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PhD Scholars in Pakistan

PhD Scholars in Pakistan

Time to focus on a crucial sector of education There was a time when a graduate in our society would proudly add BA to his name to flaunt the degree he had to his credit. It was because the people who had acquired education till that level were very few in number. Most people were either illiterate or had gone …

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George Orwell’s “1984” & Mario Puzo’s “The Godfather”

George Orwell's “1984” & Mario Puzo's “The Godfather”

1. “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” 2. “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” 3. “If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.” 4. “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.” 5. …

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Letters to the Editor (October 2018)

Letters to the Editor (October 2018)

Imran Khan: The Hope Pakistani nation has selected Imran Khan as their next Prime Minister in the General Elections 2018. It really sounds so satisfying when we hear about the plans of the Prime Minister for the future. He is working really very hard to solve all the problems that are impediments to Pakistan’s progress. He has auspicated his government …

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Making Right Decisions for CSS 2019 (Editorial October 2018)

Making Right Decisions for CSS 2019 (Editorial October 2018)

The result for the written part of CSS 2018 exam is out and, as per the official notification, a total of 24,010 candidates had submitted their admission forms but 11,887 chose to actually appear in the written exam. And out of this lot, only 569 candidates – 4.79 percent of those appeared – have qualified. Given the very low pass …

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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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RESULT OF WRITTEN PART OF COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION (CSS), 2018

RESULT OF WRITTEN PART OF COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION (CSS), 2018

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Niccolò Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli

It’s good to be bad! Introduction Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli, popularly known as Machiavelli, was a 16th-century Florentine philosopher. He is known primarily for his political ideas but his philosophical legacy remains enigmatic. His most famous book ‘The Prince’ is considered his magnum opus. Machiavelli stood out from his contemporaries because he believed that politics and morality should be …

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How can we improve Public Service Delivery?

How can we improve Public Service Delivery?

The government is meant to be elected by the people, and to serve them in return. Every government would claim adherence to this notion but when you talk to the common people, the picture you get is exactly the opposite. Most people don’t think that governments listen to, or care about, them or that the government will solve their problems. …

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Letters to the Editor (September 2018)

Letters to the Editor (October 2018)

May the Dreams Turn into Reality! It sounds so sweet when we hear about the creation of a Naya Pakistan; a country that will be far away from all the crises which had paralyzed the development and progress of Pakistan. The General Elections 2018 have kindled the hope of change in the heart and mind of every individual in the …

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An Uphill Battle Starts (Editorial September 2018)

An Uphill Battle Starts (Editorial September 2018)

After a struggle spanning twenty-two years, Kaptaan has, finally, taken the helm of the ship named Pakistan. He had, in the recent past, made tall claims and lofty promises to turn this country into a Naya Pakistan. Now the time has come to live up to those. His initial announcements after assuming the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan …

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