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May 2020

May 2020

EU’s Coronavirus Emergency Deal

  EU’s Coronavirus Emergency Deal On April 09, Eurogroup finance ministers agreed an emergency rescue package aimed at responding to the coronavirus crisis but left unresolved questions on how to pay for a later economic recovery plan for the bloc. While ministers agreed on a €500bn package of palliative economic measures in their meeting, they did nothing to lay to …

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In Conversation with Muhammad Saqib Trazi 9th in punjab, PMS 2019-20

  In Conversation With Muhammad Saqib Trazi 9th in Punjab, PMS 2019-20 Catchline: The competitive environment at World Times Institute sensitised me with the required input and efforts to overcome weaknesses to finally secure the merit in the exam. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Saqib Trazi (MST): I matriculated from …

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Drawbacks of poor governance.

Drawb acks of poor governance.   Situation on the economic front has worsened for the poor, as they have no clue where to look for relief. Few lucky people do get food rations from private donors, but there is no official capacity to reach even 10 percent of the needy. We were never prepared for the pandemic of this magnitude. …

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In Conversation with Syed Abrar Ali Shah (PAS) 1st in Sindh Rural; 16th in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19

In Conversation with Syed Abrar Ali Shah (PAS) 1st in Sindh Rural; 16th in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Syed Abrar Ali Shah (SAAS): By profession, I am an engineer. I graduated from NED University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.   JWT: Since you have been allocated …

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Covid-19

Covid-19 A blessing in disguise   AROOSA AROOJ     Today, the world is standing on the verge of an absolute rupture due to highly-traumatic pandemic called Covid-19 that has been triggered by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Meanwhile, a hyperopic view of current scenario leads us towards an undeniable fact that this pandemic is ‘a blessing in disguise’. In the …

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PM’s Package for Construction Industry

PM’s Package for Construction Industry The New Deal for Economy? On April 03, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced a relief package for the construction industry with the twofold aim of providing employment to daily wage earners, and spurring economic activity. The package also includes additional incentives for builders and developers to build low-cost housing for the poor under the Naya …

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Conspiracies Theories about Covid-19 After all, it’s politics, stupid!

Conspiracies Theories about Covid-19 After all, it’s politics, stupid! Saadia Saif Niazi The mystery as to who started or invented coronavirus that caused the Covid-19 pandemic has sown the seeds of suspicion in every person’s mind. It is because what is happening in the world and what we are witnessing today is no longer a problem being dealt with by …

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Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Cognitive Dissonance Theory Explaining why behaviours and beliefs disagree When someone tells a lie and feels uncomfortable about it because he fundamentally sees himself as an honest person, he has likely experienced cognitive dissonance. This phenomenon occurs when one’s ideas, beliefs, or behaviours contradict each other. Cognitive Dissonance Theory proposes that individuals experience psychological discomfort when they are confronted with …

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CLIMATE CHANGE

CLIMATE CHANGE Causes, effects, evidence and how to deal with it Sajad Ali Jatoi Climate means average weather pattern of a particular area over a long period of time – at least thirty years, while Climate change refers to the long-term shift in global average weather patterns i.e. changes in temperature, precipitation and rainfall patterns. These changes in climate are …

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