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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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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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Exploring One’s Self

Exploring One's Self

By: Laiba Muhammad Aamir “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom,” said Aristotle. Exploring one’s self is an art that is learnt gradually; with the passage of time, and experiences. It is more like a fact that some part of our soul is missing and it needs to be found out so as to make our self complete. These …

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China’s Mission to the “Dark Side” of the Moon

China's Mission to the “Dark Side” of the Moon

On January 03, China successfully landed a robotic spacecraft – Chang’e-4 – on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing. Named after the mythical moon goddess Chang’e, the Chang’e-4 mission will test plant growth and listen for radio emissions normally blocked by Earth’s atmosphere. Chang’e-4 landed in a vast impact region measuring some 2,500km …

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SAUDI ARABIA’S VISION 2030

SAUDI ARABIA'S VISION 2030

Vision 2030 is the latest and most ambitious iteration of Saudi Arabia’s policy for economic diversification, intended to adapt one of the world’s most oil-dependent economies for a transition to a post-oil future. Despite never explicitly mentioning politics, it has profoundly political implications. If it were to be actually implemented, Vision 2030 would seem to dismantle the political economy model …

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Letters to the Editor (February 2019)

Letters to the Editor (March 2019)

The Lost Humanity Humanity plays a great role in bonding the humans together but sadly to say that no state of the world is willing to give due respect to humanity and human rights. It is no secret that in today’s world, we can find people but we can’t find humanity in them. If today humanity would exist in the …

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