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In Conversation with Sarmad Ali (PAS), 18th in Pakistan, CSS 2017-18

In Conversation with Sarmad Ali (PAS), 18th in Pakistan, CSS 2017-18

I appeared twice for mock exams conducted by World Times Institute and that gave me a real motivation to appear in actual CSS exam with great confidence and strong determination. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Sarmad ALi (SA): I did my matriculation and intermediate from Larkana Board. Then, I got selected …

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AFGHAN PEACE TRANSITION

AFGHAN PEACE

Chartering The Way Forward As part of his campaign for the 2016 US presidential election, a critical soul-searching on the protracted, unwinnable Afghanistan war, which the United States finds itself awkwardly bogged down into, formed a recurrent discourse in Donald Trump’s speeches. He called for a thorough review of the US policy vis-à-vis Afghanistan. However, like his predecessors in the …

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The Opening of Kartarpur Corridor

Kartarpur Corridor

Can India and Pakistan bring down their ‘Berlin Wall’? On November 28, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, performed the ground-breaking of the four-kilometre-long Kartarpur Corridor. In his address at the ceremony, PM Khan said both the countries cannot move forward without breaking the chains of the past. He cited the examples of France and Germany, the European countries that …

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GROWTH-FRIENDLY TAX REGIME

GROWTH-FRIENDLY TAX REGIME

A must to attract investment in Pakistan To boost economic growth, to reduce unemployment rate and to keep inflation rate low: these are the three primary goals every government aspires to achieve and works for that vigorously. Pakistan’s current rates of economic growth are not encouraging. In 2006-07, GDP growth was 7 percent, but it fell to 2.4 percent in …

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Sclerotic Criminal Justice System of Pakistan

Sclerotic Criminal Justice System of Pakistan

On Need for Reforms William E. Gladstone once famously said, “Justice delayed is justice denied”. He actually meant that if dispensation takes so long, it is basically a travesty of justice; for this delay disgraces the court, degrades the parties and demeans the departments concerned. The clouds of uncertainty and misery remain hovering for years, carrying along the social and …

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Some Suggestions to Improve Transit Trade

Transit Trade

Pakistan has always aspired to support the regional connectivity network and that is where Pakistan’s policy and CAREC’s programme and vision are in sync with each other. If you increase the capacity – infrastructural capacity, IT capacity, human capacity and all the things that are of import to any border terminal – the flow of cargo is going to be …

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Pakistan’s Burgeoning Population

Pakistan's Burgeoning Population

A Ticking Time Bomb? On October 17, 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) released its report on world population trends. Titled “The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition,” the report suggests that the world population is growing at an exponential rate and it is highly likely that this growth will outstrip its development gains. The report …

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PROPOSED LAW REFORMS

PROPOSED LAW REFORMS

Introduction The modern state and its society usually grow with their law. Quintessentially, the laws in Pakistan are outdated and archaic. The operating system of the governance is the legal framework, which must keep pace with the latest developments. To cater for this aspect, the government is considering introducing law reforms in many an area. The instant article will briefly …

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JUDICIARY IN PAKISTAN, Past, Present and Future

JUDICIARY IN PAKISTAN, Past, Present and Future

Seventy-eight years ago, the Luftwaffe of the Third Reich (the German Air Force) began bombing London. At a time when Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, the then prime minister of the United Kingdom, was being briefed on the casualties and economic collapse, he asked, “Are the courts functioning?” When told that the judges were dispensing justice as normal, Churchill replied, “Thank …

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An Interview with Lt Col (Retd) Muhammad Hashim Dogar

An Interview with Lt Col (Retd) Muhammad Hashim Dogar

Provincial Minister for Population Welfare, Punjab Rapid population growth is, indubitably, the most daunting challenge Pakistan is faced with today. Since Punjab hosts near half the population of Pakistan, no policy and initiative can be successful unless the provincial government of Punjab spearheads all those efforts. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT) recently had the opportunity to conduct an interview with Lt …

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