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How to Combat Climate Change in Pakistan

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Justice Gulzar Ahmed The 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed was born on February 2, 1957, in Karachi, to Noor Muhammad, a renowned lawyer of that time. Justice Ahmed completed his elementary schooling from the city’s Gulistan School. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Government National College, Karachi, after which he ... Read More »

World in Focus (NOV-DEC 2019) National

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NATIONAL Nov. 16: The Lahore High Court (LHC) allowed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad initially for a period of four weeks, extendable on the basis of medical reports. Nov. 16: The tenth session of the European Union-Pakistan Joint Commission concluded in Brussels, Belgium. The European Union offered technical assistance to Pakistan for implementation of the Financial Action ... Read More »

World in Focus (NOV-DEC 2019) International

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International  Nov. 16: US President Donald Trump granted full pardons to two American military officials and restored the rank of a third—although all three were found guilty of committing war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Nov. 16: Finland qualified for the Euro 2020 finals—first major tournament in their history—with a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein. Nov. 17: Dubai Air Show 2019 ... Read More »

International & National MCQs(NOV -DEC 2019)

International Dubai Air Show 2019 was officially opened on ______. (a) Nov. 15             (b) Nov. 16 (c) Nov. 17              (d) Nov. 18 Sorry you have no rights to view this Article/Post! Please Login or Register to view the complete Article Login To get full access EMAIL your username, Subscription Plan and email address at worldtimes07@gmail.com for details or Whatsapp on ... Read More »

For good governance, Pakistan needs civil service reforms

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For good governance, Pakistan needs civil service reforms. But which reforms are the right reforms? Pakistan ranks within the bottom third percentile of all countries included in the World Bank’s Worldwide Governance Indicators. More worrying for government policymakers is the fact that over the past two decades there has been little improvement in these key indicators such as government effectiveness, ... Read More »

Pakistan’s National Tariff Policy – a positive step

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Pakistan’s National Tariff Policy – a positive step ISLAMABAD: There is no constituency for free trade in Pakistan. While the rest of the developing world has largely embraced free trade, notwithstanding recent protectionist tendencies in the United States, Pakistan has not made much progress in that direction. According to the National Tariff Policy (NTP) 2019, Pakistan has been unable to ... Read More »

We are living in an era of ongoing globalisation

We are living in an era of ongoing globalisation The markets of developing countries are crucial for global economic growth. According to an adjusted forecast by the IMF in July, emerging markets may display more than double the rate of growth in 2019 compared to developed countries: 4.1% versus 1.9%. That will result in global economic growth of 3.2%. The ... Read More »

Influence of Three Waves of Feminism in Pakistan

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Influence of Three Waves of Feminism in Pakistan The history of feminists’ struggle to end discrimination, oppression and marginalisation against women is divided into three waves. They are known as first, second, and third wave of feminism. These waves, although started in Europe, had global impact on the status of women, including those in Pakistan. The first wave of feminism ... Read More »

The Wakhan Corridor Pakistan’s Hidden Gem

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The Wakhan Corridor Pakistan’s Hidden Gem Wasif Farrukh The narrow strip of territory in northeastern Afghanistan that extends to China and separates Tajikistan from Pakistan is known as the Wakhan Corridor. This strip is about 350km (220 mi) long and 13-65 km (8.1-40.4 mi) wide. The Wakhan Corridor was part of the ancient Silk Road — the oldest transit route ... Read More »