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How to Stay Cool under Pressure

How to Stay Cool under Pressure

Some Tricks from former US President Barack H. Obama During his tenure as President of the United States, Barack H. Obama was famous for always appearing cool and calm. The press sometimes called him “No Drama Obama” and didn’t always mean it kindly. Mr Obama said there was some truth to the nickname when he repeated it on stage at …

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Letters to the Editor (April 2019)

Letters to the Editor (March 2019)

Letters to the Editor (April 2019) Shahnaz Begum Celebrated Bangladeshi singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah, also known as Shahnaz Begum, passed away in Dhaka on March 23. She was born in 1952 in Dhaka and started her career at a very early age. Soon she became a household name in Pakistan with her melodious voice and popular songs like ‘Sohni Dharti Allah …

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The Christchurch Massacre (Editorial April 2019)

The Christchurch Massacre (Editorial April 2019)

Islamophobia is real, deadly and spreading “The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than them.”— Chinese Proverb The world today is reeling under the claws of terrorism. This menace has once again taken a heavy toll in the form of lives of nearly fifty innocent Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand. These ghastly attacks were, in …

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Political System, Economic Model and Social Values

Political System, Economic Model and Social Values

Three pieces of one picture We the Pakistanis usually think that once a particular person takes the helm of affairs, things will dramatically change as he has some magic wand with which all problems will be solved immediately. However, despite having seen numerous so-called ‘leaders’, the nation still seems not ready to learn some key lessons. One person may bring …

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10 WAYS TO WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER

10 WAYS TO WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER

By: Hira Batool The importance of hard work in our lives is undeniable. There is absolutely no substitute for hard work. But, there is intense competition at work and you need to prove yourself. That means you need to combine working hard with working smart. Here are 10 tips to help you become a smart worker. 1. Maintain a to-do …

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EDUCATION REFORMS

EDUCATION REFORMS

Panacea to All Ills Education is considered the mainstay of a country’s growth as it plays a catalytic role in socioeconomic development. In any society, economic progress or social change can be stimulated and sustained only when common people are provided with education. Development of any country is directly dependent on quality education, especially the technical and vocational training, as …

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Pakistan at the World Government Summit 2019

Pakistan at the World Government Summit 2019

By: Khalid Khurshid Over 4,000 individuals from 140 countries, including heads of state and top officials from 30 international organisations, took part in the seventh World Government Summit 2019 (WGS 2019), held from February 10 to 12 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. Global political and business decision-makers, NGOs and philanthropists chose the seventh Summit to create a vision for a …

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Letters to the Editor (March 2019)

Letters to the Editor (March 2019)

Pulwama Attack The attack, which killed more than 40 personnel of the Indian army stationed in Indian-occupied Kashmir, has been hotly debated on Indian channels. The responsibility of lethal attack has been claimed by Jaish-e-Muhammad, and was executed by Aadil Ahmed Dar. India is ever ready to accuse Pakistan for any mishap in India or the occupied territory of Kashmir. …

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Lessons to Learn from CSS 2019 Examination (Editorial March 2019)

Lessons to Learn from CSS 2019 Examination (Editorial March 2019)

Written part of Competitive Examination CSS 2019 is over. As always, it’s time to analyze this year’s question papers and exam trends. As for their content and style, it cannot be denied that these question papers nonplussed most of the candidates, especially those who thought they would get through by relying on traditional stuff like notes and guidebooks. Exam trend …

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Hypersonic Weapons An Explainer

Hypersonic Weapons

Hypersonic weapons are those that can travel at Mach 5 or higher, which is at least five times faster than the speed of sound, or around one mile (1.6km) per second. For reference, commercial airliners fly subsonically, just below Mach 1 whereas modern fighter jets can travel supersonically at Mach 2 or Mach 3. A traditional jet engine could operate …

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