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July 2019

July 2019 Issue of JWT

Pros and Cons of Globalization

Pros and Cons of Globalization Strategies to overcome the challenges Muhammad Rashid Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among the people, companies and governments of different nations. It is a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology. This process has effects on the environment, on culture, on political systems, on economic development and …

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The Saffronisation of India

The Saffronisation of India Causes and Implications Aftab H. Wahla The result of the gruelling seven-phase Indian election (from April 11 to May 19, 2019) to the 17th Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian parliament, has not only stunned political pundits and the opposition parties in India but has also sent shockwaves across South Asia, besides intensifying Kashmiris’ alienation …

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OIC’s Makkah Summit

OIC’s Makkah Summit Objectives, Achievements and Challenges By Mairaj ul Hamid Nasri Inaugural meeting of the 14th Summit of Millat-e-Islamia’s sole representative “Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)” was held on May 31st in the holy city of Makkah. The summit ended up with the signing of an MOU among the heads of states/governments of Muslim-majority countries. OIC, the second largest …

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In Conversation With Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar 11th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18

In Conversation With Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar 11th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar (MSS): I did my matriculation from Fauji Foundation Model School Bahawalnagar. Later, I did BSc (Building and Architectural Engineering) from BZU, Multan. JWT: How much helpful did you find Jahangir’s World Times (JWT) in …

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In Conversation with Atif Ameer (PSP) 2nd in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19

In Conversation with Atif Ameer (PSP) 2nd in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19 Catch line: JWT provides fundamental knowledge for Current Affairs, Pakistan Affairs and even for Islamiat in accordance with the needs of all competitive examinations. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background?  Atif Ameer (AA): I have done my intermediate and BA (Hons.) from …

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CSS 2018 Final Result

CSS 2018 Final Result The final result for CSS-2018-19 is out, and as per the official notification, 281 candidates, out of 567 who had qualified the written part of the exam, have been allocated to various occupational groups. This year the number of vacancies to be filled on the basis of the final result of CSS 2018 exam was 466, …

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WORLD NUCLEAR FORCES

WORLD NUCLEAR FORCES The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) launched, on June 17, the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. SIPRI Governing Board Chair Ambassador Jan Eliasson, former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, said, “A key finding is that despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear …

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Education in FY 2018-19

Education in FY 2018-19 The literacy rate increased by 1.6pc to 62.3pc in 2017-18, from 60.7pc in 2014-15, according to the Economic Survey of Pakistan launched on Monday. The survey stated: “Pakistan social and living standards measurement (PSLM) survey could not be conducted in 2016-17 and 2017-18 on account of ‘Population & Housing Census in 2017’. However, according to Labour …

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China-Russia-Pakistan Triangle

China-Russia-Pakistan Triangle The Trio can shift the world’s power dynamics The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit was held in Kyrgyzstan, and China, Russia and Pakistan were all in attendance. The three countries are showing signs of growing closer since the summit, which could change the power dynamics of the world. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood …

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