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JWT Editorial Board

Pakistan and Afghanistan Need no Mediator to Strengthen Mutual Relations

Mohammad Umer Daudzai Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Q:- what is the state of relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan? Ans: There are two major areas of our focus. Our bilateral relations and peace talks with Taliban. Pakistan has declared that she would support Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process. We are exploring that what exactly Pakistan means by supporting us. What are …

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Pakistan-Iran Relations

It is high time that Pakistan and Iran should attend to their mechanisms for productive interactions not only on political but also on military level to counter the looming threats that recent developments in the region had posed to both countries. Pakistan and Iran share over 900 kilometres common border. Traditionally, Pakistani frontiers with Iran have always been peaceful, safe …

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Steve Jobs and the Rules of Success

Sell dreams, not products. Jobs captured our imagination because he really understood his customer. Steve Jobs’ impact on your life cannot be underestimated. His innovations have likely touched nearly every aspect ‘computers, movies, music and mobile. As a communications coach, I learned from Jobs that a presentation can, indeed, inspire. For entrepreneurs, Jobs’ greatest legacy is the set of principles …

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Married to Traditions

Several nefarious tribal, rural and even urban societal customs deny the womenfolk their due right of inheritance Most veiled and modern women in both conservative and liberal strata of Pakistani society share the same fate of being ‘omitted’ when it comes to getting their share in the property of their parents or male siblings. Though many traditions regarding marriage in …

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HIGHLIGHTS 2010

NATIONAL January 19 The Supreme Court releases the detailed judgment on petitions against the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). 21  Overcoming conservative opposition for years, the National Assembly unanimously passed a landmark bill to punish harassment of women at workplaces, though last-minute amendments extended the protection also to men as an apparent compromise. 23    The second Chinese-built F-22P frigate commissioned in Shanghai …

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Economic Damage Caused by Flood

Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir is a doctorate from Kansas University USA. He currently holds the position of Chief of Research and Dean/Head, Department of Business Studies, PIDE. A forum was organised under the auspices of World Times in which students of Business Studies Department of Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) Islamabad, expressed their views on ‘Economic damage caused by …

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