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The Case of Urdu for CSS

the case of urdu for css

A DIVISION bench of the Lahore High Court has suspended a directive passed by a single-member bench that called for the Central Superior Services examination to be held in Urdu beginning in 2018. The earlier LHC direction had come in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling in 2015 that called for having Urdu as the language for running the …

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Civil Service Reforms

Civil Service Reforms

If the maladies of civil service are not properly identified any future reforms initiative would be meaningless. By:  Jahanzeb Awan ‘With every passing year of our career, we increasingly feel a steep decline in our morale and motivation. There is a disjunction between what we idealised to do for society and what the real life has offered’. This is what …

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CSS qualified persons with disability can now join Foreign Service of Pakistan

CSS qualified persons with disability can now join Foreign Service of Pakistan

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday struck down provisions of the Rules of Competitive Examination 2014 which barred the Central Superior Services (CSS) qualified persons with disability from joining the Foreign Service of Pakistan (FSP). Releasing a detailed judgment in an already decided matter, Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Friday directed the federal government to allocate two …

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Faces of institutional failure

Sakib Sherani INSTITUTIONS intersect our daily lives in myriad but mostly unnoticed or unseen ways. Ensuring public safety is one such domain. Among many different ways, public safety can be in the form of ensuring buildings that we live and work in are built to certain minimum standards, or that road traffic follows laid-down guidelines, or the food that we …

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Can America survive Donald Trump?

By Aijaz Zaka Syed No one expected Donald Trump to be all sweetness and light once he won the White House. But who turns his first press conference into a circus and slanging match with the media and virtually everyone else in the room? The man really nurses a grudge. It was probably the shallowest speech ever delivered by an …

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Afghanistan and the New World Order

By Jehangir Khattak As Donald Trump takes oath as the 45th President of the US, history seems to be going full circle in one part of the world. The enemies of yesteryear are cosying up to one another and allies of yesterday are embracing estrangement, if not outright hostility over Afghanistan. The display of shifting sands was witnessed in Moscow …

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Is Turkish military’s role in politics over?

Through a state of emergency decree issued Jan. 10, the Turkish government transferred some critical powers of the chief of the General Staff to the civilian minister of defense. Although the move passed without much debate, its importance cannot be disregarded. The powers transferred constitute the nerve endings of the military tutelage that ruled over Turkey for many years. The decree concentrates military power in …

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A strategic shift

By Hussain H Zaidi President Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his first day in the White House. If for nothing else, Trump deserves a round of applause for being as good as his word. Compliments aside, the decision taken by the man who presides over the globe’s largest economy and trading nation …

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The Doomsday Clock just advanced, ‘thanks to Trump’: It’s now just 2½ minutes to ‘midnight.’

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Donald Trump’s Mexico Tantrum

Less than a week into the job, President Trump on Thursday raised the specter of a trade war with America’s third-largest partner, Mexico, as the White House warned that the United States could impose a 20 percent tariff on Mexican imports. This absurd threat, issued as a proposal to cover the cost of a border wall, came just hours after …

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