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Israel’s Annexation of West Bank An ill-conceived move that violates international law

Israel’s Annexation of West Bank An ill-conceived move that violates international law Aftab Abbasi As a fulfilment of the pledge he made during his election campaign, Benjamin Netanyahu, the incumbent Prime Minister of Israel, announced to kick-start the process to annex Jewish settlements and the Jordan Valley in the West Bank on July 1. However, in the face of the …

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10 things to know about Hong Kong National Security Law

10 things to know about Hong Kong National Security Law Zafrullah Saroya On June 30, China’s sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. Early assessments of the law, whose content …

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Purposeful Education Lessons to learn from CSS 2019 result

  Purposeful Education Lessons to learn from CSS 2019 result Jalal khan The recently announced final result of CSS 2019 (2.5 % passing rate) is a glaring manifestation of the deeply-entrenched flaws and fault lines in our education system. The result is a crystal clear message for the stakeholders on the decay and decadence of our education system that, being …

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Dr Zulqurnain Saleem Wattoo 7th in Punjab, PMS 2018-19 108th in Pakistan, CSS 2019-20

Dr Zulqurnain Saleem Wattoo 7th in Punjab, PMS 2018-19 108th in Pakistan, CSS 2019-20 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Dr Zulqurnain Saleem Wattoo (DZSW): I was born in Bahawalnagar. I did my O and A levels from Sadiq Public School, Bahawalpur scoring 9 As in O level and 6 As in …

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India-China Standoff Dialogue is the only pragmatic option

India-China Standoff Dialogue is the only pragmatic option Asif Khan Shinwari In the freezing heights of the Karakoram mountain range, a dangerous power play is unfolding. A military stand-off between India and China on their disputed border in the Himalayas has escalated into deadly clashes. The face-off in eastern Ladakh region, which was carved out of Indian-administered Kashmir last August, …

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In Conversation with Uzair Ali Khan (PAS) 3rd in Pakistan; 1st in GBFATA, CSS 2019-20

In Conversation with Uzair Ali Khan (PAS) 3rd in Pakistan; 1st in GBFATA, CSS 2019-20 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Uzair Ali Khan (UAK): I did my A Levels from Beaconhouse. I, then, joined LUMS from where I did my undergrad in Accounting and Finance, graduating with a high distinction. JWT: …

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Climate Change A multifaceted threat to security of Pakistan

  Climate Change A multifaceted threat to security of Pakistan Asad Noonari Humankind is faced with a looming climate crisis. An immediate, perpetual and common response to cope with this situation is inevitable. According to a 2018 report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), there are only 12 years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of …

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