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November 2014

November 2014

World in Focus (Sep-Oct 2014)

National & International News & MCQs National Sep 16: Angry passengers of a PIA aircraft forced two late-arriving politicians — Senator Rehman Malik and MNA Dr Ramesh Vankwani — to get off the plane because they had caused a flight delay of an hour and 45 minutes. Sep 16: The Islamabad police registered a criminal case against Prime Minister Nawaz …

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World Order by Henry Kissinger

The author’s own orchestration of the opening of relations with China gives an extra piquancy to his views on Iran: if the US can engage with one isolated regional superpower, why not another? No clash of civilisations or end of history – this argument for a balance of power is the summation of Kissinger’s thinking Western politicians who last year …

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10 Questions with Mirza M. Imran | 6th Position CSS 2013

JWT is extremely helpful and highly inspiring for CSS students, especially with its hawk-eye analyses of, and critical approach to, various national and international issues. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, for the interest of JWT readers and CSS, PMS aspirants, please tell us about your academic background. Mirza Mohammad Imran (MMI): I belong to Jalalpur Jattan; a historic …

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How To Crack CSS Interview

SCHEDULE OF VIVA VOCE OF CSS COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2016

Many Congratulations to all those candidates who have qualified the written part. This write-up is aimed at providing guidance to the qualified candidates for the viva voce stage of CSS exam. It wouldn’t be incorrect to state that CSS interview is the most important assessment from among all the tests conducted to gauge a candidate in competitive exams. This 30-minute …

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HOW TO ACE PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

It goes without saying that taking the CSS Exam is an extremely arduous task. Given all the difficulties the candidates face, they might wonder why they are further grilled through psychological assessment. But, conducting psychological assessment of the would-be officers seems imperative because the civil servants should possess the talent, skills and aptitude befitting to their job, as they have …

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How I Topped | Interview Fazale Rabi Cheema (Topper of CSS 2013 Interview)

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Introduction Fazale Rabi Cheema  As the result of CE-2014 written part has been announced and those who got through are now preparing for Viva Voce which is undoubtedly the most crucial segment of the Exam. Given the importance of this segment, Team JWT has brought for its readers, the actual interview experience of Mr Fazale Rabi Cheema, who topped interview …

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Foreign Policy of Pakistan

Pakistan’s first major foreign policy decision was obligated by India’s hostility, manifest in refusal to respect the principles of the partition and transfer Pakistan’s share of British India’s assets, including the ordnance stores that left Pakistan’s Armed forces of 50,000 men without weapons for defence. In order to secure its independence, the new born state was in need of funds. …

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Postmodern Ethos | A Challenge to the West

“We have an individualism without rules, manifested in family indebtedness, families without parents, parents without families, illiteracy, the homeless, ghettos, refugees, marginal people, drugs, violence, delinquency, exploitation, white-collar crimes, political and economic corruption, the unscrupulous grasping of power, genetic engineering, experimentation on human beings, etc.” Synopsis Introduction Postmodernism Religion and Postmodernism Challenges: (a) Political: Drawbacks of democracy Majority rules Public …

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Local Government in Pakistan | A Historical Perspective

Decentralization is a popular theme of the modern world. It is being widely accepted as a symbol of good governance and political modernization as well as an indicator of the quality of democratic process. Indeed, a democracy works when all people including the most marginalised ones participate in the process of governance, have capability to ask questions and seek accountability. …

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Gender Stereotypes

Before discussing gender stereotypes, it is pertinent to know as to what exactly stereotypes are. Stereotypes are beliefs, positive or negative, that people hold about a particular group and its members. Stereotyping is supposed to be a normal cognitive process. Individuals come across a high volume of information on daily basis when they interact with other individuals of diverse backgrounds. …

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