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September 2013

The 7 Rules of Success

‘Don’t aim for success if you want it, just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. ‘DAVID FROST The 7 rules of success is a book by ‘Fiona Harrold’ the UK’s most successful business coach and personal mentor. Her powerful style has helped many people to achieve all their ultimate goals. She has provided an …

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Malala & United Nations

Malala has been a hot topic in national and international media since she was shot at by Taliban on Oct 9, 2012. Many international organizations, especially United Nations, encouraged her to raise voice for the education of girls. Malala earned huge fame across the globe in a short time through her sheer struggle to promote female education in backward areas …

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‘Essays on Contemporary Crime prevention’

This book is a compilation of my research on criminology that was done in Australia, along with the 20-year experience of policing in Pakistan though these were not, primarily, written for publishing in form of a book. These essays are the outcome of my laborious work on criminology-related concepts. Being the writer, I was well-aware of the level and importance …

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Andleeb Abbas First Pakistani to become a certified Results Coaching Systems (RCS) Coach

Andleeb Abbas is a leading consultant, trainer, writer and speaker. She has set new horizons in the field of management development in the country by changing paradigms in many sectors, organizations and individuals. She has been involved in the field of training and consultancy for the last 13 years. As a trainer, she has trained the personnel of nearly all …

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INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY 2013

‘If we are to move forward, we must believe in Alif Bay Pay. This awareness campaign to highlight the importance of education, being run by a private TV channel, makes every viewer strongly and recurrently realize that we, individually as well as collectively, still have to do a lot for the promotion of education in our country. We are paying …

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Why Muslims don’t Win Nobel Prizes

While the West invested in innovation, Muslims did not ‘All the world’s Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge. They did great things in the Middle Ages, though’. When I read this headline from an article by Richard Dawkins, I realised that he was at his Islam bashing best. I was at first offended, thinking that perhaps this …

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WORLD IN FOCUS (July-August 2013)

  News From National & International Press NATIONAL July 16: In its judgment in the media commission case, the Supreme Court ordered that all secret funds be audited by the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP). The court also declared illegal and unconstitutional Rule 37(5) of the General Financial Rules (GFR). July 16: The resignation of Punjab Governor Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmud …

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In Conversation with three siblings Dr Sumair Noor, Dr Sharjeel Noor and Dr Saba Noor, CSS-2012 together

This is, indeed, a unique and probably unprecedented incident in the history of CSS. For the interest of our readers, JWT brings a collective interview of these brilliant individuals. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): Kindly tell us about your educational background and achievements briefly and separately? Dr Sumair Noor (DSuN): Larkana is my home city. So, after getting my entire formal …

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Why our Universities are no Match to Oxford or Harvard?

It is a sad fact that our universities are still no match to the universities like Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, Yale or Stanford which always make it to the prestigious list of world’s Top 10 universities. When it comes to choosing a university for a Master’s degree or PhD or even an undergraduate programme nowadays, Western universities are greatly preferred. One …

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MEDIA ETHICS & THE FREEDOM OF PRESS

Article 19 of the Constitution of Pakistan gives the guidelines under which the press is supposed to function in Pakistan. This article says: Media is the fourth pillar of state. It is the institution that disseminates information on the latest happenings across the globe. Owing to its multifarious functions, especially being an opinion maker, the media has to dig out …

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