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May 2018

National & International MCQs (March – April 2018)

National & International MCQs (July-Aug 2018)

National 1. WWF-Pakistan was formed in ______ and it has its headquarters in Lahore. (a) 1968         (b) 1970 (c) 1985         (d) 1988 2. On Mar 17, ______ was installed as new colonel commandant of the Frontier Force (FF) Regiment. (a) Lt. Gen Aamer Riaz (b) Lt. Gen Ghayur Mahmood (c) Lt. Gen Asim Bajwqa …

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World in Focus (March – April 2018)

World in Focus (July-Aug 2018)

National  Mar 16: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had an unscheduled meeting with US Vice President Michael Pence at US Vice President’s residence at the US Naval Observatory. Mar 16: WWF-Pakistan and Pakistan Customs signed an MoU to work together through innovative means to curb the illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan. About WWF-Pakistan 1. WWF-Pakistan was formed in 1970. 2. …

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The Curse of SMOKING

The Curse of SMOKING

SAY NO TO TOBACCO Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream where they are blown out to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made of tobacco leaves which contain nicotine and collection of other hazardous compounds that cause cancer. Tobacco smoke contains the pestilential gases including carbon monoxide and …

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Nurses

Nurses

The Heart of Healthcare Systems Every one of us has to see a doctor many a time in our life. However, when this needs become acute, we need another person besides a good doctor and that is a nurse, also called sister or staff. They are the main pillar of the whole edifice of healthcare in a society. And, to …

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VERBAL REASONINGL

VERBAL REASONINGL

1. Azhar is 18th from either end of a row of boys. How many boys are there in that row? (a) 33        (b) 35 (c) 39        (d) 47 2. In a class of 60 where boys are twice that of girls, Rashida ranked 17th from the top. If there are 9 boys ahead of Rashida, …

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Interstitium

Interstitium

The largest organ in the body?  The human body is incredibly complicated, and it’s no surprise that we haven’t cracked every code that makes our fleshy forms run smoothly. Researchers are constantly finding new mechanisms by which our immune systems work, our cells function, and our muscles move. But far less often – if ever – do we hear that …

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PAKISTAN’S NUCLEAR POWER

PAKISTAN'S NUCLEAR POWER

Strength for a secure future! In May 1974, India performed a nuclear test at Pokhran range in its Rajasthan state. After this test, India started creating pressure on Pakistan to make it submit to, and accept, its hegemony. Since Pakistan has some prior intelligence about India’s nuclear tests, Bhutto paid full attention to developing the nuclear programme of Pakistan. Mr …

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President Xi Jinping of China

President Xi Jinping of China

The Next-decade Man Many maintain that the incumbent Chinese President Xi Jinping, perhaps greatest leader in the contemporary world, is the next-decade man as he is poised to lead the world with his revolutionary vision. The recent historic development of his for-life elevation to the Chinese presidency has taken the world by storm. He is the next-decade man for all …

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The Dilemma of English-Language Teachers in Pakistan

Teachers in pakistan

A Linguistic Analysis The English language has assumed the role of the lingua franca of today. From officials to academics in the non-English societies, all have recourse more to English than their indigenous languages. In a way, English has now seated itself so deep into the drivers of modernization that no society can make it to the comity of culturally-civilized, …

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Pakistan and Afghanistan Have Shared Destiny

Pakistan and Afghanistan Have Shared Destiny

Recent developments in Pakistan-Afghanistan relations in the form of flurry of meetings and the reciprocal visits of Pakistani and Afghan leaders during recent weeks are a good omen for an improved relationship between the two countries. It is an undeniable fact that Pakistan and Afghanistan have common interests, shared future and shared destiny owing to uncountable reasons and factors. One …

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