May 2020

May 2020

Turning the Local Global

Turning the Local Global. Introduction The 18th Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan has done little to change the status of local governments in Pakistan. Despite application of several iterative reforms so that they are able to tackle the subjects devolved to them, the performance of local governments seems to lack essence. The passage of the 18thAmendment meant that local …

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The Brexit Issue

The Brexit Issue. The Henry VIII period laid the foundations of the growth of modern English nationalism. A growing consciousness of Englishness with the background of historical, social and religious support crystallized as a new attitude of the English nation. This new formation of consciousness brought a new attitude of superiority to the English people. Sorry you have no rights …

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Teleschooling in Pakistan

Teleschooling in Pakistan Under the current situation due to Covid-19, first reason will be instrumental in filling the gap and help students learn during the period when their institutions face closure. The second reason is, indeed, a long-term ambition of government as it intends to expand this project for the betterment of education system and literacy rate. However, achieving these …

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Stephen R. Covey

Stephen R. Covey ‘We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is then not an act but a habit’. — Aristotle In 1989, Stephen R. Covey, a noted American educator, author, businessman and keynote speaker, introduced a new genre in literature: personal development. This book sold like hot cakes and became an international bestseller in no time. All the successful and …

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Reviving the UN spirit

Reviving the UN spirit It is a world of profound transition. It is also a world where we see renewal of east and west tensions, renewal of geopolitical tensions. They are at a peak after decades. Many times countries are obliged to make a choice. When talking of geopolitical tensions, we are also looking at tech wars between numerous countries. …

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In Conversation with Babar Ali Rai 16th in punjab, PMS 2019-20

In Conversation with Babar Ali Rai 16th in punjab, PMS 2019-20 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Babar Ali Rai (BAR): I started from APS Quetta. Later, I did matriculation from Boys High School Mor Khunda in district Nankana Sahib. After that, I enrolled myself in Government College University (GCU), Lahore, from …

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Peace Deal Between Taliban and United States of America

Peace Deal Between Taliban and United States of America The theoretical framework of the deal is now set, but its implementation on the ground and manifestation in the Arg (Afghan Presidential Palace in Kabul) are yet to be seen. The United States has done a tremendous, yet a tricky, job by accepting Taliban as a legitimate political force in Afghanistan. …

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