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July 2013

Study in CANADA

A beautiful country endowed with a diverse culture, Canada, is a North American country. It is like a paradise for foreign students who aspire to further their studies in various fields of education. Every year, approximately 200,000 students from various countries go to study in Canada. Studying in Canada is an exciting and rewarding experience. Why Canada? Canada’s education reputation …

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Global IT & Techno-Jingoism

By 2020, the world will have about 50 billion connected electronic devices. We will have our own smartphones and computers, and organizations will have them spread everywhere from offices to tractors and boats to planes, monitoring rivers, air and soil. To start understanding what this means, think of cellphones. About 1.75 billion sets were sold in 2012, and Samsung and …

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Cricket Hit Wicket Again

The first whiff of sleaze in the game came in 1994-95 when an Indian bookmaker offered money to Australia cricketers Mark Waugh and Shane Warne in exchange for information related to pitch and weather conditions. Inconclusive evidence resulted in the players being let off and the episode fading away from public memory. But this laxity meant that by 2000, fixers …

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WORLD IN FOCUS (May – June 2013)

News From National & International Press   NATIONAL May 16: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) cancelled the degree-awarding status of ‘My University (Islamabad), Darul Madina International University (Islamabad), South Asian Strategic Institute University (Islamabad), Capital University (Islamabad), Pakistan Institute of Management (Karachi), Habib University Foundation (Karachi), Nazeer Hussain University (Karachi) and Lal Shahbaz University (Karachi)’ after they failed to meet the …

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What Should be the Aims of Education?

What should be the aims of education is a crucial question that merits deep pondering. Some people think that being educated means getting through academic institutions or making one’s brain a repository of some facts and information but this approach towards education is absolutely flawed. Holding a degree or diploma or certificate for the purpose of earning merely a living …

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QUERIES of CSS,PMS,PCS Aspirants

Jahangir’s World Times is the only magazine that caters for the needs of the candidates of the prestigious competitive exams including CSS, PMS and PCS. Candidates often face difficulties in selection of subjects, choosing the right books, preparing for the interviews and so on. JWT’s CSS GURU is an initiative to provide the guidance candidates may need at any stage. …

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The HOLY QURAN & Physical Geography

Holy Quran is a book abounding in all the knowledge on sciences. It makes very clear and concise statements about various subjects inviting the reader to verify the authenticity of these statements with investigation and research by saying: ‘Behold! In the creation of the heavens and the earth; in the alternation of the night and the day; in the sailing …

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ASEAN A powerhouse in the making?

The European Union (EU) is the world’s most well-known example of regional integration but Southeast Asia could be next to prosper into a dynamic powerhouse, as it is currently going to great lengths to boost regional trade and unite into an international economic bloc. Southeast Asia includes countries as economically diverse as Singapore and Laos. The former is the epitome …

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Can Pakistan Survive Climate Change?

The lighting is dingy, the walls are faded and the desk is well-worn. But the proud green sign outside the building reads “Ministry of Climate Change. Few developing countries — and few developed countries, for that matter — have such an agency devoted to addressing the impacts of rising global temperatures. This one recently launched a national climate change policy …

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Gender Discrimination

Gender discrimination has been a part of Pakistan since its inception, one of the outstanding reasons behind is the illiteracy amongst the masses another would be the culture that does not allow women to stand besides men. The world that we live in today is evolving on a day-to-day basis with ground-breaking discoveries being made at frequent intervals. Living standards …

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