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Letters to the Editor (April 2018)

Letters to the Editor (April 2018)

Love Marriages Nowadays love marriage is a very common thing in the world and in Pakistan too. Before deciding on love marriage, couples mostly fail to think whether they can stay with their decisions or not. And a result, divorce rate is alarmingly rising. According to a report in 85 percent love marriages in Pakistan end up in separations. After …

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Unfettered Bureaucracy (Editorial April 2018)

Unfettered Bureaucracy (Editorial April 2018)

The Key to a Flourishing and Prosperous Pakistan  “May be some of you may fall victim for not satisfying the whims of ministers. I hope it does not happen, but you may even be put to trouble, not because you are doing anything wrong but because you are doing right.” – Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s address to the civil servants …

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A World in Peril

A World in Peril

An Interview with Noam Chomsky Question: Trump’s buffoonery gets endlessly covered by the media while the actual policies he is striving to enact receive less attention. Do you think he has any coherent policy goals? Answer: At one level, Trump’s antics ensure that attention is focused on him, and it makes little difference how. Who even remembers the charge that …

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Key Points of Paigham-e-Pakistan

Key Points of Paigham-e-Pakistan

The unanimously agreed document titled “Paigham-e-Pakistan,” prepared in accordance with the injunctions of the Holy Quran, the Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) and the Constitution of Pakistan, reflects the collective thinking of the State of Pakistan. The Message identifies the problems faced by the State of Pakistan and provides basis to devise a strategy to achieve the goals of the …

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Letters to the Editor (March 2018)

Letters to the Editor (April 2018)

Well done, JWT! Central Superior Services (CSS) is one of the most prestigious exams in Pakistan. Going through the very exam is also a tough task. But, the JWT magazine always provides great knowledge and guidance to the prospective. Most of the candidates fear the very first paper of the exam i.e. English essay. But, a few days before the …

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Reforming, and Empowering, Bureaucracy (Editorial March 2018)

Reforming, and Empowering, Bureaucracy (Editorial March 2018)

“The services are the backbone of the state. Governments are formed. Governments are defeated. Prime Ministers come and go, ministers come and go, but you stay on. Therefore, there is a very great responsibility placed on your shoulders. You should have no hand in supporting this political party or that political party, this political leader or that political leader. This …

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Women’s Reproductive Health

Women's Reproductive Health

An Oft-ignored Fundamental Right  “Human development is adequate provision of fundamental human rights.” This idea was propounded by Dr Mahboob-ul-Haq, an outstanding visionary social thinker from Pakistan. Ironically, Dr Haq’s own country has failed the cause of human development as it was ranked 147 out of 188 countries on the Human Development Report 2016. The abysmal state of human rights …

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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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