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In Conversation With Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar 11th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18

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In Conversation With Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar 11th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar (MSS): I did my matriculation from Fauji Foundation Model School Bahawalnagar. Later, I did BSc (Building and Architectural Engineering) from BZU, Multan. JWT: How much helpful did you find Jahangir’s World Times (JWT) in ... Read More »

WORLD NUCLEAR FORCES

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WORLD NUCLEAR FORCES The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) launched, on June 17, the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. SIPRI Governing Board Chair Ambassador Jan Eliasson, former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, said, “A key finding is that despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear ... Read More »

Education in FY 2018-19

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Education in FY 2018-19 The literacy rate increased by 1.6pc to 62.3pc in 2017-18, from 60.7pc in 2014-15, according to the Economic Survey of Pakistan launched on Monday. The survey stated: “Pakistan social and living standards measurement (PSLM) survey could not be conducted in 2016-17 and 2017-18 on account of ‘Population & Housing Census in 2017’. However, according to Labour ... Read More »

China-Russia-Pakistan Triangle

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China-Russia-Pakistan Triangle The Trio can shift the world’s power dynamics The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit was held in Kyrgyzstan, and China, Russia and Pakistan were all in attendance. The three countries are showing signs of growing closer since the summit, which could change the power dynamics of the world. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood ... Read More »

A Synopsis of the current Muslim world

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A Synopsis of the current Muslim world When the Age of Enlightenment began in the West, dark clouds moved in over Islamic countries. This age rapidly led to a series of innovations in various fields, from politics and administration to economics and technology, and eventually brought about peace and harmony for Western countries. The strengthening of the Western industry and ... Read More »

In Conversation With ASAD IQBAL 14th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18

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In Conversation With ASAD IQBAL 14th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Asad Iqbal (AI): I did my O and A Levels from Beaconhouse Defence Campus, Lahore. Later, I did BSc (Hons) with Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). JWT: How much helpful did you find Jahangir’s World Times (JWT) in ... Read More »

The Federal Budget 2019-20

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The Federal Budget 2019-20 Rarely if ever, except perhaps during the initial years after our independence in 1947, has Pakistan faced such dire economic straits as those that confront it today. Consequently, the template of the federal budget was cast by the IMF programme terms that the country recently agreed with the Fund at the staff-level and has duly complied ... Read More »

How Least Developed Countries can become leaders in tackling climate change

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How Least Developed Countries can become leaders in tackling climate change The group of Least Developed Countries (LDC) has been negotiating under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for many years and has continuously taken leadership roles at key points. For example, the push for and successful inclusion (against great odds) of the long-term global temperature goal of ... Read More »

Letters to the Editor (May 2019)

PUBG: THE KILLER GAME Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), made by South Korean firm Bluehole Inc, is a popular online game that different people, even students, are involved in nowadays. This game makes students lazy because it has been created in such a way that people are readily attracted towards it. In PUBG, 100 people are there in an island where ... Read More »

Obituary Prof. Stanley Wolpert

Obituary Prof. Stanley Wolpert

By: Manzoor Qureshi A dedicated teacher, a renowned historian and a prolific author Renowned American historian of South Asia and an excellent biographer of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah Prof. Stanley Wolpert passed away on February 19. In his long career as an author, teacher and political commentator, Prof. Wolpert published 15 books, including four novels, but the one that made ... Read More »