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In Conversation with Madiha Narejo (PAS) 94th in Pakistan 4th in Sindh(U) CSS 2019-20

Interview Madiha Norejo

In Conversation with Madiha Narejo (PAS) 94th in Pakistan 4th in Sindh(U)  CSS 2019-20 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background?Madiha Narejo (MN): I am a business graduate; I have done both my BBA and MBA from SZABIST, Karachi, with majors in Marketing. I made it to the Dean’s Honor List, in my ... Read More »

Best Books on Pakistan’s Economy

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1. New Perspectives on Pakistan’s Political Economy: State, Class and Social Change, edited by Matthew McCartney and S. Akbar ZaidiFor the most part, the media discourse on Pakistan’s economy has focused on the International Monetary Fund (IMF), revenue shortages, food inflation, the country’s increasing debt, how few Pakistanis pay direct taxes, rising utility rates, the growing burden on the poor ... Read More »

Understanding the International System

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Understanding the  International System International Relations is becoming increasingly relevant as the world grows more and more interconnected through trade and commerce, migration, the internet and social media, as well as through concerns about pressing global environmental problems. As a field of study, International Relations addresses international political economy, global governance, intercultural relations, national and ethnic identities, foreign policy analysis, ... Read More »

Sociological Impact of COVID 19

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Sociological Impact of COVID 19 From its first-recorded emergence in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019, Covid-19 has spread quickly around the world. Not merely a health crisis, the Covid crisis has brought with it rapid and significant changes in people’s everyday lives. Its impacts are currently felt in every geographical region of the world. The physical isolation, ... Read More »

In Conversation with Haroon Akhter 59th in Punjab, PMS 2019-20

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In Conversation with Haroon Akhter 59th in Punjab, PMS 2019-20   Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Haroon Akhter (HA): I belong to District Okara. I completed my education till middle from my hometown, and matriculation from MC High School, Okara — I stood first in the district. Then, I got admission ... Read More »

PAKISTAN-INDIA WATER CONFLICT Nature, Impacts and Solutions

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PAKISTAN-INDIA WATER CONFLICT Nature, Impacts and Solutions   For over seven decades, water has been a principal reason behind conflict between Pakistan and India. The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) resolved the issue to a great extent, but it did not prove fruitful in the long run because of frequent violations by India. The recent statements of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra ... Read More »

DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN KASHMIR

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DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN KASHMIR Last year, the Indian government introduced a new set of laws for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), including domicile rights for Indian citizens that will alter the demographic status of the Muslim-majority Himalayan region. The new domicile law is a result of a historical, political and policy myopia of India’s current dispensation, which has ... Read More »

Jurisdiction under UNCLOS of 1982

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Jurisdiction under UNCLOS of 1982 To comprehend the starting point from which any water bodies are measured, the concept of baseline comes into play. As per Articles 5 and 7(1) of UNCLOS III, there are two types of baselines: normal and straight. Per Article 5, “The normal baseline for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea is the low-water line ... Read More »