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September 2018

National & International MCQs (July-Aug 2018)

MCQs

National 1. The government launched the National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) on ______. (a) July 16            (b) July 17 (c) July 18               (d) July 19 2. On July 17, Engr Dr Tahir Masood took the charge of Managing Director/President of ______. (a) PNRA            (b) …

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World in Focus (July-Aug 2018)

World in Focus

NATIONAL July 16: The government formally launched a $205 million National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) to improve preparedness of institutions and strengthen infrastructure to mitigate risks arising out of natural disasters and minimize loss to public life and property. July 16: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) approved the grant of power generation license to Lahore Xingzhong Renewable …

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Issues in Pakistan’s Economy

Issues in Pakistan’s Economy

By: S. Akbar Zaidi Pakistan’s economic development and social change over its first 66 years remained spectacular, yet commonplace, and in many ways tragic, observes the renowned political economist S. Akbar Zaidi in his book “Issues in Pakistan’s Economy”. In this book, Zaidi, who is well known as one of the most creative intellectuals and economists of Pakistan, has undertaken …

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Challenges Faced by the Muslim World

Challenges Faced by the Muslim World

Introduction At present, the Muslim world, in general, is caught in a downward spiral. Its socio-cultural and politico-economic fabrics are shattered. Almost all Muslim countries are crying for peace and stability. With the emergence of the New World Oder, and the 9/11 episode, the conditions of the Muslim world further deteriorated. Presently, they are facing a plethora of serious problems …

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No Pain, No Gain

No Pain, No Gain

May God acquaint you with some gale Your tides no stir at all exhale — The Student (in Zarb-e-Kaleem) by Allama Iqbal The above verse from Iqbal’s poetry aptly depicts why we call him the Poet of the East. He touches one’s heart with his unimpeachable character and noble poetry. He was ever so fretful about the shambles of the Muslim …

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Global Warming is a Curse

Global Warming is a Curse

By: Qurat ul Ain Aman How to tackle the most daunting challenge of our time Global warming is the most pressing issue confronting the humanity at present. Our earth is becoming warmer with each passing day. Followed by the rising temperature of the earth, rising sea level, extinction of species and destruction of crops and land are the worst outcomes …

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Prof Dr Zia ul Qayyum

Prof Dr Zia ul Qayyum

Vice Chancellor University of Gujrat  We are always in a quest to achieve the highest standards in learning and research in all subjects and fields. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): How do you see the future of higher education in Pakistan? Prof Dr Zia ul Qayyum (PDZQ): I can say with certitude that higher education in Pakistan has a very bright …

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Competitive Maths Series

Competitive Maths Series

MCQs from Past Papers  1. written as a fraction is: (a) 3.72             (b) 37.20 (c) 0.372            (d) 372.00 2. When you divide 0.7 by 10 you get: (a) 7                (b) 0.7 (c) 0.07        (d) 0.007 3. 0.03 x 10 = …

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GSA

GSA

How black holes are detected? One way of finding black holes is to observe the matter moving around in an orbit at much higher speed than expected. By carefully mapping this motion, the third law of Kepler and Newton’s law of gravitation can be applied without seeing the actual object at the centre of the orbit. Another way of finding …

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In Conversation with MOHAMMAD HAIDER, 20th in Punjab, PMS-2016

In Conversation with MOHAMMAD HAIDER, 20th in Punjab, PMS-2016

Believe in yourself, give your best and leave the rest up to the Almighty Allah Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Mohammad Haider (MH): I did matriculation from Punjab School in 2007-09. I got enrolled at the Government College University, Lahore, from where I completed FSc (Pre-engineering) in 2011. Later, I did …

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