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Demember 2016

Monthly Jahangir’s World Times

Issue: December 2016

Pak-Afghan Relations and Regional Security

Pak-Afghan Relations and Regional Security

In November 2014, then newly-elected president of Afghanistan Dr Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, along with other Afghan dignitaries, came on his maiden visit to Pakistan. During this historic visit, besides holding meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, he also had a sitting with COAS General Raheel Sharif. During the visit, which received unprecedented world attention, both …

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In Conversation with Muhammad Adeel, 17th in Pakistan, CSS-2015

For those aspirants who look for a one-stop resource for current affairs, JWT is a must-read Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Adeel (MA): My educational background is predominantly science-based. After my FSc (Pre-Medical), having cleared my MCAT, I chose to pursue BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology as I wanted to pursue …

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Mental Health Issues

Mental Health Issues-final

It has been estimated that on an international, comprehensive scale, the level of undiagnosed and unaddressed mental health issues is continuously increasing. An estimated 120 million people globally suffer from depression, 50 million from epilepsy, 37 million from Alzheimer’s and 24 million from schizophrenia. It has also been identified that almost 1 million people all over the world commit suicide …

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Pakistan Making Economic Strides, Ranking among the 10 most-improved economies

Pakistan Making Economic Strides

In its annual ‘Doing Business 2017’ report, the World Bank has concluded that Pakistan is among the 10 ‘most-improved’ economies in areas tracked by the report. The report tracks regulatory changes in 190 countries for businesses throughout their life cycle — from the ease of business startup regulations and getting credit to property rights. The 10 most-improved countries were Kenya, …

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War Hysteria & the Kashmir Dispute

War Hysteria & the Kashmir Dispute

We need peace-mongering, not Indian media’s warmongering Be it conventional or non-conventional, war in both terms is a great catastrophe for the humanity. In the annals of history, we find great wars that were fought to colonize and conquer the territories but they all ended up in massive humanitarian crises. World Wars I and II may have redrawn the world …

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Impediments to Growth

Impediments to Growth

The progress and prosperity of a nation hinges on strong and inclusive political and economic institutions; other factors namely geography or culture may contribute in one way or the other but without strengthening the key institutions, development remains a pipe dream. Inclusive institutions bring best individuals to the forefront in the political and economic arenas by providing all with a …

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Pakistan as Envisioned by the Quaid

Jinnah’s vision of Pakistan

“Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modify the map of the world. Hardly anyone can be credited with creating a nation-state. Mohammad Ali Jinnah did all three.”  — Prof. Stanely Wolpert All nations pay rich homage to their heroes to mark their outstanding services but for us, the services of the undisputed leader of the South …

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Marshall Islands vs. Pakistan and eight other countries in the light of INTERNATIONAL LAW

Marshall Islands vs. Pakistan

Background Marshall Islands is a small state covering an area of 70 square miles and having population of less than sixty thousand people. It is located in the Pacific Ocean and was occupied by the United States in the Second World War. After the establishment of the United Nations, the Security Council, through its Resolution 21 of 1947, placed it …

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