More »

English Essay for CSS

Précis and Comprehension

Queries & Answers Thank you very much for your overwhelming response as always. It is always pleasing to realize that my words were able to support you in your journey to the destination of CSS. The Q&A session started with the last write-up continues as many more queries raised by you are still to be addressed. So let’s be on target again: ... Read More »

Why Middle East is in Tatters?

Why Middle East is in Tatters?

By: Vali Nasr  The baggage of colonialism The current crisis in the Middle East is very important, largely because it goes to the heart of distribution of power, or more rightly the security architecture, of the region. Boundaries that were drawn after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the Treaty of Versailles are now open to contestation. The internal ... Read More »

In Conversation with M. Uzman Chaudary, 15th in Punjab, PMS-2016

In Conversation with M. Uzman Chaudary, 15th in Punjab, PMS-2016

I joined the test session at the WTI and it was quite helpful in evaluating my preparation and the amount of work that I still needed to do. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Uzman Chaudary (MUC): My academic record never remained distinctive; however, I would still enlist myself among students ... Read More »

In Conversation with Abdul Qadeer (PAS), 24th in Pakistan, CSS-2016-17

In Conversation with Abdul Qadeer (PAS), 24th in Pakistan, CSS-2016-17

I was a regular reader of JWT magazine that is tailor-made for CSS aspirants. I used to get help from books by JWT Publications. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Abdul Qadeer (AQ): I have an engineering background. I earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from National University of Sciences and ... Read More »

Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade

Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade

Issues and Challenges Pakistan and Afghanistan are interlinked in multidimensional areas, ranging from cultural relations to political ties and from religious bonds to trade links. The trade relations between the two countries are as old as their bilateral diplomatic relationship. As Afghanistan is a landlocked country, Pakistan has been providing transit route to Afghanistan under Article 5 of the General ... Read More »