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June 2013

Separation of Powers

Every modern state stands on four basic pillars also termed as organs of the state. These include Legislature, Executive, Judiciary and Media. Media has been considered as one of the pillars in modern world as the role of media in the state affairs has gained much importance. In the developed countries of the world, wherein media has been structured on …

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WORLD IN FOCUS (April – May 2013)

News From National & International Press  National April 16: A severe earthquake struck the border region of Iran and Pakistan. At least 40 people were killed and over 180 others injured while hundreds of houses collapsed, rendering thousands of people homeless. April 16: Ayad Akhtar’s ‘Disgraced’, about a well-off Pakistani-American lawyer whose life takes unsettling turns, won the 2013 Pulitzer …

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Vocabulary in News

lacklustre: (adj.) dull, lifeless, dead, uninteresting   Cotton market continued to witness lacklustre trading on the second consecutive day. scatty: (adj.) disorderly, erratic, haphazard Salman sees himself as vaguely uneducated and slightly scatty. eccentric: (adj.) anomalous, capricious, idiosyncratic, singular As students, we have all experienced our fair share of eccentric teachers and professors. elude: (v) avoid, escape, dodge, evade, outwit …

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TERRORISM THE BIGGEST THREAT TO PAKISTAN

Pakistan Faces Various Forms of Terrorism 1.    Introduction 2.    History of Terrorism in Pakistan:  An Overview 3.    Pakistan Faces Various Forms of Terrorism a.    Ethnic / Sectarian b.    Nationalist / Separatist c.    Jihadi / Islamist 4.    Causes of Terrorism in Pakistan a.    Augmenting Illiteracy b.    Increasing Social Injustice c.    Swelling Poverty d.    Derailing Democracy e.    Heightening Religious Intolerance f.    Unending …

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G 20

G20 ‘relatively a new institution established in the recent past, has emerged as a central player in the global financial architecture and an effective contributor to global economic and financial stability. It would be interesting to study its origin, development and achievements.Origin of the G20 The G20 traces its history back to the late 1990s when a crisis in emerging …

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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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Global Warming

The carbon cycle is a natural and integral part of life on Earth. A single carbon atom stored in a blade of grass may shift to the body of an animal that eats the grass. What is the greenhouse effect? The greenhouse effect is one of the main factors determining the temperature of a planet. It’s the phenomenon by which …

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In Conversation with Muhammad Tayyab Tahir, 2nd Position, PMS-2012

Jahangir’s World Times: Please tell us about your educational background and achievements in detail. Muhammad Tayyab Tahir: Since I hail from Lahore, I got my education here. I earned my postgraduate degree in Sociology from University of the Punjab, securing 1st position among boys. Later, I was selected as a Social Welfare Officer in Government of the Punjab. During the …

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Real Purpose of Education in Islam

The central issue of curriculum, and even more fundamental issue of the purpose of education normally do not attract our attention; they have already been decided by the ‘advanced’ countries for us and our job is only to follow in their footsteps to achieve their level of progress. In the ‘First’ world, education has become an extension of the capitalist …

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Study in United States

If you want the very best education available, or if you want to further your career by working with top professionals in your field, the United States is the place for you.   An education in the United States is the best preparation for achieving your professional goals. America has a lot to offer to international students: the highest-ranked education …

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