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October 2011

WORLD IN FOCUS August ‘Sep 2011

NATIONAL AFFAIRS Fata people get political rights: President Asif Ali Zardari signed on August 12 amendments made to the century-old Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) which will give the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) for the first time the right of appeal against decisions of the political agent. The president also signed the Extension of the Political Parties Order, …

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Model Paper for PMS General Knowledge Exams

MODEL PAPER 5 1.    Which word is wrongly spelt in the following set of words:- (a)    Receive        (b)    Relief (c)    Sleeve        (d)    Speech 2.    Every wise man should save for… (a)    Rainy days    (b)    Sunny days (c)    Happy days    (d)    Sad days 3.    Sleeping partner means:- (a)    One who has not invested money but takes part in its …

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Synonyms and Antonyms

1. Abandon:(v) We had to abandon the car and walk the rest of the way. SYN: forsake, leave, give up, relinquish ANT: retain, stay with 2.    Abase:(v) Don’t abase yourself before your boss. SYN: humiliate, disgrace, bring down, humble ANT: exalt, uplift, honour 3.    Abash:(v) He said nothing but looked abashed.  SYN: confuse, feel or made to feel ashamed, confound …

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DEVELOPING LEADERS

Along with instilling this sense of responsibility, our youth needs to be educated on citizenship (which is not part of our regular curriculum), so they can develop within them a sense of following laws, doing good and having good intentions. Every morning, about 30 million Pakistanis make their way to school, college or university, aiming to get an education. Our …

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Current Affairs

1. Who is the present United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan? Set- 1 (a) *Marc Grossman (b) Richard Holbrooke (c) Charles E. Redman (d) Bill Richardson 2.Who is the founder of Wikileaks? (a) *Julian Assange (b) Martin Cooper (c) Orkut Buyukkokten (d) Mark Zuckerberg 3. South Sudan became an independent state on: (a) 17th January 2011 (b) 15th …

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Proper Guidance and Subject Selection are Important Prerequisites of the CSS

Dildar Ali Abro Foreign Service of Pakistan, (FSP) CSS-2009 Jahangir’s World Times: Would you tell us about yourself, educational background and achievements. Dildar Ali Abro: I belong to a rural area i.e. Odero Lal station which is located in district Matiari, Sindh. I got primary education from my hometown. I received secondary education from a boarding school system. After graduation, …

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Quaid-e-Azam’s Policies I

Quaid-e-Azam had a wish to see Pakistan as a progressed nation. He wanted to overcome the backwardness and poor economic conditions of the Muslim nation. During the days of struggle, when Quaid-e-Azam was so pre-occupied with the political problem on numerous occasions he advised the Muslims to take to commerce, industry, technical education if they had a wish to prosper. …

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Subject Selection Should be Given due Importance

Murad Kasi 3rd position, PCS-2010 Balochistan Please tell us about your educational background and achievements?   My initial studies were in Quetta and I did my MSc in International Relations from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad. I also got enrolment in M.phil in I.R department at Quaid-e-Azam University, but after studying one semester I left it and came to Quetta for the …

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Islamic Concept of Human Rights VS Western Concept Islamiat Paper CSS-2011

Islamic human rights in Islam provide for personal welfare as well as welfare of family and society. Islam as a supreme and eternal divine religion gives a dynamic and comprehensive concept and system of Human Rights. According to teachings of Islam, rights have been divided into two categories rights towards God and Human Rights. Rights towards God or Huqooq-ul-Ullah are …

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