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March 2012

This Month in History March

March’s birthstones are aquamarine and bloodstone. These stones mean courage. Its birth flower is the Daffodil. According to the Georgian calendar, March is the third month of the year. According to the early Roman calendar, it was the first month and was called Martius. The ancient Romans later made January 1 the beginning of the year, and March became the …

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WORLD IN FOCUS 11th January- 10th February 2012

NATIONAL AFFAIRS 14-01-2012/Dawn All cases terminated under NRO reopened: The National Accountability Bureau has reopened all 155 cases terminated under the National Reconciliation Ordinance at different stages of court proceedings, Admiral (retd) Fasih Bokhari, the NAB chairman, told media. 15-01-2012/Dawn IT project named after Arfa Karim: Acknowledging the achievement of the late computer prodigy Arfa Karim Randhawa, the Sindh government …

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Mela Chiraghan

Mela Chiraghan is Lahore-specific. It takes place at the shrine of Shah Hussain in Baghbanpura, on the outskirts of Lahore, adjacent to the Shalimar Gardens. The festival used to take place in the Shalimar Gardens also, until President Ayub Khan ordered against it in 1958. It is celebrated in Lahore in the last week of March. It is a three-day …

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William Shakespeare 26 April 1564 23 April 1616

William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. His surviving works, including a few collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems (Epics), and several other poems. His plays …

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For the Progress of Our Country, Economic Empowerment of Women is Inevitable.

Shahla Qureshi PSP, 39th Common Jahangir’s World Times: Please tell us about yourself, educational background and achievements in detail.   Shahla Qureshi: I belong to Karachi; I passed my matriculation from Govt. Girl’s Secondary School, SITE, Karachi then FSc (pre-medical) from Khatoon-e-Pakistan Govt. Degree College Karachi. After that I joined University of Karachi for BSc (Hon) and MSc in Zoology …

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Father of Sociology Ibn e Khaldoon (1332-1406)

Introduction: Arab Muslim sociologist A historian’ wrote the history of Berber tribes. Author of Muqaddima Laid the foundation of new science Ilm-ul-Imran (Sociology) Ibn Khaldoon, full name Abu Zayd Abdur Rahman bin Muhammad bin Khaldoon, May 27, 1332 AD/732 AH – March 19, 1406 AD/808 AH) was an Arab Tunisian historiographer and historian who is often viewed as one of …

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Power of Media in Modern World

21st century has turned out to be a century of media war, as it has turned out to be the most lethal weapon of the contemporary age. Drastic, cultural, political and social changes can now be seen as a result of revolutions brought about by media. Media is bursting forth like a meteor and breaking new frontiers. Outline: Introduction: Power …

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Trilateral Summit 2012

It was not merely another summit or a multilateral engagement amongst the regional countries. Rather coming as it did in the wake of estranged relations between the US on the one hand and Pakistan, Iran and the Karzai government on the other, this Summit assumed greater symbolism and meaning both for regional peace as well as for the US exit …

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CSS and the Aspirants

The article is supposed to deal with the causes that lead to failure, complexes/ prejudices, guidance/ misguidance, self-actualization/ lack of self actualization, constructive and destructive forces with reference to the CSS aspirants, and to put forth strategies and solutions to overcome them. During our struggle, we come across certain emotional, psychological, physical and financial barriers which try to mar our …

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Environmental Issues in Pakistan

It is critical that the existing environmental legislation be reviewed and updated to align with the new growth and development strategy. Effective enforcement of environment rules and regulation requires delegation of necessary authority to the public institutions such as Environment Protection Agency (EPA) both at federal and provincial levels and more importantly building up their environment management capacity. Pakistan faces …

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