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September 2015

Amending the Constitution
The SC Verdict on 18th & 21st Amendments

The Geopolitics of American Global Decline

Washington vs China in the 21st Century For even the greatest of empires, geography is often destiny. You wouldn’t know it in Washington, though. America’s political, national security and foreign policy elites continue to ignore the basics of geopolitics that have shaped the fate of world empires for the past 500 years. Consequently, they have missed the significance of the …

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The New BRICS Bank

The New BRICS Bank

Will It Reshape Global Financial System? On July 21, the five BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — formally launched the New Development Bank (NDB) at its new Shanghai headquarters. The NDB is the second development bank, after the 57-member Asian Infrastructure Development Bank, backed by Beijing that seeks to create alternatives to the existing US-dominated …

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International Literacy Day 2015

International Literacy Day

Let’s Resolve to Promote Education in Pakistan Education is the foundation stone of a civilized society. It is the ladder that helps in reaching the pinnacles of social, moral and economic development in a country. All the saner minds around the world, individually and collectively, are amply aware of the importance of education because a person’s power of reasoning and …

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Exclusive Interview: Dr Syed Amer Mahmood (Chairman Department of Space Sciences University of the Punjab)

Dr Syed Amer Mahmood

Dr Syed Amer Mahmood is the current chairman of Punjab University’s Space Sciences department. Having earned his PhD in Remote Sensing/GIS from Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, Dr Amer has a long list of scientific cruises on his credit. His research interests include remote sensing and applications of Geographical Information System (GIS) in the field of natural disaster management, geosciences, …

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The Story Of Pakistan

THE STORY OF PAKISTAN-Shamshad Ahmed

Pakistan’s emergence on the map of the world as an independent state on August 14, 1947 was, no doubt, the finest hour of our history. Our people saw in it the promise of long-cherished freedom, democracy and prosperity. It was with a sense of supreme satisfaction at the fulfilment of his mission that Quaid-e-Azam told the nation in his last …

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10 Smartest People in the World

1. Christopher LanganConsidered by many to be the smartest person alive today, Christopher Langan is an autodidact (self-taught) who had a difficult upbringing and bulked up in order to fight off bullies as well as a temperamental stepfather. His IQ is reported to be between 195 and 210. 2. Terence TaoTerence Tao is a Chinese-American mathematician who has been estimated …

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World’s Top 10

world top 10 stories

A Promising Start July 24: The world’s first malaria vaccine got a green light from European drugs regulators. The shot, called RTS,S or Mosquirix and developed by British drug-maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in partnership with the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, would be the first licensed human vaccine against a parasitic disease.  Vagaries of Justice July 30: India executed convicted bomb plotter …

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Letters to the Editor

For feedback and suggestions, please write to us at:editor@jworldtimes.com;  adeelniaz78@gmail.com Good Governance in Pakistan Governance means the practical use of power and authority aimed at serving the public interest, and achieving prosperity of the masses. However, all those who are vested with these powers, must be accountable for their deeds. Good governance means that people should be left to govern …

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Success Is Where Preparation And Opportunity Meet (Editorial September 2015)

Trump's Afghanistan Gambit (Editorial September 2017)

After a hard, trying phase in its history, it is quite heartening to note that this Independence Day brought along some propitious omens for Pakistan’s bright future. This was the first 14th August, after years of gloom and despair, when Karachi, the City of Lights, and Balochistan, the Eldorado of Pakistan, like other parts of the country, witnessed massive independence …

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