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February 2018

National & International MCQs ( Dec ’17 – Jan ’18 )

National & International MCQs (May - June 2018)

NATIONAL 1. On Dec 17, ______ was the only Pakistani named in the top 11 powerful women of the world by NYT. (a) Malala Yousafzai         (b) Maryam Nawaz (c) Gulalai Ismail              (d) Sherry Rehman 2. On Dec 17, the ______ High Court ruled that forced abortion is a strong ground for …

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World in Focus ( Dec ’17 – Jan ’18 )

World in Focus (May-June 2018)

NATIONAL Dec 16: The World Bank approved $300 million loan to modernise agriculture in Punjab, create better prospects for farmers and ensure better quality and safer food at lower prices to consumers. Dec 17: Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was named among the top 11 powerful women of the world by New York Times. Dec …

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2017 in REVIEW (INTERNATIONAL)

2017 in REVIEW (INTERNATIONAL)

Jan 02: India successfully test-fired its Agni-IV intercontinental ballistic missile. Jan 06: Veteran actor Om Puri died. Jan 20: Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Jan 29: Iran tested a new ballistic missile, the Khorramshahr, having a range of 1,000 kilometers. Feb 17: Scientists found that New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown …

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2017 in REVIEW (NATIONAL)

2017 in REVIEW (INTERNATIONAL)

Jan 04: A distinguished classical singer belonging to the Patiala Gharana of classical music, Ustad Fateh Ali Khan, died. Jan 05: Younis Khan became the first batsman to score Test hundreds against 11 countries. Jan 09: Pakistan attained the credible ‘second strike capability’ as it successfully test-fired nuclear capable submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM) Babur-III. Jan 11: Governor Sindh Justice (Retd.) …

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A Eulogy to AIR MARSHAL (Retd.) ASGHAR KHAN

A Eulogy to AIR MARSHAL (Retd.) ASGHAR KHAN

The Father of Pakistan Air Force “As an old-time officer and a gentleman to his fingertips, as an honest man of moderate means, and as a man who genuinely wished to do good for the poverty-stricken, uneducated of this country, there was no way, no way at all, that Air Marshal Asghar Khan could succeed as a politician of Pakistan, …

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Prevention of Child Abuse

Prevention of Child Abuse

Child abuse is a serious issue in Pakistan and it needs to be resolved at the earliest by employing all means available. In this regard, we must first admit that this bitter reality does exist in our country. Then, we need to talk about this menace to our children; there’s no shame in letting your kids know what is dangerous …

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The Rise and Rise of FM Radio

The Rise and Rise of FM Radio

The journey of radio that began with its use as a medium to convey messages, after years of evolution, has now become the most important need of the society. Radio’s potential to be used as propaganda tool attracted not only the governments but also the private-sector corporations so as to exploit this powerful medium, endowed with wide outreach, for the …

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Profit and Loss

Profit & Loss

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Status of Governance in Afghanistan

Status of Governance in Afghanistan

Analyzing the persistent violation of the Afghan constitution The Constitution of Afghanistan is now in its fifteenth year. Since its promulgation on January 26, 2004, the Constitution is probably one of the biggest achievements of the post-Taliban regimes. Although it is the most important legal document in the country; in the past 14 years, there has always been a lot …

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Can globalization and nationalism co-exist in the long run

Can globalization and nationalism co-exist in the long run

1. Introduction 2. Globalization and its different colours a. Globalization in political field b. Globalization in economic field c. Globalization in social field d. Globalization in cultural field 3. Nationalism: meaning and ingredients a. Different definitions b. Different ingredients 4. Fields where globalization and nationalism can always co-exist a. Sharing of democratic norms and values b. Globalized struggle for fundamental …

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