September 2016

Jahangir’s World Times
(September 2016)

World in Focus (July-August 2016)


NATIONAL July 19: Pakistan and China signed an agreement of implementing a project of manufacture and maintenance of the chandelier of the Mazar-i-Quaid. July 21: The PML-N secured a landslide victory in Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections by securing 32 out of 41 seats. July 24: Mangal Bagh, the fugitive head of the outlawed militant group Lashkar-e-Islam, was killed in …

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Test Your Olympic Knowledge


1. The first Modern Olympics were held in ______. (a) Munich     (b) Barcelona (c) Athens    (d) Olympia 2. The first Modern Olympics were held in ______. (a) 1698     (b) 1798 (c) 1896        (d) 1968 3. The original Olympiad was first held in ______. (a) 1776 BC     (b) 776 BC (c) 1698      (d) 1896 4. ______ …

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Fight for Freedom or Terrorism? Elucidating the grey areas in the struggle for Kashmir


On August 4, Saarc Interior Ministers’ Conference was held in Islamabad. On the second day of the conference, while referring to the issue of Burhan Wani’s killing by Indian security forces, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh indirectly accused Pakistan of sponsoring terrorism by saying that there should be no glorification or eulogising of terrorists as martyrs. But when his Pakistani …

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The Philosophy of War, Causation of the deadly conflicts


Since the inception of human societies and the dispersion of humans to different geo-graphical territories across the world, war has been an inevitable phenomenon. A fleeting look at the history reveals that individuals, states, or political factions have gained sovereignty over regions through the use of war. Thucydides, who is often called the father of realism, teaches in his ‘History …

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Introduction to different approaches of studying Public Administration

The approaches to the study of Public Administration can be categorized from normative approach to empirical approach; and from philosophical approach to behavioural approach. Each concentrates on different aspects of studying public administration. Classification of approaches is based upon the objects of study the individual scholar seeks to emphasize. The main approaches are: Philosophical approach Legal approach Historical approach Scientific …

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On Need of Promoting Agriculture, The only way to achieve food security


It has been 69 years since the Islamic Republic of Pakistan got independence with people aspiring to develop the country in all sectors. But, after nearly seven decades, the country’s agriculture sector is still plagued with myriad issues. Although this sector is considered to be the backbone of the economic growth of developing countries like Pakistan, yet no due heed …

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Here we shall discuss errors in the use of PARTS of SPEECH for the benefit of those students whose mother-tongue is not English. However, all may be prone to such mistakes. 1.    INCORRECT (INC): My children cannot endure my separation. CORRECT (COR): My children cannot endure separation from me. Explanation (Exp): It is not ‘someone’s separation’ but ‘separation from someone’. …

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THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHARITY, Celebrating the spirit of giving back to society


“Indeed, the men who practice charity and the women who practice charity and [they who] have loaned Allah a goodly loan — it will be multiplied for them, and they will have a noble reward.” (Al-Hadeed; Verse 18) Altruist, donor, generous, benevolent, messiah, philanthropist, humanitarian; all these titles become the recognition of an individual who devotes his self as well …

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1. Introduction 2. Media and Its Types a. Print media b. Electronic media 3. Components of Freedom of Media  No censoring of news / programmes by the government.  No imposition of economic restraints  No cancellation of permits/licenses, etc.  No threats to journalists 4. Importance of Free Media A. Importance for political sector Ensures sustenance of democracy Guarantees an environment of …

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