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April 2012

This Month in History April

Daisy and the sweet pea are the flowers of the month. Diamond is the birthstone for April Here comes the Spring April was the second month in an early Roman calendar, but became the fourth when the ancient Romans started using January as the first month. The Romans called the month Aprilis. It may come from a word meaning ‘to …

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WORLD IN FOCUS 11th February ’10th March 2012

NATIONAL AFFAIRS 11-02-2012    Dawn Pakistan, S. Lanka sign three MoUs: Pakistan and Sri Lanka signed three memoranda of understanding to promote cooperation in the fields of trade, technical education and media. 13-02-2012    The News SC orders PM’s trial: The Supreme Court indicted Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on contempt of court charges for disregarding its order in the controversial National …

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Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on 16 October 1854, in Dublin, Ireland, the second of three children born to writer Jane Francesca Agnes  Elgee (1821-1896) and surgeon Sir William Robert Wills Wilde (1815-1876). Wilde’s mother was a prominent poet and nationalist; his father a successful ear and eye surgeon and noted philanthropist. In 1884, he married wealthy heiress …

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Preparing for the CSS, Right things at Right Time

Now the time has come for the preparation of CSS-2013. Candidates had better set their directions by improving their English language, opting for scoring subjects and taking proper guidance. In the past few years, I have noticed that the CSS aspirants usually spend this crucial time visiting different academies and switching from one academy to another without thinking about their …

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In Conversation with Habib Munir ‘SP, 39th Common

My Motto in Life is: Attitude is Everything Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): Please tell us about yourself, educational background and achievements in detail. Habib Munir (HM): I belong to District Panjgur, Mekran division of Balochistan. I am a self-motivated person who believes in hard work irrespective of reason being ‘Attitude is everything’. I completed my primary education from St. Mary’s …

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Conserve Energy for Better Tomorrow

Organizations launch energy-saving initiatives for a variety of reasons: cost savings, legal compliance, and environmental concern, to name a few. Energy-efficient solutions reduce office energy consumption (for instance on cooling and heating) by up to 25% without the major modifications in the building. Payback is very fast, often in less than a year. Energy saving solutions capitalize on human behaviour …

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Need for Good Governance in Pakistan

No one more sincerely wishes the spread of information among mankind than I do, and none has greater confidence in its effect towards supporting free and good government.’Thomas Jefferson Outline: Introduction Definition and concept of good governance Pre requisites/ Essentials of good governance Essentials of good governance: Stable democracy/ political stability Constitutional supremacy Rule of law/ effective implementation of law …

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Karl Marx 1818 – 1883

Introduction:   He introduced conflicts perspective to sociology. Critique of political economy Communist  Manifesto Das Capital Poverty of philosophy The German ideology The economic and philosophical manuscripts of 1844 Karl Marx was the architect of Socialism and champion of Communism. He committed himself to the cause of exploited working class. His views and thoughts were so influential that one-third of …

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto: A Legendry Leader of Pakistan

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (January 5, 1928′ April 4, 1979) was a Pakistani politician who served as the President of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973 and as the Prime Minister Pakistan from 1973 to 1977. He was the founder of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), which is one of the largest political parties in Pakistan. His daughter, Benazir Bhutto has also …

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