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2011

Enrich Your Vocabulary

The section will help the CSS & Competitive Exams candidates enrich their vocabulary and solve the ten number vocabulary portion of English grammar and composition. The source is GRE-Test and Discovering the World of English by Jahangir Books frivolous ADJ. lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently care-free; relatively unimportant. Though Nancy enjoyed Bill’s frivolous, lighthearted companionship, she sometimes wondered whether he could …

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Economic Damage Caused by Flood

Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir is a doctorate from Kansas University USA. He currently holds the position of Chief of Research and Dean/Head, Department of Business Studies, PIDE. A forum was organised under the auspices of World Times in which students of Business Studies Department of Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) Islamabad, expressed their views on ‘Economic damage caused by …

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto: A leader with a difference

Bhutto first ended the state of war with India, ensuring solidarity and integrity in West Pakistan. PPP founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was born on January 5, 1928, and served as president from 1971 to 1973 and prime minister from 1973 to 1977. Pakistan’s history is incomplete without discussing Zulfikar Ali Bhutto who played an important role in picking up the …

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Asean and Saarc

The South Asia Association of Regional Cooperation (Saarc) has been formed for more than two decades. It has in the recent past, in addition to expanding its membership, also taken the positive step of widening its engagement by allowing many countries into its fold as observers. This was undertaken as a constructive measure. It would be meaningful to compare Saarc …

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Solution of Intellectual Problems of Human Beings through sources of knowledge

Almighty God comes to our rescue and bestows upon us a blessing in the form of Revelation. When we look at the universe ‘its features, complex nature and different aspects of human life’ various questions arise in our mind which needs immediate answers. These queries are about the beginning’ end of the universe, distinct qualities of the Creator of the …

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Tragedy is that people never read my book and they comment on it without reading it properly.

Please tell us about your educational background I did my bachelor’s in English Literature and History as main subjects from Kinnaird College, Lahore, and then masters in Political Science from University of the Punjab as an external student. After masters, I went to Kings College, London, for my PhD in War Studies. First you join Civil Service then left it, …

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The role of India in the South Asia region China

China’s increasing trade and investment relations with South Asian countries should be a point of irritation for India as, in a globalised world, economic relations play a major role in deciding political relations and multilateral collaborations The concept of Asia has ever been fluid and elusive, for outsiders as much as within the region. The Romans invented the name to …

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As China’s prime minister visits India, the host’s attitude towards its bigger neighbour is hardening

The Indians’ increasingly strong ties with America are bolstering their confidence in dealing with China. President Barack Obama visited Delhi a month ago and earned much goodwill by offering hearty support for India’s bid for permanent membership of the UN Security Council (China is distinctly lukewarm). Count the ways in which India’s handling of China is quietly growing firmer. Relations …

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