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May 2018

Jahangir’s World Times Magazine

The State of the Global Economy in 2018

The State of the Global Economy in 2018

By: Michael Spence Economists like me are asked a set of recurring questions that might inform the choices of firms, individuals and institutions in areas like investment, education and jobs, as well as their policy expectations. In most cases, there is no definitive answer. But, with sufficient information, one can discern trends, in terms of economies, markets and technology, and ... Read More »

10 Sure-fire ways to BUILDING A STRONG VOCABULARY

10 Sure-fire ways to BUILDING A STRONG VOCABULARY

Building vocabulary is always an uphill task for most aspirants for competitive exams, especially CSS and PMS. The better your vocabulary, the more the chances of your success. However, a vast majority of aspirants either takes this challenge lightly or keeps groping in the dark; thus, often ends up in failure. But, if you work diligently – but smartly – ... Read More »

CSS Essay

CSS Essay

Queries and Answers There are many questions pertaining to CSS Essay which keep haunting the aspirants right from day one of their preparation for CSS exam and in most of the cases, some of them remain unanswered even till the exam is over. This write-up is aimed at answering all such questions so that you, being the readers of Jahangir’s ... Read More »

Human Rights in Pakistan

Human Rights in Pakistan

A Glance at HRCP’s Annual Report 2017 The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), recently released its annual report for 2017 in which it took stock of the human rights situation in Pakistan in the previous year. The report suggests that the country has failed to make progress on several issues, ranging from forced disappearances to women’s rights and protection ... Read More »

In Conversation with Khawaja Muhammad Umair Mehmood, 14th in Punjab, PMS-2016

In Conversation with Khawaja Muhammad Umair Mehmood, 14th in Punjab, PMS-2016

“Choosing an optional subject according to your aptitude and your background is the key to success.” Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Khawaja Muhammad Umair Mehmood (KMUM): I graduated from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) with a major in Economics and minors in Finance and Mathematics. Prior to this, I have ... Read More »

In Conversation with Muhammad Shojain Rahmatulah Vistro (PAS), Second in Sindh Rural, CSS-2016

In Conversation with Muhammad Shojain Rahmatulah Vistro (PAS), Second in Sindh Rural, CSS-2016

I read Jahangir’s World Times and found it extremely helpful. JWT summarizes the key topics of the day in a manner required to clear CSS. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Shojain Rahmatulah Vistro (MSRV): I’ve done my Bachelors (Hons.) in International Business with French from European Business School (EBS), Regent’s ... Read More »

Understanding Human Being

Understanding Human Being

By: Mahnoor Shafaq  The subject of the holy book of Muslims i.e. the Holy Quran, is “human” and so is the focal point of social sciences in theory, and manifestation of liberal arts in practice, in a collectivity of humans termed as “society”. But, it is heartrending that today, in the very society on the “land of the pure,” children ... Read More »

PAKISTAN ECONOMIC SURVEY 2017-18

PAKISTAN ECONOMIC SURVEY 2017-18

1. The country’s Gross Domestic Product recorded 13-year highest growth of 5.8 %. 2. Revenues from telecom sector reached an estimated Rs 235.5 billion during the first two quarters of FY 2017-18. 3. The commercial launch of 3G and 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) services opened new opportunities for revenue generation for the mobile operators. 4. The broadband penetration jumped ... Read More »

WATER INSECURITY

WATER INSECURITY

The Ticking Time Bomb Pakistan is losing groundwater at a rate of 1 metre per year, the daily Dawn reported. If the government does not take action, Pakistan will run out of water by 2025, Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) issued warning to the government. Pakistan’s per capita water availability has declined to 908 cubic metres, placing ... Read More »