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In Conversation with M. Awaid Irshad Bhatti (PAS), 1st in Pakistan CSS-2017

In Conversation with M. Awaid Irshad Bhatti (PAS), 1st in Pakistan CSS-2017

WTI’s teachers as well as the administration, led by Sir Adeel Niaz, have been a constant source of motivation and support for me in this process. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Awaid Irshad Bhatti (MAIB): I completed my high school education from Aitchison College, Lahore. Later, I did BSc from …

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The Missile Race in South Asia

The Missile Race in South Asia

A tool to expand India’s hegemony  Proliferation of military technologies and unremitting arms race between India and Pakistan are the outcomes of the divergent threat perceptions of both countries. These perceptions are based on their respective competitive security narratives and, more importantly, their track record of unending hostility between them. Missile technology is among the major military technologies that eat …

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The Middle East Theatre

The Middle East Theatre

A Concert for Russia and the World During the past decade and a half, the Middle East has got an increasingly important position in international relations. Developments taking place in this region at present have greater geopolitical and economic consequences for the rest of the world than in the Cold War era. This is not primarily due to the destabilizing …

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World Affairs and Insanity as Entertainment

World Affairs and Insanity as Entertainment

Are we at the End of Human Morality? Certain forms of modern life lead directly to degeneration … [i]n the poor as well the rich, leisure engenders degeneration. Cinemas, concerts, radios, automobiles and athletics are no substitute for intelligent work. We are far from having solved this momentous problem of idleness created by prosperity, modern machinery or unemployment. By imposing …

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Letters to the Editor (July 2018)

Letters to the Editor (July 2018)

Can US and China Coexist ? Yes, their peaceful coexistence, in the future, is quite possible. The current relations between the US and China are stronger than those between the US and the USSR in the past. The US is China’s biggest customer. Such economic interdependence assures their peaceful survival. America’s dependence on Chinese goods with the reasonable prices, and …

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Let’s Vote and Fulfil Our National Duty (Editorial July 2018)

Let's Vote and Fulfil Our National Duty (Editorial July 2018)

“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt (Former President of the United States) With all the highs and lows, the PML-N government has completed its term and the next election is scheduled to be held on 25th of the ongoing month. This election is special in the sense that …

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National & International MCQs (April – May 2018)

National & International MCQs (April – May 2018)

National 1. On Apr 16, the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, declared Pakistan the world’s largest host of refugees with their number reaching ______. (a) 1.25 million        (b) 1.45 million (c) 2.32 million        (d) 3.29 million 2. The current Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir is ______. (a) Raja Farooq Haider Khan (b) …

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World in Focus (April – May 2018)

World in Focus (April - May 2018)

NATIONAL Apr 16: The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) declared Pakistan the largest country in the world to provide shelter to refugees. As per the UNHCR report, Pakistan continued to host the largest number of refugees in the world (1.45 million), nearly all from Afghanistan. Apr 16: The eight new members of AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider …

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Is Europe on the Brink of Breakup?

Is Europe on the Brink of Breakup?

The future of the 28-nation bloc It is often said that history repeats itself, with few modifications. The case with the modern Europe is not much different today. Many fear that Europe is again on the brink of breakup. The fear has originated from the recent populist movements that have shown remarkable performance in elections in many of the Western …

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In Conversation with M. Uzman Chaudary, 15th in Punjab, PMS-2016

In Conversation with M. Uzman Chaudary, 15th in Punjab, PMS-2016

I joined the test session at the WTI and it was quite helpful in evaluating my preparation and the amount of work that I still needed to do. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Uzman Chaudary (MUC): My academic record never remained distinctive; however, I would still enlist myself among students …

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